Looking to satisfy your appetite for Chinese fare?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Chinese restaurants around Sacramento, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.
1. Fortune Chinese Food
Topping the list is Fortune Chinese Food. Located at 2805 12th Ave., Suite 4 in Curtis Park, the Chinese spot is the highest-rated budget-friendly Chinese restaurant in Sacramento, boasting 4.5 stars out of 271 reviews on Yelp.
On the menu, you’ll find sesame chicken, chow mein, sweet and sour pork, fried rice, salt and pepper spare ribs, egg rolls, wonton soup and more.
2. Happy Corner Restaurant
Next up is South Land Park’s Happy Corner Restaurant, situated at 4940 Freeport Blvd. With four stars out of 127 reviews on Yelp, the Chinese and traditional American spot, offering seafood and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an affordable option.
Yelper Floyd V. wrote, “We’ve been here three times, and every single dish we’ve ordered was excellent. Standouts include the hot and sour soup, yang chow fried rice, crispy skin chicken, Peking spare ribs and gai Lan (Chinese broccoli) with oyster sauce.”
3. Sunrise Chinese Restaurant
Parkway’s Sunrise Chinese Restaurant, located at 4689 MacK Road, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the affordable Chinese spot, which offers soups and more, 4.5 stars out of 220 reviews.
Amber V. noted, “Food was ready fairly quickly and we were impressed with the portions. Their food wasn’t super greasy, their sauces were nice and thick and the chunks of meat were decent.”
4. Jen Kitchen
Jen Kitchen, a Chinese spot in Mangan Park, is another much-loved, affordable go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 89 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2362 Fruitridge Road to see for yourself.
Yelper Uj D. wrote, “This place is such a hidden gem. I never used to eat Chinese food until my friend took me here, saying it was a must. I crave their food so much. The owners are so nice and caring, they make me feel welcome every single time.”