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The 10 Best Chinese Restaurants In Boston

Updated: September 6, 2022

Hungry for hot and sour soup and sesame chicken? These are our top Boston venues for Chinese food. We evaluated tons of reviews and then analyzed top sites for the best Chinese restaurants in Boston. Here you’ll find the best Chinese neighborhood gems in Boston serving classics like chow mein and ma po tofu.

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Myers & Chang

Asian, $$, South EndAsian, $$Boston, South End
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

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    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

Taiwan Café

Asian, $, ChinatownAsian, $Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

    2022 Best Chinese Restaurants in Boston Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022
  • TimeOut, 2021

    The best restaurants for Chinese food in Boston

    TimeOut, 2021

Gourmet Dumpling House

Asian, $, ChinatownAsian, $Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • TimeOut, 2021

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    TimeOut, 2021
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Chinese Food in Boston

    Eater, 2020

Dumpling Kingdom

Asian, $$, AllstonAsian, $$Boston, Allston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

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    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022
  • Eater, 2022

    Where to Eat Dumplings in and Around Boston

    Eater, 2022

Dumpling Cafe

Chinese, $, ChinatownChinese, $Boston, Chinatown
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Chinese Food in Boston

    Eater, 2020
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022

Hong Kong Eatery

Asian, $, ChinatownAsian, $Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Chinese Food in Boston

    Eater, 2020
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022

Q Restaurant

Asian, $$, ChinatownAsian, $$Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Shojo

Asian, $$, ChinatownAsian, $$Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best Asian fusion spots in Boston

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2013

    10 Unique Asian-Inspired Dumplings You Must Eat

    Eater, 2013

Mala Restaurant

Chinese, $$, AllstonChinese, $$Boston, Allston
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Chinese Food in Boston

    Eater, 2020

Dolphin Bay

Taiwanese, $, AllstonTaiwanese, $Boston, Allston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Boston's 3 favorite spots to find budget-friendly Chinese eats

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Your guide to the 4 top spots in Boston's Allston neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2020

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best Chinese restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 15185 Boston restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Boston restaurant reviews, and 1052 lists and articles – looking closely at what Eater and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life had to say – and applied our boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Eater - Where to Eat Chinese Food in Boston and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Chinese Restaurants in Boston Area. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Recurring questions

Myers & Chang, Dolphin Bay, and Grasshopper Restaurant are the highest-rated Chinese restaurants for dessert in Boston.

There are 124 Chinese restaurants in Boston.

Myers & Chang, Shojo, and Dolphin Bay are the highest-rated Chinese restaurants that are good for groups in Boston.

The highest-rated Chinese restaurants for delivery in Boston are Gene's Chinese Flatbread Cafe, Myers & Chang, and Shojo.

Hot Pot Buffet, Flaming Grill & Buffet, and Tin Tin Buffet Restaurant, in Boston, are known to have big portion sizes.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for siu bao

    Experts suggest pairing a siu bao with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.


  • The ultimate drink pairing for pork in sticky soy glaze


    Finding the ideal drink pairing for pork in sticky soy glaze can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Riesling. This, off-dry, white wine balances the sweet and tangy pork in sticky soy glaze.

  • Blanc de Blanc with your dim sum

    Not sure what sparkling wine to drink with your dim sum? Try Blanc de Blanc. The sweet flavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

Did you know?

  • A popular dish

    When in China it would be criminal not to try out the peking duck. GIve it a go so you can say you had the full experience.

  • Craving some gyoza?

    Peter Czerwinskiate the most gyoza in the world by finishing no fewer than 10. Who’s up for breaking this record?

  • The NYC Dumpling Festival

    New York City celebrates NYC Dumpling Festival in September, an event you should be sure to visit. Go check out the Chef One Dumpling Eating Contest!

Parking in the area

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Boston. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Chinese spot.

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