216 Cypress Ave
South San Francisco, CA 94080
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
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.
Dumpling Empire Food Picks:
Shanghai Soup Dumpling (6 for $4.95) Lots of soup, small, thin wrapper, very well done.
Pork Dumpling with Napa Cabbage (12 for $5.95) hit the spot. No egg, cooked just right, solid flavors.
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)