The Hong Kong–born dim sum parlor—notable not only for its exceptional pork buns but also for being the world’s most inexpensive Michelin-starred restaurant—is in New York. At the East Village outpost, the chain’s first in America, diners can find standbys like those baked BBQ pork buns, pan-fried turnip cakes and steamed rice rolls.
How much fun is dim sum? Rather than settling on just one appetizer and main dish, you can get your fill by choosing from a plethora of expertly-crafted, bite-sized delicacies of all shapes and flavors, presented for your perusal on carts rolled right up to your table. The best dim sum in NYC ranges from traditional — featuring soup dumplings and pork buns — to modern takes featuring the likes of pastrami egg rolls. We even have an outpost of the most inexpensive Michelin-starred restaurant in the world.
Best enjoyed with friends, NYC’s best dim sum restaurants offer an opportunity to sample and share a wide range of Chinese cuisine. These dim sum spots rank among the best Chinese restaurants in NYC too. From old-school Chinatown restaurants to flashy Flushing outposts, you can try a little of this and a little of that, whatever catches your eye as the carts roll by.
For dim sum fanatics, some of these spots offer takeout and delivery, but trust us — you want to check out these restaurants in person for the full dim sum experience.
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