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Harbor City Barbecue

707 S King St, Seattle, WA 98104-3017 (International District)
(206) 621-2228
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Ranked #440 of 3,511 Restaurants in Seattle
Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Barbecue, Chinese
Neighborhood: International District
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Seattle
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78 reviews 78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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273 reviews 273 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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Shoreline
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94 reviews 94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

In terms of the physical space Harbor City feels very much like my personal stereotype of a Chinese restaurant - not especially fancy, maybe a bit worn around the edges....short on fancy ambiance would be a kind way to put it. That being said, once you sit down and tuck into your meal, whether dim sum or a la carte,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This has been our go-to place for Dim Sum for the 3 years that we have lived in Seattle! We have tried other places, and keep going back...Get there early; before 10 am on the weekends or you will wait awhile. Authentic, delicious, carry out extra for later on!

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Sunday lunch, and there was a wait for about 30 minutes for a table for two. This place is small but very popular, and prices evidently, cheap. 4 plates ended up being $16 and they were very decent portions for dim sum, in fact, the biggest siu mai I've ever had. Not only were the portions great, the quality was... More 

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Additional Information about Harbor City Barbecue

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

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