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17 Restaurants Around Atlanta for Tasty Dumplings

From warm, savory soup dumplings to those steamed or pan-fried and filled with pork, shrimp, or vegetables

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From pillowy soup dumplings filled with warm broth and a savory pork meatball to those steamed or pan-fried and stuffed with pork and shrimp or vegetables and herbs, these Atlanta-area restaurants are where to satisfy that craving for dumplings.

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Fire Stone Chinese Cuisine

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Fire Stone Chinese in Kennesaw is a true gem. The kitchen is run by a longtime chef Peter Chang associate and former Tasty China chef, Wen-Qiang Huang. For those seeking dumplings, the Sichuan menu here offers wontons swimming in spicy red chile oil and meaty steamed or pan-fried pork dumplings as well as the popular soup dumplings. There’s also a location in Marietta.

Mushi Ni

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Billed as an Asian street food stall, Mushi Ni often lists solid dumplings on its menu, including crab and pork dumplings, eggplant wontons, and shrimp and vegetable dumplings. People can also find Mushi Ni soon slinging its street eats nearby at Chattahoochee Food Works.

Soupbelly ATL

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Candy Hom, aka @soupbelly on Instagram, hosts dumpling pop-ups and offers big batches of handmade frozen dumplings for sale, too. Hom sells a variety of dumplings styles, including wontons, shumai, potstickers stuffed with cabbage and pork, and soup dumplings. Look for Hom at area farmers markets and at breweries around Atlanta on the weekends.

Little Bangkok

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Located on Cheshire Bridge, the congenial Little Bangkok has been a longtime Atlanta favorite and offers both Thai and Chinese menus. Regulars here swear by the restaurant’s steamed Thai dumplings, stuffed with chicken, shrimp, water chestnuts, onion, egg, and cilantro.

Yao Atlanta

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The owners behind wildly popular Isan Thai restaurant Tum Pok Pok on Buford Highway followed up that success with Yao, an elegant, multi-level Thai-Chinese restaurant near Perimeter Center in Dunwoody. For people seeking for a few post-work dumplings paired with cocktails and wine, this is the spot. Head in for pork and shrimp shumai topped with ruby red fish roe, dumplings stuffed with a juicy pork meatball, potstickers served with a Thai Penang curry sauce, and crispy fried wontons packed with crab, cream cheese, kani kama, and green onions. It’s served with sweet chili sauce for dipping. There’s even a dim sum brunch on the weekends.

New Lan Zhou Noodle at Atlanta Chinatown Mall

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Situated inside the food court at the Atlanta Chinatown mall, New Lan Zhou Noodle is where to head for hand-pulled noodle soups and dishes and dumplings. Try the steamed pork and cabbage, shrimp, or soup dumplings at this stall.

China Kitchen at Atlanta Chinatown Mall

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China Kitchen at the Atlanta Chinatown food court offers several dumpling options on its lengthy menu. This includes a basket full of eight soup dumplings, listed as Shanghai juicy buns on the menu. Try the pork and cabbage dumplings, the pan-fried dumplings with chives, and the spicy master dumplings here, too.

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Order everything from shrimp and pork shumai to har gow (Cantonese shrimp dumplings) from this quick-service dim sum spot next door to City Farmers Market on Buford Highway. There’s also a location at the food court at Great Wall Supermarket in Duluth.

Gu’s Kitchen

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Gu’s Kitchen, from the owners of Gu’s Dumplings and former Gu’s Bistro, opened in the former Yong He Zhi Jia restaurant space in 2019. The menu is a mix of Gu’s Dumplings and the bistro’s greatest hits, and includes the popular Zhong-style dumplings swimming in an oily chile sauce. Orders come by the half-dozen or dozen, with the option to order pork, chicken, or vegetable-filled dumplings. Check out Gu’s Dumplings at Krog Street Market or at Halcyon in Alpharetta.

This North Decatur restaurant opened in 2019 and includes a menu of Sichuan and Shanghai classics, like hot and numbing flounder, dan dan noodles, dry fried eggplant, and mapo tofu. Ordering dumplings? Try the spicy Szechuan chile dumplings stuffed with pork and shrimp. There’s also a location in Alpharetta.

Beijing Kabobs

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This restaurant might get overlooked in the Intown Plaza, also home to Pupuseria Mi Tierra and Spicy Gaga Duck. However, Beijing Kabobs is where to head for dumplings late into the evening on Buford Highway. Try an order of the sour cabbage dumplings, pork and leek dumplings, or lamb and green onion dumplings. Dumplings come by the dozen here.

