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The 7 Best Dim Sum Restaurants Near Oakland

Updated: November 12, 2021

In the mood for a dumpling feast in Oakland? Then you need to take a look at our list of great dim sum restaurants. We found the best Dim Sum restaurants in Oakland by analyzing millions of articles, rankings, and review sites. There’s no need to decide between taro dumplings or sesame balls at the venues listed below - you can have them all!

Find the perfect Dim Sum spot

Big Dish Restaurant

Chinese, $, OaklandChinese, $Oakland, Chinatown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

C & M Bistro

Asian, $, OaklandAsian, $Oakland, Chinatown
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 3.5

The Best Dim Sum & Pastry

Chinese, $, OaklandChinese, $Oakland, East Peralta
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

East Ocean Seafood Restaurant

Chinese, $$, AlamedaChinese, $$Alameda, West End
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

    The Best Dim Sum Restaurants In The East Bay
  • Eater

    The Essential Chinese Restaurants of the East Bay


Yin Ji Chang Fen

Chinese, BerkeleyChineseBerkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Yue Club

Asian, AlamedaAsianAlameda, Central
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 3.5

Hong Kong East Ocean Seafood Restaurant

Chinese, $$$, EmeryvilleChinese, $$$Emeryville
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

    The Best Dim Sum Restaurants In The East Bay

How does it work?

Choosing the right spot for Dim Sum can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 28999 Oakland restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Oakland restaurant reviews, and 2955 lists and articles – looking closely at what Eater and had to say – and applied our boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - The Essential Chinese Restaurants of the East Bay and - The Best Dim Sum Restaurants In The East Bay. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. The ten options above are the best of Oakland Dim Sum.

Drink pairing tips for Dim Sum

  • A next-level pairing for Pinot Gris

    Experts recommend pairing a dumplings and chilli with a glass of Pinot Gris, a popular white 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!

  • Celebrating Dim Sum

    Calling all the Dim Sum lovers! Did you know that there is an annual festival for Dim Sum in The United States? We are already planning our next trip.

  • A fast eater

    Peter Czerwinski broke the world record by eating the most gyoza in one sitting. The new record - that has not been beaten since - is 10 dumpling.

Parking info

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Oakland. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Dim Sum spot.

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