10 Excellent Places to Indulge in Mouthwatering Dumplings

Whether steamed or fried, dumplings are a versatile option for any occasion that can be paired with many dishes like soup and noodles. And what makes them more fun and inviting to eat is the variety of flavorful fillings and dipping sauces! 

If you’re looking for good places around the metro to munch on scrumptious dumplings, you better check out this list of restaurants and fast foods that serve dumplings with a twist!

Din Tai Fung

Known for their mouthwatering xiao long bao, Din Tai Fung has a wide range of dim sum offerings you’d surely love to try, including dumplings, wontons, and siomai.

In case you’re craving more, you can opt for a dim sum feast that comes with fried rice and chop! All their well-curated dim sum treats are perfect for their other dishes, such as noodle soup and fried noodles.

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Shanghai Saloon

Shanghai Saloon specializes in dim sum, peking duck, and live seafood that lets you experience modern Chinese cuisine. Their exquisite dim sum choices include steamed crystal prawn dumpling har gao and golden fried prawn dumpling with mayonnaise.

 

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Here’s what you’ll love the most at Shanghai Saloon: unlimited dim sum promo! So, if you’re a certified dumpling lover, this restaurant is really a place for you. 

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Dong Bei Dumplings

If you want to experience authentic Chinese food, especially dumplings, you can never go wrong with food spots in Binondo. One of the excellent places to visit there to satisfy your dumpling cravings is Don Bei Dumplings. They serve kuchay, cabbage, celery, shrimp, and, of course, pork dumplings. 

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You can also buy frozen dumplings with 20 to 30 pieces in each pack to prepare for yourself or your family at home anytime! 

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Super Bowl of China

Explore Cantonese cuisine with the Super Bowl of China’s dim sum platter that consists of hakao, siomai, deep-fried wonton, pork asado siopao, and pork shanghai rolls, along with sweet and sour sauce.

 

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The serving is enough for your entire squad to feast on! To complete your dining experience, make sure to pair it with their popular Yang Chow Fried Rice, as well as soups and noodles. 

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Wong Place

Indulge in authentic Chinese dishes at this newly-opened Chinese restaurant in BGC! Aside from their delicious hakao, you can also choose from a wide selection of dim sums, including pork and shrimp siomai with tobiko, beef balls, steamed spare ribs, pan-fried wontons, and more.

 

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Wong Place will elevate your dining experience with its cozy interiors. There are even refreshing mocktails and cocktails to enjoy with your friends for a chill night out! 

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Modern Shanghai

As its name says, Modern Shanghai is home to hearty local Shanghai cuisine. With their original home-cooked recipes, you’ll definitely love how they put a twist to the Vegetable with Mushroom Dumplings, as the veggie stuffing blends perfectly with fresh shiitake mushroom. There’s hakao, too!

 

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If you prefer fried dumplings, Modern Shanghai also has crispy pork dumplings paired with sweet chili sauce. Other dim sums on their menu are steamed buns, shrimp and pork siomai, and xiao long bao. 

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Wai Ying Fastfood

Wai Ying Fastfood is among the most well-loved Chinese restaurants in Binondo. Popular for its inviting roast peking duck, they also offer chiu chao dumplings, shark’s fin, kuchay, and vegetable dumplings, making it a good place for a quick dumpling fix!

You can even enjoy their dumplings at home the way you want them with their frozen dim sum treats! Wai Ying Fastfood’s rice meals, noodles, and chong fan are also must-tries.

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King Chef

King Chef really proved that they’re among the kings when it comes to dumplings with their flavorful dim sum selections! For those who want to shake things up, you better try their Bird’s Eye Dumplings, which is filled with seafood and veggies garnished with crab-roe. 

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Other varieties that will tickle your taste buds are shark’s fin dumplings, hakao, fried prawn dumplings, and kuchay dumplings! King Chef’s Cantonese dim sum selection also includes Japanese siomai, crispy duck wonton, salted egg bombs, radish cake, and sesame prawn rolls. 

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Gloria Maris

Relish the exquisite dining experience at Gloria Maris with their delicious Chinese delicacies, especially the wide array of dim sum! For steamed dumplings, you can choose from polonchay, kunchay, bird’s eye, and shark’s fin, then shrimp for fried. 

Some of their dim sum best-sellers are hakao, taro puff, shark’s fin siomai, and fried mantou bread with condensed milk. 

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Tim Ho Wan

As a Michelin-star restaurant that serves affordable yet flavorsome dim sum, Tim Ho Wan has always been among the go-to dim sum places for many people. They have shrimp, pork and shrimp, and steamed spinach with shrimp dumplings that are guaranteed to urge you to ask for more!

 

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With several branches around and outside the metro, Tim Ho Wan is also an accessible option to taste delectable dim sum and other dishes from Hong Kong without flying out of the country. 

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Do you have anything to add to the list? Tell us in the comments!

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