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Eat First

609 H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3731
+1 202-289-1703
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“noodle soup” (4 reviews)
“moo shu pork” (2 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Chinese, Asian
609 H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3731
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

I usually order the seafood hot pot or tofu or the vegetable hot pot. If my wife is with me we order a hot pot and a vegetable. The congee and fried noodle are also worth trying. However, sanitation is increasingly an issue. The bathroom...More

Thank ALANW28970
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Small place with little decorations but the service was good. The food was great and the prices even better. Wife ordered Sesame Chicken. ...which was cooked well and the taste was great. Wife is very picky. I had the Singapore Rice Nodels...make with curry and...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The hint that the menu items we chose would be tasty, fresh, and "like mom used to make" was the fact that there a couple of large groups of Asian elders dining in this small DC Chinatown restaurant. We figured if anyone knew about the...More

Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

The service was not great, but it wasn't terrible. The decor and general ambiance of the place is not good, but the food makes up for it.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I ordered Satay Chicken (tasteless), and roasted pork fried rice (which had more flavor, than the chicken). My daughter ordered Kung Pao chicken, and it had too many peanuts. The portions were generous though! I would rather gone to a different place because it was...More

Thank Patsy C
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The place on the H Street and one floor up from the street. The selection of Chinese food is great. Prices are reasonable. The staff is friendly. The seating area is with minimal in facilities and could improve on decor. I recommend it for quick,...More

Thank Timothy R
Reviewed 16 February 2017

No too crowded, good service, and great food for a good price. Their menu offers the typical dishes you would expect from your average Chinese restaurant, but the quality of the food is better than your neighborhood place. Definitely recommend trying this place out!

Thank dr2222
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I'm attending the Washington Auto Show at the Washington Convention center. The walk to this restaurant is conveniently located 10mins from the Convention center. This restaurant is surrounded by many other restaurants so there are plenty of options near by if you so choose to...More

Thank Charlesvincent A
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Inexpensive, and you get much food. The food is good. Please note that you must climb steps to enter the restaurant.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This was our first time eating in Chinatown & we were not disappointed. The food was amazing & the place was affordable. Our family of 5 ate for$70, including tip! We're already planning a trip back!

Thank joanstrassner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3731
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-289-1703
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