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China Boy

817 6th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3711
+1 202-371-1661
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chow fun” (10 reviews)
“noodles” (16 reviews)
“pot stickers” (2 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian
817 6th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3711
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Tiny place barely any sitting space, probably 6-8 total. The food is good though. Dumplings, buns, chow fun, and their Chinese canelloni are just delicious. Soups and noodles with different meats are also available. Cash only. Highly recommended

1  Thank lmaparicio
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is a "tiny" restaurant with only 2 tables-one for 6 people and one for 2 people. Most of their business is takeout. The food is prepared fresh to order and is quite good! The flavors are good and they didn't appear to be overly...More

Thank baldeagle46
Reviewed 24 December 2016

For starters, be sure not to give up looking for China Boy when you discover that the address to which Google has pointed you — 817 6th St. NW — is not the address of a restaurant. China Boy is next door at 815 6th....More

Thank wdlindsy
Reviewed 23 November 2016

You can easily walk past China Boy and not realize that it is an eatery place. It is conveniently located a block from the Metro Gallery Place stop. Hours are limited here, although they are open early from 8a.m. till about 4p.m.. There is only...More

Thank karenpammy2016
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Tried the roasted pork foon, huge portion for 9.50, more than enough for two people. Noodles had a nice consistency and the pork was flavorful. Highly recommended

Thank Jake W
Reviewed 20 September 2016

China Boy is a pretty solid spot for some authentic Chinese. It's almost comparable to the food you would get in NYC Chinatown. There aren't a lot of menu options but their specialty is chow fun/churng fun, and I can see why. It's super fresh...More

1  Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to try this after seeing other reviews. The owners are super friendly and the food was amazing. Freshly made and authentic. Very reasonably priced. Small menu but you won't be disappointed. There is limited seating and it doesn't look like it would be...More

Thank m0mmy0f2inct
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is truly a hole in the wall place. Limited menu but very good food. More of a take-out place since they only have 2 tables - 1 small and one large enough for 6. Prices are very low.

Thank Nippstik
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I followed Google and tripadvisor recommendations and they were right - small , family owned yummy noodles - agree that it's a bit oily and needs some extra spice kick but great place to be a bit off the tourist map !

Thank Michisichi
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

We are visiting town from Georgia and a friend recommended this place. Just like being in Hong Kong. Such delicious Roast Pork Chow Fun, the dumplings are incredibly tasty and juicy and the shrimp crepe was a hit especially with the young kids. Atmosphere not...More

Thank PeitaB1
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 6th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3711
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-371-1661
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