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The 5 Best Chinese Restaurants in Lakewood

Updated: October 6, 2021

Hungry for hot and sour soup and sesame chicken? These are our top Lakewood venues for Chinese food. We evaluated tons of diner and critic reviews and analyzed top sites to find the best Chinese restaurants in Lakewood. Here you’ll find the best Chinese neighborhood gems in Lakewood serving classics like chow mein and ma po tofu.

Find the perfect Chinese restaurant

Tacoma Szechuan

Chinese, $$, LakewoodChinese, $$Lakewood, Southgate
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2017

    The Definitive Guide to Tacoma's Best Bars and Restaurants

    Thrillist, 2017

Mama’s Teriyaki

Chinese, TacomaChineseTacoma, South End
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Joy Teriyaki

Japanese, $, TacomaJapanese, $Tacoma, Central
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Happy Teriyaki - Tacoma

Asian, $, TacomaAsian, $Tacoma, New Tacoma
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Harvest Buffet

Chinese, $$, TacomaChinese, $$Tacoma, South Tacoma
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right Chinese restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 10779 restaurants, and 1286 lists and articles from top sources like Thrillist. These top contenders have appeared in Thrillist - The Definitive Guide to Tacoma's Best Bars and Restaurants. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. 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 perfect complement to steamed fish


    When having steamed fish, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

  • The ultimate 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.

Interesting facts

  • What China drinks

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in China, baijiu is a favorite choice across the country, often prepared with sorghum.

  • A classic dish

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

Parking information

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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