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Little Q Hot Pot

196 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-8626
+1 781-583-1367
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hot pot” (15 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:30 pm Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
196 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-8626
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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 27 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 8 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
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

I don't know what took me so long to try Little Q Hot Pot- but I'll definitely be back. The servers were very helpful in picking out dishes and making sure we avoided shellfish (daughter is allergic). The food was excellent. We got the black...More

1  Thank Adam M
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I can't remember the last time I had hot pot. Maybe never and I'm thinking of bulgogi. So it's like I had hot pot for the first time. The restaurant was empty because we visited at an off-peak hour. The server was helpful, friendly, and...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Delicious, fresh and varied food for the "hot-pot" broth (there's lots of choice here, too) the diner gets to enjoy cooking it in - right at your table. Excellent choice of meat, fish and super healthy vegetables - including greens and mushrooms, to feel satisfied...More

Thank picketfencemusic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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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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