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The 7 Best Dim Sum Restaurants Near Palo Alto

Updated: October 6, 2021

Who doesn’t need some good dim sum in their lives? Head to these Palo Alto spots for great dumplings and buns. We analyzed tons of reviews and incorporated the ranking and articles from top sites for the best dim sum in Palo Alto. The next time you’re after great pork buns, fish balls or rice rolls pay one of these venues a visit!

Find the perfect spot

Dumpling City

Chinese, $, Palo AltoChinese, $Palo Alto, Ventura
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Tai Pan

Chinese, $$, Palo AltoChinese, $$Palo Alto, University South
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Asian Restaurants in Palo Alto

    Lyft

Steam

Asian, $$, Palo AltoAsian, $$Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Asian Restaurants in Palo Alto

    Lyft

If you travel further

Fu Lam Mum

Chinese, $$, Mountain ViewChinese, $$Mountain View, Old Mountain View
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5
  • CultureTrip

    A Taste Of China In Silicon Valley, The Top Dim Sum Restaurants

    CultureTrip

Yum Cha Palace

Asian, $$, Menlo ParkAsian, $$Menlo Park, Downtown Menlo Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Dumpling Garden

Chinese, $, Mountain ViewChinese, $Mountain View, Monta Loma
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

Cooking Papa Restaurant

Chinese, $$, Mountain ViewChinese, $$Mountain View
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Palo Alto. We analyzed 28808 Palo Alto restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Palo Alto restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what Lyft and CultureTrip had to say – and applied our boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited Asian Restaurants in Palo Alto and CultureTrip - A Taste Of China In Silicon Valley, The Top Dim Sum Restaurants. 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. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your siu bao

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

  • Enjoy wu tao go with Rose

    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.


  • Pinot Gris and dumplings and chilli


    When considering what goes best with dumplings and chilli, we recommend a glass of Pinot Gris, it truly complements the dish as it tones down the sweetness of the wine.


Fun facts

  • A must-visit festival in New York City

    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!

  • A day for dim sum-lovers

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

  • A belly full of gyoza

    Peter Czerwinski knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 10 dumpling in a limited time,setting a world record in the process!

Parking info

Finding parking in Palo Alto can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. We’ve partnered with SpotHero, a digital parking reservation system to help make finding parking in Palo Alto quick and easy.

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