Chinatown Chicago: The Ultimate Restaurant Guide

Triple Crown Chinese Restaurant

Ricobene's

Phoenix Restaurant

Joy Yee's Noodle Shop

Go 4 Food

Ken Kee Restaurant

Strings Ramen Shop

Triple Crown Chinese Restaurant

2. Ricobenes

Ricobene's

3. Phoenix Restaurant

Phoenix Restaurant

4. Joy Yees Noodle Shop

Joy Yee's Noodle Shop

5. Go 4 Food

Go 4 Food

6. Ken Kee Restaurant William Y Yelp

Ken Kee Restaurant

7. Strings Ramen Shop

Strings Ramen Shop

Chicago is one of the most interesting cities in the US, and the city offers some unforgettable dining options. If you’ll be visiting Chinatown Chicago soon, you can enjoy some of the city’s best Asian-inspired food and other cuisines while you take in the sights of the area.

 

 

Triple Crown Chinese Restaurant

2217 W Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 842-0088

This restaurant is located near 22nd Place, one of the oldest streets in Chinatown. Triple Crown serves delicious Chinese food filled with deliciously flavored vegetables and meats. Popular appetizers include the rice crepe with shrimp or fried dumplings filled with minced pork. Sui Mai dumplings are a big hit as well, and you can also enjoy the feast for up to eight people, complete with rice, sautéed veggies, braised seafood and chicken, and beef dishes.

 

 

2. Ricobenes

Ricobene’s

252 W 26th St, Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 225-5555

This Chinatown Chicago restaurant is home to what has been called the world’s best breaded steak sandwich by USA Today. In addition to this delicious sandwich, you can also enjoy the Chicken Vesuvio with fresh lettuce and onions or the popular egg and pepper sandwich. Ricobene’s is a great place to grab a snack when you’re in Chinatown, especially if you’re in the mood for a small but hearty bowl of chicken noodle soup or just want to grab some fries on the go.

 

 

3. Phoenix Restaurant

Phoenix Restaurant

2131 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 328-0848

Phoenix restaurant is one of Chinatown’s most popular eateries. Diners love the array of appetizers and soups, including egg drop soup, hot and sour soup, chicken corn soup, and wonton soup. You’ll also love some of the poultry options the restaurant offers, such as the whole Peking duck, which is a delicious two-course meal. Or, you can try the Mongolian chicken if you’re in the mood for lunch or dinner with a little kick. The barbecue pork turnovers are a favorite with diners as well, and if you prefer a vegetarian meal, try the spicy Szechuan assorted vegetables or the Gai Lan (Chinese broccoli).

 

 

4. Joy Yees Noodle Shop

Joy Yee’s Noodle Shop

2139 S. China Place, Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 328-0001

If you’re in the mood for a tasty spring roll or want to try some short ribs topped with fresh herbs, Joy Yee’s Noodle Shop is the place to go when you’re in Chinatown. Of course, the restaurant is also known for its tasty noodle dishes, so don’t forget to try the beef lo mein or the beef ramen topped with fresh onions and cilantro. If you love seafood, you’ll want to try the softshell crab pasta, or you can try the stir fry udon noodles for an Asian variation of chicken and dumplings. Joy Yee’s also offers delicious bowls of pho so you can enjoy a steaming bowl of soup filled with the meat and/or veggies of your choice.

 

 

5. Go 4 Food

Go 4 Food

212 W 23rd St, Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 842-8688

Go 4 Food offers healthy and fresh dishes that are perfect for lunch or dinner. One of the most popular dishes is the 100-Spice beef made with fresh peppers and onions. Or, you can try the Cantonese-style crispy chicken, which is a delicious meal for two that comes with vegetable sides. The BBQ pork fried rice is a favorite as well and is the perfect complement to another meat or vegetable dish. Or, you can enjoy the rice as the main course. On cold Chicago days, the hot and sour soup from Go 4 Food really hits the spot, and you can’t go wrong with the egg-battered salted shrimp, either.

 

 

6. Ken Kee Restaurant William Y Yelp

Ken Kee Restaurant

2129 S China Pl, Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 326-2088

Whether you’re in the mood for chicken and broccoli, soya sauce chow mein, or won ton noodle soup, you’ll find what you’re looking for at Ken Kee Restaurant. This Chicago eatery is also known for its Lotus root and Chinese sausage entree, which is a great way to include some veggies in your lunch or dinner. If you’re dining with friends, you may want to try the sampler platter, which includes teriyaki chicken, spare ribs, cheese wontons, and egg rolls. Chef’s specials include the Triple Delight, which is a combination of chicken, shrimp, beef, and mixed vegetables, or the Seafood Delight, a mixture of king crab, lobster meat, jumbo shrimp, and scallops.

 

 

7. Strings Ramen Shop

Strings Ramen Shop

2141 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 374-3450

Strings Ramen Shop is known for delicious ramen, but the restaurant also offers tasty dishes like pork belly and wasabi green beans. The Exquisito Ramen is one of the eatery’s most popular entrees and includes a boiled egg, corn, braised meat, and fresh herbs. Seasonal specials include a Teriyaki beef don and the Japanese curry rice bowl, and you can also enjoy sashimi rice bowls like spicy cat rice or ikura don. Yakisoba noodles with turkey, pork, duck breast, or sausage are available as well.