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13 Best Chinese Restaurants in Toronto

13 Best Chinese Restaurants in Toronto

With several Chinatowns across the city, you’ll find plenty of the best Chinese restaurants in Toronto.

From juicy baos to savoury noodles, there are all kinds of delicious and authentic Chinese dishes to try in Toronto!

Chinese food is more than just dumplings and sweet and sour pork, y’all.

Here are some of the best Chinese restaurants to try in Toronto, starting from the more budget-friendly spots to the more upscale places.

If you’d rather order in instead, try one of the best Chinese takeout spots in Toronto.

And if you’re looking for a sweet treat afterwards, grab a BBT from one of Toronto’s best bubble tea shops.

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Best Chinese restaurants in Toronto


Rol San Dim Sum Restaurant in Toronto

Rol San Restaurant

I’ve been going to Rol San since I was a baby, and it’s my favourite dim sum restaurant in all of Toronto.

Maybe it’s just the memories associated with coming here, but I think the food is v amazing.

Their chicken feet and squid tentacles are so freaking delicious.

Come with some friends or family so you can order a bunch of different dishes to share!

LOCATION: 323 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON


PanPan Noodle Bar restaurant in Toronto

PanPan Noodle Bar

Authentic spicy Wuhan noodles are what you’ll find here at PanPan Noodle Bar, located near the AGO.

The Hot Dry Crab is my favourite, but it’s not for the faint of heart – it’s spicy as heck!

They also have a bunch of delicious side dishes, including their Sticky Rice Crepe.

I have a blog post all about my PanPan Noodle Bar restaurant review if you want to see more of the menu!

LOCATION: 2nd floor, 23 Baldwin St, Toronto, ON


Niuda Hand-Pulled Noodles serves up Chinese noodles in ramen-inspired broth in Toronto

Niuda Hand-Pulled Noodles

Niuda Noodles is hands down one of my absolute favourite noodle spots in Toronto, and you can find them on Queen Street West near City Hall.

They hand-pull their noodles fresh everyday, and if you dine in, you can see them in action!

Try their Dan Dan Noodles and Beef Dumplings – they’re absolutely amazing.

I also have a blog post all about my Niuda Noodles restaurant review if you’re curious to see more of the menu!

LOCATION: 204 Queen St. West, Toronto, ON


Four Four South Village Restaurant in Toronto

Four Four South Village

Enjoy authentic Taiwanese eats at this cozy spot, including everything from Taipei beef noodles to braised meat dishes.

Their bento boxes are a great deal, and they have plenty of different options!

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They’ve also got some slushies and other drinks for you to enjoy with your meal.

You can find them in Chinatown, at Yonge & Wellesley, or in Scarborough.

LOCATION: Various locations


Beefing with 7 Chinese restaurant in Toronto

Beefing with 7

Beefing with 7 is a Hong Kong-style restaurant by HK actor/singer Jordan Chan, and they’re all about homey Cantonese comfort foods.

Try their Signature Beef Brisket Noodles or Braised Pork Feet!

Their Satay Beef Noodles are my absolute fave – the soup and the beef slices are so dang delicious.

You also can’t enjoy an HK meal without a Hong Kong milk tea (called lai cha in Cantonese), which you can have iced or hot.

You can find their downtown location in Chinatown, and they also have several locations across the GTA, including in North York, Markham, and Richmond Hill.

LOCATION: 382 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON


Hotopia

Enjoy the fusion of authentic Sichuan flavours with local Canadian ingredients at Hotopia.

If you’re a lover of spicy foods, you’ll definitely want to stop by and try their flavourful and mouth-numbing broths.

Their portions are quite generous, and you’ll definitely want to go for their signature and shareable Sichuan Pickle Flavoured Tilapia Soup.

They also have locations in North York, Scarborough, and Richmond Hill.

LOCATION: 45 Carlton St. Unit #2, Toronto, ON


Dagu Rice Noodle in Calgary Alberta, Alberta

Dagu Rice Noodle

Dagu Rice Noodle is a popular Chinese chain known for their freshly-made rice noodles and their soup that’s made fresh daily.

