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Mei Sum Chinese Dim Sum Restaurant

1170 Nuuanu Ave, Ste 102, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-5142
+1 808-531-3268
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“dim sum” (66 reviews)
“pot stickers” (8 reviews)
“chow fun” (2 reviews)
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1170 Nuuanu Ave, Ste 102, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-5142
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located near the north edge of Chinatown, the clean restaurant is a local favorite. They carry all of the regular dim sum treats (har gay, shumai, taro balls, char siu bow, etc.) but they also have an extensive menu with seafood, beef, pork,and chicken specialties...More

Thank Randall S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

people have their own dim sum restaurant favorites. Mei Sum is at the top of my list. i guess i just like the Hong Kong style of dim sum. if parking were more convenient i would eat here more often.

Thank FrankieG808
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We love to come in and just share a ton of different dim sum. Often the ladies with the cart will make recommendations and they are never wrong! Be sure to save room for dessert...those sesame seed ball desserts are the bomb! The custard buns...More

Thank HIppine
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I think I got ripped off. Three take outs that totaled $33 plus FIVE plates of dim sum (standard small sized) was $61.00???? Does that mean each plate of dim sum was $6.00? If so, then I'm not coming back. The owner was crouched down...More

1  Thank LehuaMonsoon
Reviewed 23 January 2017

As always the food was excellent, service was so so. We highly recommend the fried oysters. The oysters are big and very juicy.

Thank happy_opu
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The dumplings were average. We were swamped by staff when we entered pushing dumplings on us. We were not firm enough and ended up with 1 or2 extra orders. We're on a short visit but I think with a littler morey work, one could do...More

Thank tom g
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

So this place was rather a disappointment in the sense they had a limited set of menu options. Also for pot stickers they said it would take 10 mins. I won't be back

Thank Darren G
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Between 12 and 2 you can make your choice from the waiters offers, afterwards u order from the menu. Excellent choice, interesting combinations.

Thank Marion_vdB
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Straight from the airport, we drove to Chinatown to eat at Mei Sum. We found street parking and walked to the restaurant. It was fairly busy (seating was immediate) although it was Thanksgiving Day. We enjoyed a variety of our favorite dim sum. The service...More

Thank LucyVacation
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We went there for lunch and got there about 1130 am before it was full. The food was basic but good, tried the soft shell crab my wife loved it. The staff were helpful and the food came out quickly. if you want to get...More

Thank Greg M
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16 April 2017|
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Response from Jamal C | Reviewed this property |
No...sorry so long. Not on the site as often
5 January 2017|
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Response from wninouye | Reviewed this property |
8 am to 9 pm per website site
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1170 Nuuanu Ave, Ste 102, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-5142
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Downtown Honolulu
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-531-3268
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