Best Dim Sum in Calgary

Visit one of these five restaurants for some of the best dim sum in the city.

Silver Dragon Restaurant. Photograph by Chris Landry.

Each year, we ask our readers to weigh in on the best restaurants in Calgary with an online voting ballot. Here are the winners and runners-up for Best Dim Sum in Calgary.



Silver Dragon Restaurant

For more than five decades, Calgarians have been visiting this family owned and operated restaurant for authentic Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine. The restaurant’s daytime dim sum menu features an expansive offering of nearly 100 dishes, while the evening dim sum menu has a smaller selection. Pork and shrimp dumplings, fried shrimp toast and steamed sweet cream buns are just a few of the dishes that await.

106 3 Ave. S.E., 403-264-5326,, @silverdragonyyc



U & Me Restaurant

U & Me Restaurant is a great option to satisfy your dim sum cravings at almost any hour of the day. Open from 9 a.m. to 3:15 a.m., U & Me’s menu features everything from steamed egg yolk buns to steamed pork and leek dumplings. So whether you want a delicious brunch experience or a late-night snack, U & Me will be there for you.

201, 233 Centre St. S.W., 403-264-5988,


Chinese Cultural Centre Cuisine

The next time you’re in Chinatown, consider grabbing a bite at Chinese Cultural Centre Cuisine. Steamed vegetarian dumplings, fish congee, grilled water chestnut cake and steamed barbecue pork buns are just a few of the tasty dim sum dishes you can enjoy in the restaurant’s spacious dining room.

197 1 St. S.W., 403-457-9988,


T.Pot China Bistro & Cafe

For an authentic dim sum experience, look no further than T.Pot China Bistro & Cafe. The dim sum menu features dozens of different dishes, including rice crepes, deep fried shrimp dumplings, beef tripe with green onion and ginger and more. Choose a few to share with some friends or family in the restaurant’s large and modern dining room.

9650 Harvest Hills Blvd. N.E., 403-532-3982,


Forbidden City Seafood & Dim Sum Restaurant

Look for this Taste of Asia Group restaurant at Pacific Place Mall. Once you’re there, choose from tasty dim sum options like Chinese doughnut wrapped with rice crepe, pan fried turnip cake, steamed Shanghai dumplings and more.

999 36 St. N.E., 403-250-1848,


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This article appears in the March 2023 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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