Dim sum is no doubt a classic staple enjoyed by many Chinese communities, particularly during breakfast. Of course, you can find some restaurants that serve dim sum all day long as well. And if that’s not enough, there are a few of them that offer halal versions as well. That being said, here are the Top 10 Dim Sum in KL & Selangor!
1) The Ming Room
If there’s one thing good about The Ming Room, they serve their dim sum fresh upon order no matter the steamed or fried varieties. Some of their must-try dim sums include the classic Siew Mai, Golden Fish Ball and Deep-Fried Prawn Dumpling. Not to mention The Ming Room also takes pride in using quality ingredients for all of its dim sums.
2) Dolly Dim Sum
A popular dim sum brand that needs no introduction, they happen to source all of their ingredients from halal-certified suppliers. Dolly Dim Sum serves their food fresh, offering a wide array of steamed and deep-fried morsels worth trying here. This includes everything from the good ol’ classic Siew Mai and Har Gow (shrimp dumplings) to Crystal Prawn Dumpling, Pan-Fried Radish Cake and Yam Croquette. You can locate them in several outlets in Klang Valley’s shopping malls such as NU Sentral, Pavilion KL and Sunway Pyramid.
3) Paradise Dynasty
Here’s a recommended Chinese restaurant chain that serves good dim sim varieties, notably their signature Xiao Long Bao. The original version tastes heavenly enough, with thin skin on the outside and juicy pork-in-the-soup-broth filling on the inside. They also introduce other fillings for their Xiao Long Bao choices, namely foie gras, black truffle and crab roe. Paradise Dynasty has several branches in KL and Selangor including Bangsar Village II, Pearl Shopping Gallery and Paradigm Shopping Mall.
4) My Dim Sum
Serving both Hong Kong and Shanghai-style dim sum varieties, My Dim Sum is not only reasonably priced but it happens to be halal as well. Choices are aplenty here, covering everything from Steamed Bean Curd Skin Roll to Steamed “Siew Mai” King and Pan-Fried Shanghai Dumpling. Those who prefer deep-fried dim sum can look forward to their Pan-Fried Teochew Radish Cake, Deep-Fried Homemade Beancurd and My Dim Sum’s seasonal Musang King Bun.
5) Foo Hing Dim Sum
If you are craving some dim sum choices around the Puchong area, do visit Restoran Foo Hing Dim Sum in Bandar Puteri Puchong. Their signature Portuguese egg tart is a must-try here, with a delectably crusty exterior and custardy egg filling in the middle. Other recommended dim sums include Pan-Fried Dumpling, Shanghai “Xiao Loong Bao” and Deep-Fried Shrimp Rolls.
6) Din Tai Fung
Mention the name “Din Tai Fung” and the first thing that mostly comes to mind would be their signature Xiao Long Bao. Various fillings are available here ranging from their classic pork to chicken and crab roe. Keep in mind they have both non-halal and pork-free outlets, with the latter under Din by Din Tai Fung (KLIA Terminal 1, Nu Sentral, Johor Bahru Mid Valley Southkey and Suria KLCC).
7) Grand Harbour
Operating since 2012, Grand Harbour doesn’t skimp on the ingredients no matter it’s for their various Cantonese dishes or dim sum varieties. For the latter, they went as far as making some of their dim sums in cute shapes such as the Steamed Piggy Bun with Lotus Seed Paste and the swan-like Crispy Durian Puff. They serve traditional choices as well, namely Shrimp Dumpling as well as Xiao Long Bao and BBQ Pork Bun.
8) Hoong Foong Dim Sum
Located at USJ 21, fans of dim sum can expect various types of delicious morsels and other varieties no matter day or night at Hoong Foong Dim Sum. They offer both steamed and fried choices including the likes of Har Gow, Siew Mai, Cheese Prawn Ball and Pan-Fried Pork in Fish Dumpling. And in case you are looking for something different, they also serve unique choices such as Salted Egg Mai and even Salted Egg Lau Sha Bao.
9) Restoran Yan Yan A One
Fancy some all-day-long worth of dim sum choices? Then, check out Restoran Yan Yan A One at Old Klang Road. Expect reasonably-priced dishes with lots of varieties to choose from. Be it steamed or fried such as Siew Mai and Fried Yam Balls, there’s something for everyone here.
10) Key Hiong Dim Sum
An old-school eatery situated in PJ’s Taman Megah that serves traditional dim sum, you can expect all the usuals here. They serve everything from Siew Mai and Har Gow to BBQ pork buns, lo mai gai (steamed glutinous rice with chicken) and fried prawn dumpling. Key Hiong Dim Sum opens daily from 6 am till 6 pm.
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The compilation of this list was made from accumulation of Public Votes at TallyPress.com.