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The 6 Best Dumpling Restaurants In Oakland

Updated: May 2, 2022

Looking for the best dumplings in Oakland? These are our top picks for tasty shengjian bao and wontons. We surveyed the top review sites and analyzed millions of reviews to ensure only the best #Craving made this list. So if you're in the mood for a Honk Kong style high tea or a portion of har gow to-go these are the best places in Oakland.

Find the perfect Dumplings spot

Soi 4 Bangkok Eatery

Thai, $$, ShafterThai, $$Oakland, Shafter
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Movoto

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  • Eater

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Ramen Shop

Japanese, $$$, RockridgeJapanese, $$$Oakland, Rockridge
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • CultureTrip

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  • Zagat, 2017

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    Zagat, 2017

Daol Tofu

Korean, $$, TemescalKorean, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Koryo Jajang

Korean, $, TemescalKorean, $Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Qi Dumpling Lounge

Asian, $$, LakeshoreAsian, $$Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Tastee Steam Kitchen

Asian, $$, ChinatownAsian, $$Oakland, Chinatown
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

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Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best Dumplings in Oakland. We pored over ratings for 26488 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Oakland and 2325 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Zagat, Eater and Movoto had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Zagat - SF Bay Area's 28 Most Anticipated Summer Restaurant Openings, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Rockridge and Movoto - These 15 Oakland Restaurants Will Blow The Taste Buds Out Of Your Mouth. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten restaurants offer the best Dumplings in Oakland.

Drink pairing tips for Dumplings

  • The perfect match for your lobster dim sum

    Experts often pair lobster dim sum with a glass of oolong tea, a popular tea.

  • Go for Rose with wu tao go

    For an elevated experience, pair your wu tao go with Rose. This combination works particularly well because this pink wine carries the flavours of the dish.

Fun facts about Dumplings

  • September = Dumplings festival

    New York City celebrates NYC Dumpling Festival in September, an event you should be sure to visit. Go check out the Chef One Dumpling Eating Contest!

  • National Dim Sum Week

    Do you like dim sum enough to dedicate a day to it? If you answered yes, then you should probably know that June National Dim Sum Week is National Dim Sum Week.

  • All in a day’s work

    Do you like gyoza? Probably not as much as Peter Czerwinski. They ate a whopping 10 in 1 minutes, A world record!

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