Boston Chinese Options Range from Outside the Box to Americanized Fare
To the ruler, the people are heaven; to the people, food is heaven.-Ancient Chinese Proverb
Boston proper, as well as the outskirts, are filled heavenly Chinese cuisine that will wow your taste-buds with their winning Chinese fare. Some serving simple, basic, American standards like Brookline's Golden Temple, as well as those taking a more adventurous route like Allston's Jo Jo Tai Pei, and others that go super upscale like Ming Tsai's Blue Ginger in Wellesley. Of course, Chinatown is not to be overlooked because some of the more authentic experiences lie within. From the simple surroundings that... Read more »
- Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Sushi
- Average Main Course Price: $15
- Neighborhood: Outside the City
Local Expert Tip: "Lotus Blossom is a popular restaurant with locals and gets crowded come 5pm, go a bit later for a shorter wait."
Local Expert Tip: "Worth leaving Chinatown, this Allston spot is just a green line ride away from the center of the city. "
Local Expert Tip: "A fun place to go with a group and dine family style. That way you can sample a little of everything."
Local Expert Tip: "The giant tanks filled with live seafood create a unique ambiance. Kids will love watching the "food" swim around."
- Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Thai, Vietnamese
- Average Main Course Price: $13
- Neighborhood: Financial District
Local Expert Tip: "Free valet parking makes finding a spot in the busy North End easy."
Local Expert Tip: "Reservations are recommended."
Local Expert Tip: "You may be underwhelmed by the decor but venture in because the food is fantastic."
Local Expert Tip: "This Cambridge outpost of the Lotus Cuisine chain is easily enjoyed, but pop in on Sunday's to indulge in their spectacular selection of Dim Sum."
Local Expert Tip: "Parking is tough in Washington Sq. Take advantage of the Green Line"
Local Expert Tip: "Occasionally, guests are treated to live music and contemporary art shows, call the restaurant to see what is going on when you plan to visit."