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Dong Bei Dumpling

642 Yuchengo Street, Binondo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #102 of 775 Restaurants in Manila
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
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Description: http://www.byahilo.com/2008/07/08/dong-bei-dumplings-binondo-manila-secret-food-heaven-exposed/
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Las Pinas, Philippines
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I visited during Sunday lunch time. The place was packed. They were not shooing the customers but they were honest enough in setting clear expectation on the orders and seating capacity. I wanted to order xiao long bao but got disheartened by advising a 20-40 mins wait. The food was good but sometimes it really is the service that makes... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The dumplings were super fresh. They prepared the dumplings right before they were steamed and served to us. No frills restaurant where the kitchen is also the dining area. Your food is being prepared literally inches from the dining tables. I guess that's part of the charm of the restaurant. You see ladies rolling out the dough and expertly filling... More 

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Manila
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've never ate at Dong Bei, the few times I had mine to go. I don't get the hype, compared to other dumpling and noodle soup place, I consider this place average. Maybe the people hyping have not experienced the other establishments or they're just part of the famous foodie walking tour. Not bad, but not spectacular. And the last... More 

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Tondo, Manila, Philippines
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My trainee and I went to Dongbei last week because I want to show him around Binondo. Of course, we ordered the usual dumplings which I order everytime I visit this place (and was even planning to order the famous Xiao Bao Long) and they told me there's no shrimp available and asked if it was OK. I said no... More 

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

went there last sunday for my binondo food trip. arrived at the store at atound 830 and the staff told me they will open at 9am. i saw them preparing the dumplings through the glass wall. I went back at around 920am and the place is already filled with people! I travelled solo so I asked them what's the minimum... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We love to eat at Dong Bei Dumpling in China Town, Binondo. Steamed Pork Kutchay dumpling is very delicious but their fried tofu is standout and so yummy. However, am quite disappointed on their very slow preparation of the fried tofu which takes almost half an hour. May I also suggest that the store owner provide their customer a disposable... More 

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Asia
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85 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and I walked 4 blocks just to try this tiny , unpretentious hole in the wall dumplings place along Yuchengco Street (formerly Nueva): Dong Bei. I really do not have any complaints about its boiled pork with Kutchay dumplings, fried tofu with minced meat, soya sauce noodles, stir fried chicken with sesame seeds. They were very good and... More 

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

There is much hype bout this place. Tried their steamed pork with chivez dumplings, u can have the dumplings fried or steamed btw. Honestly it wasnt that good. The wanton soup was terrible, the noodles they used were left over bits from the dumpling dough I guess it was soo bland and the soup was worst. I dont know if... More 

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Tondo, Manila, Philippines
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This place is hard to find but it is a treasure. The ambiance may not be as appealing but seeing how simple this place is (plastic tables and chairs) and reading the raves for its food even made me more craving for it. We were not disappointed when we tasted the food here - my friend and I completely agreed... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It wasn't jam-packed when we got there. There was one table, and one seat left! But one of the crew provided us with his chair (he was eating his late lunch). We were attended quickly. Food was not available immediately but that's fine, at least I know I'm served with new cooked dumplings. I tried that chinese tea in can,... More 

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Additional Information about Dong Bei Dumpling

Address: 642 Yuchengo Street, Binondo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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