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Dim Sum King

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Southland Mall | Cross Crossing, San Fernando, Trinidad
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San Fernando, Trinidad
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

The atmosphere is very welcoming, the furniture is exquisite and comfortable. The food is tasty but the service is slow. The cost is higher than other Chinese restaurants. Secured parking is available as well.

Thank davikarmaharaj
San Fernando, Trinidad
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

One needs to be weary of the cleanliness in most Chinese eating establishments in Trinidad . This one is no exception . At first glance one may be fooled . The plates always have residual oil grime on them . I suspect they reuse the contaminated soy and pepper sauce . Many items not available on dim sum menu .... More 

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Dresden, Canada
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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

We went to late lunch with family members and got seated right away because we had reservations.. Waitress was bit slow but we got water and ordered drinks pretty quickly thought.. but when our aunt walked in who is a local business owner there, service improved and a couple of people ordered many dishes that were all delicious.. Definitely recommend... More 

Thank Steven P
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visiting in June. The restaurant was almost empty. We were seated and the drinks order was taken. The Manager Vena advised us about the Dim Sum menu. We made our choices and the food arrived in a relative short time. The Dim Sum was delicious but not filling so we ordered fried rice, noodles and shrimps.... More 

Thank June J
San Fernando, Trinidad
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016

The food was amazing , can't say the same about the whole time we spent there. The bathroom, don't even get e started. There was toilet-paper all over the floor .There was also something -icky on the ground when I went . Anyway back to the food, it was absolutely astonishing.I would definitely recommend purchasing any one of the soups.... More 

Thank Michelle M
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

I first reviewed this restaurant back in 2010 when they had opened. Since then they have had some changes. Most of their original waitstaff have returned to China leaving mainly local servers. I hate to say this, but as many Trinidadians know, local servers tend to mean poor service. In this case the quality of service has dropped. While the... More 

Thank trinipastrychef
San Fernando, Trinidad
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

Food is great...one of the best Chinese food restaurants around. Ambience and service can be a bit better but I continue to go for the great tasting food.

Thank Joanne D
San Fernando, Trinidad
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2015

A wide çhoice of Din Sum at very reasonable prices. Traditional Chinese food also available. The service has improved tremendously since it first opened.You get dishes I have not found in other restaurants. You find a lot of ethnic Chinese patronising the establishment. Which is always a good indication that the food is the genuine article.

Thank Austin T
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

my husband and i have been visiting dim sum king for a few years and they provide great food at a good price, the dim sum king rice is a must when visiting. .

Thank Amelia M
San Fernando, Trinidad
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Business or for pleasure...it's a great place to have both. .the food is awesome. .quality and quantity for your money...customer service is great both dining or at the bar..a must if you have to eat in San Fernando...

Thank andromedia l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southland Mall | Cross Crossing, San Fernando, Trinidad
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Trinidad  >  San Fernando

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?