Chicago Chinatown

Ten Favorite Chinese Restaurants

 By Ann (Lai Cheng)/Category: Listicle, pictures, and websites

Chinese Food

1) Emperor’s Choice Restaurant

Lunch/dinner Restaurant

The restaurant offers many different kinds of seafood such as scallops, oysters, lobster, and etc. Also, the Hong Kong beef, Mongolian beef, and Sesame chicken are good there.


2238 S. Wentworth Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
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2) HingHin Cuisine

Dim Sum/breakfast/lunch/dinner Restaurant
This is a modern restaurant. I know some Americans like their interior design. MingHin is one of the best Chinese restaurant in Chinatown. I like the dim sum, short ribs, beef with thick noodles, egg tarts, crispy pork belly, and BBQ pork.


2168 S Archer Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 808-1999
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3) Phoenix Restaurant


Dim Sum/breakfast/lunch/dinner Restaurant
During weekends in peak hours, people usually need to wait for a table.
The restaurant offers many different kinds of dim sum. The servers push food in
carts around the room during weekends so people can pick their favorite dishes.


2131 S Archer Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 328-0848
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4) CAI Restaurant


Dim Sum/breakfast/lunch/dinner Restaurant
Cai is one of the best dim sum in Chinatown. The restaurant also offers a lot of varieties such as: shrimp dumplings, BBQ pork buns, chicken feet, egg tarts and more. During lunch hours, the restaurant offers special lunches that are less expensive.


2100 S Archer Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 326-6888
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5) Tangs Garden

Dim Sum/breakfast/lunch/dinner Restaurant
The restaurant provides a variety of dim sum. Also, they offer Mongolian beef, Sesame chicken, and Kung Pao chicken.


1826S Canal Street,
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 226-1826
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6) Triple Crown Restaurant

Dim Sum/breakfast/lunch/dinner Restaurant
The restaurant offers many different kinds of dim sum. In addition, they provide the Peking duck, Kung Pao chicken, Sesame chicken, and Mongolian beef.


2217 S. Wentworth Avenue, Chinatown, Chicago, IL 60616
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7) Lao Szo Chuan Restaurant


Dinner restaurant
I like spicy food and that is why I enjoy their mapo tofu and their signature dry chili chicken. I also tried the hot pot which includes adding my own preferred soup base, cooked meats, and vegetables that were on the table.


2172 S Archer Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 326-5040
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8) Joy Yee’s Noodles


Ramen / Noodle House
Joy Yee is very popular and that is why they always have a crowd inside, and many people also line up outside to get their smoothies. The restaurant specializes in chow mein, chow fuun, noodle soups, meat and rice dishes. They also include a variety of bubble teas and smoothies.


2139 S China Pl
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 328-0001
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9) Chi Café Restaurant

Breakfast/lunch/dinner Restaurant
Chi Café’s menu is cheap but the quality is good. They offer special breakfast menus, special lunch menus, and special afternoon tea menus. Chi Café provides congee, noodle soups, beef dishes, pork dishes, chicken dishes and more. Also, the restaurant is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


2160 S Archer Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 842-9993
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10) Furana Seafood Restaurant


Dim Sum/breakfast/lunch/dinner Restaurant
This restaurant is big enough for wedding parties or special events. People can order traditional Chinese food there. The Peking duck is a multi-course unique dish for family dinners.


2828 S Wentworth Ave #2, Chicago IL 60616
(312) 225-6888
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