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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Found this little spot across from our hotel and couldn’t have been more pleasantly surprised. Everything we ordered was delicious- we esp loved the crispy scallion pancake and the honey bbq pork. Reasonable prices and friendly service- definitely will come back! Be aware it’s cash...only.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Don't get the steamed bbq pork buns, there is very little filling of meat, most of it is the steamed dough! The meat and veggie dumplings are tiny, you get 6 in a small order, the fried green beans were plenty. Both the dumplings &...green bean tasted ok, not great. The meal itself was expensive for what I received. The cashier was very pleasant & friendly.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

When we asked the staff at the Dragon Gate Inn across the street advice on local food, they said this is where they and the locals eat. So even though it is small and unexciting, we said, “Why not try it?” Glad we did, eventhough...it was the evening right after the parade on the first day of Chinese New Year, and there was a line. A table became free while we were in line, so one of us took it and the other remained in line to order. Service wasn’t the fastest, but probably due to the crowd. The food was delicious and reasonable. In fact the potstickers were the best we’ve ever had!More

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

I have been here two weekends in a row. Really good dim sum, reasonably priced and friendly service. There is definitely a better selection the earlier you go, but even at 4pm, I got siu mai (pork dumplings) bbq pork buns and their last two...sesame balls. The dumplings were large and flavorful, and the bbq pork buns are the size of hamburgers with pillowy soft dough, ample pork filling and are among the best I have ever had. Cash only, but you get a lot of dim sum for your money. They have other fast food that I have yet to try, but I will be back again!More

Date of visit: May 2017
Reviewed January 2, 2017

I was in the mood for some dumplings so I went to Tian's in Chinatown for one of their meat and vegetable dumplings, wonton noodle soup, and an order of juicy pork dumplings. Everything was good, not great, but worth a visit for as the...prices are quite reasonable. This is true of all the dim sum I've tried there from har gow, lo bok go, and other dumplings. Tian's is good for an economical, quick bite to eat in a store that you go to for the food; not for atmosphere. The meat and vegetable dumpling was good - huge, stuffed full of pork and a smattering of cabbage. A little chili oil and soy sauce added the perfect seasoning for the dumpling. The wonton noodle soup was a tasty bowl of small bok choy, noodles, wontons, and green onion in broth that owes much of its flavor from the round circles of dried noodles when boiled. Again, the wontons were okay but the dish as a whole was greater than the sum of its parts. Lastly, the juicy pork dumplings, aka soup dumplings, or siu loong bao in other restaurants were good although not in the Din Tai Fung class but then there's no hour plus wait for a table here. The same sauce with the addition of vinegar makes for a good dipping sauce but ask for slivered ginger to eat with these dumplings. Use chopsticks gently lest you puncture the skin and the juice leaks out. Food available in the display counters are readily available but noodles, soups, juicy dumplings and other dishes that are cooked to order take 15-20 minutes to emerge from the kitchen. The egg custard tarts look tempting for my next visit. Tian's is worth a visit and there's even a small parking lot that you enter through a driveway just to the left of the business facade.More

Date of visit: October 2016
Reviewed June 28, 2016

The dim sum is good. The price is great. A fabulous place to stock up to feed your teenage basketball team with snacks.

Date of visit: June 2016
Reviewed June 16, 2016

It's a good place for a quick and cheap meal. The place is small and a bit dirty, toilet in the back of the building is a disaster, but food itself was nothing special, but tasty and big portion.

Date of visit: June 2016
Reviewed June 16, 2015

I've been to more expensive restaurants for sure, but this hole in the wall place is great! Don't come expecting sit down table service. This small establishment on the edge of Chinatown has counter service. Food is packaged to go, but there's tables you can...sit at. They offer a nice variety of dim sum. The prices make it the perfect place to try out new flavors. Don't be afraid of how inexpensive the menu is. I enjoyed everything. The only downside is that they only have canned soda's (which is pretty common with places like this).More

Date of visit: October 2014
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