Northern China Eatery is one of those places you’d never find if you weren’t looking for it. Located in a nondescript basement in a strip center, you have to drive down a narrow alley/driveway to (which was partially blocked on my visit) to find it.

Northern China Eatery

Most will quickly compare it to Chef Liu’s which I have panned here before – but that is fair only on the surface. Prices are comparable but the quality is definitely better (which I know isn’t saying much).

Northern China Eatery

We ordered way too much food: xiaolongbao (soup dumplings), pickled seaweed, cha siu bao (steamed pork buns), cha chiang mein (noodles with black bean sauce and pork) and rou jia mo (hot meat sandwich). Though better versions can be found elsewhere, it will cost you more.

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Northern China Eatery

Northern China Eatery
5141 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30340

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2 thoughts on “Northern China Eatery

  1. Went there yesterday, Jan 18 for breakfast and it was cheap, good and filling. Owner very pleasant. Loved the tofu sweet jello but eat it quickly as it loses flavor as it cools. Separate from the reviews, a black background makes it very hard to see your writing or find where to leave feedback. At least these somewhat older eyes have a problem with it. Like your blog as I love the Buford area. Keep on trucking! .

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