Best Chinese Food Battle: Mississauga vs. Brampton

Published August 24, 2018 at 6:34 pm


There is no battle more serious and important than the battle between two cities vying to be recognized as the best place to go for exceptional Chinese cuisine.

We at and have searched far and wide for the best Chinese food in both cities and our Top 5 picks are about to battle it out for the title of best Italian—and you can vote on your favourite in the poll below.

When it come to great Chinese food, every ingredient counts. Is the fried rice exquisitely flavourful and savory? Is the wonton soup superbly comforting on a chilly night? Does it offer both mainstays and more exotic fish or tofu-based dishes?

Both Mississauga and Brampton are known for their respective food scenes and both offer a ton of commendable Chinese joints—but only one city can have the absolute best Chinese place.

So, here’s a look at each city’s best spots on our signature Top 5 lists on and


Top 5 Chinese Restaurants in Mississauga

When you’re hungry, nothing beats dim sum, chow mein or mapo tofu. Mississauga has some choice hotspots for Chinese food, including the spacious and traditionally decorated Golden Fountain Chinese Restaurant, modern, fine-dining Streetsville hotspot Bliss Chinese Cuisine, the long-standing and eternally popular dim sum and banquet space Summit Garden, the always bustling Hurontario and Eglinton dim sum destination Emerald Chinese Restaurant and our number one pick, the elegant and confidently named Blue Lagoon Seafood Master.  While Blue Lagoon is our proud number one pick, all of the places will leave you more than satisfied when you’re in the mood for a truly tasty dinner.


Top 5 Chinese Restaurants in Brampton

Brampton, a big and bustling city with an enviable food scene, offers a ton of options when it comes to Chinese food. Some hot spots to check out? The super-efficient and reliably tasty China Palace, the relatively new and always unique Green Bites Dumplings and Tea Bar, the strikingly beautiful (and aptly named) Golden Palace Restaurant, Bramalea City Centre-located dim sum mainstay August 8 and the always tasty (ignore its somewhat disquieting location) Singapore Gardens. While Singapore Gardens takes the top spot, all of these Chinese joints have a ton of tastiness to offer.

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