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Where to Eat the Finest Dumplings in Dallas

Steamed, pan-fried, or filled with soup — Dallas has a stunning array of dumpling options

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The word “dumpling” is a term of endearment for a reason: these handmade parcels of vegetables or meat wrapped in wonton are always a delight, whether they’re filled with or served in savory soup, steamed or fried.

Looking for the best dumplings in Dallas? Head to one of these 13 Dallas restaurants for traditional favorites and creative riffs on one of the world’s most perfect comfort foods.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Chinese Neighbor

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750 Richland Blvd
Prosper, TX 75078
(972) 433-1088
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Prosper restaurant The Chinese Neighbor recently moved to 6801 Warren Pkwy #125 in Frisco. This unique spot combines Chinese favorites with an American spin thanks to the Chef Bob Tam’s upbringing in San Francisco. Signature dishes include a Dragon Dumpling Burger, Smoked Brisket Fried Rice and Flamin’ Hot Wontons.

2. JS Chen's DimSum & BBQ

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240 Legacy Dr #118
Plano, TX 75023
(972) 517-2332
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Whether it’s because the restaurant’s dim sum menu is served all day, or because the dumplings are just that good, this restaurant is a longtime favorite of suburban dumpling enthusiasts, and it’s worth the drive to Plano.

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3. Dumpling House

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221 W Parker Rd #525
Plano, TX 75023
(972) 509-7482
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Fans flock to Plano and Frisco’s Dumpling House for their shrimp and pork dumplings, among other Chinese favorite dishes.

4. MuLan noodle and grill

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1016 E Hebron Pkwy #140
Carrollton, TX 75010
(972) 395-7888
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This hole-in-the-wall spot in Carrollton turns out soup dumplings and Xiao Long Bao worth writing home about. And even better news? Mulan has a dim sum menu, too.

5. Wu Wei Din Chinese Cuisine

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7632, 2909 W 15th St
Plano, TX 75075
(972) 985-1688
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The wontons and dumplings at Wu Wei Din Chinese Cuisine are very traditional. Fans of spicy food and soup dumplings have discovered this gem in Plano and are particularly fond of the spicy pork wontons and xiao long bao, or soup dumplings.

6. Jeng Chi

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400 N Greenville Ave #11
Richardson, TX 75081
(972) 669-9094
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When folks in Dallas think dumplings, they often think of Richardson’s Chinatown shopping center — specifically to Jeng Chi, where the family-owned restaurant churns out dumpling after dumpling to happy, loyal customers and newcomers alike.

7. Kirin Court

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221 W Polk St #200
Richardson, TX 75081
(214) 575-8888
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This regal addition to Richardson’s little Chinatown features a whopping ten different varieties of dumplings on its dim sum menu. Obviously the goal is to try them all.

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8. Cris and John - Vietnamese Street Food

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5555 Preston Oaks Rd #5
Dallas, TX 75254
(972) 803-4750
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Definitely not from the traditional side of the dumpling spectrum, the fried or steamed, veggie or chicken dumplings at Cris and John in North Dallas represent Vietnamese street food with volumes of flair and flavor.

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9. Dragon House

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2640 E Southlake Blvd
Southlake, TX 76092
(817) 912-1788
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Picture-perfect dumplings await at Dragon House in Southlake. Soup-filled Xiao Long Bao are on offer, with pork or shrimp inside, plus Jiao Zi come steamed or pan fried and filled with chicken, pork, shrimp or vegetables.

10. Fortune House Chinese Cuisine

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8150 N MacArthur Blvd #190
Irving, TX 75063
(972) 831-9888
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Over in Irving, Fortune House offers several varieties of dumplings on its “Shanghai Flavor” menu. Options include pork and crabmeat, steamed pork juicy dumplings, vegetable dumplings, and chicken and celery dumplings.

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11. Royal China Restaurant

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6025 Royal Ln
Dallas, TX 75230
(214) 361-1771
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In the corner of the Preston Royal shopping center sits the king of Dallas dumplings, Royal China. Hand-pulled noodles, traditional Chinese-American dishes and yes, dumplings in many varieties, are always on offer here. There’s even a dumpling bar, where diners can try a dumpling sampler or steamed soup dumplings.

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12. Hello Dumpling

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1146 Peavy Rd
Dallas, TX 75218
(469) 779-1551

Across town in East Dallas, Hello Dumpling offers fried or steamed versions of the delightful little treats filled with pork, beef, chicken, vegetables, tofu or fish. Guests order at the counter and try to be patient as they await hot steaming bowls of noodle soup – and of course – all those dumplings.

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13. Monkey King Noodle Company

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2933 Main St
Dallas, TX 75226
(469) 713-2648
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Once just a tiny walk-up window with rooftop seating, Monkey King Noodle Company grew to three locations before scaling back down to just one again, sticking to its Deep Ellum roots with a prime spot on Main Street. Inside, they serve hand-pulled Chinese noodles and addictive dumplings of the pork, soup, and vegetarian edamame variety.

