10 Best Chinese Restaurants In Richmond, Virginia

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When you think of Richmond, the famous quote - “Give me liberty or give me death!” used by the U.S Founding Father, Patrick Henry comes to mind. This famous line led to the Revolutionary War that you once read in your history books. This city was also home to Confederate President Jefferson Davis during the Civil War. Some of the renowned attractions in this historic city include the Virginia Museum of Arts, Maymont, White House of Confederacy, Virginia State Capitol, and Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. And if you are in the city or are visiting, and on a quest of finding the best Chinese restaurants, look no further. Below, we give you some of the top picks for the best Chinese restaurants in Richmond, Virginia. Keep reading to learn more.

1. Peter Chang

Scallion pancakes Peter Chang's Charlottesville
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Since its inception, this restaurant in West Broad Street, Richmond, offers nothing but the best when it comes to Chinese cuisine. Created by Peter Chang himself, he is an awarded and a celebrated chef and is still considered as one of the greatest chefs in America. Serving authentic Szechuan cooking, you can enjoy devouring some of the signature dishes such as crispy pork belly, shredded tofu skin, scallion bubble pancake, lamb chop, and dry fried eggplant among many others. You can also enjoy tasting some of the crowd favorites like the vegetarian spring roll, Szechuan bang bang shrimp, mushrooms and vegetables lettuce wrap, and more. Rest assured, after tasting their dishes, you will keep coming back for more.

Peter Chang

Address: 2816 W Broad St A, Richmond, VA 23230, USA

Website: Peter Chang

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 2:45pm, 5pm - 9:30pm; Fri: 11am - 2:45pm, 5pm - 10:15pm; Sat: 12pm -10:15pm; Sun: 12pm - 9:15pm

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2. Fat Dragon Chinese Kitchen and Bar

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Fat Dragon Chinese Kitchen and Bar offers an exquisite take on the farm-to-table concept, on Chinese dishes and drinks. Nestled along north Arthur Ashe Boulevard, this spot is perfect if you want to enjoy some tangerine chicken, mui mui bourbon chicken, golden prawns, hot pot black bean chicken, and more. After devouring on some great food, you will feel your grin go from ear-to-ear.

Fat Dragon Chinese Kitchen and Bar

Address: 1200 N Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA 23230, USA

Website: Fat Dragon Chinese Kitchen and Bar

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 11pm; Fri 11:30am - 12am; Sat: 5pm - 12am; Sun: 5pm - 10pm

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3. Full Kee Restaurant

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Posted by Full Kee Chinese Restaurant on Wednesday, March 29, 2017

When you are craving for some Chinese, Full Kee Restaurant shouldn’t be missed. The restaurant offers rich, diverse, and authentic Cantonese dishes, including Hong Kong-style noodle soups, and dim sums. Get to enjoy a wide range of mouth-watering dishes including roasted pork on rice, wonton soup, beef chow foon, shrimp dumplings and more. The moment you enter the restaurant, the simple Chinese art will surely get all your attention.

Full Kee Restaurant

Address: 6400 Horsepen Rd, Richmond, VA 23226, USA

Website: Full Kee Restaurant

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 10:30pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 11pm

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4. Beijing On Grove

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This one’s for our veggie lovers! The Buddha’s Delight features a seasonal selection of stir fried veggies tossed in a fragrant ginger sauce.

Posted by Beijing On Grove on Sunday, April 24, 2022

Looking forward to being welcomed with an array of flavors, aroma, and colors? Visit Beijing on Grove, a trendy gastropub nestled in Grove Avenue, Richmond. The restaurant is renowned for its tangerine beef, chili dumplings, basil beef, and chow fun among many others. They also serve innovative and creative snacks, hearty plates, and lip-smackin’ cocktails in a rustic-chic setting.

Beijing On Grove

Address: 5710 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23226, USA

Website: Beijing On Grove

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 10pm; Fri: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 11pm; Sat: 5pm - 11pm; Sun: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 9pm (closed on Mon)

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5. Eatery

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Eatery offers Chinese-American dishes, in hearty portions and some pretty good meals such as fried rice and chicken wings combo. Located along West Cary Street, the restaurant surely takes you on a tasteful journey with other noteworthy dishes like shrimp fried rice, orange chicken, crab Rangoon, steamed dumplings, and wonton soup. This restaurant is best known for its take out option as the tables at the restaurant are a minimum and the wait can be awhile. So call ahead and order for your favorites.


