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The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants In Chinatown, Boston

Updated: September 21, 2022

Need general Tso’s chicken or fried rice in your life? These are our best spots for Chinese food in Chinatown. We assessed both diner and critic reviews, analyzed top sites, and determined the best Chinese restaurants in Chinatown. If you are after noodles or crispy pork we guarantee you will find something tasty at one of these Chinese venues.

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Taiwan Café

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

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Gourmet Dumpling House

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

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  • Eater, 2020

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Clay Pot Cafe

Chinese, $, ChinatownChinese, $Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

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  • Eater, 2020

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Winsor Dim Sum Café

Asian, $, ChinatownAsian, $Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2020

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Dumpling Cafe

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

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  • Eater, 2022

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Hong Kong Eatery

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

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Q Restaurant

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

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Shojo

Asian, $$, ChinatownAsian, $$Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2013

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Hei La Moon

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

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Five Spices House

Chinese, $$, ChinatownChinese, $$Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0
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Liuyishou Hotpot

Asian, $$, ChinatownAsian, $$Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

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Happy Lamb Hot Pot

Asian, $$, ChinatownAsian, $$Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Penang

Asian, $$, ChinatownAsian, $$Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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Great Taste Bakery & Restaurant

Chinese, $, ChinatownChinese, $Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5
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Wing's Kitchen

Chinese, $, ChinatownChinese, $Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

Picking the right Chinese restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 1052 lists and articles from top sources like Eater and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 15185 Boston restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. 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. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Questions & answers

Q Restaurant is the highest-rated vegan-friendly Chinese restaurant in Chinatown.

There are 32 Chinese restaurants in Chinatown.

Shojo, Q Restaurant, and Taiwan Café are the highest-rated Chinese restaurants that are good for groups in Chinatown.

Shojo, Q Restaurant, and Taiwan Café are the highest-rated Chinese restaurants for take-out in Chinatown.

The highest-rated Chinese restaurants for delivery in Chinatown are Shojo, Q Restaurant, and Taiwan Café.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Riesling with pork in sticky soy glaze

    Try coupling pork in sticky soy glaze with a white wine like pork in sticky soy glaze to balance its sweet and tangy flavours.

  • The ideal pairing for dim sum

    Experts often pair dim sum with a glass of Blanc de Blanc, a popular sparkling wine.

Did you know?

  • All about dim sum

    Ever heard of National Dim Sum Week? If you’re in United Kingdom then you better be ready to enjoy it on June June!

  • Since the A.D 1100 - 1200 A.D

    Our favorite treat, the hot pot, has its roots in Mongolia. We can thank Mongols for coming up with it too.

  • A long-held tradition

    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.

Parking in the area

Parking can be tough around Chinatown 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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