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Best Dim Sum - Age Old Question

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Want to go for Dim Sum tomorrow in Chinatown and would love to hear if anyone has had good dim sum lately that they would recommend. Would prefer carts but not absolutely necessary. Have seen other posts on this board but many are older and food experiences change over time.

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  1. the best is royal seafood on mott street just north of canal

    1. I always go for Dim Sum Go Go. No carts but good dim sum.

      Dim Sum Go Go
      5 E Broadway, New York, NY 10038

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      1. re: Barcelonian

        Sunshine 27

        1. re: i8NYC

          Yup Sunshine 27 is the BEST so far.

        2. re: Barcelonian

          Dim Sum Go Go is a rip off. The food isn't fresh, Too small, and not cheap

          Dim Sum Go Go
          5 E Broadway, New York, NY 10038

          1. re: lechai

            I agree lechai, and i thought I was the only one who didnt like DSGG

        3. Not in Chinatown but worthy all the same, is Chinatown Brassiere:

          Red Egg:

          Here’s three more recent dim sum threads:

          Red Egg
          202 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013

          1. Just tried red egg for the first time. The staff was nice, but didn't bring tea or soy sauce to the table until asked. The chili paste was bland. The dim sum menu is heavily pork, which limited my choices. The har gow were very fresh and good - served steaming hot. The snow pea leaves were cooked perfectly with just a hint of garlic sauce - just the way I like it. Those were the highlights. The beef stuffed rice roll looked undercooked and not all beef - could barely try it. The veg dumpling was tasteless. The cilantro steamed rice roll lacked the vibrancy of fresh cilantro - the roll was the perfect texture (unlike the beef rice roll), a bit thick but still good. Just bland. Not as tasty as dim sum a go go.

            Red Egg
            202 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013