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Mother's Dumplings

421 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2G6, Canada
+1 416-217-2008
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“dumplings” (171 reviews)
“pork” (23 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
421 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2G6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to this dumpling restaurant on the recommendation of an acquaintance. Mother’s Dumpling is in the heart of a bustling china town and only a small walk to or from the Kensington market area. The restaurant itself is simple and clean. They hand you...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Was quite disappointed with both food and service. Visited on a Wednesday around 8pm and was seated rather quickly next to the window. Tea was brought to the table, then we waited almost 15 min before we had to call and flag for a server,...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Some of my friends recommended the Mother’s Dumpling into me and I admit I definitely loved it. The staff greeted me just like a true friend and I really much appreciated. All the food was interesting but I only had the pan-fried pork and boiled...More

Thank Earl J
Reviewed 24 March 2018

The boiled dumplings were overcooked and gooey. The pancake was just lightly warm as though it had sat on the counter for a long time before being brought out. I like my food hot. The presentation of the steamed dumplings was bad, they were misshapen...More

Thank Philip K
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I visited this restaurant back in August 2017 with a few friends who I go to the University of Toronto with. We found the dumplings and food good and reasonable. Very close to the UofT campus and inexpensive which is great for university students. Service...More

Thank BlairMadelyn
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

The dumplings were fantastic and the service was efficient and friendly. Ordered boiled, steamed and fried and they were equally delicious!

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The service is fast and friendly. Tea to start, then a wide choice of dumplings and other goodies on the menu. Excellent for lunch!

Thank Peponapis
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Excellent choice if you really like dumplings. Very fresh, consistently good, good service in the heart of Chinatown Toronto.

Thank Elisa B
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Whenever we're craving dim sum, Mother's Dumplings is our go to. This place never lets you down. The dumplings are always great, and their seaweed salad and kimchi are always top notch as well. We usually stick to the dumplings and don't do a lot...More

Thank passportradio
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We had lunch here one day on our trip. Just happened to come across it. We were lucky to get seated almost immediately because it was packed. We ordered 1 steamed and 1 fried dumplings and a pancake. The dumplings were fresh, and tasty while...More

Thank Babydonutx
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2G6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-217-2008
  • E-mail
416 217-2008
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