On January 25, families around the world take part in the celebrations for Lunar New Year. To kick off the 15 days of celebration, Chinese families gather at home or at a favorite restaurant on New Year’s Eve for a reunion dinner, often featuring noodles for longevity, fish for prosperity and dumplings for wealth.
If you’re looking for a feast to celebrate the Year of the Rat with friends and family, Hoodline has crunched the numbers to find the top Chinese restaurants in Tampa, based on Yelp ratings and our own methodology. Happy Lunar New Year!
1. China King
Topping the list is China King. Located at 4941 E. Busch Blvd., Suite 120, it's the highest-rated Chinese restaurant in Tampa, boasting 4.5 stars out of 19 reviews on Yelp.
2. Shang Hai Take Out
Next up is Sunset Park's Shang Hai Take Out, situated at 3337 S.W. Shore Blvd. With four stars out of 89 reviews on Yelp, the Chinese spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. China Taste
China Taste, a Chinese spot in Bayside West, is another go-to, with four stars out of 39 Yelp reviews. Head over to 4711 Gandy Blvd. to see for yourself.
4. Ming Gardens Restaurant
Over in Tampa Heights, check out Ming Gardens Restaurant, which has earned four stars out of 32 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Chinese spot at 2601 N. Tampa St.