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Oriental East

Chinese Restaurant and Dim Sum Restaurant
1312 E West Hwy, Silver Spring, MD 20910, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:
No
6.8/10

Based on 120 votes

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    Riley L.
    "Try the Fried Shrimp Dumplings"(2 Tips)
    Christian K.
    "Excellent dim sum."(2 Tips)
    Riley L.
    "Try the Barbecue Pork Buns"(3 Tips)
    Riley L.
    "Try the pineapple bun"(2 Tips)
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  • dim sum
  • pork buns
  • good for groups
  • authentic
  • lively
  • pineapple buns
  • fried pork
  • Mai Tais
  • spare ribs
  • BBQ pork
  • sweet & sour chicken
  • family-friendly
  • casual
  • great value
  • mussels
  • healthy food
  • eggplant
  • coconut
  • meats
  • turnip cakes
  • Amy Z.

    WORST DIMSUM EVER. Turnip cake was mush. Pork buns were soggy. Gan cao niu he had no flavor and also, yuck. And Chinese broccoli? HOW DO YOU MESS UP CHINESE BROCCOLI? Why does this place have a line?!

    Amy Z · January 10
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  • BridgetteBee H.

    I love the garlic spinach

    BridgetteBee H · October 15, 2015
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  • Prislyn P.

    Good food but there was a waitress and a waiter who were extremely rude to my family. We wanted to ask if there was a certain kind of dim sum but they ended up insulting us.

    Prislyn Pun · September 12, 2015
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  • Dennis M.

    Kung Pao chicken. Always.

    Dennis Morgan · July 29, 2015
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  • Christopher T.

    Food is awesome but customer service needs improvement.

    Christopher Tyndall · April 14, 2015
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  • Valerie H.

    Dim sum, man!! Be prepared to wait, but YUM!!!

    Valerie Higgs · December 26, 2014
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  • Michelle F.

    Line up before 10:15 to get into the first round of patrons

    Michelle Ferng · December 15, 2014
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  • Emily

    Go during the week for a quieter environment and hot dim sum. No long waits and your food is made to order.

    Emily · August 6, 2014
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  • Washington Post

    Get here early on weekend mornings for the dim sum. Read more

    Washington Post · August 1, 2014
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  • Wip D.

    Whasians everywhere

    Wip Dulyakahakit · March 23, 2014
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  • Timothy K.

    Redundant name is redundant.

    Timothy Kim · March 22, 2014
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  • Angela

    Mai Tai, mmm my gawd.

    Angela · March 19, 2014
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Coconut Buns

    Riley Lynch · December 1, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Barbecue Pork Buns

    Riley Lynch · December 1, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Shrimp Spring Rolls

    Riley Lynch · December 1, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Crispy Shrimp Balls

    Riley Lynch · December 1, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Egg Tart

    Riley Lynch · December 1, 2013
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  • jared

    Seriously... Be sure u sit in the right place for dim sum. That ha gao, shu mai, chao siu bao rotation is only clockwise

    jared · November 28, 2013
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  • Loida T.

    Love this place, everything we tried so far was excellent!

    Loida T · October 6, 2013
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  • Amanda K.

    Gets busy here around lunch time but apparently good food.

    Amanda Kong · September 14, 2013
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  • Colleen N.

    From Washingtonian: Top dimsum in Maryland. Dumplings are superlative.

    Colleen N · August 25, 2013
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  • Gordon W.

    Dim sum till 3! I have to say that this place is really solid. The prices are really reasonable (compared to places in Boston & Quincy). I'll be coming back here!

    Gordon W · August 19, 2013
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  • Sherman X.

    very authentic Cantonese-styled braised beef stripe noodles, aka Niu Nan Mien. it's a must-try: different from northern Chinese style noodles and IMO much better !

    Sherman X · August 13, 2013
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  • Annie N.

    Great place for dim sum! Be prepared to wait! The larger the group the longer the wait! Best dim sum I've had anywhere coast to coast!

    Annie Ng · June 30, 2013
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  • Mike P.

    Get in line at least 1/2 before they open. Line moves fast at opening.

    Mike Panetta · June 16, 2013
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  • Jessica S.

    The Polynesian drinks are yummy...strawberry daiquiri and 'Zombie' perfection 👌

    Jessica S. · June 2, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the siu mai

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Fried Shrimp Dumplings

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Shrimp Rice Noodle Crepe

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Tea

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Eggplant Stuffed with Shrimp Paste (Dim Sum)

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Salty And Spicy Prawns

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Spicy Mussels In Oyster Sauce

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Beef Noodles

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Shrimp Springrolls

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Fried Pork Buns

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Turnip Cake

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Chinese Broccoli With Oyster Sauce

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the Dim Sum

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Riley L.

    Try the pineapple bun

    Riley Lynch · May 26, 2013
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  • Jeremy N.

    On Sunday morning don't mess with the "dim sum number caller", the Chinese guy in the black suit, he's intense.

    Jeremy Nevitt · May 19, 2013
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  • Dara F.

    HUGE wait for dim sum, so get there early to pick up a ticket and then have coffee at the Caribou at the other end of the strip mall. Delicious, cheap, and worth the long line!

    Dara Fisher · December 27, 2012
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  • AL K.

    average wait time is an hour for dimsum.

    AL K · November 4, 2012
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  • Candi W.

    The steamed dumplings are a must have! Try them w/ the chili sauce :)

    Candi Williams · September 4, 2012
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  • Brian C.

    Thumbs down on the sesame chicken carryout. Soggy chicken went in the trash.

    Brian Coblitz · September 3, 2012
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  • Andrew C.

    For dessert there is a coconut jello that taste like coconut. Try it!

    Andrew Chen · April 15, 2012
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  • Allison K.

    Try the pineapple buns.

    Allison Kasic · January 28, 2012
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  • Isshin T.

    Long line for dim sum on the weekends, but their line numbering process is confusing and stressful. Food was great (try the Chinese spare ribs!) but the stress kinda soured the experience.

    Isshin Teshima · January 1, 2012
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  • Dennis M.

    Kung pao chicken.

    Dennis Morgan · December 28, 2011
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  • Dennis M.

    Kung pao shrimp.

    Dennis Morgan · December 28, 2011
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