9 of the Best Chinese Food Restaurants in Pittsburgh

Image courtesy of Everyday Noodles.

Pittsburgh has a lot of Asian-style restaurants located throughout the city.

It is a delicious and popular cuisine amongst the locals. With fresh vegetables, all kinds of meat-- or lack thereof-- and perfectly cooked noodles as some of the main ingredients-- it’s easy to see why. While there are are many fantastic Thai, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean restaurants in the city as well-- for this list, we decided to do a run down of Chinese food restaurants. Stop into any of these the next time you’re craving a dish bursting with all kinds of flavors.

What better way to try the Chinese restaurants on this list than with a GiftYa personalized egift card? You can purchase one to each of the spots on this list-- as well as so many other restaurants and shops all over Pittsburgh. Pick the restaurant and amount and send it over to a friend or family member, via text message, with a personalized video or photo. They’ll really appreciate the personal touch!

Chinatown Inn

Fantastic Chinese food right in downtown Pittsburgh

Chinatown Inn
This family-run restaurant has been a downtown Pittsburgh favorite for years. Image courtesy of ChinaTown Inn


520 Third Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15219


Mon-Thurs 11AM-9:30PM

Fri 11AM-11PM

Sat 12-11PM

Sun 2PM-9:30PM

Chinatown Inn is consistently listed as a favorite Chinese restaurant among Pittsburghers. They have an amazing lunch menu-- and the place can get pretty packed during the work week. Make sure to stop in early!

Located right in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, the Chinatown Inn offers all your favorite Chinese food choices-- all served with a friendly smile.

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“Idk why it has taken me so long to get here... but it's my new fave old school American Chinese spot.  The food is reminiscent of Chinese food the old way” -Yelp Review

How Lee Chinese Food

A no frills spot for delicious Chinese food

bowl of Chinese soup
The locals agree, this spot has some of the best Chinese food in the city.

Squirrel Hill

5888 Forbes Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15217


Mon-Thurs 11:30AM-9:45PM

Fri-Sat 11:30AM-10:15PM

Sun 12:15-9:45PM

How Lee Chinese Food has been serving the people of Squirrel Hill-- as well as the rest of Pittsburgh-- for years. Once you try one of their signature dishes, it’s easy to see why.

Known for their Szechuan selections, How Lee also carries all of your favorite Chinese dishes as well-- including some delicious lo mein and shrimp fried rice. They’re open late on the weekends, so stop in after a night out.

“Favorite Chinese place in Pgh. It has a variety of selections on their menu and a lot of authentic Szechuan food to choose from.” -Yelp Review

Sesame Inn

Cozy spot in the South Hills for fantastic Chinese food

Image of Chinese egg rolls
The Sesame Inn is a great place to sit down to lunch or dinner-- or call it in and pick it up.

Mt. Lebanon

715 Washington Rd.

Pittsburgh, PA 15228


Mon-Thurs 11:30AM-10PM

Fri-Sat 11:30AM-11PM

Sun 12-9PM

Serving the South Hills for years, the Sesame Inn is a staple in the Mt. Lebanon business district. This popular spot is always crowded for lunch and dinner-- but also does a good deal of take out service as well.

The chef’s signature selection is always a good bet for a delicious meal. Make sure you stop in and try their shrimp and scallops or General Tso’s chicken-- don’t forget to try one of their signature cocktails as well!

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“Always great food and never fails it's been that way for many many years been going there never had a bad meal once.” -Yelp Review

Everyday Noodles

Delicious dim sum Chinese food restaurant

Chinese food from Everyday Noodles
If you’re in the mood for a variety of Chinese dishes, make sure you try the dim sum option. Image courtesy of Everyday Noodles

Squirrel Hill

5875 Forbes Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15217


Mon-Thurs 11:30AM-2:30PM, 4-9:30PM

Fri-Sat 11:30AM-2:30PM, 4-10PM

Sun 11:30AM-9PM

Squirrel Hill is home to some pretty amazing Chinese restaurants, and Everyday Noodles is no exception. This spot offers a variety of dishes-- but specializes in their fresh noodle options. You can even watch the cooks as they prepare your noodles right in front of you-- it doesn’t get any fresher than that!

They also offer a dim sum option-- so you can try a variety of authentic Chinese dishes at one meal.

