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Far East Restaurant

5055 Nicholson Ln, Rockville, MD 20852-3101
+1 301-881-5552
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (21 reviews)
“peking duck” (7 reviews)
“shrimp” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
5055 Nicholson Ln, Rockville, MD 20852-3101
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know there are dwindling options these days for (good) dim sum, so I was pleasantly surprised when my uncle said this place did a pretty good-decent job. Everything was fresh, hot, not mushy, and tasty. My fav by far was the egg custard or...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cynthiahlopez
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Have not been here in awhile, but the lemon chicken is always very good. If in Rockville do stop in. Service is great and parking is free.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vincentlM9286QM
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We used to go and eat at this restaurant for many years, but obviously things change and not for the better. We went back in August and we ordered a Peking duck. It was the worst one I have ever had! The duck was dry...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rbnphoto
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I have gone to Far East for years, and have always had a good meal. I thought the Dim Sum would be as flavorful and robust as their normal entrees. NAY! Heavy on the grease, light on the flavor. Moreover, the tea AND water had...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Celeste C
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This has always been our "go to" place for local Chinese food. The food is delicious, prices are reasonable and service is fast. When our kids were young, the oily sauced dishes at other Chinese restaurants made them feel queasy, but that was never the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Joe S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Hands down the most authentic dim sum place in the DMV area. The flavor is exactly the childhood taste we had in Hong Kong. The dim sum comes out hot and fresh with many of the classic selections. The sticky rice is a must try....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 22 February 2018

I came in for carry-out. The Kung Pao Chicken was very good, but the eggrolls, ick! I am one who prefers eggrolls to spring rolls because of the added ingredients. Theirs were greasy on the outside and the cabbage was chewy; so chewy that I...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank CinMikJamC
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Ok, let me just start off by saying I don't really know what dim sum is; I mean I know it's a dish and seems pretty popular, but I've never had it and don't foresee me trying it in the near future. With that said,...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank MarylandKnights
Reviewed 23 January 2018

It had been several years since I had been here. Went with a large party for lunch. The food was mediocre and service was curt. Can't think of one dish that stood out. The egg rolls were good. Waited for a long time for our...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank PastaBea
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We were here a long time ago but first time for dim sum. The dim sum, in general, is reasonable but on the salty side. The service is fast even though the wait was long. The dim sum cart flows quickly, and they will announce...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank chialic2015
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Response from smokeater55 | Reviewed this property |
give a man a fish, you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him a lifetime. Allow us to look at the question. How can you find an answer? Well, a link is on the page that will take yo to the Far East web... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5055 Nicholson Ln, Rockville, MD 20852-3101
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-881-5552
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