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Dim Sum in Philly

jerseybill52 Aug 11, 2009 07:52 PM

Any suggestions as to the best place to go for Dim Sum. I am planning for a Saturday, I am rookie for Philly Chinatown. I read that Ocean Harbor is good and I read that it is only so-so,

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    padovana RE: jerseybill52 Aug 13, 2009 06:49 AM

    I'm not expert, but my Asian friends prefer Ocean Harbor and Ocean City. They avoid Joy Tsin Lau. I've been to OH and OC and I enjoy both.

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      Beulah RE: padovana Aug 13, 2009 08:48 AM

      Dim Sum Garden on 11th St near the bus station is very good -- good Shanghai soup dumplings.

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      slapshot41 RE: jerseybill52 Aug 13, 2009 10:13 AM

      i've also heard ocean harbor is the place to go...though i still haven't been, the line is just too damn long. i've been to joy tsin lau (across the street) twice now and it's been satisfying.

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        LPhila RE: jerseybill52 Aug 13, 2009 09:13 PM

        nothing outside what others have said, but I prefer joy tsin lau to the ocean harbor

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