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Mr. Shi's Dumplings

74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
+86 10 8405 0399
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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10:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been traveling for a while and this is the first time we've decided to browse tripadvisor to find a restaurant. I looked for a cheap place with local food and the reviews seems good, so I gave this restaurant a try. This place...More

Thank Alice T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot! The dumplings are very different from the usual type in China, but are really tasty. Tried two different restaurants, same great experience (a little bit pricey when compared to the others you find in the street but it's definitely worth it!

Thank EditeAlex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mr. Shi's was the perfect spot to fortify ourselves before a day of touring the Hutong. The dumplings are light, fresh with a variety of tasty fillings. A pleasant surprise was the sweet and sour eggplant - crisp and flavorful - not drowning in a...More

1  Thank roadtrippin58
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The good news is they make the dumplings fresh when ordered and as a result they have maybe 100 options. The bad news is they make them quick, and the steamed / boiled are underdone. Over all they good, and by foreigner standards great, but...More

Thank inog
Reviewed July 2, 2018

To be fair, living in beijing for more than 6 months now, Ive tried all sorts of dumplings (even those you barely trust); After hearing several times about mr.shi;s dumplings me and my bf decided we had to go and give them a go. The...More

1  Thank Maria C
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The dumplings are delicious and not to be missed. The other dishes in this small eatery are not worth mentioning.

Thank 48HTLee
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

This is a small eatery that sells Chinese dumplings - both traditional and non traditional type (they even have cheese ones!) The dumplings were made on the spot and were delicious. Order the sampler set (2 types of dumplings - 6 of each) For 3...More

2  Thank Joyce T
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Went in for dumplings. We were typical American tourists in town for the Great Wall Marathon. Excellent place to carbo load! Food was fantastic, and dumplings exceptional!

1  Thank JacksonGuy
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here with a friend while backpacking. The place had a very relaxed vibe and was perfect for what we needed. The dumplings were really delicious and we even sampled some of the dessert ones! The food came quickly and was reasonably priced. The...More

Thank Jess I
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

I haven’t been to Mr. Shi’s for many years because my wife makes killer dumplings at home, but in a bike ride through the Hutong we decided to stop in. The place has changed a bit. He used to have a dumping spot and a...More

Thank Randall P
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Suchada S
July 7, 2017|
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Response from Dibyne | Reviewed this property |
Better visit their place. Its just walking distance from Nanluguoxiang..
December 28, 2015|
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Response from Mike J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes it is near the Drum and Bell tower and directly opposite the Orchid Gulou Hotel.When we ate there in September there were a number of locals enjoying the food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
  • Neighborhood: Houhai
  • Phone Number: +86 10 8405 0399
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