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15 Best Places for Dim Sum in Manila [2023]

Dim Sum Manila

Dim Sum Manila
Dim Sum Manila

If you are looking for some of the best dim sum Manila, you have come to the right place! In this blog post, we will list 15 of the best dim sum restaurants in the city. Whether you are looking for a casual meal or an elegant dining experience, we have got you covered. So what are you waiting for? Start reading and see which dim sum restaurant is your new favorite!

1) Tim Ho Wan

Tim Ho Wan - Dim Sum Manila
Tim Ho Wan – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: Tim Ho Wan)
Key ServiceMichelin-Starred dim sum
AddressGROUND FLOOR, MAIN BUILDING,
MALL OF ASIA COMPLEX, PASAY CITY
Websitehttps://www.timhowan.com/menu/philippines/
Phone(02) 374-29-66 / +63 917-849-2200
Emailcustomercare@timhowan.com
Operating HoursDaily 10:00AM – 10:00PM

There’s no such thing as leaving Tim Ho Wan unsatisfied – only with a heavy heart because you can’t stomach any more of the deliciousness on the menu. Hailing from Hong Kong, this Michelin-starred restaurant is most known for its Baked BBQ Pork Bun, but there’s an extensive list of other delectable dim sum items to choose from. Pro tip: The BGC branch stays open until three in the morning for some late-night munching.

Key Differentiators:

  • Known for its Baked BBQ Pork Bun
  • Extensive list of dim sum
  • Open until late

Customer’s Review:

Food is surprisingly good! No wonder they’re always packed. Service is quick, menu isn’t overwhelming like most Chinese tea-houses. Portions are manageable, but some dishes could do with bigger servings. Worth a try and a return visit if you’ve been already.

Knice

2) Xiu Fine Cantonese Dining

Xiu Fine Cantonese Dining - Dim Sum Manila
Xiu Fine Cantonese Dining – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: Xiu Fine Cantonese Dining)
Key ServiceAuthentic dim sum
Address115 Connecticut Street, Northeast Greenhills, San Juan, Metro Manila
Websitehttp://xiu.com.ph/
Phone8650 7189 / 8650 8428 / +63 947 707 0228
Emailxiu.cantonesedining@gmail.com
Operating HoursDaily 11:30AM–2:30PM, 6–10PM

If you’re familiar with Lugang, then you know that Xiu is bound to serve up some amazing food. And if you’re not familiar with Lugang, then let me tell you: the team behind Xiu knows their stuff when it comes to good eats. The restaurant offers a great selection of dim sum for lunchtime every day, and all of the classics are accounted for: seasoned fillings, quality wrappers, unadulterated flavors. Plus, keep an eye out for Xiu’s unlimited offerings every now and again – they’re sure to satisfy your cravings!

Key Differentiators:

  • Dim sum selection offered every lunchtime
  • Classics remain loveable
  • Wide selection of Cantonese dishes 

Customer’s Review:

Lip-smacking delicious Chinese-fusion food. Xiu only offer single portion size in their menu. And their very lean Char Siu Pork is just perfect.

Maribel

3) Jasmine

Jasmine - Dim Sum Manila
Jasmine – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: Jasmine)
Key ServiceYum Cha dim sum buffet
AddressEsperanza Street corner Makati Avenue, Ayala Center, Makati City 1228, Philippines
Websitehttps://manila.newworldhotels.com/en/dining/jasmine/
Phone+63 2 8811 6888
Operating HoursDaily 11:00 am to 03:00 pm, 06:00 pm to 09:30 pm

You will find a Chinese restaurant in the heart of Makati’s busy central district that offers an excellent yum cha buffet. The place might seem intimidating at first, but once you take a bite of your first dim sum, it’s easy to let loose and even unbutton your pants. The same dim sums are offered as individual menu items.

Key Differentiators:

  • Variety of dim sum served a la carte
  • Located in the posh New World Hotel
  • Selection of classic Chinese dishes available

Customer’s Review:

We tried the dim sum buffet and we were very happy. The dim sum choices were diverse, from seafood dim sum, pork dim sum to vegetable dim sum. All were delicious and very flavorful. Aside from dim sum, they also offer traditional Chinese dishes like Peking Duck and Hot-and-Sour Soup. Highly recommended!

Christine S.

