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Gourmet Dumpling House

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52 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111-2020
+1 617-338-6223
Today
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are coming to Boston and want delicious Chinese food go here! The pricing is good and you get large portions with a large menu. Do keep in mind if you dine in that you could potentially be sitting with other groups. They do have take-out.

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Thank Charlotte G
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm used to the "European" Chinese food... and I was not expecting such an amazing cuisine. The place is rather small, and before getting in I had to wait more or less 10'. The amount of people waiting outside, and the Chinese customers earing inside, though, didn't make me hesitate for even a second. And yes I was right. The... More 

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Thank Luca_Ferroglio
Boston, Massachusetts
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gourmet Dumpling House has an extensive menu with great options. My friend and I decided to try a couple different dishes and share them. The best thing I ate during this dinner was the Mini Juicy Dumplings With Pork. These are the soup dumplings everyone raves about from here, and now I know why! I would also recommend the Pan... More 

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Thank jgblauvelt
North Bergen, New Jersey
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were there around 11p+ on a Sunday. The place was still busy. We ordered the pot stickers, sanqian bao and f. chicken hofun with chilli. Pot stickers and the oily hofun hit the spot!!! Skip the bao.

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Thank meic01
Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the Gourmet Dumpling House based on on-line recommendations and was glad I did. Having a direction in a Chinatown full of choices was great. There was a big line outside the restaurant at 7:30 on a Friday which seemed mostly due to large parties waiting because when we left around 9:00, there were a couple of tables and... More 

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Thank Cara K
Havelock, North Carolina
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered the chicken & crab dumplings. I was told my order would take 20 minutes, but it ended up taking 45. I ordered 8 dumplings, but received 7. They are average, nothing to write home about, but the sauce they give you does make them taste better. Not sure I'd ever eat there again though.

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Thank Calisungirl2
Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went about 5:30 pm and already a long line up in front of the door. wait about 20 mins to sit down. The food came very fast but it was cold and not streaming. Price good but service and food were average.

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Thank Wait888
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We got lucky on our visit today and got seated without waiting. The soup dumplings and buns were fantastic.

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Thank 8truecolors8
London, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Typical rude Chinese - so you expect that - but food was just really bland and nothing special. This is not London Chinatown at all - it's probably real China with things on the menu you'd never touch. Everyone else's meal looked better than ours so maybe we chose the wrong dishes but on the whole we thought it was... More 

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Thank Keith F
Tamarac, United States
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Small but delicious. Probably the most delicious crab rangoon appetizers I ever ate! Definitely worth the trip

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Thank Crystal D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111-2020
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-338-6223

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
A small area rich in Chinese cultural influences, visit Boston’s Chinatown for some great Asian cuisine and small, authentic bakeries. Enter through the iconic Chinatown gate and stroll down Beach, Tyler, and Kneeland streets to explore the compact area. Rest your feet from walking and grab a bite at one of the many restaurants around Chinatown. From traditional Chinese to Vietnamese to Malaysian, there is a wide range of Asian food available, within easy access of South Station. At night, Chinatown becomes a late night food destination after the bars close.
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