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Tropical Chinese Restaurant

#94 of 3,397 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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7991 SW 40th Street, Miami, FL 33155
+1 305-262-7576
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Today
10:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 15:30
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Paris, France
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68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were surprised to found this very nice chinese restaurant. Fried rice with shrimps, egh rolls, sweet&sour meet and chicken. All in the most cantonese ambiance. Really chinese !!!

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Thank german G
Miami, Florida
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take control of your orders, other wise your bill can be a bad surprise.I told the waitress not to put more fried dim sum, since I prefer steamed dim sum, she was rude and the invoice did not make sense at all. There are better places to enjoy dim sum.

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Thank kgiacoman
Planet Earth
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My lunch companion and I had the usual dim sum fare - egg tarts, char siew bao, glutinous rice, siew mai, har gow (shrimp dumplings), lotus paste filled sesame balls, har cheong fun (shrimp in long thick white noodles), and pork and veg potstickers. Most of the items were warm but not hot, and looked like they had been made... More 

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sao paulo
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73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of all the Chinese restaurants in the Miami area, this is the second best for dim-sum -- the first one in Hakassan. I am not sure this is a compliment because all I have tried, except Hakassan, dim-sum are, say, average quality. Service at Tropical is good and all waiters/waitresses speak good English -- compared to poor English you find... More 

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Toluca, Mexico
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77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After getting lost driving to this restaurant, the loss was worth it. I took the precaution of reserving a table calling the place, and thanks to that we got seated inmediately. The menu is impresive, pure and real Chinese food, with pictures describing each specialty. As appetizer, we had salt &pepper calamary. As main course, and although we were only... More 

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Woodbury, New Jersey
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there with my parents while visiting. We sat down and immediately the carts started coming, and they don't stop. Tons of variety. Their menu at the front door may help for first timers. Great service. Sometimes it's difficult to get a description of what they're offering. I've been to Dim Sum restaurants in Chinatown in Philly, and this... More 

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Weston, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going there for Dim Sum for 10 yrs. now. Just wonderful. We drive From Weston almost every Sunday, very busy but it moves quickly. Sunday is the Busiest day. All the dishes are great, we love orange beef, and Crispy roast duck without their sauce it's too salty. It's amazing. Peking duck is great as well. Just... More 

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Thank cyn100
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Be like your in China Amazing Peking Duck and more..... Dim sum carts awesome,love it Airport 🔜 Tropical

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Thank Aisha K
Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Fantastic selection of entrees and appetizers. This gourmet restaurant (moderately priced) has been family owned and operated for some 30 years. The service is friendly and efficient. The kitchen is in plain view of the dining area separated by a clear glass wall. From traditional favorites like honey chicken and special fried rice to exotic dishes such as spicy fish... More 

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Miami
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Peking duck was very good. The offer a fairly good selection of wines by the bottle. The ambiance was above average for a Chinese food restaurant. The waiter was fair.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7991 SW 40th Street, Miami, FL 33155
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-262-7576

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?