These are all that and dim sum.
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Dimsum is a thing of beauty; a meat-seafood mixture packed into a soft and chewy dumpling or wonton wrapper. Sometimes there’s soup involved which makes it even better. So whether it’s the midnight munchies kicking in or you just think it’s time for your dimsum fix, make sure you’re getting the most for your money!
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If you’ve got P50
PotDog – various locations
Enjoy snacking made simple at PotDog, a food court staple that serves up deep-fried favorites like fried siomai, lobster balls, kikiam and more! You’ll definitely say yes to these yummy delights from PotDog.
Insider tip: Buy 1 Get 1 Mix & Match Dimsum for just
Master Siomai – various locations
Everyone knows Master Siomai. This food stall is a go-to snack and even meal for everyone from students to the old folks. With their simple menu of siomai and sago’t gulaman, these guys have one the hearts of many and they wont be going anywhere any time soon.
Paotsin – various locations
Paotsin is a fried dimsum and rice stall known for their signature green Hainanese rice. They offer a selection of dimsum which you can get steamed or deep fried as well as some Asian add ons like laksa, coconut rice, and Asian fried chicken all at affordable prices.
A long standard for Chinese food, Golden Fortune offers a wide menu of Chinese cuisine from dim sum to congee, to noodles. Keep a look out for their discounts at certain times in the day.
Insider tip: Dim sum prices for as low as P48! Binondo branch offers promo from 2-5:30PM and 9PM-1AM daily, while Kalaw branch offers promo at 9PM-12MN daily.
Reservations are accepted
678 TM Kalaw St, Ermita, Manila
If you have P150
Templo – Dapitan Street
Located at the heart of Banawe, Quezon City, a place teeming with modern Fil-Chi community, Templó is keen to serve everyone a dish that tastes a hundred different flavors in one.
Shantung – Steamed Pork Dumplings
Shantung is a casual dining Chinese restaurant along West Avenue that has been serving authentic Mandarin cuisine since 1958. They are well known for their Shantung Fried Crispy Chicken, Hot & Sour Soup and Steamed/Fried Pork Dumplings.
Darwin Dimsum – Little Baguio
Darwin Dimsum is a neighborhood hole-in-the-wall that serves quality HK dishes and the first to offer character Hello Kitty (P148) and panda dim sum (P128). Everything on their menu is tasty and, best of all, under 200 pesos!
King Chef Dimsum Kitchen – Banawe
King Chef is a dim sum joint serving the best of Cantonese cuisine. The restaurant makes it their mission to provide diners with an affordable dining experience fit for royalty. This is made possible by using only the best and freshest ingredients, as well as a well-trained and courteous staff.
Insider tip: It's 50% OFF on selected dim sum every day from 8-10AM, 2-5PM and 9-12MN.
Also read: 10 New Restaurants Around Banawe You Might Have Missed
Mazendo – S Maison
Far from the busy streets of Taipei City, Mazendo first opened near the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in 2010. It is a bustling young brand serving traditional Taiwanese cuisines with a modern flair. It specializes in Taiwanese beef noodles, fried rice, and dumplings.
If you have P250
Tim Ho Wan – various locations
Tim Ho Wan is the most affordable Michelin star-rated restaurant from Hong Kong. It serves a number of dim sum items but is most popular for its baked pork buns.
Modern Shanghai – Mall of Asia
Modern Shanghai offers the authenticity of local Shanghai cuisine in a casual home-like manner. Get your favorite dimsum, noodles, fried rice, and more as though they came fresh from Shanghai.
Insider Tip: For more dimsum, there's Buy 1 Get 1 xiao long bao exclusively with the Booky app!
If you have P300
Ping Pong Diplomacy – SM Aura
Ping Pong Diplomacy offers a progressive Chinese dining experience with dishes like Typhoon Shelter Grilled Prawns, Lump Crab and Salted Fish Fried Rice, and more.
Lugang Cafe – various locations
Lugang Cafe is a member of the Bellagio Group of Restaurants, Shanghai & Beijing. The Manila branch is their very first branch outside China. They are an authentic Taiwanese cuisine courtesy of the Chinese chefs at the helm of the kitchen.
Bai Nian Tang Bao – Uptown Parade
Bai Nian Tang Bao is a soup dumpling specialty restaurant. They serve an array of Chinese fried rices, noodles, and hot dishes but people come for the soup dumplings. This is the place for dumpling lovers who want to try out-of-the-box xiao long bao. We recommend their Crab Roe and Pan Fried Xaio Long Bao and their famous Giant Tang Bao!
Insider Tip: Ask for a straw to go with the Giant Tang Bao (P258) - you're gonna need it!
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Uptown Parade, 36th Street Corner 9th Avenue, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
If you have P400
Shi Lin – various locations
Shi Lin is a restaurant dedicated to Taiwanese cuisine featuring a limited but well-curated menu including its most famous steamed xiao long bao. It is named after the Taipei’s Shi Lin District, best known for the famous Shi Lin Night Market.
China Blue – Conrad Hotel
China Blue is a casual dining restaurant by the world-acclaimed chef, Jereme Leung. This restaurant offers Chinese cuisine with a twist and is great for family gatherings and special occasions.
Reservations are accepted
3/F S Maison, Conrad Manila, Seaside Boulevard cor Coral Way, Pasay
If you have P700
Canton Road – Shangri-la Fort
Canton Road offers a modern touch to the traditional Cantonese food. This casual dining restaurant offers roasted barbecue meats, dim sum and family set meals.
Reservations are accepted
2/F Shangri-la Hotel at the Fort, 30th St corner 5th Ave, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
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