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“Not bad for food from a stand”

Kelly's Cajun Grill
Ranked #2,214 of 3,322 Restaurants in Washington DC
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
Neighbourhood: Federal Triangle
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Neighbourhood: Federal Triangle
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This "restaurant" is a stand in Union Train Station in downtown D.C. The food is not Cajun, as someone else points out here, and is very much a mass-produced product. That being said, the Bourbon chicken is very nice...tasty and juicy as though it has marinated for many days. The rice looked a little too greasy, so I opted for the mixed vegetables instead. They were obviously frozen, and had sat around in the heating dish for way too long, so it was very soggy and mealy.

Overall, this meal was OK for a hungry traveler, and it came out on the dish quickly, so I give it a passing grade, nothing more. The tables are common between all the restaurants, with people fighting over the chairs...not a pleasant environment. If you can eat standing up and don't mind soggy veggies, this place may be for you.

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Thank Larry W
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

Nice people and tasty Chinese for a food stand at a train station, BUT it is not Cajun! And I don't think anyone there is named Kelly.

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Thank Nomad062_10
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Reviewed 30 October 2013 via mobile

There are only 2 or 3 chinese food joints at the Union Station. This one, unlike others, accepts credit cards. The amount of food is very plentiful and chicken teryaki is soft and delicious. For an extra $1 you get double chicken meat, so this is a damn good deal. I'll be sure to visit them again.

Thank Seth J
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Reviewed 23 January 2013 via mobile

Everytime I go to Washington DC I have to stop here and get the bourbon chicken! Craving it right now.

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Thank Jetters13
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Reviewed 22 September 2012

There are lot of choices in Union Station food court, but I recommend Kelly's for good chinese. This time I had the teriyaki chicken. The quality of the meat and the freshness of the rice really stood out compared to typical food court food. Quick, friendly service.

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Thank movieglue
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