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The 8 Best Chinese Restaurants Near Pasadena

Updated: May 2, 2022

Need general Tso’s chicken or fried rice in your life? These are our best spots for Chinese food in Pasadena. We evaluated tons of reviews and then analyzed top sites for the best Chinese restaurants in Pasadena. 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

Passion & Asian Bistro

Asian, $$, PasadenaAsian, $$Pasadena
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

East West Bistro

Asian, $$, PasadenaAsian, $$Pasadena
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Eastern Carryout

Chinese, $, PasadenaChinese, $Pasadena
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

Ho Wok

Asian, PasadenaAsianPasadena
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

General House Asian Cuisine and Sushi

Asian, $$, Glen BurnieAsian, $$Glen Burnie
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

East Moon Asian Bistro

Asian, $$, Glen BurnieAsian, $$Glen Burnie
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Lee's Szechuan

Asian, $$, MillersvilleAsian, $$Millersville
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Daikim Express

Chinese, $, Glen BurnieChinese, $Glen Burnie
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the best Chinese restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We analyzed 127 lists and articles from top sources like , 5440 Pasadena restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These spots have been featured in . We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

Szechuan Cafe, Passion & Asian Bistro, and East West Bistro are vegetarian-friendly Chinese restaurants in Pasadena.

There are 10 Chinese restaurants in Pasadena.

The highest-rated Chinese restaurants for delivery in Pasadena are Passion & Asian Bistro, East West Bistro, and Lucky House.

Szechuan Cafe, Passion & Asian Bistro, and East West Bistro are the highest-rated Chinese restaurants for a quick lunch in Pasadena.

Szechuan Cafe, East West Bistro, and Chopstix are the highest-rated Chinese restaurants that are good for groups in Pasadena.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ultimate 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


    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.

  • A next-level pairing for Sauvignon Blanc

    Experts often pair steamed fish with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts

  • The record holder

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

  • The traditional hot pot

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

  • The go-to pairing

    What makes sour plum teaunique? They make it by smoking the plums, and it makes a great accompaniment to some hot pot.

Parking info

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