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The 10 Best Chinese Restaurants In Charlotte

Updated: May 2, 2022

Got a Chinese food craving? These are the best spots in Charlotte for when you need peking duck and egg rolls. We assessed both diner and critic reviews, analyzed top sites, and determined the best Chinese restaurants in Charlotte. Sit down and feast on hot pot, or order Chinese classics takeout. These Charlotte restaurants do it all!

Find the perfect Chinese restaurant

Kung Poa Express

Asian, $$, CharlotteAsian, $$Charlotte
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Taipei Express

Asian, $, EastoverAsian, $Charlotte, Eastover
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Axios Charlotte, 2017

    I asked for Chinese food recommendations and you delivered. Here are 7 Chinese spots you love.

    Axios Charlotte, 2017

The Dumpling Lady

Food Truck, $$, Optimist ParkFood Truck, $$Charlotte, Optimist Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    The 15 Hottest Restaurants in Charlotte

    Eater, 2020

Malaya Kitchen

Asian, $$, Rain TreeAsian, $$Charlotte, Rain Tree
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Best Asian Restaurants In Charlotte, North Carolina

    Trip 101, 2020
  • Hoodline, 2018

    The 5 best spots to score noodles in Charlotte

    Hoodline, 2018

Persuasian Restaurant

Asian, $$, DilworthAsian, $$Charlotte, Dilworth
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

China Bowl Express

Asian, $, Enderly ParkAsian, $Charlotte, Enderly Park
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Fortune Cookie

Asian, Hickory GroveAsianCharlotte, Hickory Grove
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Choi's Korea & Wing

Korean, $$, Montclaire SouthKorean, $$Charlotte, Montclaire South
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

China Palace

Chinese, $, University City NorthChinese, $Charlotte, University City North
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

China Go Go

Chinese, $, North LakeChinese, $Charlotte, North Lake
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right Chinese restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 5351 Charlotte restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 142 top lists and articles from the likes of Eater, Hoodline and Trip 101. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - The 15 Hottest Restaurants in Charlotte, Hoodline - The 5 best spots to score noodles in Charlotte and Trip 101 - 10 Best Asian Restaurants In Charlotte, North Carolina. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

There are 1 Chinese food trucks in Charlotte.

Open Rice Asian Kitchen, K’s Asian Xpress, and Kung Poa Express are some of the highest-rated late-night Chinese spots in Charlotte.

Ma Ma Wok, Persuasian Restaurant, and Genghis Grill are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Chinese restaurants in Charlotte.

Open Rice Asian Kitchen and P.F. Chang's are the highest-rated Chinese restaurants for dessert in Charlotte.

The highest-rated Chinese restaurants for delivery in Charlotte are Open Rice Asian Kitchen, Kung Poa Express, and Ma Ma Wok.

Drink pairing tips

  • A great 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 with your dim sum

    The sweet flavors in Blanc de Blanc makes it a great sparkling wine to pair with dim sum.

  • The ideal pairing for prawn dumpling

    Experts recommend pairing a prawn dumpling with a glass of jasmine tea, a popular tea.

Did you know?

  • A perfect match: sour plum tea & hot pot

    Do you know how sour plum tea is made? Well it’s made by smoking the plums and people usually drink it while eating hot pot.

  • A traditional dish

    If you love of hot pot runs deep, why not plan a visit to China, the home of the original hot pot? The locals are so proud of their hot pot that it is widely recognized as one of the national dishes.

  • The biggest hot pot

    32 feet 10 inches in diameter and 3 feet 6 inches height is the record for the biggest hot pot. We hope people were hungry!

Parking information

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. 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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