Fortune Chinese Seafood Restaurant

6249 Arlington Blvd.
Falls Church, VA 22041


Neighborhood: Falls Church

Cuisines: Cantonese, Chinese, Dim Sum

Opening Hours:
Open Monday through Friday 11 to 11, Saturday and Sunday 10 to 10.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Nearby Metro Stops: East Falls Church

Price Range: Inexpensive

Dress: Informal

Reservations: Not Needed

Price Details:
Appetizers $2.75 to $6.50, entrées $8 to $28.

Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Late Night

Cheap Eats 2008: Fortune

Why go: More than six dozen dim sum dishes turned out by a kitchen that rarely has a bad day. The dim sum is delivered via metal carts that zip around the large dining room at NASCAR speeds. (The rest of the menu, with its many budget-busting seafood dishes, is too expensive for Cheap Eats—and ordinary besides.)

What to get: Mushrooms and sticky rice wrapped in a lotus leaf; sweet, pan-fried turnip cake; any of the steamed, baked, or puff-pastry buns stuffed with barbecue pork; clams with black-bean sauce and jalapeño slices; chive-and-shrimp dumpling.

Best for: A leisurely brunch.

Insider tip: Weekends are a madhouse. To avoid it, drop by weekdays from 11 to 3 for a less frenzied dim sum experience.

Open daily for lunch and dinner.

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