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China Bistro/Mama's Dumplings

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755 Hungerford Dr, Rockville, MD
+1 301-294-0808
11:30 - 21:30
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White Plains, New York
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eclectic Chinese menu. No ambience but the food is good. Reasonable price for the Washington area. A definite recommendation.

Thank DocSag
Gaithersburg, MD
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291 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I had heard good things about this restaurant, so I went with some friends for lunch. The lunch menu had the usual list of specials, all served with hot and sour soup. We had 3 different chicken dishes - and all were OK, just not great. My complaint was that the sauce was too thick (personal preference?), and that too... More 

Thank Anbrugo
Potomac, Maryland
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381 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We come here often. Always get tge fried pork and chive dumplings and the scallion pancakes. We alway got the singapore rice noodles. Very good, as always.

Thank RonFG
Potomac, Maryland
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Friends and family often indulge in these delightful packages but on one occasion we all found eggshells in our fried rice. And while you can get a good dinner inexpensively the service isn't delivered with a smile and parking is at a premium.

Thank Pattie Y
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178 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Try Mamas dumplings, a large serving, brought steaming and fresh in a few minutes. Delicious choppedvpork and scallion filling......Both chicken and veggie spring rolls are good, too. Cheap, easy and casual, located in a strip mall near Montgomery College Rockville campus. A favorite.

Thank nursely
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

If the China Bistro management understands that the waitresses need to be present and polite, this restaurant would be a gold mine. The food quality not withstanding, I was totally offended by one of the waitresses. She was commenting in Mandarin on the customers including our table and the amount of tips provided; What she did not know is that... More 

1 Thank Marcus M
Reisterstown, Maryland
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173 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Loving dumplings, we wanted to try this place for a while. Finally it happened, and boy we were disappointed. WHY?.. BECAUSE: a) counting 12 dumplings p/portion for two of us we could contain in our tummies not more then 2 orders, so we asked if we could have 2 combos with some different types of dumplings. And the answer was:... More 

Thank pyatachok
Silver Spring, Maryland
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were swayed by rave reviews of its Chinese dumplings to pay a visit to the China Bistro 妈妈水餃館 and we were not disappointed. No wonder the place was quite packed even though it was past one o’clock. Apparently, many of the diners patronize the eatery regularly and the impatient waitperson must think we were regulars, too, as we had... More 

Thank Marc F
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178 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Order Mamas dumplings, a serving of about 10 delicate, steamy dumplings that will feed your soul as well as your stomach. Delectable and delicate flavored minced meat filling, and a pot of tea, for 10$. Veggie rolls were also excellent. A full menu, but the dumplings are the thing here!

Thank nursely
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I had the orange chicken, my date had the chicken cashew. As is usual for me, my date ALWAYS gets the better meal. The orange peel chicken was good, but the cashew chicken was nothing short of terrific. It was crispy, sweet and tangy, and hot, and matched perfectly with crunchy but properly cooked veggies. Both came with rice. We... More 

Thank Chris H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 755 Hungerford Dr, Rockville, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-294-0808

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