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2010 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22314-4650
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

One of the worst "Chinese" restaurants I've ever ordered from. Everything was one dimensional and flavorless and a thorough waste of calories. I'm angry.

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Thank Alzor S
Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Hunan Cafe isn't a bad place to get Chinese food, but there are better places in Fort Washington, MD. The food tends to be bland (read: Americanized) with little onion, garlic or ginger. You won't go wrong with this choice, but it won't blow you away, either.

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Thank AgeOldDinosaur
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I went here hungry and because the neighboring restaurant that I went to the plaza for was not what I expected. It's really a take out place. You can eat in, and I did, but you order at the counter and they bring you the food. The food is all on styrofoam plates and plastic silverware. So if you think... More 

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Thank Barbitini
Waynesboro, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I am a lover of Chinese food and this is one of my favorite places to get Chinese! I come to the area often for work and always grab dinner from here! Their crab Rangoon are very good and my absolute favorite is their house LoMein!!!! You have to try it out! When I go back home I'm always missing... More 

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Thank Kikidkelso
Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Consistently good food and friendly faces make this our go to Chinese Food restaurant in Alexandria. They have lots of tables in addition to take out and delivery service. Another option for your hotel stay in Old Town.

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Thank Travelwestport
Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

I was starving and it was 8pm. Had to eat. On the way home I stopped into the Hana Cafe. Large menu and food came out quick. A bit more on the price than I expected but I had leftovers for lunch. They deliver, you can take out or eat in. I'd recommend in that order.

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Thank Marc_and_Kim_Z
San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

The place was packed during lunch and food was actually good. What i don't appreciate was that they were serving their food in styrofoam so I was very concerned because hot food may melt the foam and digesting it may lead to some health issues.

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Thank 723solotraveler
Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

After much searching we found Hunan Cafe and have been using them exclusively for our Asian Food Fixes. They deliver!

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Thank Travelwestport
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

Did a delivery order and it was not even close to being with the lunch special price of $7.50. There was more rice than the chicken portio. I thought the place would be good as they had several locations, but I was wrong. Will never go back again.

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Thank BKYESS
Washington D.C.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

The Patent Examiners special is the best. I also love the taste of the food, I don't think that I've tasted frozen vegetables yet, if they are those are some good frozen vegetables.

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Thank Cavegirl369

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2010 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22314-4650
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria

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