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Mother's Dumplings

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421 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2G6, Canada
+1 416-217-2008
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“dumplings” (164 reviews)
“pork” (20 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
421 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2G6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good and the restaurant is very welcoming. The napkins are cloth while the atmosphere is casual, which is a delightful combination. And the dumplings are amazing.

Thank Ohio_voyageur
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after a walking tour of Chinatown & Kensington Market. Very comfortable restaurant. Not too crowded. Very friendly staff. We had hot & sour soup, fried pork & bok choi dumplings, and beef broccoli. All dishes were very tasty. The dumplings were...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

My besties and I used to go to this place when it was 5 tables in small space, I can't remember what street it was on. But it's incredible that it's this many years later and the food hasn't changed a bit. Fresh and always...More

Thank Jenilee O
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Not Dim Sum, the orders of dumplings contain 10-12 pieces each. Too many variations to choose from but in a good way. Will ensure another trip. Dumplings were really tasty, restaurant is quite large. Ordered 3 kinds of dumplings, green onion pancake and fried chicken...More

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Dumplings were yummy ..... enjoyed after a trip to China .. had craving .. was satisfied ..... I tried several types .. all were very good ... prices were reasonable too

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

They advertise their dumplings as the best in Toronto. Well they were pretty good and we left our tables happy. I enjoyed the selection particularly the beef and chives dumplings.

Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I purposely went to this restaurant because of the high reviews it receives. This was the worst meal I had in Toronto. The dumplings were flavorless and the kimchi fried rice had no flavor of kimchi at all. The egg on top of the rice...More

2  Thank kim021
Reviewed 19 August 2017

It was our first Chinese restaurant in Toronto, and we were right. We were attended very fast, because we were 2 people. Bigger groups had to wait a little bit more time, because the place was crowded. Really nice dumplings. The place was noisy and...More

Thank Aurora S
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I went with a group of friends. Everyone ordered different dishes and we all shared. It is very causal and the food comes out when it is ready so not all at once....hence it was good we all shared. The place gets busy so if...More

Thank UBM10
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

for high listed place to eat in Toronto, very disapointed. Food below average. only nice and tasty was complimentary tea.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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
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  • 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 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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