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CY Chinese Restaurant

1242 NE 163rd St.
North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Critics' Pick
Best Of


  • Thursday-Tuesday 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. (closed Wednesday)
  • Beer/Wine
  • Order/delivery via DoorDash, Order/delivery via Grubhub, Order/delivery via Other, Order/delivery via Postmates, Order/delivery via Uber Eats, Restaurant does its own delivery, Use restaurant website to order/pay
  • Free
  • Call restaurant to order/pay, Use restaurant website to order/pay
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Beer and wine, Delivery, Family Style, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Reservations Accepted
The minute you step into this North Miami Beach hideaway, your senses fall prey to the overwhelming perfume of rendered beef fat and chili oil. This Sichuan-style restaurant is the first U.S. project of chef Yang Xian Guang. Beef fat is the central ingredient of Yang’s hot pot — the rich, savory aroma is the yardstick by which most Chinese folks judge hot pot. The Chongqing native’s recipes include three or more kinds of chilies, a mountain of Sichuan peppercorns, cinnamon sticks, garlic, ginger, star anise, fermented black beans, and a litany of secrets Yang refuses to share. A simple chicken broth, made by simmering carcasses with ginger and garlic for three hours, is poured on top just before the dish is sent out to the dining room. Bring a big group so you can order as many of the accouterments as possible. Also be sure to pace yourself: Among the most joyous moments of hot pot is the very end, when the broth and spices have reduced, along with everything that’s been cooked in them, into a rich, flavorful brew that makes the last few bites truly special. New Normal: Takeout and delivery are available.

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