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52 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111-2020
+1 617-338-6223
Today
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rubbish food and lots and lots of noise.. Waste of time, energy and money. I did not like even a single dish I have ordered. Disgusting dumplings and even more disgusting other items. Please please don't go to this place.

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Thank isha1504
Bengaluru, India
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143 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner... the same cramped place.. (which is ok as we wanted quick dinner)... do not expect any greetings.. no one smiled at us during the entire stay.. average chicken dumplings (got the red hot sauce when only we asked.. not fresh taste of the sauce though)... chicken noodle was good.. so ordered the pork noodle too... same item... More 

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Thank Bhaskor
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their sweet and sour pork was probably among the best we've tasted, it was done the way it was supposed to, crunchy and not completely soaked up with sauce. That quality is hard to find even in New York City. We didn't try the Shanghai steamed dumplings, probably what people rave about. We weren't impressed by the two kinds of... More 

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Thank sky478
Dallas, Texas
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

In town for the Marathon. Trip advisor and our Pedi-cab recommended this place. Arrived at 7 PM, had to wait 40 minutes, outside. But it is worth it. The dumplings are cooked perfect. The steamed veggies crisp and fresh and of course the noodles very tasty! They have beer and wine and it is cramp, not for a big city,... More 

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Thank Mark C
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good. Fast paced and crowded but the whole family loved the food. Nice cheap eat in Boston's Chinatown. Long line but moves quickly. Dumplings are delicious.

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Thank Tiffany Z
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its like a good fortune cookie! From the outside this dumpling house could look like any other in Chinatown , I heard some customers describe it as a "dive", but no more than expected. its cramped with tables and you do get up close and personal with your fellow diners. There's often a queue and a wait for tables of... More 

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Thank PDHoliday2015
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to China several times, including staying in China for an entire year at one time, so we love Chinese food. It is very hard to find authentic Chinese food in the US and this has to be one of the best places we have found in the US to get really outstanding, authentic Chinese food. The water... More 

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Thank William R
Burlington, Wisconsin
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204 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a rainy afternoon Was nice to have a hot pot of green tea brought Right away Don't expect a smile or friendly service Or advice or explanations We had the typical dish most Americans order Sweet and sour chicken and 2 other dishes It was ok I'd try a different place next time

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Thank corndogsmom
St. Paul, United States
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small, dive restaurant with fantastic food! Expect to wait for a table and expect to share tables with other diners. Service is rudimentary, but the food more than makes up for it. Recommend the soup dumplings, spicy salt & pepper shrimp and spicy tofu - everything is delicious! (We went for a late lunch around 1:45 pm and supper the... More 

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Thank mamalulutoo
Boston
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111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the look of the long line at dinner time you would think this Dumpling House would have the most amazing dumplings...eh, they're fine. Typical small, crowded Chinatown restaurant with fine Chinese food. Chicken & cabbage dumplings had almost no taste. Easy place for Americans who might otherwise be intimidated.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111-2020
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-338-6223

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Chinatown
A small area rich in Chinese cultural influences, visit Boston’s Chinatown for some great Asian cuisine and small, authentic bakeries. Enter through the iconic Chinatown gate and stroll down Beach, Tyler, and Kneeland streets to explore the compact area. Rest your feet from walking and grab a bite at one of the many restaurants around Chinatown. From traditional Chinese to Vietnamese to Malaysian, there is a wide range of Asian food available, within easy access of South Station. At night, Chinatown becomes a late night food destination after the bars close.
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