One of the best ways to spend time with family and friends is by sharing multiple plates of Dim Sum together. They’re pretty cute, incredibly flavourful and easy to eat too!
Sure, they not exactly cheap, but if you visit the right restaurant, you will definitely smile all day long. Not sure where to go? Let’s take a look at our top 10 favourites:
1. Ming Room KL
Bangsar’s household dim sum spot is none other than The Ming Room. This Cantonese restaurant is constantly packed with patrons, but once you get to taste the dim sum, you will know it is worth waiting.
Their dim sum are all well crafted and one of a kind, such as Scallop Dumplings and Crystal Spinach Dumpling. Expecct a delightful culinary experience when you dine here!
Opening Hours: 11AM–3PM, 6–11PM
Contact: 03-2284 8822
Location: BSC, 285, Jalan Maarof, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur
2. Dolly Dim Sum
Dolly Dim Sum is one of the most popular dim sum spot in the Klang Valley. You can find them in various shopping malls including Pavilion, Nu Sentral, IOI City Mall and more.
Since it’s a halal eatery, this has easily became the go-to place for Muslims who are craving for dim sum.
Opening Hours: 10AM–10PM
Location: Click here
3. Phang Kee Restaurant
Phang Kee is a typical neighbourhood dim sum spot in Sri Petaling where you will find all walks of life dining in the restaurant over good tea.
They serve a plethora of delicious dim sum, but their signature is Gai Wo Bao, which is basically a steamed beehive-shaped bun with a filling of glutinous rice, mushroom, veggies and chicken.
Opening Hours: 6AM – 11PM
Contact: 012-392 5825
Location: 86, Jalan Radin Tengah, Sri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
4. Jin Xuan Hong Kong
This list wouldn’t be complete without Jin Xuan Hong Kong, which is one of the most popular dim sum restaurants in KL and Selangor.
All stuffings are made at Jin Xuan’s central kitchen located at Kuchai Lama to ensure consistent quality, which will then be assembled and steamed at the respective outlets. Make sure you order their Siew Mai, Har Gau and steamed buns!
5. Hoong Foong Dim Sum
Hoong Foong Dim Sum is one of the longest standing authentic dim sum eatery in Subang Jaya. Although the price is on the higher side, many fans say its worth it.
Aside from serving the regulars such as Siu Mai, Har Gao, Char Siew Bao, they also have unique dim sum dishes such as Salted Egg Mai (dumpling with pork and salted egg yolk) and Yam Lau Sar Bao (steamed bun with sweet yam custard filling).
Opening Hours: 7AM – 7PM
Contact: 03-2284 8822
Location: 77 & 79 Pusat Perniagaan, Jalan USJ 21/10, USJ 21, 47630 Subang Jaya, Selangor
6. My Dim Sum
A rather new player in the dim sum scene, My Dim Sum serves pork free dim sum that suits every food lovers. All of the dishes are priced between RM6.90 and RM13.90.
Besides dim sum, they also serve other staple dishes like fried rice and noodles, as well as unique dishes like Shanghai Red Oil Wanton and Steamed Tender Beef Ball.
Opening Hours: 10AM – 10PM
Contact: 03-2284 8822
Location: 67, Jalan Taman Ibu Kota, Taman Danau Kota, 53300 Kuala Lumpur
7. Fat Man Dim Sum
If you’re at Jalan Alor, the colourful dim sums at this stall will surely attract you to make a stop. There’s a variety flavours here, in which some you can’t find at usual dim sum restaurants, such as curry pork, tomyam pork, black pepper pork and seaweed pork.
Fret not, although big in size, the price is actually pretty cheap and you don’t even need to doubt the taste — One will not be enough!
Location: 84, Jalan Alor, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur
8. Yan Yan A One
Yan Yan A One is perhaps the only dim sum spot in town that open 24 hours, suitable for night owls who are after a hearty supper.
Despite this eatery being open all day long, they only steam or fry the food upon receiving an order, so that diners will get freshly-cooked dishes and not leftovers from the previous day.
Opening Hours: 24 hours
Contact: 03-7984 5972
Location: Jalan Klang Lama, Taman Shanghai, 58100 Kuala Lumpur
9. Eden Dim Sum City
Eden Dim Sum is a popular eatery that opens until late night. The place gets really crowded on the weekend, hence sharing tables is a norm here. However, we’re pretty sure this won’t be the case due to MCO.
Price is on the higher side, but according to many online reviews, their quality does justify the pricing. Some of the must order are Char Siew Puff, Snow Crab Stick, Fried Carrot Cake, Lala Mai and Siu Mai.
Opening Hours: 7AM – 12AM
Contact: 012-350 5269
Location: 31, Jalan 9/62A, Bandar Menjalara, Kuala Lumpur
10. Restoran Tuck Cheong (Dim Sum)
A good place for traditional handmade dim sum and unique steamed chicken rice. Since most of the staffs are senior citizens, the restaurant practices self service, which allows you to take your preferred dim sums on your own.
Taste and portion is above average, worth trying if you love traditional old taste.
Opening Hours: 6:45AM – 10AM
Location: 29, Jalan Kancil, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur