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Chef Liu

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5221 Buford Hwy NE, Doraville, GA 30340-1106
+1 770-936-0532
Sun - Tue 10:00 - 22:00
Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

no care for patrons.... dumplings were not good. how sad for the reviews led us here.the menu is confising

Thank debbie b
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is best to go with someone who knows the variety of food offered here. Dumpling fans will be very happy as you can get all sorts of steamed or juicy dumplings (in broth). I was surprised that they use MSG but they kindly left it out of all food served at our table. Most dishes seem to have pork... More 

Thank Qaiser2014
Grayson, Georgia
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592 reviews
495 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

We have been looking for a Chinese Place since Gu's left. If you liked them, you will like Liu's. We went with friends and such a good sign when the Chinese are filling up the restaurant. I was so glad to see that they had pictures of some of the dishes. Also, the menu is in American and Chinese. A... More 

Thank katork
Atlanta, Georgia
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172 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Had a craving last Wednesday and went, but they are closed on Wednesdays! Went today and the place was packed. You know it has to be good when predominately there are Asians eating there. Servings were generous and tasty. Had the pork pan fried dumplings and orange chicken. Excellent and had plenty to take home!

Thank thebagel60
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We got both types of the soup dumplings and both were amazing! We can't wait to go back to get more dumplings. The dumplings were so great as an appetizer that we ordered mainly more dumplings as our meal. We also ordered green beans, however, which were also really good. Can't wait to go back

Thank ATLgirl7
Berkeley Lake, GA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Just tried Chef Liu for the first time. I highly recommend the seaweed appetizer, I could have made a meal of just that. Also enjoyed the pork, shrimp & leek dumplings and the scallion beef. Service was fast & friendly. The dining room was very clean and inviting. And prices were very reasonable. It's a bit of a drive from... More 

Thank G8rJohn
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We have dined here a number of times and had a bad dish. Last night we shared some hot & sour soup and leek pies as an appetizer and I realized I could make an entire meal out of those 2 dishes. The leeks appeared to be young leeks and were very young and tender. To my taste, the hot... More 

Thank Bill R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Tried the Chinese restaurant and loved the presentation of the food, the price, service, and large menu. Tried a few dishes and thought all were average or slightly over. Good place to try if you want to check out a new place but not exceptional for taste by my taste buds. Got a few other choices of Chinese restaurants I... More 

Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Chef Liu was an excellent choice for Sunday afternoon birthday celebration. My absolute favorites were chicken fried rice, eggplant with garlic sauce, and green beans. I am usually a fan of steamed buns but I did not like either of the bun orders. Service was excellent and the place was very clean.

Thank Westgalady
Decatur, Georgia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I had a wonderful dinner of vegetable dumplings, soup dumplings, leek cake and sautéed eggplant. All delicious. Excellent service. Loved it.

Thank sreidy602

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5221 Buford Hwy NE, Doraville, GA 30340-1106
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Doraville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-936-0532

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