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The 7 Best Dumpling Restaurants In San Diego

Updated: May 2, 2022

Dying for a good dumpling? These are the best San Diego restaurants for wonton soup and sui mai. We examined top food blog and review sites and scrutinized millions of reviews for this list of #Craving bars. From the mom and pop stores to fine dining Asian eateries the dumplings at these San Diego venues are equally delicious!

Find the perfect Dumplings spot

Dumpling Inn

Chinese, $$, Kearny MesaChinese, $$San Diego, Kearny Mesa
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2018

    8 Dumplings You Need to Try in San Diego

    Zagat, 2018
  • Zagat, 2016

    Best Chinese Restaurants in San Diego

    Zagat, 2016

Din Tai Fung

Asian, $$, University CityAsian, $$San Diego, University City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best Taiwanese spots in San Diego

    Hoodline, 2019

Kroran Uyghur Cuisine

Asian, $$, Clairemont Mesa WestAsian, $$San Diego, Clairemont Mesa West
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Shan Xi Magic Kitchen

Asian, $$, Kearny MesaAsian, $$San Diego, Kearny Mesa
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Steamy Piggy

Asian, $$, Kearny MesaAsian, $$San Diego, Kearny Mesa
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Facing East Noodle & Bar

Chinese, $, Kearny MesaChinese, $San Diego, Kearny Mesa
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best Taiwanese spots in San Diego

    Hoodline, 2019

Shanghai Bun

Asian, $$, La PlayaAsian, $$San Diego, La Playa
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Dumplings craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 10162 restaurants, and 624 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline and Zagat. Yes, we even looked at Hoodline - The 4 best Taiwanese spots in San Diego, Zagat - Best Chinese Restaurants in San Diego and Zagat - 8 Dumplings You Need to Try in San Diego to pull this list together. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. The ten options above are the best of San Diego Dumplings.

Recurring questions

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True Food Kitchen, Pomegranate Russian-Georgian Restaurant, and Coconut Girl Kitchen are the highest-rated dumpling spots to get a quick lunch in San Diego.

Drink pairing tips for Dumplings

  • The perfect match for wu tao go

    When ordering wu tao go, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Rose, a popular pink wine.

Factoids about Dumplings

  • A belly full of dim sum

    Are you a fan ofdim sum? The current record for eating the most dim sum is 18 pieces! Do you love dim sum enough to beat this record?

  • United Kingdom's National Dim Sum Week

    Ever heard of National Dim Sum Week? If you’re in United Kingdom then you better be ready to enjoy it on June June!

  • Celebrating Dumplings

    Ever seen a Chef One Dumpling Eating Contest? Then consider visiting New York City in September for the NYC Dumpling Festival.

Parking tips

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