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Little Q Hot Pot

196 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-8626
+1 781-583-1367
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“hot pot” (16 reviews)
“hotpot” (5 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
196 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-8626
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are so very happy we discovered this authentic restaurant and will come back often ! Great food at a wonderful price. Upbeat atmosphere for "Mongolian Hot Pot" The spicy broth is not for the faint of heart. Better off to stcik with the chicken...More

Thank Guide_to_Great_Meals
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Bland and overpriced. My wife and I had the szechuan mala hot pot. Until trying Little Q hot pot, we didn't know that a szechuan mala hot pot could taste so bland. It wasn't spicy or numbing at all. It had zero flavor. It was...More

Thank Madison W
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We went to this place on recommendation from some friends. One of our party was a vegetarian and we were told there is some choice for them too, which sealed the deal. It was a cold day and we went there for a lunch, snow...More

Thank globetrottheworld
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Perfect lunch spot on a cold day! My favorite go to place to take the chill off. This quaint little restaurant has it down when it comes to soup. ALL the broths are homemade and super flavorful. You can even choose to have 2 types...More

1  Thank Carolyn4evr
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Ordered a lot of fresh delicious hot pot items. The spicy broth was literally spicy, so it is advisable to order the regular one as well, 50-50.

Thank DrRoyA
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This small East Arlington spot a block away from the Capitol Theater offers both a wide range of well-prepared standard Chinese dishes and the “hot pot” cook-it-at-the-table fare. In the several times we’ve been there, we have sampled both. We’ve especially enjoyed the hot and...More

1  Thank SisBoston
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We have been going here since they first opened, it doesn't matter what time of the year. Great selection on their menu. Highly recommended. Try their appetizer - spicy wonton - to die for.

Thank triptonowhere_11
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Very tasty, delicious, fresh, healthy food. I love ethnic food, but this is the only Chinese restaurant I go to. Just wish for a little less oil sometimes and that it was closer to my house.

Thank LS_1818
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Little Q was the perfect place for our group of English-language learners to meet for lunch. Mostly from China, also from Japan, Brazil, and the US, gathering around the hot pot made conversation easy and fun. Following delicious appetizers--scallion pancakes and steamed dumplings--we ordered several...More

Thank RedSoxFan100341
Reviewed 7 March 2016

If you love Chinese food this is the place to go! I come here for takeout all the time and can honestly say I have yet to find a better place nearby. Highly recommend the orange flavored beef!

Thank Alexandra R
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-8626
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-583-1367
phone (781) 583-1367
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