Over two dozen restaurants and cafes and several dozen more offices and shops makes this place feel like a small city. The beautiful Asian architecture, colorful gardens, fountains filled with lily pads, and an enormous parking lot makes it a centerpiece for the Houston Asian community. The Bellaire Chinatown is known to most as “Asia Town” due to the presence of various ethnic groups that populate the community. Restaurants include Chinese (including Taiwanese), Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Malaysian, and Thai.
Start with a sumptuous dim sum lunch in a great Chinese restaurant, Ocean Palace. Try the Dim Sum; an assortment of dumplings, buns, rolls, balls, tarts, puffs, and cakes. These delicious bite-sized morsels can be stuffed with meat, seafood, vegetables, or sweet paste. The endless and unforgettable array of dishes are wheeled right to your table. Following lunch, walk through the Chinese mall with stops at a variety of shops and a Chinese Supermarket. Ocean Palace is the largest Chinese restaurant in town, with accommodations up to 2000 seats. It features live fresh seafood, Chinese Dim Sum daily and Hong Kong style Chinese cooking. Ocean Palace has a wonderful storefront with a lake-like pool in front and lots of parking. Starting Place: Ocean Palace Chinese Restaurant.
Located 11215 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77072. Phone: 281.988.8898.
Print a map before you go at www.chinatownmap.com/about.html
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