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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 good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“dumplings” (148 reviews)
“pork” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
421 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2G6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

What a fantastic experience this was to be eating dumplings in a superbly authentic setting right in the middle of China Town on Spadina. Highly recommended!

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went for dim sum lunch. The staff were friendly staff and we had good freshly made dumplings. Just as the name implies.

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You go for the delicious dumplings and that's exactly what you're going to get. They're handmade to order, as fresh as it gets, you can taste the authenticity. A one in a million restaurant and a must stop spot for locals and tourists alike. All...More

1  Thank Manuela M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A relative recommended this restaurant in Chinatown, it was delicious!!! Loved the steamed dumplings and watching the ladies make the dumplings! Could eat there everyday!!!

Thank patpet_27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here with a group of 6 on a Saturday for dinner (early evening). It was a short wait for a table to clear, but smaller groups sat quickly without problems. We ordered kimchi, seasoned peanuts, kimchi fried rice, three dishes of steamed dumplings (Shrimp...More

Thank Charwit
Reviewed 7 June 2017

My friend and I enjoyed this meal. The soft rolls were excellent. We mixed the plate and stuffed the rolls along with a dark sauce - which we did not know what it was other than it tasted good. We had pork dumplings, shrimp and...More

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend the dumplings and wonton soup. The give out hot green tea which is a added bonus. Was not so fond of the shrimp fried rice or the curt waitstaff.

Thank katrinacl4
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I have heard of this place for a while. Most of the reviews of Mother's dumplings are quite good. However, I was quite disappointed when I tried the food there tonight. First of all, the fried dumplings were just warm; the taste was okay. The...More

Thank Shrimpegg
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Fresh, unique and complex flavors accompany every dish at this amazing restaurant. It's not the sauce laden Chinese food of the States. You can even watch the employees make the dumplings while you eat. The staff is very sweet and attentive. I found the decor...More

Thank Pulchra23
Reviewed 7 April 2017

If you decided to venture away from Dundas square - I would recommend walking down Spadina Street from College Street heading southbound towards King Street. Make sure to stop in and check out all of the cheap stores. Follow the locals to the good shops....More

Thank Adam G
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, Serves Alcohol
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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