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The Best Late Night Chinese Food in Toronto

The best late night Chinese food in Toronto is all about heaping amounts of good food at reasonable prices - something that the restaurants on this list deliver in spades. For cravings of crispy chicken, spring rolls, ginger beef and even the odd dim sum, these popular places ensure you'll never be found wanting when it comes to late night gluttony in this humble city of ours.

Here is where to find the best late night Chinese food in Toronto.

See also:

The Best Chinese Restaurants in Toronto
The Best Dumplings in Toronto
The Best Dim Sum in Toronto

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Taste of China
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Taste of China

A late night favourite among Toronto chefs, this Spadina restaurant delivers when it comes to taste. The Tao chicken and fried salt and pepper shrimp are notable highlights. Open until 4am during the week and 5am on weekends.

Rol San
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Rol San

This modest restaurant, a staple of downtown late-night dining, is full of students and other hungry patrons at almost all hours of the day. Can you really say no to shao mai dumplings at 2am? The fried squid and steamed tofu with scallop also are great options.


Congee Wong (Finch and Leslie)
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Congee Wong (Finch and Leslie)

Boasting more locations that I can keep track of, Congee Wong is the first name on almost any Asian suburbanite's list when it comes to late night dining. Delicious radish/turnip cake (lu bo gao) and satisfying Cantonese chow mein accompany a stunning array of congees on the menu. Open until 2am on weekends.


New Ho King
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New Ho King

This Chinatown spot is consistently busy, a testament to both its quality and price point. Clubbers, students, and bar hoppers alike are fond of this Cantonese establishment, and many can be seen chomping down on their delicious fried rice varieties - all delicious, all massive. Open until 4am most days.


Swatow
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Swatow

This no-frills joint packs lots of hungry patrons into its tight space. Fish balls? Fried rice? General Tao chicken? They've got it all. Excellent sweet and sour pork too, especially at around 2am, which is the time they generally close up shop. You may have to be a little aggressive with your hand-waving to get the waiter's attention, though.

King's Noodle House
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King's Noodle House

Regulars know that King's serves up excellent fare that extends beyond noodles, including a great selection of rice dishes accompanied by barbequed meats. Order the barbequed duck and wonton noodle, a dish that many restaurants serve but very few master. Service is quick but often curt, and the restaurant opens until 1am daily.



Perfect Chinese Restaurant
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Perfect Chinese Restaurant

Open 24 hours, this recently renovated Scarborough favourite predominantly serves up excellent Cantonese food, but has pretty much every type of Chinese cuisine that you could want. The fried fish in sweet and sour sauce is sublime, and the Peking duck is excellent.

Canton Chilli
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Canton Chilli

This restaurant lives up to its name by providing a smorgasbord of spicy dishes guaranteed to jolt your tastebuds awake in the middle of the night (or rather, until 5am on weekends and 4am during weekdays). Many of its dishes are Indian-Chinese (Hakka) inspired, so make sure you sample some of their Manchurian chicken or chili fish when you drop by.


House of Gourmet
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House of Gourmet

Variety is the name of the game here. This modest restaurant serves up literally dozens of varieties of congee, noodles, rice dishes, and fried rice, which should be music to anyone trying to carbo-load their way out of their late night doldrums. The black pepper pork chop on rice is always a favourite, and they also serve Canto-Western food if you come early in the morning. Open until 2am most days.


New Sky Restaurant
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New Sky Restaurant

Great food with questionable service seems to be a rather frequent occurence here at New Sky. Make sure to order some of their excellent vegetable dishes (seriously, the snow peas and broccoli here are lovely) along with any of their claypot dishes. Open until 2am on weekdays and 5am on weekends.


Hong Shing Chinese Restaurant
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Hong Shing Chinese Restaurant

Hong Shing is like a Transformers robot - bustling lunch place for office workers by day, busy hangout spot for students and clubbers by (late) night. The spicy deep fried shrimp here is a must try, as is the Cantonese chow mein. Throw in some fresh lobster in the mix, and you begin to understand why locals have streamed to this modest corner restaurant for years.

Big Mouth Kee
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Big Mouth Kee

This Richmond Hill favourite serves up fresh lobster, eel, and clams until 2am most nights. Despite the outdated interior and haphazard menu, one thing's for sure - you'll head home satisfied.

The Best Late Night Chinese Food in Toronto


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