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Mr. Shi's Dumplings

74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
+86 10 8405 0399
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried dumplings” (51 reviews)
“pork” (45 reviews)
“fries” (95 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a small eatery that sells Chinese dumplings - both traditional and non traditional type (they even have cheese ones!) The dumplings were made on the spot and were delicious. Order the sampler set (2 types of dumplings - 6 of each) For 3...More

Thank Joyce T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went in for dumplings. We were typical American tourists in town for the Great Wall Marathon. Excellent place to carbo load! Food was fantastic, and dumplings exceptional!

1  Thank JacksonGuy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here with a friend while backpacking. The place had a very relaxed vibe and was perfect for what we needed. The dumplings were really delicious and we even sampled some of the dessert ones! The food came quickly and was reasonably priced. The...More

Thank Jess I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I haven’t been to Mr. Shi’s for many years because my wife makes killer dumplings at home, but in a bike ride through the Hutong we decided to stop in. The place has changed a bit. He used to have a dumping spot and a...More

Thank Randall P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just another backpacker-oriented middle of the road dumpling place that tries to overcharge you. Nothing special at all, but convenient if you are staying in the area.

Thank Benedetto P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Title pretty much says it all. This place is on the pricey side considering it’s just a plate of dumplings. Service is pretty poor- pretty difficult to get waitresses attention whilst she plays games on the table behind you. Although I suppose this level of...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Following the good reviews on Tripadvisor, we visited Mr. Shi's Dumplings. The place is very small and clearly targets an international audience. They have a HUGE menu, which I personally did not enjoy, as you are basically responsible for choosing a good combination of ingredients...More

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We went to this restaurant a couple of times and tried different dishes from the menu. We can confirm that everything we tried was delicious - cooked and fried dumplings, dessert dumplings, vegetable and meat dishes.

1  Thank PavelS21
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We have been there at the beginning of our Chinese trip. We were scared about food needs understanding, so we opted for a place where we was sure that english was spoken. The food was of ok, probably not the best we had in China,...More

Thank LelelaB
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We stayed close by fortunately so had the chance to eat there 3 times- and it wasnt enough. Am a dumpling freak and these were excellent with soft pliable skins that weren't gummy. Good ratio of filling to dough & so many options to choose...More

1  Thank Squirl66
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Suchada S
7 July 2017|
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Response from Dibyne | Reviewed this property |
Better visit their place. Its just walking distance from Nanluguoxiang..
29 December 2015|
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Response from Mike J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes it is near the Drum and Bell tower and directly opposite the Orchid Gulou Hotel.When we ate there in September there were a number of locals enjoying the food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Baochao Hutong | Gulou East Street, Beijing 100009, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
  • Neighbourhood: Houhai
  • Phone Number: +86 10 8405 0399
email: laoshisj@qq.com tel:84050399 mobile:13161003826 BEST food we had on our entire trip!!!! Small, local joint near bell tower.
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