To say the menu at Dolo is expansive would be an understatement. The chic Chinatown restaurant serves dozens of dim sum treats, including creamy egg tarts, bitter melon custard cakes, tender pork shumai, durian crepes and fluffy pork buns. But that's just scraping the surface on what Dolo has to offer: A novel-sized menu is packed with glossy photos of seafood by the pound, spicy jellyfish, crispy fried shrimp, mango beef tenderloin and stir-fried lo mein—among many other specialty dishes. If we haven't made it clear already, come hungry and bring a friend or two.
Whether you’re craving scrumptious dim sum, a multi-course Peking duck dinner or spicy Sichuan specialties, Chicago’s top Chinese restaurants have you covered. While Chinatown is an obvious place to start, there are plenty of excellent options all across the city, from Uptown to Hyde Park. You can expect to find enticing dishes like crackling roast pork, Hong Kong-style crab, fluffy barbecue pork buns and supple dumplings filled with lamb and shrimp. There’s even an upscale hot pot experience, complete with wagyu and robot servers, among our picks. So check out our guide to the best Chinese food in Chicago and prepare to feast on a variety of delights.
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