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The 7 Best Dim Sum Restaurants Near Burlingame

Updated: December 9, 2021

In the mood for a dumpling feast in Burlingame? Then you need to take a look at our list of great dim sum restaurants. We analyzed tons of reviews and incorporated the ranking and articles from top sites for the best dim sum in Burlingame. Grab some friends for communal dining and tuck into egg rolls, har gow taro dumplings at any of these venues.

Find the perfect spot

HL Peninsula Pearl

Chinese, $$, BurlingameChinese, $$Burlingame
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

Grand Harbor Dim Sum & Seafood

Asian, $$, BurlingameAsian, $$Burlingame
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0
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If you travel further

Red Circle Dumplings

Asian, $$, San BrunoAsian, $$San Bruno
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

China Village Seafood Restaurant

Asian, $$, BelmontAsian, $$Belmont, Sterling Downs
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Palette Tea Garden

Asian, San MateoAsianSan Mateo, Northeast Hillsdale
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5

Tai Wu Restaurant

Chinese, $$, MillbraeChinese, $$Millbrae
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0

New Asian Pearl Peninsula

Chinese, $$, MillbraeChinese, $$Millbrae
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 3.0

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Burlingame. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Burlingame and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Foodnut had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. For example, we considered Foodnut - Top 10 chinese restaurants in SF as we sourced this ultimate list. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips for Dim Sum

  • The perfect match for your prawn dumpling

    Experts suggest pairing a prawn dumpling with a glass of jasmine tea, a popular tea.


  • Pair wu tao go with Rose

    To elevate your wu tao go experience, we recommend some Rose to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this pink wine carries the flavours of the dish.

  • Pinot Gris with your dumplings and chilli

    When considering how to best enjoy your dumplings and chilli, we would highlight how well a glass of Pinot Gris complements the dish as it tones down the sweetness of the wine.


Factoids about Dim Sum

  • All about dim sum

    June in United Kingdom, people celebrate dim sum and chow down for National Dim Sum Week!

  • Amazing Dim Sum in New York City

    The NYC Dumpling Festival is held every September in New York City, The United States, celebrating the local foodies’ passion for Dim Sum.

  • The fastest eater

    Peter Czerwinskiate the most gyoza in the world by finishing no fewer than 10. Who’s up for breaking this record?

Parking tips

Getting a good parking spot in Burlingame can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. Secure a stress-free parking spot with our partner SpotHero, a digital parking reservation system.

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