Toronto Dim Sum & St. Lawrence Mkt
Planning a trip to Toronto for May. Haven't been in a few years. We love dim sum and used to go to one of the oldtime traditional dim sum houses in Chinatown.Thought it was on Spidina and had a garish orange front. Need suggestions as to where we can find good dim sum now.
Also, is the St. Lawrence Market still a fun place to visit and buy meat and fish to bring home? Other suggestions please. We're real foodies !! many thanks.
If you have no choice, but Chinatown, then yes. Sky Dragon on Spadina is the place.
If you can spare the 5 minute cab ride - Lai Wah Heen is really good but really expensive. Pearl at the waterfront is awesome and they have carts. King Garden at King and Simcoe is also pretty decent And my "go to" in Yorkville is Dynasty on Bloor on the second floor just east of Avenue. If you are looking for good dim sum places these days, downtown is probably not the place to look.
I like Rol San for dim sum out of all the places I've tried in downtown chinatown.
Its on Spadina, North of Dundas on the East side. Go around 10:30am to avoid line ups on the weekend.
Rol San Restaurant
323 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON M5T 2E9, Canada
Oh and Lee Garden a few steps North for dinner.
And King's Noodles is good too ... they have a few dim sum items. Plus many asian fast foods.
I've been to for dinner is good too.
Wah Sing Seafood Restaurant
47 Baldwin Street ... its near McCaul
Toronto, ON M5T 1L1, Canada
Second the idea of Rol San. It's my favourite for economical/traditional dim sum in Chinatown. Usually runs about $15 per person when I've gone.
You mention you're real foodies...would you be willing to spend $30-$45 per person on innovative/deluxe dim sum? If you are, I'd then suggest you try Lai Wah Heen in the Metropolitan Hotel.