Dumplings, the steamed and flavor-packed Chinese dish, are hugely popular all across Canada, and especially Ottawa. This delicious fare is sold at Chinese restaurants all across the Ottawa region, and really it’s hard to go wrong with this simple but delectable menu choice. But there are some restaurants that shine above the rest with their specialty dumpling dishes. Look at the six restaurants below next time you are considering dumplings for lunch, dinner or late-night snacking.
1). Dumpling Bowl & Bubblicity Tea Shop
730 Somerset St W, Ottawa, ON K1R 6P8, Canada
This unpretentious dumpling shop delivers fresh, steamy and flavorful dumplings in a comfortable and spacious environment that’s great for the whole family. Even though you won’t find all of the frills at this simple eatery, you will find some of the best dumplings that Ottawa has to offer. Stop in for dine in or carry-out. Either way, you will be enjoying the most popular dumplings in the city-at prices that will astound.
2). Mekong Restaurant
637 Somerset St W, Ottawa, ON K1R 5K3, Canada
This upscale-yet-casual Chinese eatery offers a wide array of Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai dishes-including some of the best dumplings that you’ll have in your life. Family-friendly dining in a comfortable atmosphere, paired with impeccable service and perfectly-steamed dumplings offered until 9 o’clock at night makes Mekong Restaurant a real gem that stands out from some of the other spots you’ll find on Somerset Street.
3). Yangtze Restaurant
700 Somerset St W, Ottawa, ON K1R 6P6, Canada
Who can turn down late-night dumplings? If you’re craving this traditional Chinese fish in the late hours of the day, rest assured that Yangtze has got your back. Their fried dumplings are a much-loved comfort food that you can enjoy up until midnight-or later if you get carry-out!
4). Brother Wu Restaurant
1060 St Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, ON K1K, Canada
The steamed dumplings at Brother Wu are the talk of Ottawans as well as visitors who check out the local fare on their way through the city. Delicious, hot, and always full of flavor, you can never go wrong when ordering this traditional Chinese treat from Brother Wu Restaurant.
5). Spicy Legend
706 Somerset St W, Ottawa, ON K1R 6P5, Canada
Spicy Legend is all about putting a delicious twist on classic Chinese dishes, including their deliciously fresh and steamed dumplings! This unassuming little eatery offers perfectly seasoned dumplings that are bathed in a flavorful yet light broth. The prices and flavor will have you ordering some extras to take home with you.
6). Xiang Zi
1121 Meadowlands Dr E, Nepean, ON K2E 6J5, Canada