Chinese Food on Christmas: Where to Eat

If you’re looking for a good chinese restaurant to go to this Christmas you better start making reservations now because you’re not the only one with a hankering for general tso’s chicken. What started out as meals of

convenience

during the turn of the century when large groups of Jewish and Chinese immigrants began moving into the Lower East Side has become a Christmas Tradition.

Thankfully, you don’t have to travel across the bridge for delicious Chinese food, here are popular restaurants that will be open:

Sit down restaurants:

Jin Jin Hong Kong Café

6224 18th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 232-6222

Best dishes according to

Yelp

: Beef chow fun

Good Day Seafood Restaurant
6202 18th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11204

Best dishes according to

Yelp

: Stir fried noodles and coconut pudding

Silver Star Restaurant
6221 18th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 331-2799

Best dishes according to

Yelp

: Chicken chow mein and spare ribs

Asian Harbor

404 Church Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(718) 633-8711

Best dishes according to

Yelp

: Spare ribs, sesame chicken, and chicken fried rice

Take away/Delivery:

East Wind Snack Shop


471 16th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(929) 295-0188

Best dishes according to

Yelp

: Dry aged beef, pan dried juicy pork dumplings and sweet chili ribs.

Green Lake Restaurant
795 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
(718) 284-0088

Best dishes according to

Yelp

: General tso’s chicken

Wing Hua 2

223 Church Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(718) 436-3426

Best dishes according to

Yelp

: General tso chicken

If you’re not in the mood to venture out check out these

recipes

that take traditional Chinese food and give them a Jewish flair:

Pomegranate, 1507 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11230, (718) 951-7112, will be open if you’re in need of last minute supplies.

Where are your favorite Chinese restaurants in the area? Let us know in the comments.

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