In search of a new favorite Chinese spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top such spots around Chula Vista, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to go to whet your appetite for Chinese food.

1. Dragon Express

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Topping the list is Northwest's Dragon Express, at 678 E St. (at Jefferson Avenue). With 4.5 stars out of 210 reviews on Yelp, the Chinese and Vietnamese spot, offering soups and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

2. Golden Mandarin Chinese Cuisine

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Next up is another Northwest destination, Golden Mandarin Chinese Cuisine, at 45 N. Broadway, Suite E (between Sea Vale and Mc Intosh streets). Yelpers give the spot 4.5 stars out of 195 reviews.

3. Otay Mandarin Chinese Restaurant

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Otay Mandarin Chinese Restaurant is another go-to, with four stars out of 451 Yelp reviews. Head over to 945 Otay Lakes Road, Suite A (between Gotham Street and Villas Drive), to see for yourself.

4. iWok Chinese Restaurant

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Over in Rancho Del Rey, check out iWok Chinese Restaurant, which has earned four stars out of 219 reviews on Yelp. You can find the spot at 1459 E. H St. (at Otay Lakes Road).

5. Panda Chef

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Last but not least, there's Panda Chef, an Eastlake Greens favorite with four stars out of 155 reviews. Stop by 2260 Otay Lakes Road, Suite 104 (at Eastlake Parkway), to hit up the Chinese spot next time you're in the mood.

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