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Allow us to unveil Berlin's Best Chinese Restaurants and to show you a world beyond sweet and sour. Forget greasy takeout boxes and westernized flavors, Berlin's Chinese food scene is exploding with vibrant flavors that showcase the vast culinary diversity of Chinese cooking. This guide is your passport to advanced Chinese eating in Berlin, highlighting the very best Chinese cooks in Germany's buzzing capital.

Traditionally, the best Chinese restaurants in Berlin can be found in the Western part of the city and Charlottenburg's iconic restaurant street Kantstrasse can be described as a bit of a China Town of Berlin. At the same time, there are plenty of extraordinary restaurants scattered around the Western districts of the city and the rule of thumb is, that it's always worth to travel a but further for extra good Chinese food in Berlin.

The Eastern parts of Berlin have witnessed a boom in Chinese noodle houses lately and you will also find a few of those on the map where you can slurp down bowls of authentic Biang Biang noodles or savor steaming bowls of Lanzhou beef noodles. When it comes to regional representation, Berlin's Chinese restaurants best showcase cuisines such as Sichuan, Cantonese and Xi An.

As usual, there are no rankings on this list. Each restaurant on this list offers a unique insight into Chinese food. Whether you're a seasoned explorer or a curious newcomer, our descriptions will help you find your perfect Chinese dining experience in Berlin.

So, put down the takeout menu and get ready to embark on a culinary journey through China's diverse regions! Also keep in mind that we constantly update this list to reflect the current state of the food scene.

  • Aroma

    The iconic Cantonese restaurant on Kantstrasse is famous for tow things: its extensive Dim Sum menu and the fact that you order food here until 2am in the morning. This means that if you come here late at night you will dine with Berlin's hungriest chefs and hospitality professionals as this is the ONLY late night Chinese restaurant in Berlin. Check out our #BFS Orderlikeapro video in TikTok and Instagram for the full list of the things you should order.

    Make sure to go hard on the Dim Sum when you're here and don't miss the Ha Cheung Shrimp Rolls and the Fried Beancurd Rolls.

  • Good Friends

    Good Friends is the single most famous Chinese restaurant in all of Berlin. The iconic, Cantonese restaurant, complete with the roasted ducks and slabs of Chinese BBQ hanging in the window, is the salwart of traditional Chinese food in Berlin and always the first name that comes to mind when you talk about Kantrasse restaurants and Chinese food culture in West Berlin. Come for dinner with a big group and focus your ordering on Cantonese classics and recommendations from the kitchen (the vast menu can be slightly overwhelming).

    Order the Turbot and the crispy noodles with fish cakes

  • Da Jia Le

    Located in a less glamorous corner of Schöneberg, Da Jia Le is nonetheless serving up incredibly authentic Chinese cuisine. The super friendly service, led by owner Mrs. Wu, immediately puts you at ease. The menu boasts North-Eastern Chinese dishes, unrivaled in Berlin. Don't miss the cold starters like the refreshing cucumber salad and the tofu skins. Main courses such as the fried pork medallions and the loup de mer in red sauce are tremendous. Da Jia Le truly stands out for its commitment to quality, exceptional ingredients and solid cooking techniques. If you're on the eternal quest for authentic Chinese food in Berlin, Da Jia Le is a must-visit. Bring along a group of friends, occupy one of the large tables, and share a huge family style meal for the books.

    The only thing to know: Nr 72 Crispy Sichuan Chicken paired with an ice-cold Fiege Pils

  • Meet You

    Meet You on Kantstraße is a very special Chinese restaurant located in the heart of Berlin's Charlottenburg district. The menu features a variety of Chinese dishes and the restaurant is best known for its seafood dishes and its iconic Dim Sum brunch on weekends.

    Reserve your table for the weekend dim sum brunch and for dinner, call in and preorder seafood dishes such as lobster, razor clams, crabs etc. Also make sure to ask for the cran ma po tofu!

  • Holly China Restaurant

    Embark on a tantalizing culinary journey at Holly Restaurant, a renowned Xi An restaurant essentially across the road from the Charlottenburg Palace. Delight in the bold and fiery flavors of authentic Xi An cuisine, where each dish showcases a harmonious blend of spices and aromatic ingredients. From spicy Xi An lamb skewers to minced pork burgers, Holly Restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience, inviting you to savor the vibrant tastes of Xi An in a captivating and inviting ambiance - some of the warmest and kindest service in the city.

