21 Delicious Chinese Restaurants in Tokyo

Craving Chinese food in Tokyo? Good thing you came to us. We've got a guide to the top 21 Tokyo Chinese restaurants, right here.

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Everyone loves Chinese food, Tokyoites included. So, whether it’s Sichuan spices, Cantonese dim sum or succulent Peking duck that has your mouth watering, you’re in luck, there’s a Tokyo Chinese restaurant out there for you.

For sure, Tokyo has its fair share of Chinese restaurants. However, quality can vary significantly depending on where you choose. Lucky for you, below you can find a rundown of the 21 very best Chinese restaurants in the Japanese capital, all handpicked by our experts.

Hei Fung Terrace at The Peninsula

Hei Fung Terrace at The Peninsula

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Hei Fung Terrace is the ultimate location for sophisticated Cantonese dining in Tokyo. Brought over from Hong Kong in 2009, this Michelin-starred restaurant oozes quality. Whilst looking out over the Imperial Palace Gardens, diners can enjoy traditional Cantonese cuisine cooked to perfection and presented with artistry.

At lunchtime, try the ‘Cantonese Style Tasting Lunch’ (4,980 yen) or the ‘Handcrafted Dim Sum Selection’ (5,980 yen) or if you’re feeling decadent, order up some lobster and black truffle (8,980) from the premium menu. Whatever you go for, you won’t be disappointed. The signature dish at dinner time is the sliced Moromi pork with garlic, Sichuan peppers and dark vinegar which is a real treat. If you want to guarantee a table, booking is advised.

Address: 2F, 1-8-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, 1 Chome-8 Yūrakuchō, Tokyo 100-0006 
Station: Hibiya 
Phone: 03-6270-2738 
Website: Hei Fung Terrace 
Hours: Weekdays 11:30 - 14:30, 18:00 - 22:00/Weekends 11:00 - 14:30, 18:00 - 22:00 

Sense

Sense

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Located on the 37th floor of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Sense offers authentic Cantonese cuisine and impressive views out of the city from the stunning floor-to-ceiling windows. Sense is famous for two dishes particularly: Napoleon fish and classic dim sum. Head here for lunch and you can opt for the set meal of soup, vegetables, dumplings, a meat dish, noodles and a dessert, all for a very reasonable 3,800 yen. If it’s a special occasion, think about hiring out one of Sense’s beautiful private rooms.

Address: Mandarin Oriental, 2-1-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8328
Station: Higashi-Shinjuku
Phone: Shin-Nihombashi Station 
Website: Sense 
Hours: Weekdays 11:30 - 14:30, 17:30 - 22:00/Weekends 11:00 - 15:00, 17:30 - 22:00

Joe’s Shanghai New York

Joe's Shanghai New York

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Joe’s Shanghai, unsurprisingly, is a Shanghai-style restaurant originally hailing from New York City. Joe’s has become pretty famous and even won the top prize at the 1998 Eating and Drinking awards. Quality, then, is assured. The house special is xiaolongbao (pork and crab steamed buns with soup) but they also serve some very good Chinese-American fusion food.

Address: 〒104-0061 Tokyo, Chuo, Ginza, 1−9−13 
Station: Ginza/Kyobashi
Phone: 03-3535-5515
Website: Joe's Shanghai New York
Hours: Weekdays 11:30 - 14:30, 17:30 - 22:00/Sat 11:30 - 15:00, 17:00 - 22:00/Sun 11:30 - 15:00, 17:00 - 21:00

Dynasty

Dynasty

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Dynasty is located inside the Hilton Tokyo. It offers a broad menu of wonderful Chinese food including favourites like Peking duck and Sichuan dishes. The duck is particularly good. It is prepared in a traditional oven that ensures tender meat, crispy skin and very happy customers. If you’re visiting on a weekday, opt for the ‘Taste of Dynasty’ buffet featuring over 40 different dishes of excellent quality, all for 7,000 yen.

