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The 6 Best Chinese Restaurants in Ballard, Seattle

Updated: March 13, 2021

Looking for the finest Chinese food in Ballard? We did the heavy lifting for you by evaluating all the best review sites to find the top 10 Chinese restaurants in Ballard. Compare ratings, reviews, prices and hours easily by scrolling down and checking out our top 10 list.

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Sunny Teriyaki

Asian · $14 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Golden City

Asian · $11 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0


Asian · $5 avg. main dish
Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Chef Liao Asian Fusion Cuisine

Asian · $13 avg. main dish
Seattle, Phinney Ridge
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

New China Express

Chinese · $12 avg. main dish
Seattle, Magnolia
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Ballard Mandarin

Asian · $13 avg. main dish
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 Eater and The Stranger, 10779 Seattle restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 1095134 reviews – all with some Feastfox magic to make sense of the madness. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - 12 Soups to Help You Forget That Winter Sucks and The Stranger - Lots of New International Restaurants to Try and More Seattle Food News You Can Use. 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 Seattle’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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