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China Pearl

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237 Quincy Ave, Quincy, MA 02169-6754
+1 617-773-9838
09:30 - 22:00
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90 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

China pearl is serving thousands of diners a day at two locations. Quincy and Woburn. The food is good but lacks the flavor and "juts made" freshness of a smaller dim sum place in Quincy I have reviewed. I always feel like a thing on a conveyor belt here. It's hard to relax. The food is pushed on you. Eat... More 

Thank Jim V
Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Real, authentic, whatever word you want to use, this place is it. If you don't know anything about dim sum, or the subtle etiquette of dim sum dining, be sure to take a guide. If you go on the weekend - at any time of day - take your patience. Finding a parking spot is its own special challenge, then... More 

Thank BobnBarbara
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110 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Not fancy but great food! I loved it. Hard working staff. Yummy shrimp dumplings and crab claw. Yummy, I recommend a visit.

Thank Peglegbbh
Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

One of the best!!! Great variety and prices. You can either go up to stations they have set up and pick out your own or order from the carts. Either way it was very fresh and tasted great.

Thank gmcmcd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Great location around Asia supermarket extra parking space behind the building but hard to find space during weekend. Good Cantonese dim sum with $1 tea order several well cooked delicious food cost each just $10. Great place for friends or family gathering and enjoy the meal.

Thank Raimund C
Quincy, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

It's great to have a place to eat dim sum without having to drive all the way to Boston and pray that there's parking. Albeit, the parking lot here is packed on weekends but there's always going to be empty slots along as you are willing to walk. Anyways, food here is legit Cantonese-style dim sum with carts and the... More 

Thank Kit Wing N
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

For people who live south of Boston but do not have easy access to the T and do not want to drive in (and find a parking space), this is the place for you. There is a large FREE parking lot outside the restaurant. The Dim Sum is served in heated trolleys circled around the dining area. You can see... More 

Thank johnkP5035QF
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Went for dim sum with family. Very busy place. Decor was typical asian restaurant style. Nothing to wow about. Food were great but not much selection for drinks. Seriously why would you not have soy bean milk if you are an Asian restaurant?! Just tap water, soda, tea and alcohol? Not very Asian🤔. Their egg tarts were great though.

Thank vicky n
Weymouth, Massachusetts
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115 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I've driven by this restaurant for months. It's in a strip mall with several other Asian businesses, so I thought it would be a good place to try. The hostess was friendly enough, although she seemed perplexed that I would be dining alone. There were 5 other tables of customers; all but one person was Asian, so I figured this... More 

Thank Louvrelover
Swampscott, Massachusetts
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28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Went for a late dinner with friends. Not too busy & seated quickly. Appetizers & food was good. Then table next to us left & you could see some food had dropped on the floor. There table was cleaned up but not the floor. As we were leaving we could see 4 mice enjoying the leftovers that were on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Quincy Ave, Quincy, MA 02169-6754
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: +1 617-773-9838

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?