Yummy Spicy

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A popular spot on Buford Highway for Sichuan dishes, including whole braised fish in chile oil, spicy cold noodles, and hot and numbing duck, don’t skip the cheese wontons and fried wontons here. There’s also pork dumplings on the menu, which can come steamed or pan-fried.

Northern China Eatery

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The dumpling-heavy menu at Northern China Eatery is where to find everything from baskets full of warm and savory soup dumplings to pork and fennel-filled dumplings. Try the pork and chive, lamb and zucchini, and pork, shrimp, and chive dumplings, too. Make it a dumpling feast, as there’s no shortage of dumplings to choose from at this beloved Buford Highway restaurant. Northern China also offers bags of 60 frozen dumplings to make at home.

LanZhou Ramen 兰州拉面

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While known more for its generous portions of hand-pulled noodles, the dumplings at LanZhou Ramen definitely hold their own. Listed under the dim sum portion of the menu, the soup dumplings and the fried potstickers here are definitely worth ordering. LanZhou also offers pan-fried and steamed pork buns, too. Plenty of dumplings can also be found on the menu at the owner’s other restaurant, Yunnan Crossing Bridge Rice Noodle, in Duluth.

Buford Highway Farmers Market

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Buford Highway Farmers Market encompasses over 100,000 square feet selling a variety of fresh produce, meat, and seafood and offering aisles filled with products and ingredients from around the world. There’s often fresh-made dumplings, along with other prepared foods found at the back counter, too.

Royal China Restaurant

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Royal China continues to be metro Atlanta’s best bet for traditional dim sum service. The sprawling restaurant and banquet hall in Duluth sees push carts rolling through the dining room offering all manner of dumplings, including a variety of har gow and shumai, as well as rice noodle rolls, buns stuffed with minced pork or red bean paste, and Peking duck carved and served table side. While dim sum is served throughout the day at Royal China, it’s best in the morning and early afternoon, especially on Sunday when the head chef is on duty.

Lao Wei Dao at Jusgo Supermarket food court

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The Jusgo Supermarket food court includes a stall doling out batches of delicious dumplings. Order everything from crab roe dumplings, pork and vegetable wontons, and soup dumplings to pan-fried pork dumplings and Shanghai shumai stuffed with sticky rice, mushrooms, and ground pork.

Fire Stone Chinese Cuisine

Fire Stone Chinese in Kennesaw is a true gem. The kitchen is run by a longtime chef Peter Chang associate and former Tasty China chef, Wen-Qiang Huang. For those seeking dumplings, the Sichuan menu here offers wontons swimming in spicy red chile oil and meaty steamed or pan-fried pork dumplings as well as the popular soup dumplings. There’s also a location in Marietta.

Mushi Ni

Billed as an Asian street food stall, Mushi Ni often lists solid dumplings on its menu, including crab and pork dumplings, eggplant wontons, and shrimp and vegetable dumplings. People can also find Mushi Ni soon slinging its street eats nearby at Chattahoochee Food Works.

Soupbelly ATL

Candy Hom, aka @soupbelly on Instagram, hosts dumpling pop-ups and offers big batches of handmade frozen dumplings for sale, too. Hom sells a variety of dumplings styles, including wontons, shumai, potstickers stuffed with cabbage and pork, and soup dumplings. Look for Hom at area farmers markets and at breweries around Atlanta on the weekends.

Little Bangkok

Located on Cheshire Bridge, the congenial Little Bangkok has been a longtime Atlanta favorite and offers both Thai and Chinese menus. Regulars here swear by the restaurant’s steamed Thai dumplings, stuffed with chicken, shrimp, water chestnuts, onion, egg, and cilantro.

Yao Atlanta

The owners behind wildly popular Isan Thai restaurant Tum Pok Pok on Buford Highway followed up that success with Yao, an elegant, multi-level Thai-Chinese restaurant near Perimeter Center in Dunwoody. For people seeking for a few post-work dumplings paired with cocktails and wine, this is the spot. Head in for pork and shrimp shumai topped with ruby red fish roe, dumplings stuffed with a juicy pork meatball, potstickers served with a Thai Penang curry sauce, and crispy fried wontons packed with crab, cream cheese, kani kama, and green onions. It’s served with sweet chili sauce for dipping. There’s even a dim sum brunch on the weekends.