4) King Chef 

King Chef  - Dim Sum Manila
King Chef  – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: King Chef)
Key ServiceHappy hour dim sum deals
Address238 Banawe Centre, Panalturan & Pagataan, Brgy. Manresa, Quezon City
Websitehttps://www.kingchefph.com/collections/cantonese-dimsum-new/
Phone+639422973071
Operating Hours8am to 10pm (Daily)

Beginning as a small Banawe, Quezon City outlet, King Chef is now beloved by dim sum fans across Manila for its legendary happy hour deals. Mid-afternoon or late night are the best times to visit during this promotion – nearly every dim sum item is 50% off! You really can’t beat half-priced deliciousness from one of the city’s most renowned restaurants.

Key Differentiators:

  • Excellent dim sum quality
  • Affordable dim sum prices
  • Wide selection of dim sum dishes

Customer’s Review:

The dim sum here is so good and worth the price. The steamed pork buns are some of the best I’ve had in Manila. My order came quickly, and the dim sum was consistent in terms of taste and quality. Highly recommend this spot if you’re craving dim sum!

Gerry H.

5) Canton Road

Canton Road - Dim Sum Manila
Canton Road – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: Canton Road)
Key ServiceAuthentic dim sum
Address3/F Shangri-La at The Fort 1634 Fort Bonifacio, Philippines
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/CantonRoadatShangrilaFort/
Phone288200888
Emailcantonroad@shangri-la.com
Operating HoursWed to Sun 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
5:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Recently established in comparison to the other eateries on this list, Canton Road is a delightful inclusion to Manila’s burgeoning Chinese restaurants. But Canton Road doesn’t serve phoned-in renditions of authentic dishes like the others. It offers bonafide classics with refinement and accuracy, such as Crystal Dumpling with Peanut and Dried Shrimp, U.S. Angus Beef Meatball, and Spinach Dumpling with Black Fungus.

Key Differentiators:

  • Creative dim sum dishes
  • Upscale dim sum presentation
  • Wide dim sum selection

Customer’s Review:

This was my first time dining at Canton Road and I’m glad I did. The dim sum selection here is superb, with a variety of inventive options that really stand out from the rest. Everything I tasted was delicious and I’d highly recommend it to dim sum lovers.

Kaleigh L.

6) Gloria Maris 

Gloria Maris  - Dim Sum Manila
Gloria Maris  – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: Gloria Maris)
Key ServiceAuthentic dim sum
AddressMissouri St., Greenhills 1502 Manila, Philippines
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/OfficialGloriaMarisGH/
Phone285700921
Operating HoursMon-Fri- 10am-2pm/ 5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday-9am-2pm/5:30pm-8:30pm
Sunday-9am-2pm/5:30pm-8;30pm

Gloria Maris is the definition of excellence. After years of peddling all sorts of Chinese specialties, this top restaurant still aces the basics without much fanfare. Just take its dim sum for example: wrappers are strong and firm, fillings are bursting, and fried options are done to golden perfection. You simply can’t find anything else that compares!

Key Differentiators:

  • Vast dim sum selection
  • Long-standing family dim sum eatery
  • Wide variety of Chinese dishes on offer

Customer’s Review:

Gloria Maris has some of the best dim sum in town. Every dim sum dish is made with quality ingredients and the flavors are spot on. They also have a great selection of dim sum dishes, from steamed dim sum to fried dim sum. Highly recommend this place for dim sum lovers!

Neil M.

7) Causeway Seafood Restaurant

Causeway Seafood Restaurant - Dim Sum Manila
Causeway Seafood Restaurant – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: Causeway Seafood Restaurant)
Key ServiceDaily dim sum discounts
Address1100 Banawe St, Quezon City, 1100 Metro Manila
Websitehttps://causewayrestaurant.ph/
Phone0287408787 // 0287409302
Operating HoursDaily 9AM–11PM

Birthdays, anniversaries, or any celebrations are typical choices for Causeway. But what this seafood restaurant also makes possible is celebrating every day. After a long day’s work, go to Causeway around 9 pm and take advantage of its discounted dim sum selections. It’s the perfect way to relax after a tiring day with friends or family by enjoying delicious siomai and hakaw orders.

Key Differentiators:

  • Wide dim sum selection
  • Upscale dim sum presentation
  • Affordable dim sum prices

Customer’s Review:

The dim sum here is really good and the value for money is remarkable. The fried dim sum was especially delicious and I’d definitely order it again. The dim sum menu also has a variety of dim sum dishes, guaranteeing something to please everyone. Highly recommend this dim sum restaurant!

Cole S.

