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“Great Chinese food ”

Chinatown Express Restaurant
Ranked #930 of 3,463 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Takeout
Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

Just wanted to pick up something fast and went for a family menu. Delicous! 5 different dishes, and handmade fresh noodles. Kind of pricey, but defitely word it.
You can eat-in (two rooms or outside) or take it with you. Yummy!

1  Thank Malene B
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Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

The best part was getting to watch the noodles and dumplings being in the window out front. The food was OK. Not great. The staff was efficient but not friendly. The bathroom was small and needed a good cleaning.

1  Thank Kevin3046
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

The first thing we noticed - the ducks hanging in the window and the lady making dumplings. Don't let the name fool you this is not some food-court / drive thru Chinese food. The duck soup is wonderful! The noodles are FRESH and great! The dumplings are fresh and great! I hate letting everyone in on this place! The staff is a bit slow and not overly friendly (at least our waitress wasn't). Food here is well worth it!

1  Thank HockeyMom365
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

I visit this place because of the man-made noodles, which has not disappointed me until that visit. The noodles are as thick as japanese udon noodles, and they are much more suitable to be stir-fried than be in a soup.
The soup is tasteless, just water + MSG. The cold roasted duck was soaked in the soup and they gave me the cut that has plenty of bones. In short, that bowl was the most disappointing meal that I have ever had for a long time. They made Panda Express food tastes like paradise.

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1  Thank Boonchong
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Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

It's even in the newspaper, noodles with roasted duck meat!

It's on the 1st page of the menu, you have a choice of pork, chicken and roasted duck, just go for their favourite!

We also ordered dumplings, nothing special, it's abit cold and tastes so-so.

Each person ends up footing around $9, worth it for the big serve of noodles and meat, not so for the dumplings (just skip them).

1  Thank Sumofwhich
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