Monday, April 21, 2014
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Dim Sum Garden

Don't let the grim bus stop-tunnel locale deter you. This obscure neon-lit box serves an array of rare, handmade Shanghai specialties, from steamed buns ("soup dumplings") to cleaver-cut noodles and even stellar meatballs. The perfect nourishment before boarding the bargain bus to NYC.

Dim Sum Garden


59 N. 11th St.
Philadelphia , PA 19107
215-627-0218
Neighborhood: Center City Parking: Street parking only.
Handicap access: Wheelchair accessible.
Cuisine type: Chinese
Meals Served:   Lunch - Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.   Dinner - Mon. thru Sun.
Style: Don't let the grim bus stop-tunnel locale deter you. This obscure neon-lit box serves an array of rare, handmade Shanghai specialties, from steamed buns ("soup dumplings") to cleaver-cut noodles and even stellar meatballs. The perfect nourishment before boarding the bargain bus to NYC.
Specialties: Shanghai steamed buns (with pork or crab); steamed vegetable or triple buns; pan-fried chive and pork dumplings; scallion pancake; Shanghai meatballs; cucumber; sui mai; chicken on a stick; shrimp on a stick; "chilly" cabbage pork soup; wonton soup; beef brisket noodles.
Alcohol: BYO.
Weekend noise: Pushing 80 decibels when the Chinese TV music show is blaring. (Ideal is 75 decibels or less.)
Hours: Entire menu served daily, 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Reservations: Recommended
Prices: $