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Mr. Shi's Dumplings

74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
+86 10 8405 0399
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork” (41 reviews)
“fries” (87 reviews)
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10:30 - 23:30All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mr Shi's is literally opposite the hotel we stayed in. The Orchid. I worried that my son who is a fussy eater would not eat and he literlaly loved the food at Mr Shi's.Fried Dumplings and broccoli became his staple for the time we were...More

Thank Esther-Kate
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked into one of Beijing’s storied hutongs, Mr. Shi’s (Sh-er’s) takes the most basic of traditional dishes in China, the dumpling, and makes eating them a gourmet experience. His extensive menu is filled with dozens upon dozens of incredible options to choose from. You can...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a decent meal here - fried dumplings and beef noodles - but it simply wasn't worth the money. We had tastier food for a fraction of the price elsewhere in Beijing. The customer base seemed to be entirely made up of fellow Western...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dumplings are great and nor expensive. The other dishes are ok, you better keep to the dumplings boiled or fried .. both very nice.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit Mr Chi Dumplings on every trip to Beijing and having seen his business rise from a humble hutong outlet to 4 outlets now he has never failed to deliver great food and customer service. The fried cheese based dumplings are a must: menu...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here twice on two different trips to Beijing. There are so many dumplings to choose from and they are all great. I've read that traditionalists scoff at these westernized versions but good is good. The kids especially like the dessert dumplings. How can...More

Thank Migru617
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The dumplings were excellent. I am a real dumpling lover and this was really a great hidden jewel. Highly recommend it. The menu is also available in English and the service has good basics in English. The only thing to note is that there are...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

So good! Definitely a hole in the wall with amazing dumplings and noodles. Price is very reasonable and there are several pages full of dumpling options. And the menu is in English. Don't forget to bring a dollar bill in your local currency to sign...More

Thank marianayee
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Dumplings are great, the key is great choices for most of the flavors you'd like to find in dumplings. I tried it for lunch and it worked out well. Will try again.

Thank Flyer_Adam
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Simply divine. Great choice of dumplings and awesome quality of food. The restaurant is small and very neat...

Thank Sarafeddy
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Suchada S
8 July 2017|
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Response from Dibyne | Reviewed this property |
Better visit their place. Its just walking distance from Nanluguoxiang..
29 December 2015|
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Response from Mike J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes it is near the Drum and Bell tower and directly opposite the Orchid Gulou Hotel.When we ate there in September there were a number of locals enjoying the food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
  • Neighbourhood: Houhai
  • Phone Number: +86 10 8405 0399
email: laoshisj@qq.com tel:84050399 mobile:13161003826 BEST food we had on our entire trip!!!! Small, local joint near bell tower.
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