Great Takeout: Mark's Duck House
Comments () | Published December 10, 2008
Mark's Duck House
Address: 6184-A Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA 22044
Phone: 703-532-2125
Neighborhood: Falls Church
Cuisines: Chinese, Cantonese
Opening Hours: Open Sunday through Thursday 10 AM to 11 PM, Friday and Saturday 10 AM to midnight.
Price Range: Moderate
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Shrimp-and-pork wonton with brown vinegar and red chili sauces; Peking duck with plum sauce, scallions, and pancakes; salty beef short ribs with chili and garlic; sesame jellyfish; stir-fried greens with or without tofu; steaming noodle soups.

We found far and away the best presentation at Mark’s Duck House (6184 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church; 703-532-2125), where bronzed birds beckon in the window. The signature dish ($28.95 for a whole, $14.95 for a half) was glossy-skinned, the small pancakes were translucent and papery, and the hoisin wasn’t cloying.

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