    Make sure to order all the skewers and the Rou Jia Mao!

  • Feast

    This is a more ambitious, modernized Chinese restaurant, using higher quality ingredients and it really shows. They are cooking up a storm, everything we’ve tried has been tremendous, from delicate braised eggplant and water spinach to thinly sliced, melt in your mouth pork belly to outstanding seafood dishes, to clams and lobster in X.O sauce, to scallops with vermicelli. Even the cold chicken feet are fantastic. Many of the special items you have to pre-order, but their regular menu is more than good enough for a truly special Chinese meal. It’s not the cheapest place around, but you are paying for quality here and you will walk out happy.

    To make the meal even more extra make sure you pre-order their super special specials ahead of time.

  • Tak Kee

    Led by the loveliest couple, this Cantonese restaurant is dishing out the best Hong Kong has to offer. The food here is packed with flavor and the quality of the ingredients beyond most places. There's no need to pre-order to get exceptional dishes, just order from the regular menu and pay extra attention to the daily specials. We've had some of the best seafood in town here; clay pot dishes and the pork belly are especially not to be missed - (actually nothing is!) the beef is juicy, the chicken is spicy, you get the drill. It's all good, trust us, try it, and then try it again!

    Don't visit without ordering from the specials, particularly the seafood dishes are outstanding!

  • Shaniu's House of Noodles

    Shaniu's House of Noodles is an iconic Chinese restaurant in Wilmersdorf and known for its unique combination of Shanghainese and Korean cuisine. The restaurant specializes in noodle dishes and offers a wide variety in different versions and formats. The menu also includes dumplings and other Chinese specialties but the standouts are the cold noodles with veggies and minced meat, braised pork belly with homemade noodles, minced-meat-filled eggplant, braised pork ribs with rice and the chili wontons. If you're looking for great Chinese food in Berlin that's NOT Sichuan or Xi'an, Shaniu's House of Noodles is definitely worth a visit.

    Reserve your table to avoid standing in line and make sure to order a portion of the oustanding Korean Fried Chicken

  • Ming Dynastie

    Ming Dynastie is a popular Chinese restaurant in Berlin, with two convenient locations at Jannowitzbrücke and Zoo. The restaurant is known for serving authentic Chinese cuisine, with a focus on Szechuan-style dishes. Ming Dynastie's menu offers a wide variety of options, including dumplings, soups, stir-fried dishes, and hotpot. The restaurant also offers a great selection of vegetarian and vegan options, making it a great choice for all diners. The atmosphere is cozy and inviting, with friendly staff and a beautiful interior. Whether you're in the mood for a quick lunch or a leisurely dinner, Ming Dynastie is definitely worth a visit.

    Order the Szechuan style food and ask for off menu specials!

  • Lao Xiang

    Lao Xiang ia a Chinese Restaurant in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg district renowned for its Dim Sum and extraordinary cooking. The vast menu features a lot of dishes and the pro move is to book a table for the weekend dim sum brunch. Next to Aroma in Charlottenburg, Lao Xiang is definitely the best place to experience high quality dim sum, expertly prepared with the freshest ingredients. Lao Xiang offers a great dining experience and is by all means the best Chinese restaurant in Prenzlauer Berg.

    Reserve a table for the DIm Sum brunch and don't forget to order the beef wth celeriac

  • Le Moon

    Hop the S-Bahn to what feels like the outer limits of your BVG subscription to visit what is arguably one of the strongest Chinese restaurant players in the game right now. Tucked nearly underneath the tracks, Le Moon is host to both the stately Omas ordering their solo lunch between page-turns of their newspapers AND ethnic Chinese-Germans looking for a taste of home - there is an entirely separate menu in Mandarin. Expect serious heat, extremely friendly and helpful service, and a cozy interior that you won't ever want to leave.

    It's the only (and best) place where we've ever had deep fried corn kernels. Bring your friends.

