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Meiwah

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Dupont Circle
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1200 New Hampshire Ave NW, Mmm, Washington DC, DC 20036-6802
+1 202-833-2888
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Today
12:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Las Vegas
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in DuPont Circle area and were fortunate to discover Meiwah the first day of our visit. Nice, accommodating staff. Great location and nice interior space. Wide food and cocktail selection. We sat and enjoyed our meal, we didn't feel rushed at all. Good experience.

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Thank CarolRH
Alexandria, Virginia
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122 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had never been to this property before and a friend lives nearby. He suggested that we give it a try and we went on Thanksgiving Eve. It was crowded, but there were a few tables left. While my favorite Chinese place in the D.C. area is in Falls Church, this one is the best I've visited in D.C. proper.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1,654 reviews
1,283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 893 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every day Chinese fare. Middle of the road chow that seems to be popular based on our weekday visit... the place was full. Ambiance feels as if it's been here for years... and it has. Service was fine. We stopped in for apps and drinks and everything we had was good. Liked the spring rolls and the steamed dumplings best.... More 

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Irmo, South Carolina
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I wanted some carryout to take back to our hotel room. The Meiwah was close by. I placed my order and went to the bar. I ordered a glass of wine, the bartender thanked me for polishing off a bottle that he had sitting there for years. (What?) I picked up my order after finishing the "old"... More 

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New York City, New York
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1,308 reviews
762 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been going here for more than 20 years with friends and always sit at the same table. Food is consistent, service efficient and friendly and the only issue sometimes is parking as there s area has grown up. They can make it spicy or mild depending on your palate. Great place to celebrate birthdays etc and the prices are fair

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Thank Allan S
Cincinnati
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125 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Meiwah was near are hotel and ratings were slightly higher than good...and that was the truth. It wasn't bad but it wasn't great either. They offer asparagus dishes with choice of a meat. I love stir-fried asparagus but what I got was bland. My husband's dish was "ok" too but not memorable. Service was prompt. It's a good place to... More 

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Bricktown, New Jersey
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Whenever we visit Washington DC, if we are in the mood for exceptionally good Chinese food we will make our way to Meiwah. The squid with spiced salt is exceptional in every way and is a staple for us when we visit Meiwah. I cannot recommend it more highly. The entrée portions are reasonably sized and the composition has never... More 

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Thank Fitcharoo
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I chose Meiwah for an early dinner on a business trip since it was close to my hotel and their menu included a number of vegetarian/vegan options. The restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating, and is located on a corner lot that is great for people-watching. My impression was that it was more American than Chinese - the décor... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Ample menu with a nice variety of options. The prices are very reasonable, service was quick and good!

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Thank maryschlo
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Visited for a quick meal after long flight. Although the matrie-d was very friendly, the waiting staff were not. The food tasted ok but 2 of the dishes I ordered were look warm. I am sure there are many better options for Chinese in Washington.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 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 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 New Hampshire Ave NW, Mmm, Washington DC, DC 20036-6802
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-833-2888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?