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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried dumplings” (48 reviews)
“pork” (42 reviews)
“sampler” (5 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There are travellers' signatures and messages all over the walls. Delicious dumplings and other food. Quick, easy.

Thank Philippa K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mr. Shi's dumplings are a little different to ordinary dumplings that you find in Beijing. The ingredients are high quality and taste fresh. They have a wide-range of flavor choices, including some unconventional cheese dumplings (which are yummy). Try to Pork and Green Pepper and...More

Thank xoyadingo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bear in mind that I do love dumplings, so this is probably a little biased, but these are incredible! Curried beef and carrot fried dumplings, one plate and I was full. They're good value for money, especially if you wash it down with a pot...More

Thank darbz89
Reviewed 1 week ago

the dumplings are crazily expensive - 25 to 85 yuan for 12 dumplings depending on the type. most of the dumplings are in the 50-85 yuan range. IT WILL COST HALF OR LESS AT MOST OTHER PLACES! also, one small 500ml bottle of water is...More

Thank planet_euphoria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner at Mr. Shi's. There is an English menu available. We chose from the recommended tasting menu. 12 dumplings was about 70 RNB. Not the cheapest, but very delicious. The selection of "different" dumplings is also really good. The restaurant is...More

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice and small place where you just can't go wrong; we tried 4 or 5 different dishes and everything was good; they keep things nice and simple and the bill is more than reasonable;

Thank reggaera
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend told me that Mr. Shi was the place to go for dumplings and I'm glad we followed her advise. In short, the food was superb. I particularly liked the fried dumplings which were not what I was expecting, I hadn't had fried dumplings...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Mr Shi's is literally opposite the hotel we stayed in. The Orchid. I worried that my son who is a fussy eater would not eat and he literlaly loved the food at Mr Shi's.Fried Dumplings and broccoli became his staple for the time we were...More

Thank Esther-Kate
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Tucked into one of Beijing’s storied hutongs, Mr. Shi’s (Sh-er’s) takes the most basic of traditional dishes in China, the dumpling, and makes eating them a gourmet experience. His extensive menu is filled with dozens upon dozens of incredible options to choose from. You can...More

3  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We had a decent meal here - fried dumplings and beef noodles - but it simply wasn't worth the money. We had tastier food for a fraction of the price elsewhere in Beijing. The customer base seemed to be entirely made up of fellow Western...More

Thank Paul P
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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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