In search of a new favorite Chinese spot?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Chinese restaurants around Long Beach, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.
1. Jj Chinese Express
Topping the list is Long Beach's JJ Chinese Express, situated at 3429 E. Anaheim St. With four stars out of 408 reviews on Yelp, the Chinese spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. The restaurant serves hot and sour soup, house special fried rice with beef, chicken and shrimp, mu shu vegetables and orange chicken. View the menu here.
2. Kim Sun Kitchen
Kim Sun Kitchen, a Chinese and Cambodian spot in Long Beach, is another much-loved, cheap go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 114 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5449 Cherry Ave. to see for yourself. On the menu, look for wonton soup, cashew nut chicken, shrimp chop suey and Sichuan shrimp.
3. Wa Wa Restaurant
Over in Long Beach, check out Wa Wa Restaurant, which has earned four stars out of 315 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the Chinese and fast food spot by heading over to 406 E. First St. The menu features spicy kung pao chicken, shrimp chow mein and chicken chop suey.
4. Spice Wok
Last but not least, there's Spice Wok, a Long Beach favorite with four stars out of 29 reviews. Stop by 990 Cherry Ave., Suite 102 to hit up the Chinese spot next time you're looking to satisfy your cravings on a budget. It offers combo specials with fried rice, chow mein and choice of protein such as orange chicken, beef broccoli or pork chili.