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Rice Valley

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821 Washington St, Newton, MA 02460-1625
+1 617-558-7666
11:30 - 20:45
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Sun 12:30 - 20:45
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 20:45
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:45
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Seymour, Connecticut
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175 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Went for Lunch on Sunday, pretty early and was surprised how pretty and tastefully decorated the restaurant was. We were waited on quickly and their menu is very extensive,two of us chose from the lighter fare menu and the meal was delicious, perfectly cooked vegetables and soft tender chicken, other order was ginger basil fried rice which was very tasty,... More 

Thank Joan K
Watertown, Ma.
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We've been going to Rice Valley for about 10 years; once or twice a year. We usually go for lunch and that is not their busy time. If you want Chinese food and a subdued atmosphere, this is the time to visit Rice Valley. We've never had a meal here that we would rate below excellent. A typical Chinese menu... More 

Thank BostonBob2030
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326 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I was actually quite disappointed with both the ambiance and the menu selections. Each of our dishes was over-salted, and in both cases we found them otherwise to be lacking in flavor.

Thank steventobolsky
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went with friends before an event. Had great drinks and apps. The house fried rice is fantastic. I highly recommend it. Good food, well prepared

Thank Mary L
Waltham, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have to say the food was exceptionally good. There's only 3 other Chinese restaruant so go to and this makes 4. We ordered the pu pu plater which had a very good selection, vegatable low mein, beef n broccoli, chow mein, egg foo yong. All cook to our liking. The ladies ordered Mai Tais and no complaints about the... More 

Thank DorchesterSteve
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I took my daughter there and we had the following; Appetizers- Egg roll, Beef teriyaki Entree- General Gau, Chicken with Cashews and white boiled rice Also two Mai Tye All were pretty good but this is just average nothing spectacular. The service was good but only two other tables besides a private party. Prices were fairly reasonable. Total before tip... More 

Thank Jerry5567
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Rice Valley offers Chinese food with fresh ingredients. Service is incredibly fast, so get ready for it. You'll order and your meal will be served within ten minutes.

Thank Jennifer G
Waltham, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

food is very good here. Not easy these days to find good Chinese food. The spare ribs good but pricey. they should have dinner combo plates

Thank Warren A
Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've been here many times and never disappointed. The food is great the service is good and whether it's a couple or large group I've always been happy

Thank rhb617
Stowe, Vermont
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We gave it three tries during different years, and no! NOTHING SPECIAL.This place is not worth your time and money. The food is very uninteresting, bland and extremely greasy. The cheap quality does not match the price which is unreasonable given the menu and unenthusiastic service. Sadly, the place is already "old". It needs a good sprucing, inside and out.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 821 Washington St, Newton, MA 02460-1625
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-558-7666

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