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Mr. Shi's Dumplings

74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
+86 10 8405 0399
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried dumplings” (48 reviews)
“pork” (43 reviews)
“sampler” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little dumpling restaurant. Location was very easy to find, 74 Baochang Hutong. This is a lovely, unassuming place, minimum decor and graffiti on the wall(signatures and messages from previous diners) It has a small sitting capacity, possibly 16-20 at a time but that's...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this shop on the recommendations here. The service was poor and their dumplings are less than par. Given the reviews here, I think it is over rated. You are better served eating elsewhere.

Thank Kevin_Chan9898
Reviewed 11 December 2017

This was the best place to have bakery products with fast snacks here in China, Beijing. It is small shop for food but very nice outlet

Thank Amba J
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Chicken in the Kung Pao was disturbingly tender, as was the pork in the sweet and sour. Not sure if MSG was being used to tenderise, or if the meat had been overly processed, but there was something amiss in our opinion. I had a...More

Thank ferreroser73
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I LOVED Mr. Shi's. they have a wide range of dumplings and they are very good and a way to dip your toes into the Beijing food scene if you are nervous. No matter what type of dumpling you choose you will be very happy.

Thank TheCubicleEscapee
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Great food in the small alleys of the hutongs ,tiny place with a lot of love for food. One big minus is no toilet but otherwise great location charm!

Thank Eyescreamtattoo
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Just down the street from the Orchid Hotel is a little hole in the wall dumpling spot- that also serves great soups and noodles! English menu for those who want to know what they are eating! Otherwise pick and point! Great for lunch or a...More

Thank CruzingCanuck
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious Dumplings. Prices are reasonable. Staff is nice and speak English. Atmosphere is really local, no atmosphere. Just eat and go asap.

Thank Bgr_AO
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We went to Mr Shi’s on our first night in Beijing after it was recommended to us, and we weren’t disappointed. The dumplings are excellent, as are the vegetarian noodles. Reasonably priced, enjoyed reading all the messages on the walls from fellow travellers. We even...More

Thank George N
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Quick service. Portion was quite big, price reasonable. I tried both boiled & fried dumplings - beef & shitake, beef & coriander, both are nice. No english spoken, but there's an english menu.

Thank WalkWalkTalk
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Suchada S
7 July 2017|
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Response from Dibyne | Reviewed this property |
Better visit their place. Its just walking distance from Nanluguoxiang..
29 December 2015|
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Response from Mike J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes it is near the Drum and Bell tower and directly opposite the Orchid Gulou Hotel.When we ate there in September there were a number of locals enjoying the food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
  • Neighbourhood: Houhai
  • Phone Number: +86 10 8405 0399
email: laoshisj@qq.com tel:84050399 mobile:13161003826 BEST food we had on our entire trip!!!! Small, local joint near bell tower.
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