Address: 3000 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221, USA

Website: Eatery

Opening hours: 10:30am - 10:30pm (daily)

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6. Wah Wah Chinese Restaurant

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Select your favorite dishes from the menu at Wah Wah Chinese Restaurant and get ready to have your mind blown. You can either stick to your favorites or try something new and different; the chefs at this restaurant will not disappoint with the dishes they serve. Some of their famous Chinese offerings include sweet and sour chicken, dumplings, shrimp egg rolls, fried wontons and more. Head to this spot with your friends and family or alone as you intend to treat your tastebuds to some tasty Chinese dishes.

Wah Wah Chinese Restaurant

Address: 8243 Hull Street Rd, Richmond, VA 23235, USA

Website: Wah Wah Chinese Restaurant

Opening hours: Wed - Thu: 10:30am - 10:30pm; Fri - Sat: 10:30am - 11:30pm; Sun: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 10:30am - 10:30pm (closed on Tue)

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7. Jiang's Chinese Restaurant

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Vegetable Dumpling

Posted by Jiang's Chinese Restaurant on Sunday, April 21, 2019

At Jiang’s Chinese Restaurant, you get nothing but the best when it comes to healthy, authentic Chinese cuisine. Also, being one of the top-rated restaurants in Richmond, this restaurant serves large portions while still being easy on the pockets, and boasts a lengthy menu of Chinese offerings. Enjoy the warm, welcoming service at the cafe while tasting some of the crowd favorites such as the fried dumplings, General Tso chicken, egg roll, egg drop soup, Singapore rice noodles, and Sesame chicken among many others.

Jiang's Chinese Restaurant

Address: 1213 Carmia Way, North Chesterfield, VA 23235, USA

Website: Jiang’s Chinese Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 9:30pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 10:30pm; Sun: 11:30am - 9pm

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8. Top's China

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When the Chinese craving comes knocking at the door and you are in Richmond, Top’s China will surely take you on a tasteful journey to Asia. While at the restaurant, have a bite of their tasty fantail shrimp, vegetable and egg rolls, soup, lo mein, beef chow mein, varieties of fried rice, and many more. This restaurant serves all your favorites while the warm, accommodating staff will make this restaurant a must-visit in Richmond.

Top's China

Address: 5660 Brook Rd, Richmond, VA 23227, USA

Website: Top’s China

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 11pm; Sun: 12pm - 10pm

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9. Tops China Restaurant

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Looking for the best Chinese food in Richmond? This right here is your best bet. Tops China Restaurant is best known for its authentic Chinese food that is packed with all the flavors making every ingredient a hero of its own. With super affordable prices, they are best known for their servings in egg rolls, sweet and sour chicken, steamed shrimp with broccoli, chicken lo mein, and dumplings among many others.

Tops China Restaurant

Address: 6829 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA 23225, USA

Website: Tops China Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10:30pm; Sun: 12pm - 10pm

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10. P.F. Chang's

P.F. Chang's "Great Wall" - death by chocolate, for 2!
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A family-friendly restaurant, P.F, Chang’s offers a 2,000-year-old Asian tradition of wok cooking and other Chinese dishes made from scratch every day. Showcasing a striking ambiance, the restaurant’s chefs hand-roll dim sum, hand chop and slice all vegetables and meats, handcraft every sauce and wok-cook each recipe daily using fresh ingredients. Try from the extensive menus such as BBQ spare ribs, dynamic shrimp, tempura calamari and vegetables, hand-folded crab wontons, and more.

P.F. Chang's

Address: 9212, Richmond, VA 23235, United States

Website: P.F. Chang’s

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

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Taste China's best in Richmond, Virginia

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The capital of Virginia, Richmond is one of the oldest American cities full of surprises. But finding Chinese restaurants in this city will not surprise you. Although Chinese restaurants are plenty here, to find one that is authentic and best is a bit tricky. Hence, we have come up with this guide to make sure you get to taste nothing but the best of Chinese cuisines in Richmond, Virginia.

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Born in Mumbai and brought up in Bangalore, India, Aarti is a full-time freelance writer by profession. She is a lover of everything the ‘blue dot’ offers—world cultures, off-the-beaten tracks,...Read more

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