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The 6 Best Dim Sum Restaurants Near San Mateo

Updated: May 2, 2022

Heading to brunch or dinner? San Mateo’s best dim sum spots are great for both with the best egg rolls in town! We analyzed tons of reviews and incorporated the ranking and articles from top sites for the best dim sum in San Mateo. 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 spot

Palette Tea Garden

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

If you travel further

China Village Seafood Restaurant

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

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
  • Foodnut

    Top 10 chinese restaurants in SF


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

How did these spots get chosen?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 San Mateo restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 1901 top lists and articles from the likes of Foodnut. These top contenders have appeared in Foodnut - Top 10 chinese restaurants in SF. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

Champagne Seafood Restaurant is the highest-rated upscale spot for dim sum in San Mateo.

Palette Tea Garden is the highest-rated spot for dim sum delivery in San Mateo.

Palette Tea Garden and Champagne Seafood Restaurant are the highest-rated dim sum spots for dinner in San Mateo.

Palette Tea Garden and Champagne Seafood Restaurant have outdoor seating and dim sum in San Mateo.

Palette Tea Garden is the highest-rated vegetarian Dim Sum spot in San Mateo.

Drink pairing tips for Dim Sum

  • A next-level match for siu bao

    When ordering siu bao, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts about Dim Sum

  • 18 pieces of dim sum, please!

    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?

  • A day about dim sum

    dim sum lovers in United Kingdom indulge in dim sum come June to celebrate National Dim Sum Week.

  • Celebrating Dim Sum

    Not sure what to do in September? We have an event you should head to! Go hang out at the NYC Dumpling Festival in New York City. They even have a Chef One Dumpling Eating Contest!

Parking in the area

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