Full Key - Wheaton

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


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 2013: Full Key

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

The reason to come to this Cantonese standard-bearer is for the shrimp-dumpling soup, a dish that has never wavered in quality. The pepper-sparked broth full of tightly packaged dumplings is hardly a showstopper, yet few dishes are as happy-making. Which also describes the restaurant, a cramped space that redeems dishes you might have given up on elsewhere, such as the stellar beef with black pepper.