Best dim sum in Houston
I am looking for some good dim sum places in Houston. I have been to Ocean Palace on Bellaire, which was ok, but the selection even on Sundays seems a bit limited. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
I love Fung's Kitchen as well and suggest these in addition: Golden Palace, Lucky Dragon III on Bellaire near the Beltway 8, and then the new Kim Son Dim Sum on Bellaire near Wilcrest is pretty good and great for crowds, and even the Kim Son in Sugarland off of 59 South has excellent dim sum on the weekends.
We were really disappointed with our first and only visit to
8520 Bellaire Boulevard
Houston, TX 77036-4794
We had read some reviews and had time for just one Chinese meal whiile we were in Houston for the weekend. We used live in Houston about 20 years ago and used to frequent the Bellaire strip of Asian restaurants, but our personal experience is way out of date.
Pan Fried Dumplings - decent taste, but cold. Obviously on the cart for a looooong time. We saw folks pushing the same carts around the restaurant for 30 or so minutes we were there.
Steamed Shrimp Dumplings - these were tasty and hot
Deep fried Taro - well fried and tasty, but again - room temperature and old, again, been on the cart for a while.
Chinese broccoli - stone cold. We asked the waitress to heat it up for us and it came back microwaved and overcooked/limp.
After the broccoli we decided to cut our losses and bail. The carts were very dirty, the staff was unkempt and the food was cold. I suppose one could order off the menu and the experience would be good, but ours was not and we are not going back.
Golden Palace Restaurant
8520 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77036