15 Favorite Chinese Food Spots in the East Valley

Hungering for some Chinese Food? We know different people have different preferences based on where they grew up. Some want the most authentic dish, while others like a more fusion style. Here’s a list of several of the top-rated Chinese restaurants in the East Valley. Please let us know if we’ve missed any hidden gems! Most have both takeout and delivery available.

Yao’s Chinese Restaurant
Features traditional, homemade dishes of a higher-quality fare. Favorites include Orange Chicken, Kung Pao Chicken, Egg Fu Young, Moo Shu and Chow Mein, and a select list of beers and wines. Customers rate the food quality and customer service an A+.
2487 S. Gilbert Road, Ste 102, Gilbert

Gold Chef
A favorite with locals, Gold Chef offers generous serving sizes, good food and reasonable prices. Try the Egg Rolls, Orange Chicken, Honey Walnut Shrimp and Mongolian Beef, served by friendly staff. They offer “lighter fare” options as well.
1055 S Arizona Ave, Ste 10, Chandler

Asian Station
Family owned across two generations of chefs; this is a neighborhood favorite. We like the Crab Ragoons, Kung Pao Chicken and Orange Chicken, however, some reviewers tag it “generic” Chinese food. Try it and see for yourself. Friendly staff and generous portions.
2905 S. Ellsworth Rd, Ste 102, Mesa

Simi’s Café
Nice local spot, with delicious Veggie Chow Mein, Sweet and Sour Soup, and popular Crab Puffs. Family-owned restaurant with an emphasis on friendly service.
2401 E Baseline Rd, Ste 118, Gilbert

Asian Café Express
Winner of Best Chinese Food in the Valley from New Times a few years ago, this popular restaurant offers favorites from different regions of China. More than 300 dishes to choose from, from Chili Salt Wings to Hawaiian BBQ Chicken to Kung Pao Chicken.Small eatery but huge menu.https://www.asiancafeexpress.com/
1911 W Main St, #3, Mesa

China Palace
Locally recognized for its outstanding Chinese cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff, Asian Café Express is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes. Popular dishes for lunch include Sweet and Sour Chicken, Cashew Chicken Lunch, Lemon Chicken Lunch and Chicken Lo Mein.
5761 E Brown Road, Mesa

Wei Wok
Fun eatery with dishes like Chicken Chow Fun, Vegetable Chow Fun and House Chow Fun. Also offers Moos Shu, Egg Foo Young, Chop Suey and other tempting dishes. Fantastic food, nice portions and excellent pricing. Our work family loves it.
2743 S Market St, Suite 111, Gilbert

Golden Valley
Fantastic selection of lunch specials and tasty seafood dishes. Old school feel, it’s been open for over two decades, but clean and friendly. Popular dishes are Kung Pao Chicken and Orange Beef.
832 W Baseline Rd, Mesa

P.F. Chang’s
Popular chain with several Arizona locations including Mesa, Chandler and Tempe, offering a variety of Asian-inspired dishes, including hand-rolled sushi, Vietnamese-style soups and bowls, traditional Chinese dim sum, wok-fired chicken and beef entrées, and family-style noodles and rice. Serves the best Lettuce Wraps around and the lunch bowls, served until 4 p.m., are always a hit. Spring rolls/pork egg rolls are delicious as well. Order extra and be satisfied for days.
6610 E Superstition Springs Blvd, Mesa

Golden Gate Chinese Restaurant
Very large selection of dishes to choose from, with chicken, pork, beef, vegetable and seafood dishes. This strip-mall restaurant offering Mandarin and Sichuan fare is loved by locals who visit or order takeout several times a month.
2640 W Baseline Rd, Mesa

Sizzle Mongolian Grill
Sizzle has it all—Chinese, Asian Fusion, Mongolian—you customize your meal the way you want it and  then enjoy watching your veggies and meat sizzling on a large round flat grill. Or order pickup and they’ll mix it up for you. Great food at a reasonable price.
1050 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler

Wild Ginger
Wild Ginger offers a delicious variety of dishes from traditional Chinese to new Asian Fusion choices. BIG portions and efficient service. We enjoyed the Master Gee’s chicken, Orange Chicken, egg rolls and egg drop soup.
861 North Higley Rd, Suite 111, Gilbert

Ginger Zing
With flavor options like Hawaiian Caramel (pineapples and bell peppers in caramel sauce) andFirecracker (spicy sauce with bamboo shoots, bell peppers and chili pods), you’ll enjoy the tasty combinations offered. Popular dishes include the Honey Walnut Shrimp and Teriyaki beef and chicken. We haven’t tried delivery, but the menu states, “Place an order for delivery for over $35 and get complimentary sugar donuts.” How can you lose?
3460 E Southern Ave, Mesa

Wok with Ming
Tasty Chinese and Asian food with top notch ingredients, crispy vegetables and friendly service. Many lunch special options available for about $6. Try the Mongolian Beef or the Lunch Moo Goo Gai Pan.
825 S Cooper Rd, Suite B1, Gilbert

Kwan’s Sampan
Loved for years by locals, this family-owned restaurant is often called “your grandpa’s Chinese restaurant.” Huge portions, nice waitresses, dated atmosphere and mixed reviews on food. Try the Orange Chicken and Chicken Lo Mein.
1927 N Gilbert Rd, Mesa

Our list should provide a starting place for months of adventures in Chinese food dining. We’re always open to new suggestions as well. Enjoy!

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