When it comes to Chinese cuisine, Los Angeles has all kinds: from the hole-in-the-wall to fine dining. Some say you will find here the best in Chinese dishes this side of the Pacific. Here are five of the best Chinese restaurants in Los Angeles:

Yang Chow Chinatown  has an exquisite Mandarin-Szechuan menu and they serve a lot of classic dishes, 10 Best reports. Included in the menu are delectable dishes like Slippery Shrimp, General Tseng's Chicken, Kung Pao Squid and Sizzling Scallops. These classics please even the most discriminating of Chinese eaters. The restaurant caters to the whole family. They have branches in Pasadena and another one in Canoga Park. It was started in 1977 by five brothers.

Mr. Chow is a high end Chinese eatery located in Beverly Hills, and as such is pricey compared to others. The dining experience here is a mixture of art, style and celebrity clients, aside from the delectable dishes. The tables are set a bit close to each other. House specialties includes Mr. Chow Noodles, Peking Duck and the Green Shrimp. Another branch is in Malibu.

WP24 By Wolfgang Puck is located on the 24th floor of the Ritz-Carlton hotel. You will enjoy panoramic views as you taste Chinese Chive Crystal Dumplings and drink Absolut pears vodka. Also try the Szechuan Style Steak au Poivre or the Whole Roasted Duckling.

Chengdu Taste started a trend of high end Szechuan restaurants. According to LA Weekly, theirs is more of the old style, traditional Szechuan dishes. The menu has an emphasis on freshwater fish and on lamb and pork. Most of their dishes are deluged in spices from Szechuan. You can taste the nuances in the different ingredients. Chengdu Taste opened in 2013.

Here in Dai Ho Kitchen, you can get small-batch Chinese noodles made fresh to order with one warning: the place is open for only 2½ hours a day only. The two Chinese characters in the restaurant name "da" and "he," means "big" and "gather". Dai Ho makes beef noodle soup, but the sesame sauce dry noodles are arguably the best in town.