Ring in the Year of the Pig with Baltimore's best Chinese restaurants

On Feb. 5, families around the world will 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 Pig with friends and family, Hoodline has crunched the numbers to find the top Chinese restaurants in Baltimore, based on Yelp ratings and our own methodology. Happy Lunar New Year!

1. Wow Food Cafe

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Topping the list is WOW Food Cafe. Located at 222 N. Charles St. in Downtown, the Chinese spot, which offers bubble tea and more, is the highest rated Chinese restaurant in Baltimore, boasting 4.5 stars out of 153 reviews on Yelp.

2. China House

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Next up is Canton's China House, situated at 2233 Eastern Ave. With four stars out of 155 reviews on Yelp, the Chinese eatery has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Sunny Carry Out

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Pigtown's Sunny Carry Out, located at 758 Washington Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Chinese spot four stars out of 55 reviews.

4. Asian Taste

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Asian Taste, a Chinese restaurant in Frankford, is another go-to, with four stars out of 46 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5441 Belair Road to try it for yourself.

5. Asian Wok

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Finally, over in Frankford, check out Asian Wok, which has earned four stars out of 18 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Asian fusion, Thai and Chinese restaurant at 5443 Belair Road.