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Chinatown Express Restaurant

744-746 6th St NW/H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3704
+1 202-638-0424
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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10:00 - 23:00 Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
744-746 6th St NW/H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3704
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is my second visit to Chinatown Express. I was here a few years ago and then returned on this visit to DC.I would have rated my experience here this time between average and poor. The hot and sour soup was watery and flavorless. I...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I recently dined at the Chinatown Express before heading to a Caps game. It’s a bit of a hole in the wall around the corner from the arena. In an area populated with Resturants, it’s time for Chinatown Express to up its game. The facility...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant after the hockey game, so I can understand that the staff must have had a busy night. But they made us feel very unwelcome. I’ve eaten orange beef elsewhere and there are usually some identifiable ingredients in addition to beef slices,...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 21 January 2018

I used to live in metro DC and returned for a business trip. I stumbled on this place searching for brunch in Chinatown with a friend. I hadn’t been in years, but I immediately remembered how much I had loved it. There was a line...More

Thank GenevaCee
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Ate here on Christmas Eve and were so grateful they were open. I had the sweet and sour chicken which was very good and my husband had the fried rice which he enjoyed. The place is definitely a family run whole in the wall but...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I am not sure how this place got a Zagat sticker on its door, but what I had here does not deserve anything more than just an average sticker. Although the chef and the cook preparing noodles and wrapping dumplings in front of the big...More

2  Thank Cellowu
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We discovered Chinatown Express back in the 1980’s and we have been coming here ever since. Mr. Lui and his staff always welcome us with open arms. This is probably one of the few authentic Chinese restaurants left in Chinatown in DC. First, you will...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 26 December 2017

What a wonderful meal we had here. The food was terrific. We are family style and had so much terrific food. The service was very good. The restaurant is truly authentic, loud, fun, and just perfect for our family....don't hesitate, try this terrific place.

Thank 1991KEB
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Petty good. I feel bad for DC'ers if they think this is great. Any mediocre spot in LA is as good or better than this. But this place gets huge points for the price. $8 for noodles with duck is pretty amazing. Having said that,...More

Thank Rambron
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I have experienced various kinds of dumplings around the world, and the xiao long bao of this restaurant was overwhelemingly the worst, ever. Dumpling skin was too thick, stiff, dry, lean, and the stuffing was so poor and dry as well. Kung pao chicken was...More

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1 May 2017|
Response from gumby1969 | Reviewed this property |
Stay away from this place. Horrible!!!
1 May 2017|
Response from Leif D | Reviewed this property |
I don't. Others might.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 744-746 6th St NW/H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3704
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-638-0424
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