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“Nothing Special”

City Lights of China
Ranked #920 of 3,487 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: US$7 - US$32
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Lunch, Delivery
Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
Reviewed 31 October 2013

I am not sure what all the fuss is about this Chinese restaurant. It's OK, but nothing special. If I lived in the neighborhood and had no other Chinese restaurant to go too, it would suffice. The décor is dated and service was good. I have had better Chinese food from little hole in-the-wall take out places at half the price. I would not go back anytime soon.

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Thank Ralph C
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Reviewed 15 September 2013 via mobile

Overall I would rate this restaurant as above average

I had the BBQ ribs. They were crispy and tender

The General Taos chicken was also crispy but a bit over cooked.

The rice and veggies were very good

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Thank AFPagano
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

A friend and I enjoyed a great meal at this neighborhood Chinese restaurant--a great find. The food was authentic, served quickly and moderately priced--what more can you ask for. The service was great and the restaurant is in a convenient location a couple of blocks from Dupont Circle Metro station. Will definitely return!

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Thank jsworld
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Reviewed 26 July 2013 via mobile

Ok food and really good service. The restaurant was a bit worn down though. The price was suite lie compared to the rest of the area

Thank Rune H
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

This restaurant has the best Chinese food I've found in DC. I've been here with friends and family quite a few times. I've tried a number of their vegetarian entrees and never been disappointed with the food!

Most people order take out, so the seating area is small but cosy. The servers aren't chatty, but they're gracious and attentive.

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Thank paradingpangea
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