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5739 Crain Hwy, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-4101
+1 301-627-6276
10:30 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Upper Marlboro, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

went to this place with my family. NICE place and good service. really enjoy the food . and they started serving sushi. nice and fresh.

Thank theonlyone111
Lothian, Maryland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located in a strip mall and we almost didn't go in. Glad we did tho. Even tho the building isnt much, the food that we had was good. I would steer clear of the iced tea, but all else was good!

Thank leahmsanchez
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I agree with other writers that the food use to be great! Although that's the case, it's ok for on the run. It is much better than other fast foods in the area. I can get it on the run on my way home. I think the food is not as fresh as it use to be.

Thank AlreadyTakenMd
Lothian, Maryland
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

I agree with the other review, their food "used" to be fantastic, but it declined seemingly overnight. The last time we ordered take out from here was October 2015 and it was great. Just ordered some General Tso chicken, take out, the sauce was the worst I have ever had. We ordered other items, but we threw out more than... More 

Thank Teresa W
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

I have gotten take out from here since I moved to the area 15 years ago. Customer service used to be pretty good initially but now it's just non existent. The girls are always rude but I would still order periodically....until October! Can you say food poisoning??? Both me & my dad. Yuck! You couldn't pay me to eat there... More 

Thank Tyjuana S
Centralia, Potomia
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88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

A cozy restaurant in a relatively quiet strip mall, Kitchen #1 features all the standard Chinese restaurant standards -- egg foo young, General Tso's chicken, hot and sour soup, bird's nest, etc. -- but does it a bit better than average. The soups there are especially good, particularly the hot and sour (though the exact flavor varies from time to... More 

Thank BigBadBruce
Upper Marlboro, MD
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

My experience at Kitchen No 1 has been totally different from the other reviews. However I usually carry out instead of dining in. I VERY rarely eat Chinese (maybe 3 times yearly) but when I do it's from here. I used to live 5 minutes from here but I've moved 25 minutes away. I will still drive to Kitchen No... More 

Thank eBayQueen98
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

I used to frequent this restaurant when I worked in Upper Marlboro 20 years ago and loved it!! The buffet was always fresh Now I am back in but they are no where near the same!!! The restaurant smells of stale water. The Custer service is worse!!! Last time I was in there the younger skinny girl got into an... More 

Thank Wanda R
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

They forgot to include something I ordered and told me I would either have to get store credit for next time or get it from the restaurant myself. Then the manager insisted they included the item. She argued with me, then started yelling at me, then hung up on me! Took all of the food back and they still charged... More 

Thank Michelle S
Lothian, Maryland
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

When I moved here 22 years of, we would get our dinner from here because it was fantastic! We used to have to wait for a table on a weekend night, and the staff were friendly and seemed like they always remembered you. Through the years they have lost the wonderful cook and the great staff to other Chinese restaurants... More 

Thank carolann k

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5739 Crain Hwy, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-4101
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Upper Marlboro
  • Phone Number: +1 301-627-6276

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?