NBC Seafood is the best dim sum spot out of the three that share names with television stations (the other two being ABC and CBS - and no, we don’t know why it’s a thing). The enormous dining room fills up quickly on weekends, so be prepared to wait an hour or two for your shui mai. This is traditional dim sum, with carts of food rolling around for you to choose from. The food is all solid, especially the dumpling dishes and egg tarts. Just bring a granola bar to snack on while you wait.
More spots in Monterey ParkSee more
Lu Din Gee (Duck House)
If you’re looking for authentic Peking duck, head to Duck House in Monterey Park. Just make sure to reserve your duck ahead of time.
Medan Kitchen is a great, affordable Indonesian spot in Rosemead. Get something that comes wrapped in a banana leaf.
Huge Tree Pastry
You don’t have to wait for dim sum to get a great breakfast in SGV. Case in point: Huge Tree Pastry in Monterey Park.
More Chinese spotsSee more
Bang Bang Handmade Noodles
Bang Bang is a Highland Park pop-up with handmade noodles worth driving across town to eat.
Boston Lobster in San Gabriel has solid Chinese food across the board, but you’re here for their massive lobster special.
Suggested by our writers
Bistro Na’s is a fancy restaurant in Temple City doing Imperial Chinese food, which means it’s perfect for a special occasion meal.
Coni’seafood in Marina Del Rey is the second location of one of our favorite seafood restaurants.
Mason’s Dumpling Shop
Mason’s Dumplings Shop in Highland Park is home to some of the best dumplings you’ll find outside of the San Gabriel Valley.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more