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The 11 Best Chinese Restaurants Near McAllen

Updated: June 21, 2022

Need general Tso’s chicken or fried rice in your life? These are our best spots for Chinese food in McAllen. We evaluated tons of diner and critic reviews and analyzed top sites to find the best Chinese restaurants in McAllen. Sit down and feast on hot pot, or order Chinese classics takeout. These McAllen restaurants do it all!

Find the perfect Chinese restaurant

Xin Xin

Asian, $$, McAllenAsian, $$McAllen
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Lotus Inn Chinese Restaurant

Chinese, $$, McAllenChinese, $$McAllen
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

Lin's Grand Buffet

Asian, $$, McAllenAsian, $$McAllen
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Lin’s Express

Asian, $$, EdinburgAsian, $$Edinburg
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 5.0

Kokito's Chinese Food and Sushi

Chinese, $, EdinburgChinese, $Edinburg
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Papa Lee Chinese Restaurant

Chinese, $, PharrChinese, $Pharr
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Ting's Wok

Chinese, $$, PharrChinese, $$Pharr
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Oriental Kitchen

Asian, MissionAsianMission
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Dai Tung

Chinese, $$, MissionChinese, $$Mission
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Yarba Express

Chinese, $, PharrChinese, $Pharr
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Kurai

Asian, $$, PharrAsian, $$Pharr
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate this list?

Finding the best Chinese restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 1254 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 9 lists and articles from and others were carefully reviewed by boam. The spots that made the cut have been featured in . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. 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.

Common questions

P.F. Chang's is the highest-rated upscale Chinese restaurant in McAllen.

P.F. Chang's and Coast Asian Bistro & Bar are the highest-rated Chinese restaurants for a date night in McAllen.

Lin's Grand Buffet, China Sea Buffet, and China Cafe, in McAllen, are known to have big portion sizes.

P.F. Chang's, Xin Xin, and Dai Tung are vegetarian-friendly Chinese restaurants in McAllen.

P.F. Chang's, Xin Xin, and Dai Tung are the highest-rated Chinese restaurants for a quick lunch in McAllen.

Drink pairing tips

  • The best drink pairing for pork in sticky soy glaze

    Knowing what to pair with 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 and dim sum


    Blanc de Blanc is sweet 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.

  • A next-level pairing for Rose

    Experts suggest pairing a wu tao go with a glass of Rose, a popular pink wine.


Fun facts

  • Hungry for gyoza?

    If you think you could break the record set by Peter Czerwinski for most gyoza eaten in 1, then you’re gonna have to do better than 10 dumpling.

  • The history of noodle

    noodle has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from China. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

  • United Kingdom's National Dim Sum Week

    If you’re ever in United Kingdom during June, be ready to celebrate National Dim Sum Week.

Parking in the area

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in McAllen. 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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