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There are few things better than a comforting plate or takeout carton of savory Chinese food. And when you’re traveling, a quick and delicious meal can sometimes be exactly what you need. If you find yourself on the hunt for delicious Chinese food in Irving, whether you want to dine-in or have it delivered to you, explore some of the excellent options below to get you started.
While you’re in the Las Colinas area, check out Bombay Chopstix for fresh, dazzling Chinese fare. With a China-meets-Bombay menu, they cover a wide range of pan-Asian cuisine from custom wok dishes to irresistible street noodles and rice. Start things off with their savory corn patties appetizer before building your own wok creation. Finish things off with their exciting and delicious chocolate spring rolls and ice cream. Fortune House Chinese, a popular spot with a laid-back vibe serving Shanghai soup dumplings and other dim sum dishes. Steamed-to-perfection dumplings, moo shu lettuce wraps, and succulent beef dishes make for a very satisfying and authentic Chinese meal.
Another favorite near Las Colinas is Inchin’s Bamboo Garden, a kid-friendly restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere and great food. With Chinese dishes exploring the delicious flavors of the Sichuan region of China, their menu includes many vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options in addition to meat-based dishes. For a unique fusion of flavors, try their tasty paneer tacos, or stick to a traditional Chinese dish like chicken or shrimp fried rice. If you still have room after eating to your heart’s content, kids and adults alike will undoubtedly love the fried ice cream for dessert.
Of course, both locals and visitors love paying a visit to Benihana in Las Colinas, a perennial favorite all across the country, for dinner and an entertaining chef-led food show. Perfect for a fun and enlivened date night or a fun outing with colleagues, watch as piles of onions become sizzling, exploding volcanoes, or try and catch that flying shrimp in your mouth. There’s rarely a dull moment at Benihana. Other national chains include Chinese favorite Pei Wei, where you can munch on perfectly steamed edamame and well-balanced rice dishes in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
For those who are traveling, there are plenty of options for Chinese food in Irving near the airport. Conveniently located on Belt Line Road is Empress of China, another local favorite. This airy, contemporary space provides traditional Chinese fare for dine-in, takeout, or delivery. Whether you have the perfect egg drop soup, savory lo mein noodles, or a hearty plate of shrimp with lobster sauce, the dishes here will have you coming back for seconds. The Empress is also home to interesting and delicious dessert options, like moo shu pancakes, fried wontons, or honey-banana tempura with green tea ice cream.
With traditional favorites like chow mein, sesame or kung pao chicken, shrimp dishes, and so much more, the food at China Pavilion is simple but excellent. Daily lunch specials and generously portioned family meals mean that diners here get a lot of bang for their buck in a relaxed, no-frills environment. Kick things off with delicious egg rolls before diving into a plate of garlic shrimp.
Whether you’re on your way in or out of town, or if you find yourself in the heart of Irving for work or pleasure, the Chinese food in this city is a perfect choice for your next meal. Check out some more of the restaurants below to start planning your next Chinese food outing!