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Chinese Restaurants in San mateo

4.8 - 495 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 9PM

1012 Howard Ave, San Mateo
(650) 548-1758

Hot Wok Bistro

Check your receipt I'm sure they are adding a little too much in sales tax. Disappointed not returning. More reviews



4.2 - 183 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

1952 S El Camino Real, San Mateo
(650) 315-2827


We loved the ribeye. I tried many types of mushrooms and cabbage, each one adding a unique taste and/or texture to the meal. I loved the shrimp; they wer... More reviews

4.2 - 164 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 8:30PM

41 E 4th Ave, San Mateo
(650) 376-3927


Note to chef: lay off the sugar!!! Everything had a sweet aftertaste, the soup, the pickled vegetables, the beef. It's been a while since I ate here... More reviews

4.2 - 129 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2:45PM

2507 S El Camino Real, San Mateo
(650) 570-4234

Oceanic Restaurant

We've been eating here for many years and the food has always been, great! The staff is very attentive and pleasant, we can't wait until they o... More reviews

4.1 - 141 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2:30PM

31 S B St, San Mateo
(650) 348-1889

China Bee Restaurant

My family has been going here since I was young and you truly can't beeat it! (pun intended) We got take out during the pandemic (they only have tak... More reviews

4.3 - 110 votes

Hours: 10:30AM - 3PM

164 W 25th Ave, San Mateo
(650) 345-1277

The Noodle Shop

OMG. Such massive portions, such good food. I loved my pandemic takeout with them. They give like almost double the portions as other places. Highly reco... More reviews

4.1 - 131 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

137 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo
(650) 477-2233

Sweet Moment

I’m a big fan of their “cheese foam” series. The Premium Cheese Oolong is my go-to. I love that I can customize it with no added sweetener/sugar; I like ... More reviews

4.1 - 123 votes

Hours: 11AM - 3PM

168 E 4th Ave, San Mateo
(650) 345-9168

Little Sichuan Restaurant

Food quality was a bit disappointing. I guessing the original chef is no longer there woking. They cutting corners on ingreadients. More reviews

4.3 - 93 votes

Hours: 11AM - 3PM

2291 S El Camino Real, San Mateo
(650) 578-1678

Silver Lake Seafood Restaurant

Really yummy food but WAY TOO SALTY!! It could be that I follow a low salt diet. Either way I wanted to add my input. Again....DELICIOUS food!! More reviews

4.1 - 115 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

570 S Norfolk St, San Mateo
(650) 347-1228

Golden Wok bistro

Gotten takeout a few times and it's been good, but found a bug in my soup noodles. Unsanitary! More reviews

4.2 - 99 votes

Hours: 5 - 10PM

215 S Ellsworth Ave, San Mateo
(650) 343-2566

Happy Lamb Hot Pot, San Mateo 快乐小羊

Omg this is probably the best hot pot I've tried among Bay Area, everything is fresh and tasty! We've also ordered Shrimp, quail eggs, winter m... More reviews

3.9 - 131 votes

Hours: 11AM - 3PM

32 42nd Ave, San Mateo
(650) 349-0298

Peking Alley

This is my family's new go-to Chinese restaurant. The menu is quite extensive so there's something for everybody. You can order online and pick... More reviews

4.2 - 88 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

500 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo
(650) 344-0751

Wing Fat Chinese Restaurant

Great gem of a place tiny little restaurant The food is excellent super fast The prices are ridiculously low and the owners are super nice. More reviews

4 - 103 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

2960 S Norfolk St, San Mateo
(650) 573-1350

Hot Wok Cafe

I’ve been going here for over 15 years.. HANDS DOWN THE BEST POTSTICKERS IN THE WORLD..Seriously I drive 2.5 hours one way just to get my potstickers... ... More reviews


Yu Raku

4.1 - 89 votes

Hours: 11AM - 1:30PM

104 S El Camino Real, San Mateo
(650) 558-8239

Yu Raku

We visited San Mateo,CA looking for good authentic Japanese food, and this was definitely what we were looking for. My husband said it's like we... More reviews

3.9 - 108 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 9:30PM

29 Laurie Meadows Dr, San Mateo
(650) 349-3066

Town of Dumpling

Town of Dumpling reminds me of summers in my childhood when I'd visit family members living in Beijing. There's a loud authenticity to ... More reviews

3.4 - 161 votes

Hours: 10:30AM - 9:30PM

40 42nd Ave, San Mateo
(650) 572-7989

Cheung Hing

First time I did takeout from this place since I was in the area. Ordered beef chow fun and chicken fried rice. It was great. Will come back and order ... More reviews

3.9 - 101 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

215 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo
(650) 348-3890

Little China Kitchen

I absolutely love this place, seems like a hidden gem in san mateo! They have vegan options, I suggest the vegan sesame chicken its the best alternative ... More reviews

3.9 - 94 votes

Hours: 5PM - 1AM

138 Main St, San Mateo
(650) 401-3570

Dessert Republic

Had it for the first time and definitely recommend! Ordered: Full House Crepe - fresh, crepe was cooked well with slight crunch edges. Yum! Service: The ... More reviews

3.4 - 142 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 9:30PM

139 S B St, San Mateo
(650) 445-7585

Inchin's Bamboo Garden

Vegetarians and Vegans avoid this restaurant. First time they served chicken spring rolls instead of veg spring rolls showing no regrets. When I went sec... More reviews

3.6 - 114 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

98 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo
(650) 242-1245

Liuyishou Hotpot (San Mateo) 劉一手火鍋

Great variety and quality meats. The angus beef is very well marbled and perfectly tender. The soup bases are flavorful and their sauce bar is tops. I lo... More reviews

3.6 - 96 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2PM

2450 S El Camino Real, San Mateo
(650) 345-6288

Chef Zhao Bistro

I ordered chili bullfrog and spicy beef. The taste is pretty good. But the portion is small. There is not much meat in the chili bullfrog, but there are ... More reviews

3.7 - 88 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9:30PM

2224 S El Camino Real, San Mateo
(650) 571-1298

Silver House

Good COVID practices. Set up table at entrance. Great food for take out. Bitter melon with chicken is good. More reviews

4 - 66 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2:30PM

231 S Ellsworth Ave, San Mateo
(650) 581-1707

Chef Sha

Do you like it when your lips tingle but it's not overly spicy? There's a lot of flavor and it builds up. There's numbing spice and it tin... More reviews

3.4 - 109 votes

Hours: 10AM - 8PM

2946 S Norfolk St, San Mateo
(650) 341-1899

Cafe Tsui Wah 翠華茶餐廳

I don't even want to give her ONE star. Very bad service. The older lady there is so rude. I will never go back there and will advise my friends abo... More reviews

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