Address: 〒160-0023 Nishishinjuku, 6-6-2 Shinjuku, Tokyo 
Station: Nishi-Shinjuku/Tochomae
Phone: 03-3344-5111
Website: Chinese cuisine Dynasty
Hours: Weekdays 11:30 - 15:00, 17:30 - 22:00/Weekends 11:30 - 15:30, 17:00 - 22:00

Fureika

Fureika

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Fureika is a Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant that specialises in Shanghai and Guangdong fusion dishes. They offer an array of lunchtime set meals, including the noodle set (assorted appetisers, a noodle-based main meal, dumping and dessert), a Peking duck set, a vegetarian set and a dim sum set. A dinner set, featuring Peking duck and high-quality seafood, is also available for 10,000 yen.

Address: 〒106-0044, 3-7-5 Higashiazabu, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 
Station: Azabu-juban
Phone: 03-5561-7788 
Website: Fureika
Hours: 11:30 - 14:00, 17:30 - 22:00

Cantonese Restaurant Ryutenmon

Cantonese Restaurant Ryutenmon

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Located inside the Westin Hotel, Ryutenmon is a Cantonese-style restaurant notable for its excellent seafood and dim sum. The menu is wide-ranging, however, including other favourites like cha-shu pork, steamed chicken and roast duck. Pair your meal with some great shaoxing wine for the ultimate experience.

Address: 1-4-1 Mita, Meguro, Tokyo 
Station: Ebisu/Meguro
Phone: 03-5423-7787
Website: Ryutenmon
Hours: 09:30 - 21:00

Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung

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Din Tai Fung is a popular Taiwanese restaurant chain, so popular in fact that it was named as one of the top ten restaurants in the world by the New York Times. Trust us, the restaurant serves the best xiaolongbao pork buns you’ll find anywhere. There are six types to choose from and a further 20 varieties of dim sum.

Address: 〒103-8265 Nihonbashi 2−4−1, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 
Station: Nihonbashi/Tokyo
Phone: 03-3246-4768
Website: Din Tai Fung
Hours: 11:00 - 21:30

Xiao Fei Yang

Xiao Fei Yang

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If you like Chinese hot pot, you’re going to love Xiao Fei Yang, the most famous hot pot chain restaurant in China. This, one of the first branches in Japan, follows the same winning formula as always: fresh vegetables, tender meat and the signature half-spicy, half-clear broth.  Just five minutes from Shibuya Station, it has convenience on its side too.

Address: 〒150-0042 Udagawacho 30−4, Shibuya-ku 
Station: Shibuya 
Phone: 03-3477-1117
Website: Xiao Fei Yang
Hours: Sun~Thu 11:30 - 23:30/Fri&Sat 11:30 - 24:00

Harajuku Gyoza Lou

Harajuku Gyoza Lou

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Gyoza, for those that don’t know, are dumplings filled with a delicious pork and herb mix. Gyoza are now are a staple dish in Japan, despite being of Chinese origin. Japanese gyoza are typically fried, whilst the Chinese tend to boil or steam theirs. Whatever your preference, head to Harajuku Gyoza Lou, where the choice is yours. This place is popular, so get there early or expect to queue.

For more information about restaurants around Harajuku/Omotesando, check out 25 must try Omotesando restaurants.

Address: 〒150-0001 Tokyo, Shibuya, Jingumae, 6−2−4 
Station: Meijijingu-Mae
Phone: 03-3406-4743
Website: Harajuku Gyoza Lou
Hours: 11:30 - 04:30

Chun Shui Tang

Chun Shui Tang

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Bubble tea, also known as boba milk tea or tapioca milk tea, is a Taiwanese drink now popular all around the world. Typical bubble tea recipes contain tea, chewy tapioca balls and fruit jelly. Chun Shui Tang is said to be the best bubble tea joint in Taiwan and has now opened several branches in Japan. Beside bubble tea, they also serve noodles and other light meals.

Tip: If you’re there in spring, order up the limited edition strawberry bubble milk tea. It’s delicious.