Their Signature Rice Noodle Soup with Braised Bone-In Pork is super comforting and perfect for a cold winter’s day.

I also love their build-your-own-soup dishes where everything comes in little plates!

If you’re super hungry, you can also get one free refill of rice noodles.

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Their downtown location is by Bay & Dundas, and they also have quite a few locations across the GTA and in other major cities in Canada.

LOCATION: 115 Dundas St. West, Toronto, ON


Lunar New Year takeout from House of Gourmet Chinese restaurant in Toronto

House of Gourmet

House of Gourmet is a long-standing casual BBQ and seafood restaurant in Chinatown.

If you’ve walked through Chinatown, you’ve probably seen their Peking ducks hanging by the window.

Enjoy Americanized dishes like General Tao Chicken, or go for the ~fancier~ stuff like their Peking duck, lobster, or crab dishes.

LOCATION: 484 Dundas St. West, Toronto, ON


Hong Shing

Hong Shing has menu items to satisfy anyone looking for Americanized Chinese dishes or more traditional Chinese dishes.

From Chicken Balls to Black Bean Clams, they’e got something to satisfy everyone in your party.

They also make some craft cocktails and have some of their own craft beer collaborations, which is really cool!

You’ll find them just off of Dundas & University in a lineup of other Asian restaurants.

LOCATION: 195 Dundas St. West, Toronto, ON


Lee Chen Asian Bistro

Lee Chen Asian Bistro is a bit more of an upscale Chinese restaurant, but they serve up amazing Chinese comfort food dishes.

From Hot & Sour Soup, to Ma Po Tofu, to Crystal Pork Belly, they’ve got a lot of classic Chinese dishes that’ll warm your belly up.

They also have Americanized Chinese dishes like Kung Pao Chicken and Sweet and Sour Pork.

They have 2 downtown locations at King & University and Yonge & Bloor, as well as one location in Aurora.

LOCATION: Various locations


Lee Restaurant

Lee Restaurant is Chef Susur Lee’s flagship restaurant on King West, and you’ll find Asian and French-influenced small plates meant for sharing.

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From Cheeseburger Spring Rolls to Top Chef Curry Roasted Chicken, you’ll find all kinds of unique and delicious fusion dishes.

Try their Singapore Style Slaw – it features 20 ingredients, and it’s also vegan and gluten-free!

They also offer tasting menus if you’re looking to try multiple dishes.

LOCATION: 601 King St. West, Toronto, ON


DaiLo Restaurant in Toronto

DaiLo

DaiLo is your spot for upscale Chinese food in Toronto.

They serve up amazing French-Chinese fusion cuisine in a gorgeous Instagram-worthy restaurant in Little Italy.

They switch up their menu every so often, but their Sweet & Sour Pork Hock and Truffle Fried Rice are both classic staples on the menu.

LOCATION: 503 College St, Toronto, ON


MIMI Chinese

MIMI is a newer upscale Chinese restaurant in Toronto near Davenport & Avenue, by the same people behind the Sunny’s Chinese popup kitchen.

Everything on the menu is meant to be shared, and all the dishes are inspired by the diverse regions of China.

They even specify what region each dish is inspired by on the menu!

From their Mapo Tofu Beef to their House Char Siu, they put their own spin on classic Chinese dishes.

They even have a fantastic cocktail menu made with Asian ingredients, alongside a wine list meant to be paired with the dishes!

LOCATION: 265 Davenport Rd, Toronto, ON


Best Chinese restaurants in Toronto:

  1. Rol San Noodles
  2. PanPan Noodle Bar
  3. Niuda Noodles
  4. Four Four South Village
  5. Beefing with 7
  6. Hotopia
  7. Dagu Rice Noodle
  8. House of Gourmet
  9. Hong Shing
  10. Lee Chen Asian Bistro
  11. Lee Restaurant
  12. DaiLo
  13. MIMI Chinese

Of course, there are plenty of awesome and authentic Chinese restaurants in the city, and these are just some of my favourite Chinese restaurants in Toronto.

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You can also just hit up Chinatown (on Spadina) or East Chinatown (on Gerrard) and stop into anywhere that tickles your fancy!

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