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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Dim Sum Garden

59 N. 11th St. (Cuthbert St.) Send to Phone
215-627-0218
Bargain dumpling house offers a sure thing from Shanghai.

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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Dim Sum Garden Restaurant Review

: This diamond in the rough---the restaurant sits on a gritty block that houses the bus station near Market Street East---is a dumpling lover’s heaven. If you’ve never tried soup dumplings, a Shanghai specialty, they're both a challenge to eat and addictive once you’ve managed your first. Called Shanghai steamed bun on most menus, these little purses of dough are filled with steaming hot soup and savory bits of ginger-scented pork or crab meat. While dumplings are the main event, equally good are soups brimming with chewy, hand-shaved noodles spiked with seaweed, cabbage, chives and pork. Skewers of salt-baked shrimp, a good scallion pancake and stir-fried rice dishes are all tasty options offered at less than $7. We also suggest the pork belly in brown sauce. Dim Sum Garden is clean and neat inside, with a peek-a-boo kitchen and prep area where you’ll see cooks cutting noodles and fashioning dumplings by hand. It’s a good bargain---and you can bring your own beer or wine.



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