Address: 〒150-0001 Tokyo, 4 Chome-28-11 Jingūmae, Shibuya 
Station: Omotesando
Phone: 03-6804-6656 
Website: Chun Shui Tang 
Hours: 11:00 - 21:00

Gong Cha

Gong Cha

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Another bubble tea place located in Omotesando and again, a Japanese branch of a Taiwanese chain. Gong Cha (the name a reference to the tea served to Chinese emperors) offers a wide array of tea varieties, including non-bubble versions like black tea, Oolong and Jasmine, as well as a lot of different toppings and customisable options.

Address: 〒150-0001 Tokyo, 6 Chome-6-2 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku 
Station: Meijijingu-Mae
Phone: 03-6427-7543
Website: Gong Cha
Hours: Mon~Thur 11:00 – 21:30/ Friday 11:00 – 22:00/ Sat&Sun 10:00 - 22:00

Shisen Hanten

Shisen Hanten

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If you like your mouth numbed by Sichuan spice, Shisen Hanten may well be the restaurant for you. In truth, the spice levels have had to be toned down a little to suit the local market, but I’m sure they’ll soon fix that if you ask nicely. The mapodofu (spicy minced tofu) is a classic and well worth giving a spin. At lunchtime, there are great lunch sets starting at just 1,500 yen.

Address: 102-0093, 2 Chome-5-5 Hirakawacho, Chiyoda-ku 
Station: Akasaka
Phone: 03-3263-9371
Website: Sisen Hanten
Hours: 11:30 - 15:00, 17:00 - 22:00

Chinese Cafe Eight

Chinese Cafe Eight

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As far as authenticity goes, Chinese Cafe Eight can’t be beaten. They have branches across Tokyo, all featuring chefs trained in China itself and menus packed with Chinese classics. Plus, being open 24/7, whenever a Chinese food craving strikes, Chinese Cafe Eight has you covered.

Address: 〒106-0031 Tokyo, Nishiazabu 3-2-13 
Station: Roppongi
Phone: 03-5414-5708
Website: Chinese Cafe Eight
Hours: Open 24 hours

Zuien Bekkan

Zuien Bekkan

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Zuien Bekkan specialises in classic Beijing cuisine, including duck, dumplings and even swallow nest soup. If you’ve never tried swallow nest soup, give it a go, it’s highly nutritious and surprisingly tasty.

Address: 〒100-6590 Tokyo, Chiyoda-ku, Marunouchi, 1 Chome−1−5−1, 5F Shin-Marunouchi Building 
Station: Tokyo
Phone: 03-5224-8177
Website: Zuien Bekkan
Hours: 11:00 - 23:00/ Sun 11:00 - 22:00

Tokyo Chinese Muslim Restaurant

Tokyo Chinese Muslim Restaurant

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This is one of the few places in Tokyo serving fully halal Chinese food. Just as matter of fact as the restaurant’s name is the food, which is simple but extremely flavoursome and all prepared fresh. It’s located just three minutes on foot from Kinshicho Station and is well worth seeking out.

Address: 2 Chome-18-6 Kotobashi, Sumida, Tokyo 130-0022 
Station: Kinshicho
Phone: 03-5669-0934
Hours: 11:00 - 23:00

China Blue

China Blue

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Located within the five-star Conrad Tokyo, it’s little surprise that this Chinese restaurant is top-quality. Inevitably, this comes at a price (4,800 yen for lunch, 8,800 yen for dinner), but the excellent food (especially the seafood and dim sum) combined with the stunning setting (including views over the Tokyo skyline) make it well worth the hit.

Address: 〒105-0021 Tokyo, Minato-ku, Higashishinbashi, 1−9−1, 
Station: Shiodome
Phone: 03-6388-8745
Website: China Blue
Hours: 11:30 - 21:00

Dim Joy Ginza Mitsukoshi

Dim Joy Ginza Mitsukoshi

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A classy little dim sum place in Ginza. Lunch sets start at a very affordable 1,580 yen (5 small dim sum, noodle soup or rice) and rise to 2,680 yen for a slightly more luxurious alternative (Chinese tea, appetizer, dim sum set, soup, meat or vegetable dish and dessert). Great for a quick lunch.

