Dumpling Empire Restaurant Review, South San Francisco

Reviewer: Foodnut.com

Dumpling Empire

216 Cypress Ave

South San Francisco, CA 94080

650-742-0838

Dumpling Empire South San Francisco exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Dumpling Empire is a new Chinese dumpling shop in South San Francisco, right off Grand Ave. It reminds us of Town of Dumpling in San Mateo. Simple, small (10 tables), family run, reasonable prices, plain decor.

Insider Tip – Get there early to avoid waiting

Cuisine – Chinese
Location – South San Francisco
Opened – 2012

Dumpling Empire South San Francisco interior decor

Service – Dumpling Empire had 1 server, so he was running ragged.
Verdict – Dumpling Empire serves up solid dumplings, definitely worth a visit if you are into this food.

Dumpling Empire Signature Dishes – Dumplings!

Dumpling Empire’s Menu is moderately long. Lots of dumplings, some other dishes too.

Website Dumpling Empire Menu

Dumpling Empire Food Picks:

Dumpling Empire South San Francisco Shanghai soup dumplings

Shanghai Soup Dumpling (6 for $4.95) Lots of soup, small, thin wrapper, very well done.

Dumpling Empire South San Francisco Pork Dumplings Napa Cabbage

Pork Dumpling with Napa Cabbage (12 for $5.95) hit the spot. No egg, cooked just right, solid flavors.

Dumpling Empire South San Francisco Beef Stew Soup Noodle

Beef Stew Soup Noodle ($6.95) was pretty large with lots of meat and tender noodles. Good broth quality.

OK: (Order if you like this dish)
Shanghai Pan Fried Soup Dumpling (4 for $5.95) Good sized but no soup.

Pans: (We would not reorder these dishes)
None

Dumpling Empire on Urbanspoon

Dumpling Empire Overall Rating: (Good 2)

Come Back?

Food Rating: (Good)
Service Rating: (Average)
Atmosphere Rating: (Average)
Value Rating: (Good)

Guide: 0 = poor, 1 = Below/Average, 2 = Good, 2.5 = Very Good, 3 = Excellent , 4 = Extraordinary

Alcohol:Beer, Wine
Attire:Casual
Parking:Street
Reservations:Yes

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