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Where to Find Great Chinese Food in Miami

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There used to be a time when ordering Chinese food in America meant slurping noodles out of paper cartons in sweatpants, but the Chinese food in Miami offers so much more than that. From high-end Chinese fare to delivery-only options, here are 13 Chinese food-serving restaurants worth a try.

Editor’s Note: The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.

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1. Sang's Chinese Food and Dim Sum

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1925 NE 163rd St
North Miami Beach, FL 33162
(305) 947-7076
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Tucked away inside a strip mall in North Miami, this no-frills restaurant has been a fixture in the neighborhood for more than two decades. Its daily dim sum service is always busy offering up dishes like shrimp balls, roasted barbecue pork, fried rice, egg foo young, and more.

2. Hakkasan

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Fontainebleau Resort, 4441 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140
(877) 326-7412
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With an aesthetic that feels more like a spa than a restaurant, Hakkasan delivers as much atmosphere as it does Cantonese cuisine. Chilean sea bass, crispy duck salad, and the dim sum lunch top the requisites list along with the Kowloon Cooler mocktail that is prepared with berries, juice, lychee, and lemon-lime soda. 

3. Blackbrick

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3451 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 573-8886
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A casual Chinese bistro with a modern edge, Blackbrick serves up punk rock energy and inventive plates like fried chicken dumplings, sweet soy wings, and loaded fried rice that is far too flavorful to be confused for a side. 

4. Palmar

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180 NW 29th St
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 573-5682
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As cool as its Wynwood locale Palmar offers contemporary Chinese food with unruffled style. Guests enjoy a hefty selection of wine, beer, and dishes such as lamb dumplings, dan dan noodles, and seafood fried rice underneath the red glow of modish rattan lanterns. 

5. Yip (Multiple locations)

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143 NW 23rd St Suite 3
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 399-7370
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This Miami-bred restaurant is a dumpling haven. Served steamed or fried, the simple dim sum menu features generous stacks of rolls, buns, and dumplings for endless combinations. 

6. Mr. Chow

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2201 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 695-1695
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A mix of old-school elegance and traditional recipes sets Mr. Chow apart as one of Miami’s chicest Chinese spots. Diners can feel fancy under a swank lighting fixture while dining on scallion pancakes, Mr. Chow Noodles, and a Peking duck that justifies the splurge. 

808 1st St #3
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(786) 206-1063
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This self-described “Chinese Dinner Club” in the South of Fifth neighborhood serves a long list of Cantonese dishes like honey-roasted pork, spicy and sour seafood soup, black truffle sticky rice, tea-smoked beef tenderloin, and more. The space fuses Chinese, Art Deco, and tropical decor, with everything from Chiang Mai dragon veiled walls, rustic wood accents. bamboo chandeliers, and a 12-person seated wrap-around marble bar in the center of the room.

8. Hutong Miami

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600 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131
(786) 388-0805
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High-end, Hong Kong-based restaurant Hutong now has a splashy, colorful outpost in the Magic City. The vibe-y restaurant offers classics like the Peking duck, which is created using a recipe said to have been developed over one hundred years ago for the emperor, or more unique dishes like dumplings filled with everything from rose champagne, to prawn and black truffle, alongside strong cocktails and plenty of people watching.

9. Komodo Restaurant

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801 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 534-2211
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While David Grutman’s Komodo might best be know around town for its beautiful crowds and celebrity clientele, this Asian restaurant also happens to serve up some of the best Peking duck in the Magic City along with a plethora of other dishes like sushi, sashimi, dumplings, are more.

10. Li’s Dim Sum & More Pop-Up Inside MKT Kitchen

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1831 Ponce de Leon
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 882-2600
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The brainchild of chefs Raymond Li Senior and Junior, this restaurant started as a pop-up selling dishes through social media during the COVID-19 related restaurant shutdowns. The restaurant is now a pop-up serving plenty of Chinese dishes with a Latin twist like soup dumplings, crispy chicken bao, shrimp and truffle potstickers, and papas bravas.

11. Zitz Sum

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396 Alhambra Cir Suite 155
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(786) 409-6920
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After becoming a runaway favorite last year during the COVID-19 shutdown through social media, “Asian-ish” eatery Zitz Sum has opened its permanent outpost in Coral Gables. Offering a much larger menu than its original creative dumpling creations, diners can feast on dishes like cucumber salad, charred cabbage, grilled pork chops, and hanger steak — but don’t worry, the dumplings also make the menu. To wash the dishes back, guests can sip on a large selection of natural wines, sake, and beer.

12. Tropical Chinese Restaurant

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7991 SW 40th St
Miami, FL 33155
(305) 262-1552
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A Miami institution since 1984, Tropical Chinese has been doling out dim sum since the local food scene was not much more than a croqueta. In true pushcart fashion diners settle in with a warm cup of tea and watch the pork buns pass by. Can’t-miss bites include dumplings on dumplings, shrimp rolls, and roasted duck. 

13. The Dumpling Lady at Munch Virtual Food Hall

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2801-A Florida Ave
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
(305) 469-2788
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These ready-to-cook dumpling become a favorite during quarantine, and now sells its dumplings out of virtual food hall Munch. Offering a concise menu of five different dumplings with four different dipping sauces (plus a can’t miss Miso Oreo brownie for dessert), guests are encouraged to order by the dozen and try a few flavors.

