Best Dim Sum in Boston


China Pearl


For sheer variety, authenticity, flavor, and chaotic neighborliness (does anyone really expect sedate dim sum?), China Pearl is the winner. From lobster balls to spicy shrimp in the shell to…Read More

1998 Best Dim Sum

China Pearl


Once again, China Pearl has proven itself the gem in an otherwise lackluster world of Hub dim sum. Quite simply, this Chinatown eatery has more seating, more circulating food carts,…Read More

1997 Best Dim Sum

China Pearl


Hands down, the best dim sum in Boston. Get there before 10:30 a.m. on Sunday or be prepared to wait for cart-delivered delicacies that include shrimp chow foon, sticky rice…Read More

1983 Best Dim Sum

Ta Chien II


Dim sum is a bit hard to find at a restaurant other than the Imperial Teahouse (a Hall of Famer). It’s here on weekends…Read More

1982 Best Dim Sum, When You're Tired of Imperial Tea House

China Pavillion


Our food critic, Steven Raichlen, found the best stir-fried clams here a year ago. Now he swears by the little dumplings. We have to agree…Read More

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