11 Exceptional Chinese Restaurants

The best spots for high-end Chinese cuisine outside of China.

Ben Dearnley
OF 12

Forget takeout menus of egg drop soup and chicken lo mein. With Chinese New Year almost upon us, there’s no better time to celebrate the rich and wide-ranging landscape that makes up Chinese cuisine. But you don’t have to travel to China to do so in a luxe setting; the menus at these opulent, standout Chinese-food dining rooms—none of which are located in China—range from authentic homages to classic Cantonese cooking to new fusion twists that create something truly special.