1. Sang's Chinese Food and Dim Sum

1925 NE 163rd St, North Miami Beach, FL 33162

Tucked away inside a strip mall in North Miami, this no-frills restaurant has been a fixture in the neighborhood for more than two decades. Its daily dim sum service is always busy offering up dishes like shrimp balls, roasted barbecue pork, fried rice, egg foo young, and more.

1925 NE 163rd St
North Miami Beach, FL 33162

2. Hakkasan

Fontainebleau Resort, 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

With an aesthetic that feels more like a spa than a restaurant, Hakkasan delivers as much atmosphere as it does Cantonese cuisine. Chilean sea bass, crispy duck salad, and the dim sum lunch top the requisites list along with the Kowloon Cooler mocktail that is prepared with berries, juice, lychee, and lemon-lime soda. 

Fontainebleau Resort, 4441 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140

3. Blackbrick

3451 NE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33137

A casual Chinese bistro with a modern edge, Blackbrick serves up punk rock energy and inventive plates like fried chicken dumplings, sweet soy wings, and loaded fried rice that is far too flavorful to be confused for a side. 

3451 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33137

4. Palmar

180 NW 29th St, Miami, FL 33127

As cool as its Wynwood locale Palmar offers contemporary Chinese food with unruffled style. Guests enjoy a hefty selection of wine, beer, and dishes such as lamb dumplings, dan dan noodles, and seafood fried rice underneath the red glow of modish rattan lanterns. 

180 NW 29th St
Miami, FL 33127

5. Yip (Multiple locations)

143 NW 23rd St Suite 3, Miami, FL 33127

This Miami-bred restaurant is a dumpling haven. Served steamed or fried, the simple dim sum menu features generous stacks of rolls, buns, and dumplings for endless combinations. 

143 NW 23rd St Suite 3
Miami, FL 33127

6. Mr. Chow

2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

A mix of old-school elegance and traditional recipes sets Mr. Chow apart as one of Miami’s chicest Chinese spots. Diners can feel fancy under a swank lighting fixture while dining on scallion pancakes, Mr. Chow Noodles, and a Peking duck that justifies the splurge. 

2201 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

7. Jia

808 1st St #3, Miami Beach, FL 33139

This self-described “Chinese Dinner Club” in the South of Fifth neighborhood serves a long list of Cantonese dishes like honey-roasted pork, spicy and sour seafood soup, black truffle sticky rice, tea-smoked beef tenderloin, and more. The space fuses Chinese, Art Deco, and tropical decor, with everything from Chiang Mai dragon veiled walls, rustic wood accents. bamboo chandeliers, and a 12-person seated wrap-around marble bar in the center of the room.

808 1st St #3
Miami Beach, FL 33139

8. Hutong Miami

600 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131

High-end, Hong Kong-based restaurant Hutong now has a splashy, colorful outpost in the Magic City. The vibe-y restaurant offers classics like the Peking duck, which is created using a recipe said to have been developed over one hundred years ago for the emperor, or more unique dishes like dumplings filled with everything from rose champagne, to prawn and black truffle, alongside strong cocktails and plenty of people watching.

600 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131

9. Komodo Restaurant

801 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131

While David Grutman’s Komodo might best be know around town for its beautiful crowds and celebrity clientele, this Asian restaurant also happens to serve up some of the best Peking duck in the Magic City along with a plethora of other dishes like sushi, sashimi, dumplings, are more.

801 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131

10. Li’s Dim Sum & More Pop-Up Inside MKT Kitchen

1831 Ponce de Leon, Coral Gables, FL 33134

The brainchild of chefs Raymond Li Senior and Junior, this restaurant started as a pop-up selling dishes through social media during the COVID-19 related restaurant shutdowns. The restaurant is now a pop-up serving plenty of Chinese dishes with a Latin twist like soup dumplings, crispy chicken bao, shrimp and truffle potstickers, and papas bravas.

1831 Ponce de Leon
Coral Gables, FL 33134

11. Zitz Sum

396 Alhambra Cir Suite 155, Coral Gables, FL 33134

After becoming a runaway favorite last year during the COVID-19 shutdown through social media, “Asian-ish” eatery Zitz Sum has opened its permanent outpost in Coral Gables. Offering a much larger menu than its original creative dumpling creations, diners can feast on dishes like cucumber salad, charred cabbage, grilled pork chops, and hanger steak — but don’t worry, the dumplings also make the menu. To wash the dishes back, guests can sip on a large selection of natural wines, sake, and beer.

396 Alhambra Cir Suite 155
Coral Gables, FL 33134

12. Tropical Chinese Restaurant

7991 SW 40th St, Miami, FL 33155

A Miami institution since 1984, Tropical Chinese has been doling out dim sum since the local food scene was not much more than a croqueta. In true pushcart fashion diners settle in with a warm cup of tea and watch the pork buns pass by. Can’t-miss bites include dumplings on dumplings, shrimp rolls, and roasted duck. 

7991 SW 40th St
Miami, FL 33155

13. The Dumpling Lady at Munch Virtual Food Hall

2801-A Florida Ave, Coconut Grove, FL 33133

These ready-to-cook dumpling become a favorite during quarantine, and now sells its dumplings out of virtual food hall Munch. Offering a concise menu of five different dumplings with four different dipping sauces (plus a can’t miss Miso Oreo brownie for dessert), guests are encouraged to order by the dozen and try a few flavors.

2801-A Florida Ave
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

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