Welcome Dim Sum Lovers!
Dim Sum Central’s mission is to help you make and order delicious dim sum.
At Dim Sum Central, you can find authentic recipes for dozens of your favorite dim sum dishes and a complete dim sum ordering guide. Here’s how to use this site:
- If you are new to dim sum, start with this background article What is Dim Sum?
- If you are preparing to visit a dim sum restaurant, visit our Dim Sum Menu Guide.
- If you want to make dim sum, browse our comprehensive recipe catalog.
- If you want to eat dim sum, see our list of the best dim sum restaurants in the United States.
You’ll find many other great resources at Dim Sum Central. You can find recommended dim sum tea pairings, blog features about all things dim sum and even a dim sum shop with jewelry, books and other dim sum-related finds.
Please use our Contact Form if you have feedback or would like to see additional dim sum information on this site.
Cheers, and enjoy delicious dim sum!
Dim Sum Recipes
We’ve compiled the most comprehensive database of authentic dim sum recipes available online. Each recipe includes a complete ingredient list, detailed step-by-step instructions, videos and other expert resources. Click the links below to start creating your favorite dishes in your own kitchen or browse our entire catalog that’s helpfully organized into Steamed Dishes, Fried & Baked Dishes, Noodles & Special Dishes and Dessert Dishes.
- Steamed Sausage Rolls
- Steamed Soup Dumplings
- Shrimp Dumplings
- Pork Siu Mai
- Steamed Pork Ribs
- Steamed Chicken Feet
- Sticky Rice in Lotus Leaf
- Steamed Pork Buns
Fried & Baked Dishes
- Shrimp Noodle Rolls
- Beef Noodle Rolls
- Chinese Donut Noodle Rolls
- Dried Shrimp Scallion Noodle Rolls
- Clams in Black Bean Sauce
- Steamed Beef Tripe
- BBQ Pork Noodle Rolls
- Garlic Pea Sprouts
Dim Sum Restaurants
We’ve canvassed the country for the best dim sum restaurants in the United States. At each stop, we conducted the same research you would do, if you were dropping into town for the weekend and needed a dim sum fix. What you’ll find for each of the cities below is a shortlist of 5 restaurants worthy of further investigation, according to Chowhound, Yelp, Reddit and local restaurant critics. Click through the links to read more reviews and determine what’s best right now.
The Best Dim Sum in Phoenix
The Best Dim Sum in Los Angeles
The Best Dim Sum in Oakland
The Best Dim Sum in San Diego
The Best Dim Sum in San Francisco
The Best Dim Sum in Denver
District of Columbia
The Best Dim Sum in Washington, DC
The Best Dim Sum in Miami
The Best Dim Sum in Atlanta
The Best Dim Sum in Chicago
The Best Dim Sum in New Orleans
The Best Dim Sum in Boston
The Best Dim Sum in Las Vegas
The Best Dim Sum in New York
The Best Dim Sum in Portland
The Best Dim Sum in Philadelphia
The Best Dim Sum in Austin
The Best Dim Sum in Dallas
The Best Dim Sum in Houston
The Best Dim Sum in Salt Lake City
The Best Dim Sum in Seattle
HT: Photo by Help Go Abroad.