If you live in Greensboro and have a craving for Chinese food, you're in luck. The city boasts a number of excellent Chinese restaurants that promise to take you on a culinary journey worth savoring. Whether you're in the mood for General Tso's chicken, Peking duck, or Schezwan shrimp, these 10 restaurants are where you'll find the best Chinese food in Greensboro, NC.
10. Hometown Delicious (5103 W Market St, Ste A, Greensboro, NC 27409)
If you're looking for the real deal when it comes to authentic Chinese food, look no further than Hometown Delicious. Some of the dishes might be unfamiliar if you're used to American-style Chinese food, but once you've tried them, you'll never want to go back to crab rangoon and General Tso's chicken again. The service is impeccable, with helpful wait staff who are always willing to answer any questions diners might have about the dishes. Spotlessly clean, incredibly welcoming, and with food you'll not forget in a hurry, it's one of Greensboro's best-kept secrets.
9. China Buffet (4310 Big Tree Way, Greensboro, NC 27409)
There's a time and a place for fine dining, and a time and a place to stuff your face. China Buffet is the perfect option when you want to fill your plate with as much food as your belly can handle. Expect a vast range of dishes that cover everything from sushi to vegetable lo mein, coconut shrimp to honey chicken. The quality is every bit as good as the quantity, with a focus on fresh, wholesome ingredients and made from scratch preparation methods.
8. Van Loi II Vietnamese Restaurant & Chinese BBQ (3829 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27407)
If you want authentic Asian flavors, hearty portions and friendly service, Van Loi II Vietnamese Restaurant & Chinese BBQ has your name written all over it. The menu is packed with dishes that will take you on a culinary adventure across Vietnam and China, from roasted duck to beef tripe salad, beef noodle soup to pork intestine with mustard. There's also a good selection of beers, wines, and spirits along with soft drinks like bubble tea, freshly made lemonade, and fruit shakes.
7. Golden Dragon (2921 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27408-2731)
if you've got a craving for some top-notch Chinese food, Golden Dragon's extensive menu should hit the spot nicely. Whether you opt for the orange beef, the honey chicken, or the sweet and sour pork, expect bold flavors, fresh ingredients, and big portions. The service is excellent, the prices are small, and the welcoming ambiance is exactly what you'd expect of one of Greensboro's most popular eateries.
6. Captain Chen's Gourmet China (3709 Battleground Ave Ste E, Greensboro, NC 27410-2178)
Regardless of whether you dine in or take out, there's a lot to love about Captain Chen's Gourmet China. The varied menu of flavor-packed, authentic dishes is faultless, with the sha cha shrimp, hot and sour soup, moo go gai pan, and mei fun all coming highly recommended. The service is amazingly efficient and helpful, with staff always happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions where they can.
5. Phoenix Asian Cuisine (1641 New Garden Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410)
If you can't decide between Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, or Japanese, take the advice of Stacker.com and head for Phoenix Asian Cuisine. Set in a contemporary, stylish dining room, the restaurant offers an impressive selection of Asian cuisine that covers everything from Thai Teriyaki Chicken to Carolina Crab Roll and Tofu General Tso. The open kitchen is immaculate, putting the restaurant's commitment to made-from-scratch cooking on full display. The create-your-own stir fry bar is a fun addition, although the award-winning sushi bar is worth checking out too. The experience is rounded out with excellent service, a very impressive cocktail menu, and surprisingly affordable prices.
4. Imperial Koi Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar (1941 New Garden Rd # 200, Greensboro, NC 27410)
According to Newsbreak, Imperial Koi Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar brings together the culinary art of Chinese, Japanese, and Thai cuisine with modern ideas of gourmet food. It offers a wide variety of flavor-packed dishes that promise to take diners on a culinary journey around Asia. Try the hot and sour soup packed with bamboo shoots, wood ear fungus, tofu, egg & scallions; a platter of dim sum; or the General Tso's shrimp.
3. Panda Express (4505 W Wendover Ave, Greensboro, NC 27409)
With over 2200 locations spread across North America, Panda Express is somewhere most Chinese food fans will have visited, or at least heard of. Fortunately, it's worth every bit of the hype. Service is efficient and accomodating, the prices are staggeringly affordable, and the food is unfailingly delicious. If you're looking for something quick, tasty, and cheap, it's a winner.
2. P.F. Chang's (3338 W Friendly Ave Greensboro, NC 27410-4806)
If you've been to any of P.F. Chang's 200-plus locations, you'll know exactly what to expect - a superb wine list, world-class cocktails, attentive service, and, most importantly of all, authentic, tasty food. Thanks to the "Farm to Wok" philosophy at its core, everything that can be made from scratch, is, whether that's the handcrafted sauces, the hand-rolled dim sum, or the hand-chopped stir-fried vegetables. Although Chinese cuisine has always been at the heart of its menu, the restaurant also offers a diverse range of fare from other parts of Asia, including Vietnamese-style soups and bowls and hand-rolled sushi. If big flavors, faultless hospitality, and fresh, wholesome ingredients float your boat, don't miss it.
1. Golden Wok (1216 Bridford Pkwy Ste N, Greensboro, NC 27407)
If you're looking for great food at a great price, consider Golden Wok a must-visit. It only offers take-out, and if you don't call ahead, you'll be in for a long wait, but any minor inconveniences are outweighed by the consistent excellence of the food. It takes a confident restaurant to put its kitchen on display, but here, the open kitchen serves to highlight the restaurant's fierce commitment to made-from-scratch cooking (not to mention its spotless facilities). The menu is big and varied enough to suit any taste, with the General Tso's Chicken, Pepper Steak and Onions, and Chicken Lo Mein coming particularly highly recommended.
Written by Liz Flynn
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