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The Best Chinese Food in Boston

Boston is a cosmopolitan city that has a reputation for classic American foods such as baked beans, clam chowder, and a variety of seafood dishes. With a thriving Chinatown around Tyler Street and Hudson Street, it's become home to a concentration of fantastic eateries - serving up authentic food from China and the surrounding regions of Asia. But where are the local diners of the city eating out? Welcome to our Tastemakers List. Our experts have researched hundreds of restaurants in search of the best Chinese food in Boston. OpenTable’s experts have identified the most popular Chinese restaurants in the city. Experts and regular diners with a passion for food have vetted them all. Grab a table at one of these impressive eateries, and prepare for the best Chinese food in Boston.

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6 Restaurants
Updated February 26, 2020
Restaurants:Mumbai Spice, P.F. Chang's - Boston, P.F. Chang's - Dedham
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Indian, Dim Sum
Neighborhoods:Back Bay, Dedham
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Mumbai Spice

$$$$
Indian
Back Bay
3.9
144 reviews

Mumbai Spice is on Massachusetts Avenue in Downtown Boston. This stylish eatery prepares everything from scratch. And many of the dishes come from classic recipes — handed down the generations. Everything on the menu is also free from MSG, artificial additives, and preservatives. The dining area is modern, minimalist, and quintessentially Chinese. And the style of service is casual to the extreme. In fact, areas of this place are more bar than restaurant. Among the specialties of the house are Kung Pao Chicken and Chicken Ginger Scallion.


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P.F. Chang's - Boston

$$$$
Dim Sum
Back Bay
4.0
142 reviews

Located on Park Plaza in Downtown Boston, P.F. Chang’s is a branded restaurant that honors more than 2,000 years of culinary tradition. While the dining area is modern, the food is traditional. And most dishes have a rustic charm that puts diners at ease. There are large, open areas of parties and secluded booths for romance and privacy. But the real star of the show is the food. The famous hand-rolled dim sum is one of the most popular choices on the menu. And a range of wok-fired beef and chicken dishes add an element of theatricality to the dining experience.


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P.F. Chang's - Dedham

$$$$
Dim Sum
Dedham
3.9
198 reviews

Located in the Dedham suburb, this P.F. Chang’s outlet offers a neighborhood-style dining experience. The service style is fun and laid-back — perfect for raucous parties and casual dinner dates alike. The chefs here craft every dish on the menu from scratch. Ask the waiting staff where a particular ingredient comes from, and they’ll be able to answer. There are several wok-fired dishes to choose from. And the Chinese dim sum comes in a range of different flavors and styles.


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P.F. Chang's - Providence

$$$$
Dim Sum
Providence
3.9
108 reviews

Located in the Boston suburb of Providence, this P.F. Chang’s outlet delivers the flavors and aromas of South East Asia. The kitchen team prepares and cooks every ingredient on the premises. And a commitment to using local ingredients ensures quality and freshness. This is a great place for celebrations and large gatherings. The dining area is large and spacious. And there are several dishes on the menu that are perfect for sharing. The house specialties include a range of classics from South East Asia, including dim sum and various wok-fried dishes.


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P.F. Chang's - Natick

$$$$
Dim Sum
Natick
4.1
91 reviews

Located in Natick on the outskirts of the Boston conurbation, P.F. Chang’s is a celebration of Chinese cuisine and culture. The decor is clean and minimalistic, yet it stays true to its cultural heritage. The style of service is casual, and the style of food is rustic. This means people can enjoy a chilled-out dining experience at any time of the day. The management calls this place a “Chinese Bistro,” and it’s easy to see why. The food is light, unfussy, and served very quickly. P.F. Chang’s is perfect for groups, thanks to a range of sumptuous sharing dishes.


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Wu Er (WOW Barbecue)

$$$$
Asian
Brookline
4.1
44 reviews

Wu Er (WOW Barbecue) is a very popular Chinese buffet located on Holden Street in the Brookline district. The business started life in a trailer. It offered authentic Chinese BBQ dishes on the street. And Wu Er’s unwavering commitment to flavor and authenticity attracted thousands of loyal customers. Today, the eatery is a stylish, sophisticated restaurant that puts the fun back into dining. There are several Chinese dishes available throughout the day. And they can change from day to day. But among the most popular offerings are the Wu Er Skewers.


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