The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked
White Bear 白熊 is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

1. White Bear 白熊

9.0
135-02 Roosevelt Ave (at Prince St), Flushing, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Downtown Flushing · 150 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: Consider the 7 train your ticket to paradise: It brings you directly to White Bear's spicy wontons—piping-hot, pork-filled bundles of goodness, which come topped with chile oil and pickled veggies. Read more.

The Bao is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

2. The Bao

8.5
13 Saint Marks Pl (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · East Village · 207 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: Hold up, the best crab soup dumplings are in the East Village? This spinoff of Flushing spot Kung Fu Xiao Long Bao made believers out of us. (Save room for a chocolate-banana bao for dessert.) Read more.

Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

3. Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle

144 E Broadway (btwn Pike St & East Broadway), New York, NY
Noodle House · Chinatown · 261 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: If a place has great noodles, there’s a good chance it has great dumplings, too. And the ten-for-$3 fried pork ones here don’t disappoint. Read more.

Tianjin Dumpling House is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

4. Tianjin Dumpling House

8.9
41-28 Main St, Flushing, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Downtown Flushing · 59 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: If you can find this teensy stall in the basement of the Golden Mall, you’ll be rewarded with choose-your-own-filling dumplings featuring ingredients like Chinese sausage, sea bass and bamboo shoots. Read more.

Shanghai Café Deluxe is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

5. Shanghai Café Deluxe

100 Mott St (btwn Canal & Hester St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Little Italy · 353 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: The best soup dumplings in Manhattan’s Chinatown can be found at this spot—maybe because you can see them being made right before your eyes. Read more.

Biang! is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

6. Biang!

157 2nd Ave, New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · East Village · 61 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: The noodle gurus at Xi’an Famous Foods (and its sit-down spinoff) clearly have a way with dough and meat, so it’s no surprise that their spicy and sour lamb dumplings are incredible. Read more.

Dumpling Galaxy 百餃園 is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

7. Dumpling Galaxy 百餃園

7.9
42-35 Main St (Franklin Ave), Flushing, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Flushing · 42 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: You might think the name is hyperbole, but with more than a hundred kinds of dumplings, it’s actually pretty accurate. This is where you’ll find creative combos like duck and shiitake. Read more.

Kai Feng Fu Dumpling House is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

8. Kai Feng Fu Dumpling House

8.6
4801 8th Ave (at 48th St), Brooklyn, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Sunset Park · 40 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: They’re called pot stickers for a reason, and the perfectly crispy, golden-brown edges of this Sunset Park counter’s pork-and-leek four for $1 dumplings are quintessential. Read more.

Shanghai Cuisine 33 is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

9. Shanghai Cuisine 33

8.4
57-33 Main St (58th Avenue), Flushing, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Flushing · 17 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: Soup dumplings and black truffle? Our foodie hearts just skipped a beat. You can find these pork-filled flavor bombs (listed, adorably, as "truffle tiny buns" on the menu) at this busy Flushing spot. Read more.

Vanessa's Dumpling House is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

10. Vanessa's Dumpling House

9.1
118 Eldridge St (btwn Broome & Grand St), New York, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Lower East Side · 390 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: Yep, our favorite thing here just happens to be meat-free, filled with perfectly seasoned mushrooms, carrots and bok choy. Tip: Grab a bag of frozen whole-wheat vegetable dumplings on your way out. Read more.

Han Dynasty is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

11. Han Dynasty

9.2
90 3rd Ave (at E 12th St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · East Village · 332 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: Get the boiled, pork-filled beauties doused in bright-red chile oil and (we’re pretty sure) some kind of pixie dust. Seriously, the stuff is magical. Read more.

Top Prosperity Dumpling is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

12. Top Prosperity Dumpling

2369 86th St, Brooklyn, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Gravesend · 3 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: The operation has moved to Bensonhurst, but those $1.50 chive and pork dumplings are the same delicious ones you scarfed on the LES. Read more.

RedFarm is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

13. RedFarm

9.2
529 Hudson St (btwn Charles & W 10th St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · West Village · 275 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: The paper-thin wrappers and flavorful broth make the pork and crab soup dumplings more than worth the price. (You may just have to make do with four instead of 20.) Read more.

Mimi Cheng's is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

14. Mimi Cheng's

7.9
380 Broome St (btw Mott & Mulberry), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · NoLita · 24 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: We’re partial to the signature chicken-and-zucchini dumplings, pan-fried, at this sisters-run spot. Make sure to dunk them in as much of the tangy-spicy-sweet “secret sauce” as possible. Read more.

Nom Wah Nolita is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

15. Nom Wah Nolita

6.9
10 Kenmare St (btwn Bowery & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Dim Sum Restaurant · NoLita · 36 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: It’s hard to pick just one favorite dish from the dim sum wizards at Nom Wah, but the delicate, steamed shrimp and snow pea leaf bundles are definitely up there. Read more.

Talde is one of The Best Dumplings in NYC, Ranked.

16. Talde

9.1
369 7th Ave (at 11th St), Brooklyn, NY
Asian Restaurant · South Slope · 269 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: Yes, the pretzel pork and chive dumplings at this Asian-American spot are far from traditional, but the crispy, salty dough and the accompanying spicy mustard make for an addictive combination. Read more.