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11215 Bellaire Blvd Ste D, Houston, TX 77072-2534
+1 281-988-8898
16:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Yukon, Oklahoma
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78 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

High expectations when we drove up and observed a magnificent looking multi story building. No wonder they call it palace. Big koi and turtle ponds with vegetation right out front. Spectacular spiral staircase in the lobby but we took a hidden elevator straight in from the front entrance to get up to the giant sized ballroom on a Sunday. No... More 

Thank Foodpoet
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited on a Sunday and we got in just before the crowd formed. This restaurant seats 1,000 diners. We haven't eaten here as a couple since we moved from Houston ten years ago but my wife recognized a few of the women who push the carts from ten years ago. The food is always fresh and... More 

Thank Skip59716
Lafayette, Louisiana
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88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The egg rolls were magnificent. Fried rice great. I really like the round balls covered with sesame seeds (Sorry, I don't know what they are called, my bad).. Basically the food was very good. However the place could definitely used with some sprucing up and cleaning up. We found out the hard way that the dim sum is only served... More 

Houston, Texas
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Today is the last day of the year. We went to have dim sum with our friends. We have been to this restaurant numerous times. Every time it is good. Delicious! Yummy!

Thank kite313
Level Contributor
168 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Big Restaurant.. really really good food and service ... well worth the trip down to the area ... definitely will go back

Thank Andrew H
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a restaurant I have visited on many occasions, but mostly for it's dim sum. Ocean Palace is located in Houston's Chinatown. It's an enormous restaurant, two stories, which are like two restaurants in one. The downstairs is very elegant, offering a varied menu. Upstairs is a huge open banquet room, offering dim sum. There is also a counter... More 

Thank ZanerHouston_Texas
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Excellent dim sum. They come around with the carts even on a Tuesday. Service is minimal typical for dim sum. The ladies that push the carts have the best English compared others. Only negative is the place not that clean. The pond had trash in it. Inside areas has years of dust. The fish tanks had green funk growing. Management... More 

Thank 1william5555
Austin, Texas
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197 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Ocean Palace is a colossus of a restaurant. It probably seats 500 in the upstairs hall. But don't be overwhelmed. The little push carts of goodness will make you feel right at home. We had several dim sum dishes and two were great and one was mediocre. No problems though, just try the next wave of dim sum being carted... More 

1 Thank utfiero
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170 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Very large place for dim sum where they sometimes use both floors when it gets busy, otherwise on 2nd floor. Typical dim sum offerings, pork buns and shrimp dumplings always are good. They have staff who do speak some English if need be, otherwise wait for the carts and point to what you would like. Sometimes you may have to... More 

Thank DSW_TX
Bellaire, Texas, United States
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919 reviews
486 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Ocean Palace is located in the Hong Kong City Mall, on Bellaire Blvd., west of the Sam Houston Tollway. The entire complex looks impressive from the outside. The Modern 2-3 story building is surrounded by an L-shaped reflecting pool, with dozens of turtles and a large Lily pond. Unfortunately, the water is quite cloudy and the turtles are covered with... More 

Thank Gabriel H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Chinese, Asian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11215 Bellaire Blvd Ste D, Houston, TX 77072-2534
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-988-8898

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?