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1. The Chinese Neighbor

750 Richland Blvd, Prosper, TX 75078

Prosper restaurant The Chinese Neighbor recently moved to 6801 Warren Pkwy #125 in Frisco. This unique spot combines Chinese favorites with an American spin thanks to the Chef Bob Tam’s upbringing in San Francisco. Signature dishes include a Dragon Dumpling Burger, Smoked Brisket Fried Rice and Flamin’ Hot Wontons.

750 Richland Blvd
Prosper, TX 75078

2. JS Chen's DimSum & BBQ

240 Legacy Dr #118, Plano, TX 75023
via JS Chen

Whether it’s because the restaurant’s dim sum menu is served all day, or because the dumplings are just that good, this restaurant is a longtime favorite of suburban dumpling enthusiasts, and it’s worth the drive to Plano.

240 Legacy Dr #118
Plano, TX 75023

3. Dumpling House

221 W Parker Rd #525, Plano, TX 75023

Fans flock to Plano and Frisco’s Dumpling House for their shrimp and pork dumplings, among other Chinese favorite dishes.

221 W Parker Rd #525
Plano, TX 75023

4. MuLan noodle and grill

1016 E Hebron Pkwy #140, Carrollton, TX 75010

This hole-in-the-wall spot in Carrollton turns out soup dumplings and Xiao Long Bao worth writing home about. And even better news? Mulan has a dim sum menu, too.

1016 E Hebron Pkwy #140
Carrollton, TX 75010

5. Wu Wei Din Chinese Cuisine

7632, 2909 W 15th St, Plano, TX 75075

The wontons and dumplings at Wu Wei Din Chinese Cuisine are very traditional. Fans of spicy food and soup dumplings have discovered this gem in Plano and are particularly fond of the spicy pork wontons and xiao long bao, or soup dumplings.

7632, 2909 W 15th St
Plano, TX 75075

6. Jeng Chi

400 N Greenville Ave #11, Richardson, TX 75081

When folks in Dallas think dumplings, they often think of Richardson’s Chinatown shopping center — specifically to Jeng Chi, where the family-owned restaurant churns out dumpling after dumpling to happy, loyal customers and newcomers alike.

400 N Greenville Ave #11
Richardson, TX 75081

7. Kirin Court

221 W Polk St #200, Richardson, TX 75081
via Kirin Court

This regal addition to Richardson’s little Chinatown features a whopping ten different varieties of dumplings on its dim sum menu. Obviously the goal is to try them all.

221 W Polk St #200
Richardson, TX 75081

8. Cris and John - Vietnamese Street Food

5555 Preston Oaks Rd #5, Dallas, TX 75254
Via @bella_love425 on Instagram

Definitely not from the traditional side of the dumpling spectrum, the fried or steamed, veggie or chicken dumplings at Cris and John in North Dallas represent Vietnamese street food with volumes of flair and flavor.

5555 Preston Oaks Rd #5
Dallas, TX 75254

9. Dragon House

2640 E Southlake Blvd, Southlake, TX 76092

Picture-perfect dumplings await at Dragon House in Southlake. Soup-filled Xiao Long Bao are on offer, with pork or shrimp inside, plus Jiao Zi come steamed or pan fried and filled with chicken, pork, shrimp or vegetables.

2640 E Southlake Blvd
Southlake, TX 76092

10. Fortune House Chinese Cuisine

8150 N MacArthur Blvd #190, Irving, TX 75063
via Fortune House

Over in Irving, Fortune House offers several varieties of dumplings on its “Shanghai Flavor” menu. Options include pork and crabmeat, steamed pork juicy dumplings, vegetable dumplings, and chicken and celery dumplings.

8150 N MacArthur Blvd #190
Irving, TX 75063

11. Royal China Restaurant

6025 Royal Ln, Dallas, TX 75230
Photo via Royal China

In the corner of the Preston Royal shopping center sits the king of Dallas dumplings, Royal China. Hand-pulled noodles, traditional Chinese-American dishes and yes, dumplings in many varieties, are always on offer here. There’s even a dumpling bar, where diners can try a dumpling sampler or steamed soup dumplings.

6025 Royal Ln
Dallas, TX 75230

12. Hello Dumpling

1146 Peavy Rd, Dallas, TX 75218
Via @eatthisdallas/Instagram

Across town in East Dallas, Hello Dumpling offers fried or steamed versions of the delightful little treats filled with pork, beef, chicken, vegetables, tofu or fish. Guests order at the counter and try to be patient as they await hot steaming bowls of noodle soup – and of course – all those dumplings.

1146 Peavy Rd
Dallas, TX 75218

13. Monkey King Noodle Company

2933 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226
Via @MKnoodleco on Twitter

Once just a tiny walk-up window with rooftop seating, Monkey King Noodle Company grew to three locations before scaling back down to just one again, sticking to its Deep Ellum roots with a prime spot on Main Street. Inside, they serve hand-pulled Chinese noodles and addictive dumplings of the pork, soup, and vegetarian edamame variety.

2933 Main St
Dallas, TX 75226

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