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Dim Sum Garden

1020 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2306
+1 215-873-0258
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“dim sum” (97 reviews)
“noodles” (33 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:30All hours
Chinese, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1020 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2306
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Reviewed yesterday

This place was absolutely packed for a weekday evening around 8pm. Always a good sign of excellent food. It did not disappoint. While they say it is 'dim sum', I would characterize this place to specialize in specifically steamed dumplings. Their soup dumplings that is...More

Thank bcsystems
Reviewed 2 days ago

The line of people waiting for seats moves quickly, and depending on the size of your party, you will be seated quite efficiently. And it really is worth the wait - ours was only 10 minutes, and it was on a Friday night. We had...More

Thank Marshall B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love the black milk bubble tea! Great food, friendly staff, and awesome dumplings! Gotta try if in Philly's Chinatown.

Thank bobastew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the authentic feel to this place. It is fast paced and you can see into the kitchen if you sit towards the back of the restaurant. Like many places in City Center, this is a small restaurant that packs a good punch. I got...More

1  Thank bigdaveindubai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to dine in Chinatown tonight. Thanks to TripAdvisor we found a great place in Philly. We sat down and had a great dinner! The service was fantastic. Not big dollars at all!

Thank Travlinguy517
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited this place the first time, it was a small, almost family run feel place within steps of Reading Market. But they had fantastic dim sum, so we kept coming back. Fast forward a few years, they have moved to a swanky place...More

1  Thank travellingangie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came in got seated and not even opening a menu, a lady walked up "What you want?" I said we were still waiting for one person and had not looked at menu and to come back in 5 minutes or after the person arrived....More

Thank TCProfiler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want soup dumplings, come to Dim Sum Garden. They also have a varied and plentiful menu including some Americanized Chinese dishes and a bunch of thin and flat noodle dishes. For lunch, two entrees and an order of soup dumplings cost us less...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered carryout here and were directed to the cashing counter to pick up our order. The lady at the counter, Sally, who seemed like the owner or the manager or both, was absolutely no smiles and had no expression on her face whatsoever like she...More

Thank RoadTripOMG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Their dumplings and scallion pancakes were amazing, sadly the spicy eggplants and crispy noodles we tried had undesolved starch in the sauce and was lumpy. Staff a bit cold but helpful. All in all a visit worth if you love dumplings!

Thank Rarema
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Sacheverell S
1 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Andy5573 | Reviewed this property |
there are two Dim Sum Gardens; please verify you are referencing the right one. If you are, I agree it is disgusting.
Lisa A
20 April 2015|
Response from Sally S |
Yes, we are BYOB and CASH only! Sally Song
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2306
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 215-873-0258
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