Best Dim Sum in Austin?!
- JetGirl Jun 27, 2010 09:33 AM
Well the title pretty much says it all. Where is your favorite place to go? I've been recommended Chinatown off mopac.
I like Fortune, too. I'm not sure if it's the best because I need to give them another try with a larger group. Last time we were only two and therefore couldn't try nearly as many dishes as I would have liked. There was one dish in particular, roasted pork with crispy skin, that we really, really liked.
Of the options in town though, I think they have the best service. The cart people just seemed happier in general and more helpful--as opposed to being in a hurry to get to the next table like Shanghai and Chinatown, and our waitress kept a very close eye on the state of our table (refilling glasses, clearing plates).
My faves are Pao's Mandarin House in Lakeway followed by Shanghai.
Pao's is a commitment because of the drive, but well worth it if you go in a large group.
Shanghai is consistent and very centrally located.
Pao's Mandarin House
2300 Lohmans Spur, Lakeway, TX 78734
If you're looking for votes here, I'm in for Chinatown. I still need to try Fortune dim sum, though I have not been incredibly impressed by them otherwise.