8) Summer Palace 

Summer Palace - Dim Sum Manila
Summer Palace – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: Summer Palace)
Key ServiceUpscale dim sum presentation
AddressSecond Floor, Tower Wing,1 Garden Way, Ortigas Centre, Mandaluyong City
Websitehttps://www.shangri-la.com/manila/edsashangrila/dining/restaurants/summer-palace/
Phone(63 2) 8633 8888
Emailsummerpalace.esl@shangri-la.com
Operating HoursOpen daily
Lunch from 11:30am to 2:30pm
Dinner from 6pm to 10pm

Hakaw is a shrimp dumpling wrapped in a delicate, crystal-like wrapper. Seasoned with ginger and freshness, it’s an addicting dish that you won’t be able to get enough of. And once you try it, you’ll want to explore the other delicious items on its dim sum menu, like scallop dumplings and bird’s nest tarts.

Key Differentiators:

  • Huge and fresh dim sum ingredients
  • Wide dim sum selection
  • Authentic dim sum dishes

Customer’s Review:

The dim sum here is truly amazing. Every dim sum dish I’ve tried was cooked perfectly and tasted delicious. The hakaw with the huge, plump shrimp was especially tasty. The dim sum selection is also great, with a few creative dim sum dishes as well. Highly recommend this place for dim sum lovers!

Jennifer F.

9) Lung Hin

Lung Hin - Dim Sum Manila
Lung Hin – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: Lung Hin)
Key ServiceCreative dim sum dishes
AddressMeralco Avenue and Sapphire Street,
Ortigas Centre, Pasig City, 1600, the Philippines
Websitehttps://www.marcopolohotels.com/en/hotels/philippines/manila/marco_polo_manila/restaurants_and_bars/lung_hin.html
Phone(+632) 7720 7777
Emailmanila@marcopolohotels.com
Operating HoursLunch: 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Dinner: 5:30 to 10:00 PM

Do you want to treat yourself? How about some truffle sauce on your siomai? Or a gold leaf atop your hakaw? These are just two of the iconic dishes that Lung Hin is known for. And they’re not just embellishments – they actually transform classic dishes into unique creations.

Key Differentiators:

  • Upscale dim sum presentation
  • Wide dim sum selection
  • Award-winning dim sum restaurant

Customer’s Review:

Lung Hin is one of the best dim sum restaurants in Manila. The dim sum dishes here are so delicious and creative, it’s like being taken to a whole new level. The dim sum dishes from Lung Hin are definitely worth the splurge, as every dim sum dish was cooked to perfection. Highly recommend this dim sum restaurant for dim sum connoisseurs!

Emma H.

10) Choi Garden

Choi Garden - Dim Sum Manila
Choi Garden – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: Choi Garden)
Key ServiceUnique dim sum dishes
AddressL1 lower level, promenade mall, greenhills, San Juan, San Juan, Philippines
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/choigardengreenhillspromenade/
Phone289863712
Operating HoursDaily 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

If you’re the type of person who judges a dim sum by the size of shrimp in each bite, then Choi Garden is sure to impress. Its shrimp-based dim sum is filled with chopped shrimps and whole prawns, not just tiny bits. They’re also hearty enough that you don’t have to gorge yourself on an entire basket – you can share!

Key Differentiators:

  • Generous dim sum servings
  • Wide dim sum selection
  • Affordable dim sum prices

Customer’s Review:

Choi Garden is a great place to have dim sum. Every dim sum dish I tried was generous in portions and filled with fresh ingredients. Plus, the dim sum selection here is also pretty extensive and affordable. Highly recommend this dim sum restaurant for dim sum lovers!

William K.

11) Li Li

Li Li - Dim Sum Manila
Li Li – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: Li Li)
Key ServiceAll-you-can-eat dim sum
Address1588 Pedro Gil Cor M.H del Pilar, Manila, PH
Websitehttps://newcoasthotels.com/dining/lili.php
Phone+63 2 8252 6888 loc. 7251
Emaillili.manila@newcoasthotels.com
Operating Hours12 to 10 p.m. Monday to Sunday

If you find yourself in the Manila area around lunchtime, why not treat yourself to an all-you-can-eat dim sum meal at Lili? You’ll be more than satisfied with the abundance of options here. Steamed and fried dim sum are both up for grabs, as well as hearty wok-cooked dishes. So go ahead – you deserve it!

Key Differentiators:

  • Fresh dim sum ingredients
  • Wide dim sum selection
  • Affordable dim sum prices

Customer’s Review:

I had dim sum lunch here recently. The dim sum selection was really impressive, with a variety of dim sum dishes to choose from. And the dim sum prices are also very affordable for an all-you-can-eat dim sum buffet. Highly recommend this dim sum restaurant!

Paul D.

