Ring in the Year of the Pig with Minneapolis' best Chinese restaurants

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

1. Shuang Cheng Restaurant

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Topping the list is Shuang Cheng Restaurant. Located at 1320 Fourth St. SE in Marcy Holmes, the Chinese spot is the highest rated restaurant of its kind in Minneapolis, boasting four stars out of 287 reviews on Yelp.

2. Lepot Chinese Hotpot

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Marcy Holmes's Lepot Chinese Hotpot, located at 507 14th Ave. SE, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Chinese spot, which offers hot pot and more, four stars out of 121 reviews.

3. Kowloon Restaurant

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Kowloon Restaurant, a Chinese spot in Prospect Park, is another go-to, with four stars out of 107 Yelp reviews. Head over to 935 Washington Ave. SE to see for yourself.

4. Que Viet Village House One

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Over in Windom Park, check out Que Viet Village House One, which has earned four stars out of 104 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Chinese and Vietnamese spot at 2211 Johnson St. NE.