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The 8 Best Chinese Restaurants Near San Carlos

Updated: October 14, 2021

Need general Tso’s chicken or fried rice in your life? These are our best spots for Chinese food in San Carlos. We evaluated tons of diner and critic reviews and analyzed top sites to find the best Chinese restaurants in San Carlos. Here you’ll find the best Chinese neighborhood gems in San Carlos serving classics like chow mein and ma po tofu.

Find the perfect Chinese restaurant

Hot Wok Bistro Too

Chinese, $, San CarlosChinese, $San Carlos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Amazing Wok

Chinese, $$, San CarlosChinese, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

New Canton Restaurant

Chinese, $$, San CarlosChinese, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

King Chuan Restaurant

Asian, $$, San CarlosAsian, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Red Hot Chilli Pepper

Asian, $$, San CarlosAsian, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Hot Wok Bistro

Asian, $, San MateoAsian, $San Mateo, North Central
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Ring in the Year of the Pig with San Mateo's best Chinese restaurants

    Hoodline, 2019

Sichuan Chong Qing Cuisine

Chinese, $, San MateoChinese, $San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Michelin Guide

    The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)

    Michelin Guide

FEY Restaurant

Chinese, $$, Menlo ParkChinese, $$Menlo Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist

    The Peninsula's 31 Best Restaurants

    Thrillist
  • Infatuation

    A Complete Guide To Eating In Palo Alto And The Rest Of The Peninsula

    Infatuation

How was this list created?

Picking the right Chinese restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. For these results, 3104661 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 28999 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 2955 lists and articles from Infatuation, Thrillist and Michelin Guide and others were carefully reviewed by boam. These top contenders have appeared in Infatuation - A Complete Guide To Eating In Palo Alto And The Rest Of The Peninsula, Thrillist - The Peninsula's 31 Best Restaurants and Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019). We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal 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.

  • Blanc de Blanc with your dim sum

    having dim sum and not sure sparkling wine to drink with it? Go for Blanc de Blanc. Its sweetflavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • The perfect match for wu tao go

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


Did you know?

  • The record holder

    Don’t you hate it when there is not enough food for seconds? This wasn’t a concern when the record was broken for the biggest noodle soup. Weighing in at 2,996 pounds 1 ounce there was more than enough noodle soups to go around!

  • Who made the first hot pot?

    Mongols is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous hot pot.

  • A must-visit festival in New York City

    Ever seen a Chef One Dumpling Eating Contest? Then consider visiting New York City in September for the NYC Dumpling Festival.

Parking tips

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking. 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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