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“Absolutely incredible noodle and dumpling restaurant located in the heart of Squirrel Hill. I don't know why it took me so long to write a review for one of my favorite restaurants in Pittsburgh.” -Yelp Review

Silk Road Restaurant

Serving authentic Chinese food for over 15 years

Chinese dish at Silk Road
Fantastic spot that has some great Chinese food options. Image courtesy of Silk Road Restaurant


5301 Grove Rd., #1

Pittsburgh, PA 15236


Mon-Thurs 11AM-10PM

Fri-Sat 11AM-10:30PM

Sun 12-9PM

Silk Road Restaurant is located in the Caste Village Shopping Center and is a popular restaurant with the locals. Everything is freshly prepared daily-- ensuring customers are getting the best possible meal.

In addition to traditional favorites, this spot also offers a hibachi dining experience. Food is prepared and cooked at the table, and offers quite a show to customers!

“The food was just as delicious as I remembered. Can't wait to go back soon!” -Yelp Review

Amazing Wok

Small spot with amazing Chinese food

Chines dumplings
This place has some of the best Chinese dumplings in the city.


2910 W. Liberty Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15216


Mon-Thurs 11:30AM-10PM

Fri 11:30AM-11PM

Sat 12-10PM

Amazing Wok has been a go to spot for some delicious Chinese food for years. Located in busy Dormont, it is always full of customers-- while the delivery driver is always going out with new orders.

Their menu is full of your favorite appetizers, noodles, and fried rice dishes-- but make sure you try their famous Chinese dumplings!

“Best Chinese around! My favorite is the sesame shrimp or sweet and sour chicken. Always friendly staff and good prices.” -Yelp Review

Chengdu Gourmet

Stop by this place for authentic Chinese Szechuan

Chinese food from Chengdu Gourmet
Another great Chinese restaurant in Squirrel Hill. Image courtesy of Chengdu Gourmet

Squirrel Hill

5840 Forward Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15217


Mon-Sat 11AM-9:30PM

Sun 12-9:30PM

Chengdu Gourmet is home to authentic Chinese cuisine-- they offer a Szechuan menu as well as an American-Chinese menu. That way-- if you’re feeling adventurous-- you can try a little of both.

Most customers like to do a mix off of both menus-- that way you can get your favorite dishes like Hunan chicken, but also try it with an authentic Chinese appetizer, such as boiled peanuts and edamame.

“Hole in the wall restaurant with tasty authentic Chinese food. Tucked away past Squirrel Hill, hidden gem for sure.” -Yelp Review

Mandarin Gourmet

Great spot downtown that specializes in all kinds of Chinese cuisine

Chinese noodle dish
One of the best spots in town to get a delicious Chinese food lunch special.


305 Wood St.

Pittsburgh, PA 15222


Mon-Sat 11AM-9PM

Mandarin Gourmet is a great place to get a delicious-- and quick-- Chinese food lunch in downtown Pittsburgh. Lots of professionals and students appreciate the ordering online and going in to pick it up-- it makes for a quick and hassle free order.

They have a full bar available as well, so if you want to check out the inside of the restaurant, make sure to order one of their cocktails. When you do go in for a sit down meal, make sure you try and go early-- this place fills up quickly with hungry customers!

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“Mandarin Gourmet is one of my go-to restaurants when I want to treat myself to lunch downtown.” -Yelp Review

China Wok

A great option for Chinese food in Brentwood

Chinese food from Amazing Wok
If you’re looking for some must try wonton soup-- look no further than China Wok. Image courtesy of China Wok


4060 Brownsville Rd.

Pittsburgh, PA 15227


Mon-Thurs 11AM-10PM

Fri-Sat 11AM-10:30PM

Sun 12-10PM

China Wok is located in Brentwood Towne Square-- and is a well kept secret of the South Hills. This place serves up all your favorite Chinese food staples-- along with a nice selection of desserts!

China Wok is a family run business that is always striving to make their customers happy-- and works hard at giving them some delicious menu options to choose from. Make sure you try their wonton soup-- it is one of the best in the ‘Burgh!

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Great place to go in Brentwood Town Square. The menu has lots of options and the prices are great. The food comes out of the kitchen fast and the employee service is wonderful.” -Yelp Review

There are a lot of options to choose from in Pittsburgh when you’ve got a craving for Chinese food. Whether you like traditional dishes-- or prefer something a little more adventurous-- there is a delicious Chinese restaurant for you. You can use a GiftYa egift card toward any of these amazing options! Did we list your favorite Pittsburgh Chinese restaurant? Let us know in the comments!