18 Hakaw Dishes For All The Dumpling Lovers


Hakaw mata? Here’s a whole list of where to get them!

Plump shrimp dumplings bursting with flavor, especially when dipped in light soy sauce with calamansi – hakaw is a heaven-sent blessing to us all. Because we can relate to you guys, we’ve decided to do a list on where to get some of the best hakaw in the metro!

If you’re the type of person who ALWAYS orders hakaw at a Chinese restaurant, then you’re in for a treat!

Happy Dumplings – SM Fairview

A new dumpling joint in SM Fairview, Happy Dumplings is a Chinese dim sum restaurant that pulls inspiration from the Hong Kong food scene, but plays with flavors familiar to the Filipino palate. And coming as no shock considering their name, the rising star is their hakaw dumplings!

Insider tip: They have 8 kinds of hakaw! Choose from Original, Garlic, Szechuan, Wasabi, Salted Egg, Curry, and even Bagoong!
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2/F SM Fairview, Quirino Highway cor. Regalado Highway, Quezon City

Shi Lin

Shi Lin is a restaurant dedicated to Taiwanese cuisine featuring a limited but well-curated menu including hakaw and their famous xiao long bao!

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Insider tip: You can get up to ₱300 off your bill!

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Modern Shanghai – SM Mall of Asia

Modern Shanghai offers the authenticity of local Shanghai cuisine in a casual home-like manner.

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Tim Ho Wan  – multiple branches

Tim Ho Wan is a Michelin-starred dimsum restaurant chain from Hong Kong. While it is best known for their pork buns, dimsums like hakaw and vermicelli rolls are must-tries too. 

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Mann Hann  – multiple branches

Mann Hann is a casual dining restaurant with food that serves quality and authentic Chinese cuisine at reasonable prices. Most of their food are good for sharing.

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Templo – D. Tuazon

Templo is a small restaurant at the edge of  Quezon City and Manila with an impressively long menu. On it you’ll find familiar flavors but there are also some more unique gems like Halibut with Taosi, Pork Intestine in Chili Oil, and their Golden Squid Ink Hakaw!

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Insider tip: You can get up to ₱300 off your bill!

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55 Dapitan Street corner D. Tuazon, Brgy Lourdes, Quezon City
(02) 244-7640

Lung Hin – Ortigas

Lung Hin is a modern Chinese restaurant serving authentic Cantonese fare. Their hakaw is on a league of its own, served with real and edible gold leaf on top. Read more here.

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44/F Marco Polo, Meralco Ave, Ortigas, Pasig
(0916) 779-0562; (02) 720-7777, loc 6621

Darwin Dimsum  – multiple branches

Darwin Dimsum is a hole-in-the-wall Chinese place that serves a wide variety of affordable dimsum, noodles, and a few rice meals. What makes them different than the others is that they have specialty Hello Kitty hakaw, panda vegetable buns, and Mickey Mouse radish cakes! Read our full feature here.

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King Chef Dimsum Kitchen – multiple branches

King Chef Dimsum Kitchen has an extensive menu of dim sum ranging form steamed to fried, pork to seafood, chicken feet to raddish cakes, it is the place to get your fill on some good dim sum.

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Wai Ying  – multiple branches

Wai Ying is a famous casual Chinese restaurant that’s popular for its cheap dimsum and HK roast rice toppings. It’s one of Binondo’s most go-to and iconic restaurants. 

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The Silver Dragon – San Juan

The Silver Dragon is one of the stalls at The Courtyard @ 453. They specialize in favorites like dimsum, congee, noodle soup, and fried rice and serve up quick Chinese food brought straight to your table. 

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Courtyard @453, 453 P. Guevarra St., Addition Hills, San Juan
(02) 531-0220; (0917) 130-0730

Crystal Jade – BGC

Crystal Jade is a Singapore-based restaurant that serves authentic Chinese cuisine like dimsum, noodles, and rice toppings.

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Unit SEUG201 Bonifacio High Street, 30th St cor 7th Ave, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 808-5233; (02) 519-8191

Wang Jia Tea House – Ortigas

A new restaurant with a single branch in Ortigas, Wang Jia Tea House offers favorite and familiar Chinese dishes like dumplings, rice toppings, and noodles.

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Ortigas Technopoint, Julia Vargas Ave., Ortigas Center, Ortigas, Pasig
(0905) 227-7757

Chuan Kee – Binondo

Chuan Kee is a Chinese cafeteria-style restaurant, owned by the same family that brought us Eng Bee Tin

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650 Ongpin St, Binondo, Manila
(02) 288-8888

Red Palace Seafood Restaurant – Quezon City

Red Palace is a casual dining restaurant that serves authentic Cantonese cuisine such as dimsum, cold cuts, peking chicken, and more.

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132 Malakas St, Central, Quezon City
(02) 920-8261

Causeway Seafood Restaurant  – multiple branches

Causeway is one our most loved Chinese restaurants that serves authentic and unpretentious Cantonese cuisine. It’s one of the usual top choices when deciding where to hold a family reunion, because their food never fails. 

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Gloria Maris  – multiple branches

Another classic Chinese restaurant, Gloria Maris is one the well-loved and popular Chinese restaurants in the metro. It serves traditional specialties such as dimsum, hotpot, lauriat, and more.

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Mongkok – multiple branches

A long time go-to dumpling favourite, Mongkok serves all kinds of dim sum from fresh shrimp dumplings, kutchay, spinach, and many more.

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