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Dong Bei Dumpling

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642 Yuchengo Street, Binondo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Alabang, Muntinlupa City
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Nothing special in fact for a chinese food lover it was not good for me. But it's cheap. The place is too small the staff will keep on bumping into you while eating.

Thank Kaleighpot
Manila, Philippines
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

The food was good especially the kuchay dumplings and budget-friendly, . The fried rice was ok as well as the shiao long bao. I found the fried bean curd a little bland. It's a hole-in-the-wall resto and from the table, you could see them prepare and cook the food. Be ready to cry, though, because they never stopped chopping onions.... More 

Thank purp_Slip
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Every time I come home to the Philippines, I always try to find time to go to Binondo to visit Dong Bei. It was recommended to me by my girlfriend, knowing that I've a tooth for Chinese dimsum. And this was indeed a good find in Manila's China town! It was expected that it'd be packed with people especially during... More 

1 Thank Nicko_Uy
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185 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

It is a hole-in-a-wall place but with a big window in which you can observe the girls making fresh dumplings. This is the first sign of quality. Then you realize that they are freshly making everything: the dough, fillings, dumplings. Tried ground pork with chives and they were brilliant - steamed, but much lighter than dim-sums, not so porky, melting... More 

Thank Matevz
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

First, we waited for about 42mins just to get In. We decided to take out and it took even more 30mins. The people behind us who dined in got their ordered first before us. The problem was the owner mixed up the paper. Second, they need to innovate the order is by paper it could really messed up example in... More 

Thank Jackie G
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Great, great dumplings. Delicious filling with delicate wrapper. You can watch them make the dumplings there.

Thank rosras
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111 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

My Filipino friend took me to this place and I had the best dumplings in my life there! I couldn't believe how tender they were. The filling was soooo good and perfectly balanced. If I ever go back to Manila this will be the place to stop by.

Thank Marybee_DD
Manila, Philippines
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I love this place, but I would warn finicky diners to stay away because the restaurant is small, drab and dingy. There are only four or five tables and you'd see employees making the dumplings right by the window. But if you still go, I would recommend the pork and kuchay pancakes -- they're crisp, seasoned well, and absolutely stuffed.... More 

Thank jess_jacutan
Dasmarinas City, Philippines
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

My geek and i had hard time looking for this place. We never thought that it looked like a small kinda dirty eatery(sorry for the words). It was 6pm when we arrived and staffs were all busy creating dumplings in the table parallel to where we seat. We have ordered pork dumplings and xiao long bao.. i think the price... More 

1 Thank Jerrabelles
Manila, Manila, Philippines
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175 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

I've been reading good reviews about this place so my colleague and I decided to try it one night after work. Despite our familiarity with Binondo, we got a bit lost looking for this place. It's very small with only 5-6 tables. Earlier, one will surely experience how the dumplings are prepared as the ladies prepare them from one of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 642 Yuchengo Street, Binondo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: 6322418912

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