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“Pretty good dimsum”

Tim Ho Wan, the Dim-Sum Specialists
Ranked #62 of 7,917 Restaurants in Hong Kong
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Mong Kok
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Pretty good dimsum”
Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

I came here based on many positive reviews from trip advisor. Went on a wednesday afternoon, was not very busy. Ordered the bbq pork bun, shiu my, lotus leaf steamed rice, har gow, pork liver cheung fun, thousand layer cake and all was very tasty. However, the atmosphere is very pretentious Due to many of its 'regulars' -many hong kong princesses frequent this location. I much enjoyed dimsum square on 27 hillier street much much more.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Pan fried pork bun is AMAZING”
Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

Went to two different Tim Ho Wan outlets on separate occasion during our latest HK trip. The one at Olympic City 2 is less crowded (less than 5 min wait on Friday lunch time) while the one at HK Station in Central is crazy... (more than 1 hour queue)

Since we are Chinese and have eaten our fair share of good dim sum, I wouldn't say everything is fantastic at this highly acclaimed restaurant. The pan fried pork bun is their must eat dish. Their dessert jelly is also nice. But everything else seems rather ordinary.

I will probably not queue again next time. Will just takeaway the pork bun.

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manchester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Some of the best dim sum you'll ever eat”
Reviewed December 14, 2013 via mobile

The pork buns...wow... The best you will ever eat and find. The dim sum, you can see why people queue for the food. The place is not easy to find so ask, but go early to get a seat!

Visited December 2013
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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“No Michelin Star”
Reviewed December 14, 2013

Food is solid Dim Sum over all nothing special and not the best I have had in Hong Kong, NY, San Fran, etc
The item that stood out was the baked Char Siu(pork bun) it one of the best I have tasted

  • Visited December 2013
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Pasig City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Best Pork Bun yet!”
Reviewed December 14, 2013

I still have to try their dim sum but nothing beats the dozens and dozens of pork buns we brought home (handcarried) from our mid year shopping spree in HK...so far.

  • Visited July 2013
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