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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 #567 of 3,440 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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Shoreline
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 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
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75 reviews 75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We were wanting dim sum and went to the area (China Town) looking for another place that was closed. Walked in and we were the only "non-asian" family there. Service was friendly and fast. Prices were reasonable. We ordered multiple dishes and all were tasty. We actually went back a second time a few nights later.

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Lopez Island, WA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Let's be clear: we know dim sum, we have had it a bit everywhere, and we loved King's Café for more than 25 years (just up the street) when they were in business. We had to switch when King's closed, and this place was great; in fact, we saw the cashier from King's eating at Harbor City once. What's the... More

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Naples, Florida
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196 reviews 196 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The food just isn't good. Shanghai (soup) dumplings, with no soup? Chewy, tough dumplings. The place was incredibly loud, even with only four tables filled. I'd give another star, except the place was absolutely filthy. We only stayed because of the reviews, but I wish we hadn't.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

So Yelp gave this place a really high review and I'm confused as to why. Maybe they have never been to SF, but this place is Mediocre at best. Given the choice between Harbor City or Jade Garden, it's Harbor city all the way (which says a lot about Jade Garden.) The portions were are a very good size, don't... More

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SW Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We trudged through the cold (to this Floridian) and damp streets to find real chinese. Such a thing does not really exist in SW Florida. We were very happy with our choice. I really don't know the names of what we tried but we liked most and the service was quick and simple. Cold Chinese beer and about 9 types... More

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Given the wonderful reviews, I really thought I was in for a treat at this restaurant. However, the waiters were not very friendly, the dim sum was sticky and made me feel constipated, and the tea was really not bet quality. I ordered xiao long bao, shrimp dumplings, and other traditional dim sum favorites, but they did not as good... More

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jeremidl
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Had to have it again. Great dim sum. A must if you're in Seattle and love dim sum. Shu Mai, eggplant stuffed with shrimp, tofu skin, barbecue pork bun, green beans, sesame balls, honey walnut shrimp. Plenty of options to fill you up.

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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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