When it comes to comfort food, it doesn’t get much better than dumplings. The best are made with delicious fillings and light, dainty wraps that you can pop into your mouth in one shot. Around Toronto, you can find dumplings of all types, from steamed to pan-fried, soup-filled, and more. Whether you love meat dumplings, vegetable dumplings or a mix, there’s no way you won’t find the right dumpling for you at one of these spots. Check out where to get the best dumplings in Toronto! You’re welcome.
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The dumplings at Mother’s Dumplings are handmade from scratch every single day. Situated in Chinatown, it’s a favourite among many Torontonians who consider themselves dumpling conessieurs. They offer dumplings 3 ways: Boiled, steamed or pan-fried, with fillings ranging from pork and chives to beef and celery to melon, tofu and vegetable. Whatever you choose, you’ll be sure to love!
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This cozy Chinese eatery has made a name for itself as one of the most affordable, delicious dumpling spots in Chinatown. With pan fried and steamed dumplings, ranging from minced beef to fried pork and lamb meat, they’re all delicately made and served with an addicting hot sauce.
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Loga’s Corner serves up momos, the Tibetan version of a classic dumpling. The family-run joint located in Parkdale offers both a takeout and a sit-down section for guests to enjoy their eats. The momos are made from scratch and you have your choice of beef or veggie, steamed or fried. If you’re new to momos, keep in mind they’re filled with hot juices around the filling, so be careful when you bite into them.
4. King’s Cafe
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Vegetarian dumpling lovers, rejoice! King’s Cafe has a menu devoted especially to you. Their dumpling selection is entirely vegetarian and made with all natural ingredients and no preservatives. Pair your dumplings with a tea from their extensive tea list, and one of their other delicious vegetarian plates!
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A mom and pop dumpling shop, you can count on Yummy Yummy Dumplings to always have an amazing selection. Choose from options like pork and pickled cabbage, beef and white turnip, chicken, cabbage and mushroom, squid and chive, and so much more. Plus, there are a few vegetarian options to choose from. Think chive and egg and cucumber, bean curd and egg.
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With locations in Scarborough and Richmond Hill, Torontonians make their way to Shanghai Dim Sum for their delicious dumplings, especially their xiao long bao (or soup-filled dumplings). The dainty wraps are filled with steaming hot broth with pork, or pork and crabmeat. Get them steamed or fried, either way, they’re hard to beat!
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