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13 Places Where You Can Eat Amazing Dim Sum In KL And Selangor

For those days when you're craving siew mai and char siew pau. :9

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1. Ai Authentic Dim Sum Restaurant 爱点心茶楼 | Setapak

Ai Authentic Dim Sum Restaurant is one of the few places you can find good dim sum in Setapak, with fresh ingredients and affordable prices. Customers love their prawn rolls, salad prawn, lau sar pau (salted egg yolk bun), and woo kok (fried taro puff). For dessert, try their sai mai lou (sago soup).

Address:
17, Jalan Bunga Kantan, Taman P Ramlee,
53000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
7am-1am

Price: $ (under RM5/plate)

2. Restoran Tuck Cheong | Pudu

Located in Pudu, Tuck Cheong gives out an old-school vibe that you won't find in most dim sum restaurants these days. This place is often frequented by locals, and is self service. Make sure to come early and try their siew mai, lo mai kai, and homemade fish balls.

Address:
29, Jalan Kancil, Pudu,
55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
6.45am-10am, closed on Mondays

Price: $ (under RM5/plate)

3. Restaurant Yan Yan A One | Old Klang Road

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Enjoy affordable dim sum all day long for only RM3 per plate. It's a good dim sum fix if you're on a budget, but it isn't the best of the best. Nevertheless, it's open 24 hours and offers a wide variety of dim sum, including prawn rolls and fried lo bak kou (radish cake).

Address:
Jalan Klang Lama, Taman Shanghai,
58100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
Open 24 hours

Price: $ (under RM5/plate)

4. Restoran Sing Pao Dim Sum | Old Klang Road

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One of the dim sum places that only opens at night, Sing Pao is generous with their portions and offers a few unique treats. Regulars recommend their porridge with ground nuts and bits of dried oyster and century egg. Their bacon wrapped fish ball and har mai (prawn dumplings) are also must-try dishes.

Address:
A-16, Jalan Klang Lama,
58000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
7pm-5am

Price: $$ (RM5-RM8/plate)

5. Hoong Foong Dim Sum | USJ

Even after expanding, Hoong Foong is still usually crowded with people in the mornings. They consistently offer quality dim sum, including your regular steamed siew mai, har gow, and chee cheong fun, as well as a variety of fried options. The drinks here like their kopi peng and teh peng are really kaw and tasty as well!

Address:
77 & 79 Pusat Perniagaan, Jalan USJ 21/10,
USJ 21, 47630 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours:
7am-7pm

Price: $$ (RM5-RM8/plate)

6. Restoran Foo Hing Dim Sum House | Puchong

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One of the most popular places among Puchong's dim sum joints, Foo Hing never fails to impress with their excellent service and yummy dim sum. Almost everything on the menu tastes great, especially the char siew pau, which is smaller in size but packed with filling. They are also known for their flaky and creamy Portugese tarts.

Address:
31, 33, 35-G, Jalan Puteri 2/6,
Bandar Puteri Puchong, 47100 Puchong, Selangor

Opening hours:
7am-3pm

Price: $$ (RM5-RM8/plate)

7. Restoran Jin Xuan Hong Kong | Damansara Jaya

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Jin Xuan is another dim sum restaurant where you can satisfy your cravings for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. With around 10 franchises all over Klang Valley, customers say the one at Damansara Jaya is one of the best. When you're there, make sure to try the siew mai, porridge, egg tarts, and golden lau sar pau.

Address:
59, 61 & 63, Jalan SS 22/19,
Damansara Jaya, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours:
7am-11.30pm

Price: $$ (RM5-RM8/plate)

8. Restoran Eden Dim Sum City | Bandar Menjalara

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Aside from your usual dim sum fare, Eden Dim Sum City offers a huge variety of dumplings that you've probably never seen before, including scallop mai, sharkfin mai, and even clam mai. They are also open late into the night, so you can enjoy a hearty dim sum meal for supper whenever you're feeling like it.

Address:
Jalan 9/62a, Bandar Sri Menjalara,
52200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
7am-12.30am, closed on Tuesdays | 7am-5pm on Sundays

Price: $$ (RM5-RM8/plate)

9. Key Hiong Dim Sum | Taman Megah

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Located in Taman Megah, Key Hiong offers a good variety of steamed dumplings, pau, and fried dim sum. The area can get pretty congested, so you should come earlier in the morning if you want to get parking. Customers love their siew mai, har gow, and char siew pau.

Address:
21, Jalan SS 24/8,
Taman Megah, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours:
6am-6pm

Price: $$ (RM5-RM8/plate)

10. Kedai Kopi Mee Bon 米文饱饺茶室 | Jalan Ipoh, KL

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This small coffee shop along Jalan Ipoh has been around for decades, offering authentic dim sum that tastes exactly the same as 30 years ago. The dim sum portions here are bigger than usual, and some of the highlights include their steamed fish balls and dai pau.

Address:
491, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Taman Million,
51200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
6.30am-2.15pm

Price: $$ (RM5-RM8/plate)

11. Phang Kee Restaurant 潘记饱饺点心 | Sri Petaling

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Phang Kee is your typical neighbourhood dim sum spot in Sri Petaling, offering the usual dim sum fare done well. From the har gow and siew mai, to the chee cheong fun, you'll definitely be satisfied each time you dine here. You should also try their mushroom pau, lin yong pau (lotus paste bun), and kai wor pau (glutinous rice in a beehive-shaped bun).

Address:
86, Jalan Radin Tengah, Sri Petaling,
57000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
7am-3pm, closed on Tuesdays

Price: $$ (RM5-RM8/plate)

12. Hee Lai Ton Restaurant | Shaw Parade, Pudu

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Located deep inside Shaw Parade, an old shopping mall in Pudu, Hee Lai Ton has been serving up delicious dim sum for years. While slightly pricier, the quality of the dim sum here is definitely more refined. They are also famous for their char siew and siew yoke, so don't forget to order ahead of time to avoid disappointment.

Address:
Shaw Parade, Jalan Changkat Thambi Dollah, Pudu,
55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
11am-10pm, 9.30am-10pm on Sundays

Price: $$$ (above RM8/plate)

13. The Ming Room | Bangsar

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The Ming Room prides itself in serving authentic Cantonese cuisine, and is reputed as one of the most established Chinese restaurants in the area. Enjoy elevated versions of your favourite dim sum, such as siew mai and scallop dumplings, plump and succulent with generous fillings. The fried lo bak kou is also full of wok hei, while the char siew puffs are deliciously light and buttery.

Address:
285, Jalan Maarof, Bangsar,
59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
11am-3pm, 5pm-10.30pm

Price: $$$ (above RM8/plate)

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