Despite the authentic Thai dishes and mouth-watering street food, you may find yourself craving dim sum, dumplings, and chinese-styled fried rice during your time in Bangkok. Fret not, we have prepared you a list of Chinese restaurants to eat at.
Check out the 3 must-try Chinese restaurants: Sun Moon Restaurant, Hong Bao, and Sanyod! We are sure you will be impressed by the authentic and original taste of their food.
Also known as Kiew Jeen, the Sun Moon restaurant is known for authentic Chinese cuisine. The two must-order dishes here are the signature Eggplant French Fries, french fries made from eggplant, and Braised String Bean. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, the eggplant fries come with sweet sauce, enhancing its flavor.
Fresh Smell Eggplant
Braised String Bean
Other recommended dishes include Lightly Fried Dumplings, Hot Bean Curd with minced pork, and sweet and sour pork.
Hot Bean Curd with minced pork
Given its reasonable price and a large portion, this place is highly popular among the locals. It is also foreigner-friendly as the menu is available in English and Chinese and comes with pictures. Since this place is usually crowded during lunch and dinner time, we suggest you make reservations in advance to avoid the long queue. To get here, take the MRT to Lumpini station. The shophouse is only 400 meters away.
Opening Hours: Daily, 9:30 AM – 1 PM and 4 PM – 8:30 PM
Starting Price: 100 THB
Looking for authentic Cantonese cuisine? Visit Hong Bao, a must-try classic Chinese restaurant with modern dining space. Led by the chef from Macau and his highly experienced teams from Canton, it is famous for all-day traditional dim sum, made fresh from premium ingredients.
Among the extensive list of dim sum dishes, the must-order items are Steamed Rice Rolls with Crispy Shrimp, Golden Salty Egg Creamy Bun, Pork and Shrimp Shumai, and Shrimp Har Gow. The filling for each dish is generous and definitely worth the price.
All-day Dim Sum
Golden Salty Egg Creamy Bun
However, if you are not a dim sum fan, there are also other main Chinese dishes such as the signature Crispy Roasted Pork, Roasted Duck, and Millionaire Fried Rice to choose from.
You can request a private room at no extra charge, but we suggest you book it in advance. To get here is convenient. Just take the BTS Skytrain to Phloen Chit station and walk along the skywalk, connected to the shopping mall.
Opening Hours: Daily, 10 AM – 8:45 PM
Location: 5th Floor, Central Embassy Bangkok
Starting Price: 100 THB for dim sum
Asking any locals for Thai-Cantonese places? A common answer you will get is Sanyod, another must-try Chinese restaurant. One fun fact is that the name “Sanyod” comes from “Sengyid,” which means prosperity.
For more than 50 years, this old noodle shop has been known for its authentic culinary art, the freshness of the food served, and taste. These qualities have attracted customers from all generations. The dishes here are also guaranteed by MICHELIN’S Bib Gourmand. At Sanyod Original, the must-order dishes are chargrilled Roast Duck marinated with a secret sauce, Pan-Fried Noodles with gravy, and egg noodles.
Pan-Fried Noodles with gravy
Given the high popularity, Sanyod has expanded to 7 branches and created Sanyod Seafood and Sanyod Wok under its own brand to offer a greater selection for customers. To get here, take the BTS Skytrain to either Saphan Taksin or Surasak station.
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri 10 AM – 8:30 PM | Sat-Sun 10 AM – 9 PM
Starting Price: 90 THB
Having this ultimate guide of must-try Chinese restaurants in hand, you need not be concerned about where to go whenever craving authentic Chinese food. We guarantee you will not be disappointed!