Ring in the Year of the Pig with Phoenix's 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 Phoenix, based on Yelp ratings and our own methodology. Happy Lunar New Year!

1. Clever Koi

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Topping the list is Clever Koi. Located at 4236 N. Central Ave., Suite 100, in Encanto, the Asian fusion, Chinese and Japanese spot is the highest rated Chinese restaurant in Phoenix, boasting 4.5 stars out of 925 reviews on Yelp.

2. George & Son's Asian Cuisine

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Next up is Deer Valley's George & Son's Asian Cuisine, situated at 3049 W. Agua Fria Freeway within Deer Valley Towne Center. With 4.5 stars out of 432 reviews on Yelp, the Asian fusion and Chinese spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Wong's Chinese Cuisine

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Maryvale's Wong's Chinese Cuisine, located at 10540 W. Indian School Road, Suite 4, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Chinese and Asian fusion spot 4.5 stars out of 314 reviews.

4. China Chili

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Over in Encanto, check out China Chili, which has earned four stars out of 545 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Chinese spot at 302 E. Flower St.