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The 10 Best Chinese Restaurants in Oakland

Updated: February 26, 2021

Want to find the best Chinese spots in Oakland? We did the heavy lifting for you by scouring all the finest review sites to find the top 10 Chinese restaurants. You can find everything you need to know about the top Chinese restaurants below.

Find the perfect Chinese restaurant

Chuan Yu

Chinese
Oakland, Chinatown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Cozy Wok

Asian
Oakland, Hawthorne
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Baby Cafe

Asian
Oakland, Downtown
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5

Holly’s Mandarin

Chinese
Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Koryo Jajang

Korean · $11 avg. main dish
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Tasty Bowl

Asian
Oakland, Merritt
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Qi Dumpling Lounge

Asian
Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Taiwan Bento

Taiwanese · $10 avg. main dish
Oakland, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Dragon Gate Bar & Grille

Asian · $14 avg. main dish
Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Fortune Restaurant

Asian · $5 avg. main dish
Oakland, Patten
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

Picking the right Chinese restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 31320 restaurants in Oakland, 1095134 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1539 lists and articles from experts at Hoodline and Eater and more. All with some Feastfox magic. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - Celebrate Chinese New Year at these top Chinese restaurants in Oakland, Eater - The Essential Chinese Restaurants of the East Bay and Eater - Where to Eat and Drink Near Jack London Square. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Sauvignon Blanc

    When ordering steamed fish, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

  • 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.

Fun facts

  • A traditional drink of China

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in China, baijiu is a favorite 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

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Oakland. 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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