*Listed in alphabetical order.
Expect quick service and seriously tasty dishes like steamed pork soup dumplings, stir-fried beef with Chinese broccoli and fried green beans with minced pork at both Great Taste locations.
123 2 Ave. S.E., 403-265-9880, and 594 64 Ave. N.E., 403-275-6577, greattastecalgary.com
Boasting five decades in business, Silver Dragon is known for its well-made Szechuan and Cantonese fare. Bring a few friends to share a couple dishes off the huge menu, which includes steamed pork dumplings, crispy ginger beef and straight-from-the-tank lobster and crab.
106 3 Ave. S.E., 403-264-5326, silverdragoncalgary.com
Two Penny’s 1920s Shanghai-inspired dining room offers a beautiful setting to share plates of lobster and shrimp won tons and crispy-skin pork belly. Finish the night with a Slurpee 001 cocktail in the downstairs Tea House bar.
1213 1 St. S.W., 403-474-7766, twopenny.ca