While better dim sum exists down the road in the SGV, if you’re in Chinatown with a heavy dim sum craving, Tian’s will certainly do the trick. The shrimp dumplings, steamed BBQ pork buns, and egg custard tarts are all standouts. Call (213) 680-3888 for takeout.
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