Best Chinese Food Battle: Mississauga vs. Oakville
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 inSauga.com and inHalton.com 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 Oakville 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 inSauga.com and inHalton.com.
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.
Oakville, a small but bustling town with an enviable food scene, offers a ton of options when it comes to Chinese food. Some hotspots to check out? The reliably tasty take-out restaurant China Chopsticks, the always satisfying—and always brimming with choices—Dragon House, the modern and mid-range gem known as King Szechuan Chinese Restaurant, the higher-end and eternally authentic Cynthia’s Chinese Restaurant and our number one pick, the atmospheric, unique and delicious Celadon House. While Celadon House takes the top spot, all of these Chinese joints have a ton of tastiness to offer.