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Ma Ma Wok

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12022 N Shore Dr, Reston, VA 20190-4987
+1 703-689-9968
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Austin, Texas
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183 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered a Chinese appetizer, salt and pepper squid, which was excellent, very authentic. The outstanding Japanese dishes included sashimi, pictured here and grilled eel.

Thank chinesesun
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I went here on a date a few weeks ago, and my experience was so-so. The salt+pepper calamari appetizer I ordered was really delicious (and came in a large portion), as were the spring rolls. However, the sushi I ordered for my entree was only mediocre. They were small-ish (but 8pc), basic rolls - the only difference between a "spicy,... More 

Thank CPP_1234
Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

I ordered Orange Chicken, Dumplings and Vegetables along with Rice and Noodles. Chicken was stale and overcooked. Dumplings were not even cooked and I feel I am eating raw flour. How can a chinese restaurant go wrong with dumplings and orange chicken. I usually do not write reviews, not with average or below average food.But today I do. Because it... More 

Thank Vikas G
Leesburg, Virginia
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498 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2015

I have been looking for a good Chinese restaurant in Reston. Ma Ma Wok is convenient, has a very broad menu of Chinese, Thai, and Japanese including sushi. I had the basic kungpao chicken and even though it was labled as spicy it was bland, bland, bland. Also I had tasteless spring roles. I think MMW has forgotten the flavors... More 

Thank Keith S
Ashburn, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Mama Wok is hidden inside a half-deserted shopping center but inside it is a quiet and elegant place. The food is very authentic Chinese and is priced right. Service was polite and effective. We loved the fried rice and lo mein we had and we would definitely come up whenever we are in Reston.

Thank wangyz
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59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Came here for a business dinner. The restaurant is located in a small half-vacant shopping mall in a cluster of other small restaurants. Service was fast and friendly, but no-nonsense. Food was served quickly, and the waiter was observant to refill water and ask if the dishes were okay. I thought the menu was better than the usual Chinese restaurant,... More 

Thank cydoc
London, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Mama Wok is an affordable Chinese restaurant about ten minutes east of Reston Town Center in the half-empty Tall Oaks shopping center. Run-down strip-mall setting aside, it's a solid Asian restaurant that offers a traditional Chinese menu, an Americanized Chinese menu, and a Japanese menu (including sushi). I've eaten here half a dozen times, and although nothing on the menu... More 

Thank M D
Reston, Virginia
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342 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2014

The décor is tastefully done. The food is equally tasty. We enjoyed the seaweed salad, dumplings, beef Szechuan, and sizzling shrimp and scallops. All were very good. The service was excellent. There is a small bar but they only serve beer, wine, and sake. The fireplace was a nice effect, They have Chinese and Japanese food on the menu. The... More 

Thank SPKinVA
New York City, New York, USA
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2013

The food was delicious and the service was fine, especially the large fish dish. I would recommend it.

Thank Narkiz A
Arlington, Virginia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

I eat here all the time, but only when I can afford it! The food is always great, but it's also very expensive for what you get. At those prices I would expect a lot more food with a takeaway box.

Thank Ashley W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12022 N Shore Dr, Reston, VA 20190-4987
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 703-689-9968

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