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 Kansas City, based on Yelp ratings and our own methodology. Happy Lunar New Year!
1. Boru Ramen Bar
Topping the list is Boru Ramen Bar. Located at 500 W. 75th St. in Ward Parkway, the Japanese, Korean and Chinese spot is the highest-rated Chinese restaurant in Kansas City, boasting four stars out of 365 reviews on Yelp.
2. Blue Koi Noodles & Dumplings
Next up is Volker's Blue Koi Noodles & Dumplings, situated at 1803 W. 39th St. With 4.5 stars out of 503 reviews on Yelp, the Chinese spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Genghis Khan Mongolian Barbeque
Volker's Genghis Khan Mongolian Barbeque, located at 3906 Bell St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Mongolian and Chinese spot, which offers barbecue and more, four stars out of 188 reviews.
4. China Feast
China Feast, a Chinese, fast food and Asian fusion spot in Independence Plaza, is another go-to, with four stars out of 33 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3119 E. 12th St. to see for yourself.
5. Big Bowl Pho
Over in Linden Park, check out Big Bowl Pho, which has earned four stars out of 112 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Chinese and Vietnamese spot at 7106 N.W. Prairie View Road