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Hei La Moon

88 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111 (Downtown)
(617) 338-8813
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Ranked #761 of 2,833 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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Coconut Creek, Florida
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268 reviews 268 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
472 helpful votes 472 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

About a month ago,on my recent trip to the Boston area,I was fortunate enough to eat in this fine Chinese restaurant.I ordered their eggplant and garlic platter with white rice.My eggplant and garlic dish was delicious and the portion was quite generous.Considering that restaurants in Boston are more expensive than in many other parts of the United States,the prices were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW 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
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Walk to the host desk and don't hesitate to speak English. Get there early afternoon up to 2:30 for dim sum. Try one of everything. The servers mostly do not speak English but smile nicely. Ask one of the wait staff to explain what you are eating. Be adventurous. If you are with a group of 4 or more, order... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is a pretty good dim sum restaurant in Boston's Chinatown. Quality and variety is just a notch below the best dim sum places in New York or San Francisco, but nevertheless the food is good and there is still plenty of variety. Prices are cheap, so this is a great place to take a family or large group.

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14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is our go-do dim sum destination. It's a huge restaurant that serves dim sum as it should be - directly from carts. Our most recent trip the food seemed not quite as terrific as we have come to expect. Some of the dishes where not as hot as we expected (think: sticky rice) which was disappointing. The overall variety... More 

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Teaneck, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Got here early on a Saturday (11am?) and found parking in front and were seated downstairs right away. I thought the dim sum was good quality, good variety and got to have everything we wanted. There were lots of carts going around continually. Saw some unusual things but didn't try anything out of the ordinary since I didn't want to... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Lei La Moon has been a "must" stop every time we visit Boston. Very disappointed this time. We arrived a bit late for the lunch-time rush-hour and the place was about 60% full (not like last time!) The food trolleys were few, we had to wait (*very* unusual!), the choice very limited, and not much of it looked or tasted... More 

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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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