12) Ying Ying

Ying Ying - Dim Sum Manila
Ying Ying – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: Ying Ying)
Key ServiceClassic dim sum dishes
Address233-235 Dasmarinas st. corner Yuchengo st. Binondo 1000 Binondo, Philippines
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/yingyingteahouseofficial/
Phone253109031
Emailinfo@yingyingteahouse.com
Operating HoursDaily 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM

If you’re looking for a delicious dim sum meal and happen to be in Manila’s Chinatown, Binondo, then Ying Ying Tea House is the place for you. This tea house offers traditional dim sum dishes without any fuss or frills. Their siomai is definitely worth trying – it’s one of the biggest and chunkiest options available in the area!

Key Differentiators:

  • Huge dim sum ingredients
  • Affordable dim sum prices
  • No-frills dim sum presentation

Customer’s Review:

Ying Ying has the best dim sum in Binondo. Every dim sum dish I tried was cooked to perfection and tasted delicious. The siomai here is definitely a must-try. Plus, the dim sum prices are very affordable. Highly recommend this dim sum restaurant for dim sum lovers!

Sabrina W. 

13) Oriental Palace

Oriental Palace - Dim Sum Manila
Oriental Palace – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: Oriental Palace)
Key ServiceAuthentic dim sum dishes
Address148 Tomas Morato Avenue Corner Scout Gandia Street 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/OrientalPalace.ph/
Phone283740653
Emailorientalpalaceph@gmail.com
Operating HoursDaily 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
4:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Many of the tables at Oriental Palace are filled with Chinese families, which is a testament to the restaurant’s authentic cuisine. This includes all items on the menu, such as classic Cantonese dim sum. The steamed creations are prepared in the traditional way and guaranteed to be delicious.

Key Differentiators:

  • Classic dim sum recipes
  • Wide dim sum selection
  • Generous dim sum servings

Customer’s Review:

I had dim sum lunch here recently and it was absolutely delicious. The dim sum platter offers a variety of classic dim sum dishes, all cooked to perfection. Plus, the dim sum servings are really generous and worth the price. Highly recommend this dim sum restaurant for dim sum connoisseurs!

Sarah C.

14) Le Ching Tea House

Le Ching Tea House - Dim Sum Manila
Le Ching Tea House – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: Le Ching Tea House)
Key ServiceDelicious dim sum dishes
AddressMCV Building, 888 Banawe St. Corner Del Monte Ave, Quezon City, 1105 Metro Manila
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/LeChingTeaHouse/
Phone(02) 8711 7933
Operating HoursDaily 10AM–8PM

The Spareribs Rice Bowl at Le Ching Tea House is a fan favorite that will never disappoint. If you’re looking for something else to try, their dim sum selection has got you covered – the siomai is always a good choice, but there are other delicious options available as well. Order the beef tripe or steamed tofu and don’t forget extra rice!

Key Differentiators:

  • Generous dim sum servings
  • Interesting dim sum selection
  • Affordable dim sum prices

Customer’s Review:

Le Ching Tea House is one of my favorite dim sum restaurants in Manila. The dim sum selection is amazing and the dim sum servings are really generous. Plus, the dim sum prices are also very affordable. Highly recommend this dim sum restaurant!

James H.

15) The Dimsum Place

The Dimsum Place - Dim Sum Manila
The Dimsum Place – Dim Sum Manila (Credit: The Dimsum Place)
Key ServiceCreative dim sum dishes
Address2nd Level Fishermall,Quezon Avenue cor Roosevelt Ave., , Quezon City, Philippines
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/TheDimsumPlace/
Emailthedimsumplace_fishermall@yahoo.com
Operating HoursDaily 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

With The Dimsum Place’s large list of available dim sum items, you might not know where to start. Don’t worry though, because no matter what you choose from the menu, you’re bound to enjoy it. If you want something a little more daring though, go for the Steamed Pork Tito, Beef Tendon, or Steamed Beef Balls with Beancurd Sheet.

Key Differentiators:

  • Wide dim sum selection
  • Delicious dim sum ingredients
  • Affordable dim sum prices

Customer’s Review:

I had dim sum lunch here recently and it was really delicious! The dim sum selection is really impressive and the dim sum servings are generous. Plus, the dim sum prices are also very affordable. Highly recommend this dim sum restaurant!

Jake K.

Dim Sum Manila

If you’re looking for a delicious dim sum meal in Manila, then these 15 places are the perfect options for you. With such a wide selection of dim sum dishes available, there’s something to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. So what are you waiting for? Head to one of these dim sum Manila restaurants and enjoy an all-you-can-eat dim sum buffet today!

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