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Harbor City Barbecue

#326 of 3,090 Restaurants in Seattle
#386 of 3,572 Places to Eat in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
International District
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707 S King St, Seattle, WA 98104-3017
(206) 621-2228
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8:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great dim sum

A busy place. Inexpensive. Loved the barbecued pork and roast duck as much as the wide variety if dim sum. Definitely worth the wait.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Daniel C
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Flushing, Michigan
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57 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Flushing, Michigan
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

A busy place. Inexpensive. Loved the barbecued pork and roast duck as much as the wide variety if dim sum. Definitely worth the wait.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Great food. Overall great experience. Very authentic Chinatown feel. Ordered the honey walnut prawns and they were the best I've ever had!! Excellent egg drop soup as well!

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Camano Island, Washington
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183 reviews 183 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Was at the stadium and hungry for dim sum. This is right down the road. Took me back to a visit to Hong Kong. Peking duck in the window, narrow restaurant with lazy susans. Looked like they only cleaned the floors when they closed, we came at 5pm on a Sunday and it was not full to say the least.... More 

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Seattle
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89 reviews 89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We decided we were hungry for dimsum. It was a beautiful sunny day and a trip to the International District sounded like a great holiday idea. The first thing to think about (that we didn't) is parking; it can be hard to find. Second thing to think about is what time you are going. We arrived at noon and the... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We realized we'd picked a good spot for lunch when we walked in and saw lots of old persons speaking something other than English. We were the only non Asians in the crowded joint. The dim sum items were very fresh and delicious. The price was cheap for the three of us and all we ate. We'll be back.

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Panama City
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This restaurant is so so good. Fresh and authentic. They serve a great lavender tea that I wanted to take home. My meal was spectacular and for the amount of food that you get, the price is great. If I lived in Seattle, I'd be there all the time.

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Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

From the first bite of savory shrimp dumpling to the last taste of perfectly cooked sticky rice this was a perfect dim sum experience. Shabby decor, who cares? Outstanding service, and great value. A new favorite for us.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We are in Seattle visiting my best friend and his wife, he is obsessed with Asian food and Dim Sum and from my experience he knows good from bad. He goes to Harbor City every weekend. The first sign of a good Dim Sum restaurant, it was packed full of Asians. The wait to get in can be long so... More 

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London, UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Girlfriend and I went to try the Dim Sum just before lunchtime on a weekday to avoid the weekend crowds. Not a good starting having to wait several minutes at the desk for someone to sit us - even though staff could see us. The place wasn't that clean which was also not a good sign. I thought the food... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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189 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I came here on a Friday morning and it was pretty empty when I got there, but it soon filled up. Since I was by myself, I just got 1 order of the shu mai and the sticky rice. I really like the shumai as it wasn't soggy as some places can get. It had a good solid texture to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 707 S King St, Seattle, WA 98104-3017
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > International District
  • Neighborhood: International District
  • Phone Number: (206) 621-2228

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Barbecue
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 - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?