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The 8 Best Chinese Restaurants Near Foster City

Updated: November 19, 2021

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

Mumu Hot Pot

Asian, $$, Foster CityAsian, $$Foster City, Famous Ships
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Joy Restaurant

Asian, $$, Foster CityAsian, $$Foster City, Fish
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Tai Wu Mr Fong's Restaurant

Chinese, $, Foster CityChinese, $Foster City, Boats
Google: 4.1
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

Redwood Bistro

Chinese, $, Redwood CityChinese, $Redwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5


Asian, $$, BurlingameAsian, $$Burlingame
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Young Can Wok

Asian, $$, BurlingameAsian, $$Burlingame
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

How was this list created?

Finding the right Chinese restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We pored over ratings for 28999 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Foster City and 2955 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Michelin Guide and Hoodline had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Yes, we even looked at Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019) and Hoodline - Ring in the Year of the Pig with San Mateo's best Chinese restaurants to pull this list together. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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.

  • 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 popular dish

    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 go-to drinks in China, baijiu is a popular choice across the country, often prepped with sorghum.

Parking info

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