In search of a new favorite Chinese spot?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Chinese restaurants around Indianapolis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.
1. Egg Roll Number 1
Topping the list is Egg Roll Number 1. Located at 4540 S. Emerson Ave., the Vietnamese and Chinese spot, which offers soups and more, is the highest-rated cheap Chinese restaurant in Indianapolis, boasting 4.5 stars out of 394 reviews on Yelp.
If you’re curious for more, we found these details about Egg Roll Number 1.
“Our Vietnamese menu features over 15 types of pho, a traditional noodle soup. You have to try our Chinese menu, offering seafood, pork, chicken beef and veggie dishes,” it states on Yelp in the section explaining specialties.
2. King Wok
Next is Lafayette Square’s King Wok, situated at 4150 Lafayette Road. With 4.5 stars out of 172 reviews on Yelp, the Vietnamese and Chinese spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an affordable option.
The site has lots more information about King Wok.
Yelper K., who reviewed King Wok on Mar. 24, shared, “My sister and I were in town for a concert and wanted some late night comfort food. The staff worked quickly. I ordered chicken and broccoli and was not disappointed! The sauce was light but savory, and the chicken wasn’t overcooked. Would definitely order it again!”
3. Long Thanh Chinese and Vietnamese Food
Allisonville’s Long Thanh Chinese and Vietnamese Food, located at 5707 E. 71st St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the low-priced Vietnamese and Chinese spot four stars out of 62 reviews.
Yelper Kaleb G., who reviewed Long Thanh Chinese and Vietnamese Food on April 23, noted, “I had General Tso’s chicken, which had a bit of a different twist than other places where I’ve gotten it. It was sweet with a lighter honey taste to the sauce. It was very good. My wife had the kung pao chicken; she enjoyed it as well. We both shared some shrimp rolls and they were delicious.”
4. Taiwan Tea House
Taiwan Tea House, a tea room and Chinese spot in Castleton, is another low-priced go-to, with four stars out of 191 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3746 E. 82nd St. to see for yourself.
Yelper Ken N., who reviewed Taiwan Tea House on Feb. 20, wrote, “My wife ordered the fried rice with chicken, while I ordered the sesame pork, which was both sweet and spicy. My entree came with about one cup of white rice and a pair of fried cream cheese rangoons that were light and crisp.”