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The 10 Best Chinese Restaurants in Palo Alto

Updated: February 26, 2021

Looking for the best Chinese food in Palo Alto? To get you the ultimate list of the finest restaurants, we assessed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Explore everything you need to know about the top Chinese restaurants in Palo Alto below.

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Mandarin Roots

Asian · $18 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, Ventura
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Taste

Chinese
Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Garden Fresh

Chinese
Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.0

Dumpling City

Chinese · $9 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, Ventura
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Green Elephant Gourmet

Asian · $14 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, Greenmeadow
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Steam

Asian · $18 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

Da Sichuan Bistro

Chinese · $14 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, Ventura
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Tai Pan

Chinese · $25 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, University South
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Chef Zhao Kitchen

Chinese · $20 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, Duveneck - St. Francis
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Jing Jing Chinese Gourmet

Chinese · $9 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Chinese restaurants in Palo Alto. These results are brought to you by Feastfox, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 31320 Palo Alto restaurants, 1095134 reviews, and 1539 top lists and articles from the likes of . We cross-referenced with top lists, like . As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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 perfect match for dim sum

    When having dim sum, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Blanc de Blanc, a popular sparkling wine.

Factoids

  • A classic dish

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

  • A typical drink from China

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

Parking information

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