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3000 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3502
+1 804-353-6171
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Haymarket, Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife went to school around this area and the Eatery has been a place to go for cheap eat out for students. I've been eating here whenever I have a chance. It's cheap and I love their fired chicken and fried rice.

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Richmond, Virginia
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2014

While on my quest to find the top most authentic gourmet Chinese cuisine in RVA, I stumbled across this place. Did The Eatery pass the test? Read more to find out. The Good: Variety- I have been to a number of Americanized Chinese restaurants, but this is the first that offers EVERYTHING. In addition to the regular Americanized Chinese food... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2013

They have good food. I wish they had delivery service. That make the best Shrimp with lobster sauce that I have tasted in Richmond. They also make some good fried rice.

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Conway, South Carolina
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2013

You wouldn't expect this kind of food from a hole in the wall kinda place. But I tell you what, they know how to fry some chicken and give you some good fried rice with it. The portions are amazing. The sauce is awesome too. If you're looking for atmosphere and service, you're at the wrong place. Zero atmosphere and... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

This is a great to get good take out since they have chinese food and american food as well. The prices are usually $10.00 or lower depending on what you want to order. They also run lunch specials - some around $5.00 or less. This Eatery manages to stay in business where other restaurants bite the dust. It's a Cary... More 

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estados unidos
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86 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2012

Good value, zero atmosphere, matter of fact service, popular takeout with local shop keepers and residents. Look for the hand lettered special signs taped to the windows, usually fried chicken with fried rice. Order it and enjoy some amazingly delicious fried chicken. I've tried many times to duplicate the recipe at home with no success. It is golden yellow, mildly... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2011

Ate here this week. We ordered orange chix and general tso chix . Came with fried rice and decent eggrolls with shrimp in them . Total was $18. The chicken tasted like it was double breaded and double or refried. It was really really tough. I could not eat a few of the pieces they were so hard . I... More 

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Reviewed 16 August 2008

You can smell the grease from two blocks away.

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Reviewed 6 June 2008

Barf!

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Reviewed 11 January 2008

Nice and cheap... okay food too! haha

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8
Cuisine
Chinese
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3000 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3502
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-353-6171

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?