dim sum king

Ever since Bright Pearl closed down for "renovations" I've been searching for a good dim sum place with carts. Over the weekend I decided to check out Dim Sum King, a new-ish restaurant on the third floor of a random Chinatown mall on Dundas St. Funny enough, I recognized a lot of the cart ladies from Bright Pearl (maybe they got head-hunted for their cart skills?). I got there just before 11 a.m. and by noon the tables were filling up quickly. The usual dim sum fare was offered up hot and fresh and I happily walked out stuffed. 
Top to bottom: sweet beef ribs; char siu bao (bbq pork buns); deep-fried shrimp dumplings; har gow (steamed shrimp dumplings) and siu mai (pork and shrimp dumplings); haam sui gok (savoury deep-fried glutinous rice dumplings); black bean spareribs; rice flour roll with shrimp.

Dim Sum King
421 Dundas St. W, 3rd floor


  1. Yum, I had cart service Dim Sum in Mississauga at about 10am Sunday. No wait! And I had the exact (and I mean exact) same items you have photographed! Love the pork buns! I also left very full and happy. The music they were playing in the restaurant however was slightly painful but I guess its expected!

  2. do tell, where in mississauga? i've heard there's good dim sum out there. and yes, i agree about the music. it's seems like chinese restos have the most brutal taste in tunes.

    1. Emerald
      30 Eglington Ave. w. (South West corner of Eglington & Hurontario)
      Be there before 11!