Dumplings are another great Montreal delight, deliciously loved by many. As the number of dumpling restaurants grow throughout the town the options for dates are endless. They are not just tasty and fun to eat but can be shared with the lover in your life.
Here are just some of the best places in town you can sweep your date away to for an unforgettable dumpling experience.
1. Harbin Dumplings
This charming little restaurant on the cuff of the Plateau in Mile-End makes a cozy date setting. Their dumplings, whether steamed or fried are simply mouth watering. Dish sizes are more than enough and the dumplings full of flavor.
2. Oh Dumplings!
As the name suggests this restaurant prides themselves in being the specialists of dumplings and one thing is for your sure, you can taste their dedication in every bite. With their array of fillings you are sure to find something for everyone. They even cater for vegetarians with their green spinach and orange carrot option.
3. Qing hua Dumplings
This restaurant not only serves fantastic dumplings but the option of being in a scrumptious soup. The dumplings ooze with flavor as the soup is absorbed into the doughy and meaty mixture.
4. Mai Xiang Yuan
Chinatown is obviously a prefect spot to find a good dumpling restaurant, but Mai Xiang Yuan has to be one of the best. The dumplings are freshing made to order and include ingredients such as beef curry and pork and cabbage.
5. Yi Pin Xiang
If you are looking for fine culinary cuisine with a wide range of fillings Yi Pin is the place for you and your date. Their wide range of sauces and fillings are simply tasty.
This light and minimalist atmosphere gives the perfect setting for a romantic and private evening. Their dumplings are delicately seasoned and beautifully presented and sure to impress the dumpling lover in your life.
7. Sammi & Soup Dumpling
Even though it has but a simple decor it is renowned for its dumpling soups and Chinese beer. The dumplings are juicy and delicious and one thing is sure you will not be disappointed with the choice and portion size.
8. Le Cristal Chinois
If you are looking for an elegant atmosphere and traditional menu over looking the city look no further than Le Cristal Chinois. The Dim Sum is an on going favorite of returning customers.
Their dishes are beautifully presented and their yaki gyoza filled with pork and pan-fried to a crispy perfection are an absolute must. Be sure to allow time to wait as demand is high and the wonders of this Japanese restaurant are no kept secret.
Now if your date is a dumpling lover the chances are they have tried most places on this list, so what about this super tasty Korean alternative. A Korean dumpling is actually known as a mandu, and they’re stuffed with savoury pork and coated in a blistered shell. GaNaDaRa is also a great choice if the other person on the date wants something else other than dumplings.