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Dim Sum Garden

1020 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2306
+1 215-873-0258
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1020 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2306
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Dim Sum garden proved very popular restaurant, with excellent dim sum. Expedient, Chinese service, too.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rokkap
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is cash only and very busy. Has a combination of locals and tourists. Bathrooms could use some remodeling. Dumplings are very tasty. A bit pricer than they were a few years ago. Great to come here with a group as you share 6-9...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank davidpond
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dim Sum Garden never disappoints! The prices are amazing and the food is always fresh. Every time I travel to Philly my family and I eat here

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ChikaTravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two of us went to this restaurant after the PMA craft show at the Convention Center in Phila. The wait was moderate. The food was excellent. The servers were very attentive and helpful selecting items from the menu. The came back to check on us...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Artsyma
Reviewed 7 November 2018

There's nowhere else I want to get soup dumplings. Hot, sweet, salty, tender. Magnificent. Great prices. Huge place so even if there's a long line, you're not waiting.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Christina P
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Came here with my boyfriend after getting many recommendations for Dim Sum Garden. We ordered 8 things, 4 dumplings from the first page, and shao mai, beef moon cake, spring rolls and chicken on a stick. The dumplings all came out steaming hot and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank apzhang
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Good very good ,staff very nice,right in China town, good prices,me and my granddaughter ate for 15 dollars, but be aware cash only,there is an atm inside the foyer though

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank grandma9Home
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

This is an efficient high turnover place with very good food. Not a place where you want to hang out and enjoy a slow dinner. There was a 20 person line when we arrived but we only waited 10 minutes. It was hot inside. It...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cercis
Reviewed 16 October 2018

One of the worst things people can do is to assume stuff. Nowhere in the entrance of the restaurant does it say this restaurant is cash only and does not accept debit or credit cards. I even stood up and walked to the main entrance...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dreamer8313
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Oh my gosh! The Dim Sum and the fried rice here is to die for. Get the Shanghai Pork Soup dim sum. You won’t regret it. The line is long usually but that’s only because it’s so good. Portion sizes are generous and it’s very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dalton A
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Sacheverell S
1 June 2016|
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Response from Sacheverell S |
5/19/16: Mouse droppings observed on the floor perimeter, shelves, in bowls and canned goods of food prep area and on the shelves at service area. 3/10/16: Mouse droppings observed on a cutting board. The person in charge... More
Lisa A
21 April 2015|
Response from Sally S |
Yes, we are BYOB and CASH only! Sally Song
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2306
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 215-873-0258
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