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Mr. Shi's Dumplings

74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China (Houhai)
010-84050399
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Ranked #29 of 9,404 Restaurants in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Houhai
Description: email: laoshisj@qq.com tel:84050399 mobile:13161003826 BEST food we had on our entire trip!!!! Small, local joint near bell tower.
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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

First their menu doesn't make a lot of sense and really hard to understand. I had 15*2 fried dumplings of pork and leeks and beef and shiitake. Smaller portions would have been more expensive, go figure. The dumplings weren't that good at all (I had amazing dumplings the night before at black sesame kitchen) and for $10 it was a... More

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Melbourne
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Amazing dumplings! Great little place that serves both fried & steamed dumplings, huge range of veg & meat options. Loved the spinach salad and fried eggplant & beans. Friendly staff, especially mr shi!

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Great 15 dumpling + beer deal- under $10US. Delicious combinations of meat/veggie dumplings and additional dishes in a local hutong near Hou Hai (Back Lakes) "behind" Forbidden City. Somewhat hard to find since taxis can't drive through streets of hutongs- but worth the wandering. Very friendly service. Met Mr Shi :)

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Shanghai, China
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A curios place where you can find delicious dumpling! You can see the Chinese women who are making your dumpling through a small window inside the restaurant, and after few minutes and few sips of fresh beer, you we'll taste very good food. As Italian, my best are the tomato, cheese and basil fried dumplings... To try!

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Beijing, China
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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This place has become successful due to attracting large numbers of tourists, and unfortunately the owner has let them write all sorts of nonsense on the walls. The result is one of the ugliest dining rooms in Beijing, but if you can stomach that, simply order a few potstickers and dumplings, and you will realise that they are some of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Although I live in Hong Kong and have a chance to eat dumplings every other time, this restaurant in Beijing offered the best dumpling I ever had in my life; especially the vegetarian ones are awesome.

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We chose this place based on online reviews, and specifically a website listing the 20 best restaurant sin Beijing. It was under the "Budget" section of the list. I was expecting A) cheaper and B) better dumplings. The menu is a bit confusing, but the gist of the combos is you can order 12 dumplings, 6 each of 2 types... More

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

When a dumpling house saves a rabid and famished bunch of foot-weary Forbidden City touros on a sticky Beijing day after a last-minute rickshaw tour of the hutongs with its "longer than my Johnson" list of entree, mains and dessert dumplings then you know you're in the right joint. Yes, i said dessert dumplings. Here's the deal - skip over... More

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Beijing, China
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The prices here are well above the normal for dumplings in Beijing, but I have never had anything but excellent food. They have a couple hundred varieties of dumplings (I always get fried), and I have never had one that wasn't good. At other dumpling places I have had undercooked meat and flavorless meals, but never at Mr. Shi's. 15... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The cheese dumplings are really good and they have really interesting combinations of flavors. Though the dessert Dumplings are my favorite, chocolate and banana ^^

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Address: 74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
Phone Number: 010-84050399
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
Cuisine: Chinese

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