In search of a new favorite Chinese spot?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Chinese restaurants around Albuquerque, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.
1. Pop-up Dumpling House
Topping the list is Pop-Up Dumpling House. Located in the Talin Market World Food Fare at 88 Louisiana Blvd. SE in Trumbull Village, the Asian fusion spot is the highest-rated affordable Chinese restaurant in Albuquerque, boasting 4.5 stars out of 71 reviews on Yelp.
While dumplings are the specialty here, you can check out the full menu here.
Yelper Isaac B., who reviewed Pop-Up Dumpling House on Aug. 17, wrote, "This place is honestly a hidden gem."
And Yelper Bri D. noted, "These dumplings come with a side of soup and you get to pick which sauce and filling for the dumplings. It was so yummy."
2. China King
Next up is China King, situated at 601 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE. With four stars out of 67 reviews on Yelp, the Chinese spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option.
"Chinese buffet with huge selection of appetizers, entrees and desserts, catering to the whole family," states the business's Yelp profile.
3. Rising Star Chinese Eatery
North Wyoming's Rising Star Chinese Eatery, located at 7001 San Antonio Drive NE, Suite S, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the affordable Chinese spot, which offers soups, noodle dishes, fried rice dishes and more, four stars out of 138 reviews.
Yelper Maggie M., who reviewed Rising Star Chinese Eatery on Oct. 25, wrote, "Our go-to for a quick Chinese. ... It's very clean and the food is always hot."
4. Yummi House
Yummi House, a Chinese spot in Princess Jeanne, is another cheap go-to, with four stars out of 89 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1404 Eubank Blvd. NE to see for yourself.
"Yummi House has been serving Albuquerque since 2006. ... Our mission is to provide fresh and authentic Chinese cuisine in a warm, welcoming environment," states the business's Yelp profile.
On the menu, you'll find casual Chinese fare such as Mongolian beef, kung pao shrimp, cashew chicken and stir fried vegetables.