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Sep 16, 2007 12:38 PM

Any good Dim Sum Downtown?

Can anyone recommend a good place for Dim Sum downtown?

I am not interested in Lai Wah Heen, I just want regular Cantonese Dim Sum like I have always enjoyed at Ambassador in Richmond Hill... Siu Mai, Har Gow, Sticky Rice, stuff like that.

Dynasty on Bloor was a great disappointment, and so much of Spadina seems to be Vietnamese lately... and if they have the Golden Baked Tapioca Pudding that would be perfect!

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  1. Rol San on Spadina is excellent - always freshly made and well priced.

    1. I went to Pearl Harbourfront 1 month ago & I prefer it to Dynasty. The portion were quite big. Most dim sums have 4 pc in each order. The size of Siu Mai, Har Gow etc were hugh. The venue is pleasant with the view of the lake & good service too.
      I think the price is comparable to Ambassador considering its hugh portion.
      The shrimp that they used to make dim sum was very tasty. Worth a try.

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      1. re: ace123

        My experience at Pearl Harbourfront is not bad, no surprise, average dim sum but the view is really good, which make it worth a visit I guess... IMO.

      2. a friend told me that the restaurant on top of dragon city centre (spadina + dundas) recently changed chefs. and the dim sum was awesome. I trust his opinion.

        but me myself i have not try it yet.

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        1. re: justto

          If you like Ambassador. you'll like Pearl Harbourfront at York and Queen's Quay on the lake.

          1. re: justto

            I think that would be Sky Dragon. Went there at lunch time for a combination of dim sum and regular menu items. I have to say that the menu items were great, but the dim sum was ordinary.

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            1. Thanks for all the recommendations!

              I hope to try them all and find my new favourite!