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A & J Restaurant - Rockville

1319-C Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852

301-251-7878

Neighborhood: Rockville

Cuisines: Breakfast, Cantonese, Chinese, Dim Sum

Opening Hours:
Open Monday through Friday 11:30 to 9, and Saturday and Sunday 10 to 9.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Nearby Metro Stops: Rockville

Price Range: Inexpensive

Dress: Informal

Noise Level: Chatty

Reservations: Not Needed

Best Dishes:
Sesame biscuits with sliced pork or beef ; pickled spicy cucumbers; chicken-and-cucumber salad with mustard sauce dan dan noodles; noodles with stewed, ground pork; fried chicken over rice; soy-sauce chicken; chicken soup with noodles and bok choy; musta

Price Details:
Dim sum, .95 cents to $5.95.

Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly

Cheap Eats 2013: A&J Restaurant

Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.

What these cash-only northern-style dim sum parlors lack in atmosphere they make up for in versatility—la carte dim sum is served every day—and consistency. The north of China is sustained by starch, so load up on dan-dan noodles and dumplings, such as wontons in chili oil; on weekends, a crunchy sesame bread with scrambled egg should be the center of any order.