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Full Key - Wheaton

2227 University Boulevard W.
Silver Spring/Takoma Park, MD 20902

301-933-8388

Neighborhood: Wheaton

Cuisines: Cantonese, Chinese

Opening Hours:
Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Nearby Metro Stops: Wheaton

Price Range: Inexpensive

Dress: Informal

Noise Level: Chatty

Reservations: Not Needed

Best Dishes:
Cantonese-style duck; roast pork; soy-sauce chicken; clams with black bean sauce; stirfried snowpea leaves; Lotus Root Delight; soy sauce noodles; shredded pork with pan-fried noodles; pepper-salted pork chops; congee with beef, squid, and peanut; black-

Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly

Cheap Eats 2010: Full Key

100 places that offer great food at low prices.

Why go: In the international-food emporium that is downtown Wheaton, this strip-mall storefront best represents Hong Kong’s sweet and spicy flavors. The welcoming family makes the place feel as homey as the generously portioned dishes.

What to get: Ground-shrimp-and-pork dumplings floating in a clear broth; garlicky stewed eggplant; a hot pot of black-pepper-doused strips of beef; shrimp and rice in an egg sauce; sweet Cantonese-style duck awash in soy.

Best for: Big groups who want to go beyond Westernized Chinese cooking.

Insider tip: The restaurant doesn’t have a liquor license, and you can’t bring your own. Get there early for the daily roasted chicken, duck, and pork—they often run out.

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