Do you celebrate Chinese New Year? If you do, you’re probably planning to enjoy a Chinese feast. Whether you’re craving spicy noodles or peking duck, there are many restaurants you can book a table or room for your family. To make it easier for you, we’ve put together a list of Chinese restaurants with varying price points and menu items for you to choose from. Scroll through the list, check out the menu, and book your table.
From peking duck to dim sum, Summer Palace has it all. Start off with a seafood soup and make your way to the heavier meals. It’s also best to order a serving of fried rice to share since you can eat it with any meat or fish on the menu. Tip: You can call in advance and order the peking duck. Located at Tower Wing, Edsa Shangri-La Manila, 1 Garden Way, Ortigas Centre, Mandaluyong City.
If you want a little bit of everything, Crystal Jade has a set menu for this Chinese New Year. The set is good for six, eight, or 10 people and includes a salmon toss salad, beef ribs with red wine, and suckling pig with prawns in black truffle. You can also opt to order their glutinous rice cake shaped like fish. Located at 7th Avenue, Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City.
In the mood for Shabu-Shabu? Make your way to Glora Maris. They have two different sets to choose from, seafood and assorted. You can also order add-ons like sliced beef, dumplings, and vegetables. Located at 4/F, Gateway Mall, Araneta Center, Quezon City.
Din Tai Fung
Get your savory and sweet xiao long bao fix at Din Tai Fung. You can choose from pork, crab, foi gras, and chocolate lava. They also have other menu items like salted egg yolk prawns and fried pork chop that will pair nicely with their fried rice with salted fish. Located at Power Plant Mall, Hidalgo Drive, Makati City.
For big families, you can book a function room good for 24 people at Peking Garden. Their menu also includes a wide variety of seafood, poultry, and dimsum. They also prepare bird’s nest in four different ways with fresh crab meat, mashed chicken, coconut milk, and almond puree. Located at 4F Greenbelt 5 Phase 2, Ayala Center, Makati City.
Another option that’s more casual is Tuan Tuan. Get a bowl of their award-winning halibut fish soup or TuanTuan congee. They also serve specialty drinks like Hong Kong-style coffee and milk tea. Located at 5F, Sky Park Dining, SM Aura Premier, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.
The Century Seafood Restaurant
The Century Seafood Restaurant is the place to book if you’re looking for authentic Chinese-Cantonese food. As the name suggests, their menu offers a variety of seafood options. Try their lobster dishes which includes steamed lobster with garlic and pepper, and sautéed lobster with chili and black bean sauce. Located at G/F Century Park Hotel, Roxas Boulevard, Malate, Manila.
Tim Ho Wan
Dimsum and pork bun lovers, make your way to Tim Ho Wan for Chinese New Year. Order from their menu of pork dumpling, beancurd skin, and wasabi salad prawn dumpling. You can also get other items to share like glutinous rice with lotus leaf and spicy noodles. Located at Uptown Mall, 36th Street, Uptown Bonifacio, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.
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