Address: 〒104-8212 Tokyo, Chuo, Ginza, 4 Chome−6−16, Mitsukoshi Ginza store 11F 
Station: Ginza
Phone: 03-3561-7091
Website: Dim Joy
Hours: 11:00 - 23:00

Chien Fu

Chien Fu

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Chien Fu is a Taiwanese vegetarian restaurant (and vegan-friendly) right next to Roppongi Hills. As well as being meat-free, it’s also guilt-free, as all the food is designed with maximum nutrition in mind. Conveniently, it also has English menus.

Address: 〒106-0031 Tokyo, Minato, Nishiazabu, 3−1−22 SAI BUILDING 4F 
Station: Roppongi
Phone: 03-6438-9128
Website: Chien Fu
Hours: 11:00-14:00, 17:00-21:30

Ginza Aster Honten

Ginza Aster Honten

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If you’re looking to splurge a little, Ginza Aster Honten may be the Chinese restaurant for you. Although inspired by classic Chinese cooking, the food here has a gourmet edge that puts it in another category entirely. To compliment your meal, select something from the extensive wine cellar or try out some traditional shaoxing or even Japanese sake.

Address: 〒104-0061 Tokyo 1-8-16 GINZA ASTER BLD Ginza, Chūō-ku
Station: Ginza/Ginza-itchome
Phone: 03-3567-8718
Website: Ginza Aster
Hours: 11:30 - 22:00

Aoyama Ippin

Aoyama Ippin

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Ippin has four branches: Aoyama, Kanamecho, Shiinamachi and Nakano-Sakaue. The Aoyama location is great if you’re after a quick lunch on the go, offering as it does a range of tasty bento boxes starting at just 470 yen. For dinner, there’s a two-hour all-you-can-eat option for a reasonable 3,480 yen.

Address: 〒150-0002 Tokyo, Shibuya 2-2-4
Station: Shibuya
Phone: 03-3486-3787
Website: Aoyama Ippin
Hours: 11:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 23:00

Hong Kong Roji Shibuya

Hong Kong Roji Shibuya

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Roji Shibuya make the best Hong Kong-style congee in town. If you didn’t know, congee is a type of porridge boiled in water and flavoured with meat or fish. Those that like it, really like it, those that don’t, really don’t—it’s that kind of dish. Typically, it’s eaten for breakfast or as a late-night snack and is said to be highly nutritious. Well worth giving a go.

Address: 2-3 Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0031
Station: Shibuya
Phone: 03-3464-1866
Website: Hong Kong Roji
Hours: 11:00 - 15:00, 17:00 - 23:15

Ikebukuro

Ikebukuro, a district in the north-west of Tokyo, is home to the biggest Chinese population in the city and a whole host of Chinese restaurants. We think, however, we’ve found the very best Ikebukuro Chinese restaurant.

Yong Xiang Sheng Jian Guan

Yong Xiang Sheng Jian Guan

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Not far from the north exit of Ikebukuro Station you can find Yong Xiang, a restaurant specialising in delicious pan-fried meat buns. They are, without exaggerating, truly mouthwatering and a steal at just 400 yen.

Address: City Hotel 1F, 1-29-2 Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Station: Ikebukuro 
Phone: 03-6914-1566
Website: Yong Xiang Sheng Jian Guan
Hours: 11:30 - 22:00

Yokohama Chinatown

Yokohama Chinatown

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Yokohama Chinatown is Japan’s biggest and best Chinatown by a long way. Due to Yokohama’s longstanding ties with China, the city has long been influenced by the country; something never more obvious that in Chinatown. Walking around, visitors are able to soak up the wonderful smells and colours of the area, and, of course, feast on some delicious Chinese cooking. There are countless restaurants to choose from, though one of the best options is to simply pick up a few cheap steamed buns from one of the many stalls.

For more info, check out our guide to the top 20 things to do in Yokohama.

Kyokarou
Address: 〒231-0023 Kanagawa prefecture, Yokohama, Naka-ku, Yamashitachō 145-2 
Station: Ishikawacho/Motomachi-Chukagai
Phone: 045-227-1616
Website: Kyokarou
Hours: Weekdays 11:30 - 21:30/Weekends 11:00 - 21:30


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