From dim sum brunches to classic bakeries to family-style dining, the city really does have it all on this front.
We've sourced the full range of cuisine and experiences the city offers, from dim sum brunches and quick dumpling joints to high-end dining.
Whether Cantonese, Hunan, Szechuan, or some innovative hybrid with local cuisine, our list highlights our picks for where to eat Chinese food in Oshawa.
Best Chinese Restaurants in Oshawa
1. Wok's up Oshawa
2. Azian Cuisine
3. Mandarin Restaurant
4. Wok Box Oshawa
5. Sam's Kitchen
6. Golden Pine Chinese Restaurant
Chinese Food in Oshaw FAQs
Desserts in China are quite different from in the West. The best Chinese desserts are red bean buns, dragon’s beard candy, egg tarts, candied fruit, pumpkin pancakes, sweet egg buns, deep-fried durians, sweet soup balls, almond jelly, and grass jelly.
Cantonese cuisine tends to be less oily because Cantonese cuisine puts more focus on the freshness of the ingredients, so less oil is used for cooking. Mandarin cuisine tends to be heavier because oil is more generously used for cooking since Northern China’s climate is cold and dry.
Cantonese cuisine is lightly spiced, and Mandarin cuisine is heavily spiced.
Cantonese cuisine has more seafood dishes because the Guangdong region of China is located near the sea. Mandarin cuisine features more beef and mutton dishes, Shandong cuisine has more seafood than the other Mandarin cuisines because the Shandong region of China has the access to the sea.
There are some healthier takeout options if you’re craving Chinese food. Plus, you can always ask to have menu items adjusted to suit your taste. Furthermore, if you scan the menu, there are oftentimes a section that offers choices that are lower in fat, sugar, and salt
- Steamed dumplings
- Hot and sour soup or egg drop soup
- Moo goo gai pan
- Beef and broccoli
- Chop suey
- Chicken and broccoli