  • Wok Show

    Wok Show is a popular Chinese neighborhood restaurant in Northern Prenzlauer Berg famous for its Jiaozi dumplings. The menu includes a few other dishes, but the reason to come here is most definetely the dumplings, always hand-made and filled with fresh ingredients. Choose between meat and veggie, steamed or pan fried, grab some chopsticks and eat to your hear't content!

    Grab a bag of frozen dumplings to take home with you!

  • UUU

    This tiny fine dining restaurant in Wedding is a must-visit for food lovers seeking a unique dining experience. Owner couple Yuhang and Johan have created a unique experience where a modern tasting menu effortlessly blends Chinese flavors and techniques with local ingredients while Johan pours a non-alcoholic tea and kombucha pairing. UUU offers an unforgettable journey for your taste bud, which might redefine your view on Chinese cooking. From the moment you step inside, you'll be swept away by the calm vibes and the tantalizing aromas that fill the air, making UUU the perfect destination to gather with friends, celebrate special occasions, or simply indulge in a remarkable culinary adventure.

    Eight seats only so make sure to reserve well in advance

  • Golden Phoenix

    Indulge a modern, finer dining interpretation of Chinese treasures at Golden Phoenix, a captivating restaurant in Wilmersdorf. Located on in the Provocateur Hotel, this restaurant is dressed to impress. The kitchen runs under the watch of iconic Berlin restaurateur The Duc Ngo and offers a lot of highlights. If you're looking for a high end interpratation of Chinese food, this is the place. Don't overlook the Chinese classics like fried rice and sweet and sour pork on the menu though.

    Order the classic Chinese dishes, like sweet and sour pork and enjoy their fantastic dim sum

  • LIU Nudelhaus

    LIU Chengdu Weidao is a restaurant located in the heart of Mitte, right off Gendermenmarkt, offering authentic Sichuan cuisine with extremely strong technique technique and sourcing to prove it. With a menu full of flavorful noodle dishes, LIU Chengdu Weidao is a go-to spot for lovers of Chinese food. The cozy and inviting atmosphere, along with the friendly staff, make for a wonderful dining experience. Whether you're in the mood for something spicy or something more mild, LIU has something for everyone. Be sure to try their famous zajiang noodles, a Sichuan specialty that's sure to satisfy your taste buds.

    Get your noodles and dumplings to go for the ultimate spicy-saucy-numbing experience - smash them on the steps of one of the grand buildings on Gendermenmarkt and whisper " Ber-lan" to yourself, quietly.

  • Chungking Noodles

    The vibrant streets of Sichuan are on display at the hippest of hip Chungking Noodles, an eatery and vertiable design-icon situated off the cobbles of Reichenbergerstraße in Kreuzberg. Indulge in the authentic flavors of traditional Chinese noodles, meticulously crafted with a perfect blend of seasonings and fresh, high-quality ingredients (the staff is happy to talk about all their suppliers!). Immerse yourself in a gastronomic experience that will transport you to the heart of Sichuan, where each bite at Chungking Noodles offers a tantalizing taste of China's rich culinary heritage interpreted through a Berlin lens.

    An ice cold kombucha or beer from Chungking is the perfect compliment for a fiery bowl of noodles.

  • Mingtastic

    Mingtastic at Bikini Berlin is the little sister restaurant of the iconic Berlin Chinese restaurant chain MIng Dynastie. Within its location in the Kantini Food Court in Bikini mall, this restaurant is by far the best choice for a meal in the whole food court. The menu focuses on handmade noodles and dumplings and the star of the show are the handpulled Chinese noodles, a dish that really seeks its counterpart in Berlin. To sum it up: Mingtastic is a must-visit spot for Chinese noodle aficionados in Berlin.

    Get the hand pulled noodles

  • Deli House

    Embark on a culinary journey at Deli House, an esteemed restaurant in Berlin offering an extensive menu of elegantly prepared Chinese classics. From the moment you step in, you'll be captivated by the depth and variety of dishes, each meticulously crafted to perfection. Indulge in a symphony of flavors as you explore the rich tapestry of Chinese cuisine, experiencing the essence of traditional dishes elevated with a touch of culinary finesse. Deli House is a haven for food enthusiasts seeking an extraordinary dining experience, where the artistry of Chinese gastronomy takes center stage in every dish.

    The coriander beef knocked our socks clear off with how delicious it was.

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