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Best Dim Sum

2019 Best Dim Sum

Dim Sum House

Definitely not the rolling-cart, warehouse-like dining rooms in Chinatown, this UCity spot (from the Jane G’s crew) has Shanghai and Cantonese dim sum, full-size mains, a bar and pool tables. The slick, glossy space really picks up when the bar and college crowds roll in late at night. Read More »

3939 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-921 5377 | Website

2009 Best Dim Sum

Ocean Harbor

Authenticity is key to the dim sum experience, and the friendly, cart-pushing peddlers at this Chinatown haven do an amazing job of transporting you straight to southern China. The vibe of the room is bright and bustling; the staff is attentive and patient and happy to guide you through a myriad of sometimes adventuresome (chicken feet, anyone?) but always delicious (fresh shrimp dumplings, slightly sweet pork buns, and steamed cream buns heavenly custard-filled pillows of doughy goodness) choices. Read More »

1023 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-574-1398