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88 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111 (Downtown)
(617) 338-8813
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Ranked #682 of 2,852 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, Dim Sum
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Frankfurt, Germany
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135 reviews 135 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I wanted to write a praise for Hei La Moon near Boston South Station. When I saw the most recent review by Buddy C, I totally agreed with it and became lazy. But then I recovered and here I go. We went into Hei La Moon by default. We were searching for another place, but couldn't find it. It was... More 

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Halfmoon, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Very busy place, not a ton of ambiance. Food rocks but, sort of confusing as to what is in each steam tray--but so much Excellent food at a very reasonable prices. I am allergic to shellfish and the folks bringing the carts around really could not understand "Shellfish" --so be very aware and knowledgeable of what is on the plate.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

I have always been a fan of China Pearl when it comes to dim sum in Chinatown but We'd decided to try Hei La Moon yesterday. To our dismay, the food was only do so and we found the quality to be not as good compared to CP. The service from the wait staff was lukewarm at best.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Cavernous, crazily noisy and extremely busy with hoards of Dim Summers, Fan Quai Los and Chinese. There are plenty of roaming carts with a varieties of steaming, piping hot dim sums. The food was overall ok and the service was intermittently available. The parking is free with a meal and that is certainly a big deal in Boston Chinatown. Early... More 

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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9 restaurant reviews
479 helpful votes 479 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

About a month ago,on my recent trip to the Boston area,I was fortunate enough to have a delightful Chinese dinner at this huge restaurant.I had a tasty eggplant platter with white rice and tea.My platter not only was very tasty,the portion was very generous.Considering that restaurants in Boston are more expensive than in most parts of the United States,it was... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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34 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I've lived in Boston for over 50 years, but never even seen this place until yesterday's lunch with a Chinese friend. (Truth be told, when I'm in Chinatown, I rarely cross the Surface Artery to the south side.) The fact that it was packed with Chinese customers was a good sign and most of what we had supported that initial... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

I have just come to America with a tour group, and we came here for dinner especially for the lobster. In terms of lobster, it was nice however simple as it seemed like all they did was steam it-I was hoping for a bit more effort to be put in. The other food was badly presented and in particular with... More 

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A great selection of dim sums, plus you can also order from the menu for things like crispy noodles, vegetable dish, or soup. This restaurant is huge, got plenty of space and round tables for big groups. Services are good and waiters/waitresses are friendly and helpful, as they willingly went to get hot freshly made dim sums for my daughter... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My husband and I recently went to Hei La Moon, because it was recommended by friends. While the dumplings that we eventually arrived were good, the ambiance was jarring with 150 watt bulbs everywhere, and the waitstaff that yelled across tables to each other and literally tossed plates onto tables to set them was astonishing rude. Long after other tables... More 

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38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stopped in here for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. The Dim Sum was pretty good - not the best ever, but fine. There was plenty of variety, so everyone was able to find their favorites. The prices were inexpensive, and dim sum is always fun. Would go back if in the area.

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Additional Information about Hei La Moon

Address: 88 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111
Phone Number: (617) 338-8813
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Chinese, Dim Sum

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