The 12 Best Chinese Restaurants Near Independence

Updated: June 15, 2022

Hungry for hot and sour soup and sesame chicken? These are our top Independence venues for Chinese food. We evaluated tons of reviews and then analyzed top sites for the best Chinese restaurants in Independence. If you are after noodles or crispy pork we guarantee you will find something tasty at one of these Chinese venues.

Find the perfect Chinese restaurant

Wing Lee Chinese Restaurant

Chinese, $, IndependenceChinese, $Independence, Farview
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Lao Peking

Chinese, $, IndependenceChinese, $Independence, Carlisle
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 4.0

BD's Mongolian Grill

Chinese, $$, IndependenceChinese, $$Independence, Highland Manor
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0

Lucky Buffet

Chinese, $, IndependenceChinese, $Independence, Hanthorn
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0

Gold Lion Chinese Restaurant

Chinese, $, IndependenceChinese, $Independence, Blackburn
Google: 3.5
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

New Canton Chinese Restaurant

Asian, $$, RaytownAsian, $$Raytown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Shanghai Express

Chinese, $, RaytownChinese, $Raytown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

China Kitchen

Asian, $, Blue SpringsAsian, $Blue Springs
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 4.0

Legend of Asia

Chinese, $$, Blue SpringsChinese, $$Blue Springs
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

China Town

Chinese, $, RaytownChinese, $Raytown
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Raytown To-Go

Asian, $, RaytownAsian, $Raytown
Google: 3.4
Yelp: 3.5

New China

Chinese, $, RaytownChinese, $Raytown
Google: 3.4
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate these results?

Picking the right Chinese restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 5301 spots across Independence, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 257 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Yes, we even looked at to pull this list together. 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

Cathay Express, Wing Lee Chinese Restaurant, and Lao Peking are the highest-rated Chinese restaurants for a quick lunch in Independence.

There are 12 Chinese restaurants in Independence.

Wing Lee Chinese Restaurant, BD's Mongolian Grill, and Golden Rice Chinese Restaurant, in Independence, are known to have big portion sizes.

Wing Lee Chinese Restaurant, Lao Peking, and Panda Express are the highest-rated Chinese restaurants that are good for groups in Independence.

Cathay Express, Wing Lee Chinese Restaurant, and Lao Peking are some of the highest-rated late-night Chinese spots in Independence.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Riesling with pork in sticky soy glaze

    Riesling is off-dry and this makes it a great drink to have alongside your pairing_Dish_name. The pairing_drink_ingredients in the drink play nicely with the pairing_Dish_flavour_profile flavours in the food.

  • The perfect match for steamed fish

    Experts recommend pairing a steamed fish with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.


  • 28,658 pounds of hot pot

    Dezhuang Group holds the record for making the biggest hot pot ever. It was an incredible 28,658 pounds!

  • A killer pairing

    Often considered one of the most typical drinks in China, baijiu is a favorite choice across the country, often made with sorghum.

  • Craving some dim sum?

    Are you a fan ofdim sum? The current record for eating the most dim sum is 18 pieces! Do you love dim sum enough to beat this record?

Parking tips

Finding parking in Independence can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. 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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