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Dim Sum Garden

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1020 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3004
+1 215-873-0258
10:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 22:30
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Pecos, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food was excellent. The service was less than friendly, but I did not care. The dumplings look mediocre, but NO WAY -- the dumplings are AMAZING -- must have!!

Thank wendytilton
Marlboro, New Jersey
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347 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waiting line to get in tells the story. It's worth the wait! We were lucky to get a table for 4 upstairs so we're not sitting by the door or by the long lines to get in. The soup dumplings have a technique to eating them and they were amazing. So was general Tsos shrimp and the beef noodles... More 

Thank Joanne L
Princeton, New Jersey
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (2 adults and a child) visited last Saturday evening about 6pm and there was a line in the restaurant. We waited for more than 1/2 hours to get our table. Luckily it didn't take too long before we could order. The food was good, especially the soup dumplings. We tried to go back the next afternoon but since the... More 

Thank Stephannie_11
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great food, but make sure you bring cash yo pay for it, They do not take cards. I had the sesame chicken and the beef dumplings, everything tasted wonderful.

Thank Austin G
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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356 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I was in a group of six people. We waited in line for a table, but we ended up jumping ahead of half the line because a table for six opened up quickly. We were seated in the back room. You need to walk through a narrow hallway, passing the pick up window for the servers and the two rest... More 

Thank ARWhite
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

It was my first time in Chinatown and I was looking for a great authenic chinese meal. After searching around we decided on this place. We were told by two patrons on their way out the food was great. We were seated at a table with water all over the floor and when i told waitress they just tried to... More 

Thank Juan C
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The food was great. As a party of 3 we had the Buddha delight vegetables with garlic sauce, several different dumpling samplers such as shrimps and pork. Noodles and the works. All of the food was great and the place looked clean. My mixed feelings comes from seeing a cook eating while handling food. The cook was in the kitchen,... More 

Thank ezequielnena
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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139 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The real deal here! Dumplings were super, end of story. Plenty of other options too, but I was all about the dim sum and was delighted. Could eat there all week and be happy. Soup dumplings especially 5-stars. Cant wait to return.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was very crowded, but they managed to fit our party of ten. The food was great. Service was quick and we had a variety of dumplings and a couple of soups.

Thank paulfields56
Tallahassee, Florida
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104 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Pros: - Modern decor sets the tone for a nice meal - The food keep that tone going. We had a good variety of dishes between the four of us, including appetizers, and every single one was excellent. I had the General Tso's Chicken over Lo Mein and man were those noodles perfect. My wife loved her Wonton Soup, our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Chinese, Asian, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3004
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 215-873-0258

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