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Gourmet Dumpling House

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52 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111-2020
+1 617-338-6223
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Ashford, Connecticut
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175 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Guided by my nephew, we arrived at about 7pm to a packed restaurant-no wait because we were willing to share a table with four others. The menu was extensive and I would have been overwhelmed with all the choices had not my nephew ordered. We had dumplings, Peabody greens, a lamb dish, a stew like dish with flounder and several... More 

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Thank Sue L
Sarasota, Florida
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was way too busy for dinner the night before. But we made it in for lunch. Staff was courteous. The leek and pork buns were very good. And the general gau chicken was probably the best I've had. Partner had asparagus and beef...another excellent dish!!!

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Thank SRQLiving
Yorkshire
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338 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want the chaos...the noise...the queues of authentic Boston Chinatown then the Gourmet Dumpling House is spot on. Swift service...immediate drinks...plates of amazing food...friendly folk around - then this place is for you. Easy to order too much but they'll box it to go no problem. Interestingly, Chinatown's jammed with all sorts of Chinese restaurants - but this was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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312 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

and you won't be sorry! It's cramped, it's loud, the service is up and down, but the food is good. Prices have gone up a bit but you still have to wait at 12:30PM on a Saturday in winter and for good reason.

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Thank Northern_Traveler00
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, wow, wow. I've traveled to China and spent a month in the country trying the cuisine and sampling a lot of dumpling's. Let me tell you that this place is as close as you're gonna get.... in fact better than some places in China!! My fiancé and I went here one evening and ordered the flat beef noodles, soupy... More 

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Thank Alisha A
San Antonio
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in Hawaii for six years and grew accustomed to home cooked, excellence in Chinese food. This restaurant has ZERO ambiance, packed in elbow to elbow are its diners, but the food is wonderful. We came at 2 in the afternoon, usually what most restaurants would consider "after the lunch rush". Not so here. Nearly every table was filled... More 

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Thank LenM
Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a early dinner yesterday with a party of nine; five of which just returned from a 3 year assignment in the Far East. Everyone thought the whole menu was terrific. Good friendly service. Menu was price fairly.

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Thank Sailor372
Brewster, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sat right next to the fish tank. Very cozy setting, but the food was excellent. Best Fish Stew I've had at a Chinese restaurant.

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Thank UniverseTraveler1
Lebanon, Maine
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92 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

As many other reviewers have pointed out, service is curt at best, rude at worst. But I really enjoyed the food. Maybe not quite as special as Windsor across the street, but enjoyable nonetheless. We ordered fried pork and cabbage buns, kim chee, some kind of cold smoked fish, steamed vegetable buns, and schezuan wontons, which was just the right... More 

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Thank JPankratz
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

We were looking for a good place to have xiaolongbao--soup-filled meat dumplings. They were hot, plump and quite flavorful here. We also tried the scallion pancakes and they were fantastic.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111-2020
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-338-6223

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Staying in Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
Chinatown
A small area rich in Chinese cultural influences, visit Boston’s Chinatown for some great Asian cuisine and small, authentic bakeries. Enter through the iconic Chinatown gate and stroll down Beach, Tyler, and Kneeland streets to explore the compact area. Rest your feet from walking and grab a bite at one of the many restaurants around Chinatown. From traditional Chinese to Vietnamese to Malaysian, there is a wide range of Asian food available, within easy access of South Station. At night, Chinatown becomes a late night food destination after the bars close.
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