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Qing Hua Dumpling

#460 of 4,626 Restaurants in Montreal
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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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1676 Avenue Lincoln, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
+1 438-288-5366
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is dirty and outdated. The service is simply terrible. We waited 1,5 hours to get our dumplings and the food is average. I would not recommend this place to anyone considering that there's plenty of places in Montreal to eat great dumplings

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Thank Hamé L
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, this place looks very bad and the service not that good. But they make a very good handmade fresh dumpling. And I will definitely go back to try more dishes.

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Thank Victoriagerdel
Montreal, Canada
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81 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has an horrible service. First of all, we had a reservation for our group, but instead, they've let people on our table 5 minutes before our reservation, so we had to wait a bit longer than an hour to have our table. We were told "sorry" bunch of times. The other biggest reason why we went there, was... More 

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Thank b-noy
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Being a dumpling officianato, we were very excited to try this place out...Some reviewer said something like..." Place looks shady, but the dumplings are great" oh well we thought most Chinese places are dumps anyway, but we love Chinese food....BUT...This place takes the cake. This is definitely the DUMP in DUMPLING! This is definitely not a place for anyone beyond... More 

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Thank Joel T
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Try the lamb and coriander dumplings. Staff is helpful but this place is popular with students and can be crowded.

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Thank Jackson K
Paris, France
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

A simple choice of steamed or fried dumplings but they are all very good. The crowd inside and the line at the door are definitely justified.

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Thank Cedric C
Brussels
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a hole in the wall - it looks sketchy from the outside - but I bet you you will fall in love with this place! Now fair heads up: steaming fresh soup dumplings takes time - the food will take longer than you are used to! Worth every penny though!!!

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1 Thank Andrei J
Charlotte, North Carolina
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339 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Located off St Laurent in the heart of Chinatown, this no frills restaurant is worth your time. Serving up a very large variety of dumplings from meat to fish to vegetable, it's worth paying the extra 50 cents (seriously) to have 2 types of dumplings in your order. We weren't experienced with the sauces (vinegar, soy sauce and some strong... More 

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1 Thank GRLTRAV
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

There are several places in Montreal's Chinatown which serve truly excellent dumplings, but none are better than Qing Hua. They make dumplings all of which when cooked release a flavorful broth which make the tasty fillings moist. The dumpling skins are soft with just the right amount of chewiness. You can have any version steamed or fried. Definitely get the... More 

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Thank WarrenJ68
Montreal, Canada
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I used to love this restaurant as it has a great variety of dumplings. However, I just went back after a long time and was very disappointed. I like the steamed dumplings but USED to love the fried ones. Unfortunately, they have changed the way they do their fried dumplings. Before they were lightly fried but now they are deeply... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1676 Avenue Lincoln, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 438-288-5366

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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