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Oriental East

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1312 E West Hwy, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3232
+1 301-608-0030
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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321 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There is a line formed no 45 minutes prior to opening, Stand in line to get in and then enjoy the various Selection. A bit pricy but good!

Thank Christina N
Washington, DC
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253 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went at 12:30 on a Thursday. Bad timing. Either go earlier or later. They did their best but we waited 10-15 minutes to be seated. We all love dim sum so We came especially for the dim sum and ordered off that separate menu. We over-ordered. Our daughter has Celiac disease so she was very limited here. She ended... More 

Thank StLawrencelover
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my friends suggested Dim sum for lunch on this beautiful sunny day. I ordered stuff eggplants, fried taro, steam turnip cake, shrimp dumplings, fried stuff dough, stuff tofu, pan fried beef flat white noodles and intentionally ordered egg tarts after our meal for desert. I am glad I have ordered and checked all from a paper menu because... More 

Thank Marcus M
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed eating at Oriental East. It was my first experience with Dim Sum. I went with a group of friends who were kind enough to invite me on an early Sunday morning! The food was amazing and the service was good! From what I learned, you have to get there early enough to be able to make it... More 

Thank Bluwaterdreamer
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184 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

A good place for a casual meal with friends or family. The restaurant is popular, so diners would be well advised to arrive early - it is not uncommon for a line to form prior to opening.

Thank V V
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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147 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great Dim Sum--- they have everything, traditional cart service on weekends but you must get there early HUGE line--- restaurant opens at 11 am with the line from the door and down the street---- all your favorite DID SUMS and very very tasty too --- Best place for traditional Dim Sum in the area !!!!

Thank manos6232
Baltimore, MD
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46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We went to Oriental East for the Dim Sum. We had seen good reviews and the line to get a seat was extensive. We thought this food must be great or folks would not be waiting this long. WRONG. We had to get past all the people waiting to get a number upon arrival. Our wait was approximately 1 hour.... More 

Thank WeLoveNC
Clarksville, Maryland
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Dim sum is getting more inconsistent and prices are going up and portion sizes going down. If you dont eat the Dim Sum , Chinese food is Gōngpíng. The worst ting I an seeing in decay is Service , it seems like they don't care about service or being about respectful, just money and hat is unacceptable at least to... More 

Thank Richard A
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Oriental East is an amazing Chinese restaurant is Silver Spring, Md. They are known I would say...for their exquisite Dim Sum. Yes, it is the best, so many different selections, some you may recognize and some you will have no clue what in the world it might be,,, but you should try it!! It is quite an experience if you... More 

Thank Judy G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

This places gets REALLY busy on weekend mornings for the dim sum, which is pretty good. However, the regular menu is only okay-to-good, and sometimes even okay-to-bad. I was very disappointed when I went here last, and would probably only go here again for the Dim Sum where I to go back (though, there are other places I prefer for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1312 E West Hwy, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3232
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-608-0030

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