817 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Join us at Reren Lamen & Bar located in Chinatown, D.C. We’ve created a unique restaurant with commitment to our community. We offer table service, carry-out, catering and delivery.

IN THE HEART OF WASHINGTON D.C (CHINATOWN)

reviews

Amanda T.
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This place is definitely a most try! First, I want to start off with the customer service, everyone was so welcoming. There is no dine in, we were aware that DC closed all dine in. Dan dan noodles- Very savory, loved the dan dan sauce and the egg. Texture of the noodles was very soft. Fire balls- Very filling, reminded of mozzarella sticks! Spicy Wontons- They tasted fresh, not as spicy as I would want it to be, but still delicious! Bourbon chicken- the sauce was amazing, bit spicy but a perfect spicy! Could have more broccoli but definitely more than enough chicken! White rice came with this.
Albert L.
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Visited here during the Fourth of July. We were on our way to watch the firework at the Mall and came across this gem. It has a great review and we decided to give it a try. Their XLB and pancake were probably one of the best ones I had in a while, especially we had it To Go (the only way they serve). We walked to a small park (about 10 mins) and it still holds up pretty well. Can't wait to try it again once it allows for indoor dining again. I feel like eating it fresh there will give us an even better experience!
Sean M.
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Reren is an unassuming restaurant nestled in DC's Chinatown. I originally was slated to go to another restaurant in the area, but they actually weren't open when I was to meet someone for lunch, but Reren was! I came right as it opened, so there wasn't anybody else in the restaurant, but the staff were courteous and attentive to my questions and in general service. I ordered the Signature Lamen, which was certainly delicious, as well as some Spicy Wontons that definitely had a lovely kick! I also ordered some boba and utilized the check-in offer here on Yelp, which let me take a drink to-go! This place is competitvely priced, and their portions are well-sized that I almost couldn't finish everything, eventhough I wanted to! I'd totally come back again.
Rachel Mercado
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Given the COVID-19 pandemic, ordering was fine over the phone! And pick up is fine too. The ChengeDu Spicy Wontons are SO good, I wish I ordered 2 orders so I could eat it all. The passion fruit bubble tea was very delicious, as well as the mango! Speedy service, great packaging of the food, and Iā€™m satisfied overall about my experience. Staff was very nice after I called multiple times asking about flavors of bubble tea (because I forgot them the first time they told me). Super great food and Iā€™m really glad to have tried it!
Elena Anderson de Lay
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I love this place. I get Grandma's beef pancake and the Reren Signature Lamen. 2019 update: Haven't seen Grandma's beef pancake on the menu but the signature is still great. I discovered the Pepper shrimp which were very good. It takes a slight wait for the dumplings as they are made to order. Still love it!
Amanda Liaw
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This was a cute place with excellent service and warm food. The bowl of Reren signature lamen we ordered was tasty ā€” the noodles were soft but springy (exactly the chew-slurp ratio you'd want), the broth wasn't too heavy, and the tea egg was a burst of flavor. The pork belly wasn't as melt-in-your-mouth as some other places, but overall this was a hearty bowl for a very decent price. PS. Not to call anyone out, but I do believe lamen (lamian) is Chinese and does not mean ramen šŸ™‚
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