An all-in-one guide to our favorite dumpling spots in New York City. Go forth and be soupy.
Ben Kopelman & Hillary ReinsbergJanuary 26, 2017
Have an excellent outdoor lunch and show some love to Chinatown’s dim sum restaurants.
Hannah AlbertineJuly 28, 2020
Din Soup Dumplings is a solid option for handmade noodles and dumplings that doesn't require a trip into Manhattan.
Carina FinnJuly 20, 2022
This Chinatown dim sum spot has been around since the 1920's. The food is just ok, but it's worth a visit to eat dumplings in a room that feels like a retro diner.
Neha TalrejaJanuary 14, 2022
This Chinese restaurant on St. Marks in the East Village is home to some of the best soup dumplings in Manhattan.
Written byHillary Reinsberg
Kings County Imperial serves Chinese food in Williamsburg.
Written byAndrew Steinthal
Dim Sum Go Go is a low-key spot in Manhattan’s Chinatown serving reliable dum sum all day.
Written byHannah Albertine
Ping’s is a cash-only dim sum spot in Chinatown with a lot seafood on the menu.
Hannah AlbertineJanuary 14, 2022
East Wind Snack Shop is a small dim sum-style spot in Windsor Terrace.
Carina FinnJanuary 14, 2022
The rebooted Jing Fong in Chinatown is a much smaller dim sum restaurant than before, but it's still great for a group meal.
Written byKenny Yang
Buddha Bodai is a kosher vegetarian spot in Chinatown. It’s useful for anyone who doesn’t eat meat, and it’s BYOB.
Bryan KimJanuary 14, 2022
Asian Jewels in Flushing is a gigantic har gow and rice roll palace that makes some of our favorite dim sum in NYC.
Carlo MantuanoDecember 8, 2021
The iconic Chinatown dim sum spot will permanently close its dining room on March 7th.
Nikko DurenFebruary 24, 2021
Royal Seafood is a big restaurant in Chinatown that’s great for dim sum. It’s a big room with lots of big round tables, and it gets busy at brunch.
Bryan KimJune 17, 2019
Dim Sum VIP is a small dim sum spot in Chinatown.
Excellent Dumpling House is a fun, affordable Chinese restaurant in Chelsea that’s good for groups.
Hannah AlbertineOctober 23, 2018
China Blue is a huge, cool-looking restaurant in Tribeca making Shanghai-style Chinese food. It’s a good option for group dinners or private events.
Hillary ReinsbergSeptember 20, 2018
Golden Unicorn is a restaurant above a bank in Chinatown where you can eat some dim sum while a wedding reception is going down nearby.
Bryan KimApril 17, 2017
A fast casual outpost of the classic Chinatown dim spot Nom Wah Tea Parlor, come here for good, quick dumplings.
Hillary ReinsbergFebruary 13, 2017
Tim Ho Wan is a somewhat famous dim sum chain from Hong Kong, and this is their first U.S. location.
Hillary ReinsbergJanuary 31, 2017