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Kelly's Cajun Grill

Federal Triangle
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1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW # FC115, Washington DC, DC 20004-3002
+1 202-289-6101
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Rome, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a restaurant in the Pentagon City shopping centre. Clearly this place never serve costumers twice. Food is good but the staff is out of this world unpolite, stressed out and unfriendly. You get the feeling that they hate you for eating their food. One women behind the counter slammed the spoon on the boxes to make me decide... More 

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Murmansk, Russia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

If you are bored of the classic fast food, and money to spend a lot of do not want. Then the chicken in the Cajun is a great option. The sauces will help to diversify the menu. I saw here two Cajun - on Pennsylvania Avenue and Union station

Thank VadimM67
Townsville, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Ordering here was a language problem with the server, but once over that we ended up with some orange chicken and bourbon chicken. Tasty bourbon chicken but the orange chicken was a bit slushy and was very stodgy. I was still eating it hours later, so I don't rate the Orange chicken. Not as cheap as I thought it rated... More 

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Niceville, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2014

I'm from the Gulf Coast region and wondered what I'd get in DC; I'd never seen such a place in a mall before. This was definitely assembly line food, but the bourbon chicken was good tasty Chinese food. I asked if they could give me a small taste of the jambalaya instead of a full serving of white rice and... More 

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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

This "restaurant" is a stand in Union Train Station in downtown D.C. The food is not Cajun, as someone else points out here, and is very much a mass-produced product. That being said, the Bourbon chicken is very nice...tasty and juicy as though it has marinated for many days. The rice looked a little too greasy, so I opted for... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

Nice people and tasty Chinese for a food stand at a train station, BUT it is not Cajun! And I don't think anyone there is named Kelly.

Thank Nomad062_10
Seven Corners, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013 via mobile

There are only 2 or 3 chinese food joints at the Union Station. This one, unlike others, accepts credit cards. The amount of food is very plentiful and chicken teryaki is soft and delicious. For an extra $1 you get double chicken meat, so this is a damn good deal. I'll be sure to visit them again.

Thank Seth J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013 via mobile

Everytime I go to Washington DC I have to stop here and get the bourbon chicken! Craving it right now.

Thank Jetters13
North Wildwood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2012

There are lot of choices in Union Station food court, but I recommend Kelly's for good chinese. This time I had the teriyaki chicken. The quality of the meat and the freshness of the rice really stood out compared to typical food court food. Quick, friendly service.

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Restaurant Details

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    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Cajun & Creole
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW # FC115, Washington DC, DC 20004-3002
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Federal Triangle
  • Neighbourhood: Federal Triangle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-289-6101

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