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4929 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5203
+1 301-654-7788
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Annapolis, Maryland
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Ever since Kwouk Cheung opened the China Village, I have been a fan. I lived all over the country but would always be back for our family Chinese Christmas dinner, which we have done almost every year since 1981. The Suffering Bastards are wonderful, and our whole family (9 this year) toasts our annual get together with them. Make sure... More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Really good food! Great quality ingredients extremely well-prepared. The salt and pepper shrimp were fantastic! We'll be back to dine in soon. We could tell that there were many regular customers.

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Thank David W
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit here. The food was great, but the service was horrible. I ordered "Mai Tai", and it wasn't the same as last time. It wasn't fruity as it is supposed to be, and it didn't taste right. My kids ordered the "non-alcoholic virgin pina colada", and it was not good. It tasted like pre-made pina colada... More 

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Thank BKYESS
Bethesda, Maryland
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136 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We live within walking distance so we often enjoy Shangai Village, whether we go there for dinner or pick up take-out food to eat at home. The food is not sensational but very dependable. You can't go wrong by eating there.

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Thank 102mauricea
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Been eating there for years. Took my fiance there and now she is spoiled and won't eat Chinese food elsewhere. All foods listed here are sure things. The food is FRESH and flavorful.

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Thank KVAfromDC
Montreal, Canada
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

I was introduced me to this restaurant during a recent visit to Washington DC and we ate there on two occasions. The food is extremely fresh, and each dish (including egg rolls, dumplings, etc.) are prepared to order. You may have to wait a little extra, but it is definitely worth it. We had the Empress Shrimp, Moo Shi Pork,... More 

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Thank Greekchick2016
Columbus, Ohio
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

The waiter brought water to our table when taking our order. One glance revealed LIVE INSECTS crawling around on the lip of my glass. I've also noticed poor food storage practices and an open door to the kitchen, an invitation to vermin populating the dumpster behind the restaurant. Too bad: we've frequented this place as a good value place for... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

This place is excellent and always has been they don't put the money into the restaurant they put money into the love of the food and how they present. I've been going here since the 90's when it was China Village as well and a different owner. Nancy and her husband / owner/chef are wonderful people. Whenever I've had to... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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250 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I like one thing here - their ginger chicken - it's fresh and appealing. The moo shoo pork comes in second. But the place always looks a bit dirty and worn (tired).

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Thank Sandy C
Mt Pleasant, SC
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Having been regulars here before moving to Charleston, SC several years ago, the dearth of real Chinese food in a city otherwise known for fine dining was truly worth a detour for us on a recent trip to DC. Walking in and seeing the daily specials, we were past thrilled to see soft shell crabs written on the board. Going... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4929 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5203
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-654-7788

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