New Lan Zhou Noodle at Atlanta Chinatown Mall

Situated inside the food court at the Atlanta Chinatown mall, New Lan Zhou Noodle is where to head for hand-pulled noodle soups and dishes and dumplings. Try the steamed pork and cabbage, shrimp, or soup dumplings at this stall.

China Kitchen at Atlanta Chinatown Mall

China Kitchen at the Atlanta Chinatown food court offers several dumpling options on its lengthy menu. This includes a basket full of eight soup dumplings, listed as Shanghai juicy buns on the menu. Try the pork and cabbage dumplings, the pan-fried dumplings with chives, and the spicy master dumplings here, too.

Best BBQ

Order everything from shrimp and pork shumai to har gow (Cantonese shrimp dumplings) from this quick-service dim sum spot next door to City Farmers Market on Buford Highway. There’s also a location at the food court at Great Wall Supermarket in Duluth.

Gu’s Kitchen

Gu’s Kitchen, from the owners of Gu’s Dumplings and former Gu’s Bistro, opened in the former Yong He Zhi Jia restaurant space in 2019. The menu is a mix of Gu’s Dumplings and the bistro’s greatest hits, and includes the popular Zhong-style dumplings swimming in an oily chile sauce. Orders come by the half-dozen or dozen, with the option to order pork, chicken, or vegetable-filled dumplings. Check out Gu’s Dumplings at Krog Street Market or at Halcyon in Alpharetta.

Hai

This North Decatur restaurant opened in 2019 and includes a menu of Sichuan and Shanghai classics, like hot and numbing flounder, dan dan noodles, dry fried eggplant, and mapo tofu. Ordering dumplings? Try the spicy Szechuan chile dumplings stuffed with pork and shrimp. There’s also a location in Alpharetta.

Beijing Kabobs

This restaurant might get overlooked in the Intown Plaza, also home to Pupuseria Mi Tierra and Spicy Gaga Duck. However, Beijing Kabobs is where to head for dumplings late into the evening on Buford Highway. Try an order of the sour cabbage dumplings, pork and leek dumplings, or lamb and green onion dumplings. Dumplings come by the dozen here.

Yummy Spicy

A popular spot on Buford Highway for Sichuan dishes, including whole braised fish in chile oil, spicy cold noodles, and hot and numbing duck, don’t skip the cheese wontons and fried wontons here. There’s also pork dumplings on the menu, which can come steamed or pan-fried.

Northern China Eatery

The dumpling-heavy menu at Northern China Eatery is where to find everything from baskets full of warm and savory soup dumplings to pork and fennel-filled dumplings. Try the pork and chive, lamb and zucchini, and pork, shrimp, and chive dumplings, too. Make it a dumpling feast, as there’s no shortage of dumplings to choose from at this beloved Buford Highway restaurant. Northern China also offers bags of 60 frozen dumplings to make at home.

LanZhou Ramen 兰州拉面

While known more for its generous portions of hand-pulled noodles, the dumplings at LanZhou Ramen definitely hold their own. Listed under the dim sum portion of the menu, the soup dumplings and the fried potstickers here are definitely worth ordering. LanZhou also offers pan-fried and steamed pork buns, too. Plenty of dumplings can also be found on the menu at the owner’s other restaurant, Yunnan Crossing Bridge Rice Noodle, in Duluth.

Buford Highway Farmers Market

Buford Highway Farmers Market encompasses over 100,000 square feet selling a variety of fresh produce, meat, and seafood and offering aisles filled with products and ingredients from around the world. There’s often fresh-made dumplings, along with other prepared foods found at the back counter, too.

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Royal China Restaurant

Royal China continues to be metro Atlanta’s best bet for traditional dim sum service. The sprawling restaurant and banquet hall in Duluth sees push carts rolling through the dining room offering all manner of dumplings, including a variety of har gow and shumai, as well as rice noodle rolls, buns stuffed with minced pork or red bean paste, and Peking duck carved and served table side. While dim sum is served throughout the day at Royal China, it’s best in the morning and early afternoon, especially on Sunday when the head chef is on duty.

Lao Wei Dao at Jusgo Supermarket food court

The Jusgo Supermarket food court includes a stall doling out batches of delicious dumplings. Order everything from crab roe dumplings, pork and vegetable wontons, and soup dumplings to pan-fried pork dumplings and Shanghai shumai stuffed with sticky rice, mushrooms, and ground pork.

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