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10 Best Places For Dumplings In New York City, USA - Updated 2020

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New York City is a melting pot of cultures and it’s no surprise that it is home to some of the restaurants and cafes offering world-class cuisines. While hot dogs and bagels may be synonymous with New York, the eclectic city has several dumpling joints that are popular with locals and tourists alike. For the unfamiliar, a dumpling is basically a dough ball that may or may not have a filling. It can be fried, steamed, baked or boiled. They can be both sweet and savory. You can eat this yummy dish on-the-go from a food stall or when you indulge in fine dining. Check out the 10 best places for dumplings in New York City.

1. Noodle Village

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The ideal spot for both tourists and locals interested in sampling Cantonese noodles, soup dumplings and congee. With fantastic staff and great service, Noodle Village is perfect for a friendly get together as every customer is greeted and seated quickly. The soup dumplings are yummy and are popular during lunch.

Noodle Village

Address: 5025, 13 Mott St, New York, NY 10013, USA

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 10:30 am to 11 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 am to 11 pm

Website: Noodle Village

Average price for two: USD 15

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2. Vanessa's Dumpling House


Earlier called Dumpling House, this eatery in Chinatown serves up some of the best pork fried dumplings in the business. You will keep wanting more of the mouth-watering dumplings on offer and if that doesn’t whet your appetite, dig into the massive pancakes or flavoured soups. Make sure you try the pork fried buns, noodles and eight-vegetable boiled dumplings.

Vanessa’s Dumpling House

Address: 118A Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002, USA

Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:30 am to 10:30 pm, Sunday from 10:30 am to 10 pm

Website: Vanessa’s Dumpling House

Average price for two: USD 10

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3. Yaso Tangbao


If you are looking for traditional Shanghai street food, visit the cosy Yaso Tangbao restaurant. You can opt for their famous blue crab and pork soup dumplings. With Chinese soup dumplings, noodles and rice dishes on the menu, this restaurant is a must-visit for any dumpling lover.

Yaso Tangbao

Address: 220 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USA

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8 am to 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm to 9 pm

Website: Yaso Tangbao

Average price for two: USD 11 to USD 30

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4. White Bear

Posted by Bro Ke Too on Saturday, 17 November 2018

A favourite among food lovers, this dumpling haven offers spicy home-made wontons in a no-frills setting. Tourists will love the 12 wispy-skinned pork and cabbage dumplings, which are garnished and seasoned with chilli oil, pickled greens and roasted chillies.

White Bear

Address: 135-02 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing, NY 11354, USA

Opening hours: Thursday to Tuesday from 9 am to 8 pm

Website: White Bear

Average price for two: Under USD 15

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5. Dumpling Galaxy


Located in Flushing, this eatery serves 100 types of dumpling platters along with noodles and Chinese dishes. A popular delicacy here is the Pumpkin with Black Sesame Tang Yuan. Once you have this, your sweet tooth will crave for the soft and chewy orbs flavoured with pumpkin, stuffed with nutty-black sesame paste and served in a bowl of sweet egg-drop soup.

Dumpling Galaxy

Address: 42-35 Main St, Flushing, NY 11355, USA

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:30 am to 10:30 pm

Website: Dumpling Galaxy

Average price for two: USD 11 to USD 30

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6. Super Taste


Famed for its hand-pulled noodles, which is served along with fish and meat broth, this Chinese eatery also offers the best dumplings in town. Served on a Styrofoam plate, the steamed beef dumplings have a twisted wrinkly shape and taste heavenly. If you are not in the mood to eat in, you can also buy the frozen dumplings and prepare them in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Super Taste

Address: 26 Eldridge St, New York, NY 10002, USA

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 11 pm

Website: Super Taste

Average price for two: Under USD 10

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7. Drunken Dumpling


Locals and tourists looking for giant dumplings can gather here before noon to book a seat without a queue and enjoy the no-frills Drunken Dumpling ambience. With Chinese pot stickers, pork buns and jumbo soup dumplings available in the menu, people come back over and over again to relive the taste of the amazing dumplings. The best part – they are available in multiple hues such as pink and mint green!

Drunken Dumpling

Address: 137 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003, USA

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday from 12 pm to 10 pm, Friday and Saturday 12 pm to 12 am

Website: Drunken Dumpling

Average price for two: USD 11 to USD 30

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8. The Bao


This little nugget tucked away in the East Village is the perfect place to tuck into a variety of some mouth-watering dumplings. Take your pick from the xiao long bao (or soup dumplings) or Wasabi Steamed Buns. If you like it hot, try the Super Spicy Steamed Bun here.

The Bao

Address: 13 St. Marks Pl., New York, NY 10003, USA

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 12 pm to 10 pm

Website: The Bao

Average price for two: USD 12 to USD 25

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9. Fried Dumpling


A hidden gem in the streets of New York City, this dumpling restaurant is popular for its fried pork dumplings and pot stickers. The super tasty dumplings are perfectly seasoned and hardly retain any oil from the frying process. Not being a spacious restaurant, customers often opt for bags of frozen dumplings to relish them at home.

Fried Dumpling

Address: 106 Mosco St, New York, NY 10013, USA

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 9 pm

Website: Fried Dumpling

Average price for two: Under USD 10

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10. Tasty Dumpling


Located in Mulberry Street, Tasty Dumpling is a budget restaurant and caters to all tastes. As the place is very small, customers often have to wait in a long queue but the taste of the dumplings, soups and pancakes served here makes the wait worth it! The boiled pork, beef and cabbage dumplings are a famous delicacy of this eatery.

Tasty Dumpling

Address: 42 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10013, USA

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 9 am to 8:30 pm

Website: Tasty Dumpling

Average price for two: Under USD 10

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Whet your appetite with yummy dumplings

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New York City has some fantastic food joints that gastronomes would love exploring. When visiting the Big Apple you must try the mouth-watering dumplings. Several eateries in Chinatown serve up authentic and scrumptious dumplings, which are must-haves when here.

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Anupama Passary has written for several online publications and loves all things tech and travel related. She is a self-confessed chocoholic, stargazer and dreamer who loves to pen down poems.

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