Dimsum-body say Chinese food cravings? Ditch your Dim Sum dilemma and head to the place that will leave you dumpling for joy: Binondo! Binondo takes the crown for offering a variety of authentic, delicious dim sum delights. So grab your chopsticks and get ready for a satisfying adventure!
President Grand Palace Restaurant
One of Binondo’s best-known dim sum restaurants is The President Grand Palace Restaurant, which can be found at 288 Sto. Cristo St., at the corner of C. Palanca St. The restaurant is well-known for its extensive menu of dim sum dishes, which includes siomai, xiao long bao, hakaw, and other favorites. Noodles, rice toppings, and roasted meats are just a few of the other Chinese fare that it serves.
New Po-Heng Lumpia House
The New Po-Heng Lumpia House is located at 621 Carvajal St. and is best known for its lumpia, spring rolls, and other Chinese dishes like noodles, roasted meats, and rice toppings. The restaurant has operated for over 60 years and has developed a devoted customer base that adores its food. Don’t miss them once you visit Binondo!
Wai Ying Fast Food
The dim sum at Wai Ying Fast Food, a well-known Chinese restaurant in Binondo, is affordable and delicious. On its menu, you can find a wide variety of dim sum items like siomai, steamed buns, dumplings, and more.
The restaurant has a relaxed and straightforward environment, with basic tables and seats, yet the taste of its food keeps customers coming back. They are located at 810 Benavidez St.
Dong Bei Dumplings
The authentic homemade dumplings from the Northeast of mainland China can be found at Dong Bei Dumpling, which is at 642 Yuchengco Corner V. Tytana St. They serve siomai, xiao long bao, and har gow (shrimp dumplings), among other well-known and traditional dishes. The “Three Flavor Dumplings,” stuffed with pork, shrimp, and chives, are one of the restaurant’s specialties you must try!
Ying Ying Tea House
Want to try something new? Stop by Ying Ying Tea House at 233-235 Dasmarinas St. corner Yuchengo St. and try their deep-fried taro dumplings, which have a crispy exterior and a savory filling.
Another dish that you should not miss out on is their steamed egg yolk buns, which are filled with creamy egg yolk custard. They also offer an extensive variety of dim sum on their menu, including siomai, steamed buns, dumplings, and other well-known Chinese treats.
Handmade dumplings and other Chinese dishes are the specialty of Tasty Dumplings. This restaurant has an easygoing atmosphere with basic tables and seats and an open kitchen where you can watch the dumplings being made. If you are looking for an affordable meal with generous portions, the tasty dumplings are definitely worth checking out!
While dim sum is readily available in numerous places around Metro Manila, we all know that Binondo is still the place that serves some of the best. Having dim sum in Binondo is a culinary experience that you won’t want to miss. So invite a few friends or family members and head to this Chinatown to indulge in these delightful dim sum selections that will leave you wanting “sum” more!
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