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The 10 Best Chinese Restaurants Near Hayward

Updated: October 6, 2021

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

Find the perfect Chinese restaurant

Veggie Lee

Chinese, $$, HaywardChinese, $$Hayward, Southgate
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

    The Essential Chinese Restaurants of the East Bay

    Eater
  • Eater

    20 Essential East Bay Vegan Restaurants

    Eater

Cai You Kee Chinese BBQ Fast Food

Chinese, HaywardChineseHayward
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Sunflower

Chinese, $, HaywardChinese, $Hayward
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

China Kitchen of Hayward

Chinese, $, HaywardChinese, $Hayward, Burbank
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

A Heart Szechuan Fish

Chinese, $$, HaywardChinese, $$Hayward, North Hayward
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Chef's Experience China Bistro

Asian, $$, HaywardAsian, $$Hayward
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Chinese Restaurants in Hayward

    Three Best Rated

Tin's Teapot Bistro

Chinese, $$, HaywardChinese, $$Hayward, Burbank
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Chinese Restaurants in Hayward

    Three Best Rated

Frannie's Restaurant

Chinese, $, HaywardChinese, $Hayward, Whitman-Mocine
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Hunan Restaurant

Chinese, $, San LorenzoChinese, $San Lorenzo
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Din Ding Dumpling House-Union City

Chinese, $$, Union CityChinese, $$Union City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Finding the right Chinese restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across Hayward, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of Eater and Three Best Rated – applying our boam magic to sift through results. For example, we considered Eater - 20 Essential East Bay Vegan Restaurants, Three Best Rated - Best Chinese Restaurants in Hayward and Eater - The Essential Chinese Restaurants of the East Bay as we sourced this ultimate list. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for dim sum

    When having dim sum, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Blanc de Blanc, a popular sparkling wine.

  • A great 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.

Did you know?

  • The traditional peking duck

    Making peking duck, often paired with pancakes and soy sauce, is a long-held tradition in China.

  • A traditional drink of China

    Often considered one of the most iconic drinks in China, baijiu is a popular choice across the country, often prepared with sorghum.

Parking information

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Hayward. 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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