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The 4 Best Chinese Restaurants Near Ballard, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Hungry for hot and sour soup and sesame chicken? These are our top Ballard venues for Chinese food. We evaluated tons of reviews and then analyzed top sites for the best Chinese restaurants in Ballard. 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

Sunny Teriyaki

Asian, $, BallardAsian, $Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

19 GOLD

Asian, $$, FremontAsian, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • The Stranger, 2019

    Lots of New International Restaurants to Try and More Seattle Food News You Can Use

    The Stranger, 2019

Chef Liao Asian Fusion Cuisine

Asian, $, Phinney RidgeAsian, $Seattle, Phinney Ridge
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2013

    12 Soups to Help You Forget That Winter Sucks

    Eater, 2013

Ballard Mandarin

Asian, $, West WoodlandAsian, $Seattle, West Woodland
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

Picking the right Chinese restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 1286 lists and articles from top sources like The Stranger and Eater, 10951 Seattle restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 1095134 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. The spots that made the cut have been featured in The Stranger - Lots of New International Restaurants to Try and More Seattle Food News You Can Use and Eater - 12 Soups to Help You Forget That Winter Sucks. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • The best 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 steamed fish

    Experts recommend pairing a steamed fish with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Fun facts

  • A killer pairing

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

  • A popular dish

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

Parking tips

Parking can be tough around Ballard 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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