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 Los Angeles, based on Yelp ratings and our own methodology. Happy Lunar New Year!
1. Eagle Rock Green Dragon
Topping the list is Eagle Rock Green Dragon. Located at 1733 Colorado Blvd. in Eagle Rock, the Chinese spot is the highest rated Chinese restaurant in Los Angeles, boasting 4.5 stars out of 488 reviews on Yelp.
2. Mason's Dumpling Shop
Next up is Highland Park's Mason's Dumpling Shop, situated at 5803 N. Figueroa St. With 4.5 stars out of 420 reviews on Yelp, the Chinese spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Wah's Golden Hen
East Hollywood's Wah's Golden Hen, located at 709 N. Virgil Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Chinese spot 4.5 stars out of 411 reviews.
4. Dragon King Restaurant
Dragon King Restaurant, a Chinese spot in Canoga Park, is another go-to, with four stars out of 255 Yelp reviews. Head over to 21415 Vanowen St. to see for yourself.
5. Combo A
Over in Echo Park, check out Combo A, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 245 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Chinese spot at 1411 Echo Park Ave.