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13 Spots For Delightful Dim Sum in Las Vegas

Where to find rolling carts and menus packed with the best Chinese small plates around Vegas

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From fancy versions served in opulent casino dining rooms to traditional parlors with push carts, Vegas is awash in delectable dim sum. Slurp down har gow at Vegas standard-bearer Orchids Garden; snag a reservation at Wing Lei’s lauded, bi-annual dim brunch; or hit up a massive buffet to experience the best in Sin City.

Here are 13 dim sum options whose kitchens roll out steamer baskets filled with delicate dumplings, alongside plates of chicken feet, tofu skin, and more to satisfy any diner.

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Orchids Garden Chinese Restaurant

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This busy Chinese restaurant off the Strip serves some of Vegas’s top dim sum, with carts roving through the dining room all day long with bites like pork shumai, shrimp har gow (shrimp dumpling in rice flour wrapping), and chicken feet. At dinner, crab claw and roasted duck ($9.28 each) make the most expensive items on the menu. Open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. In a more residential neighborhood, the same restaurant family owns Dim Sum Cafe (3700 South Hualapai Way) with a menu of dumplings and more with prices starting at $3.15. The stuffed eggplant and pan-fried chive dumpling are among the most requested dishes.

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Orchids Garden Chinese Restaurant.
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ShangHai Taste

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Chinatown’s ShangHai taste threw open its doors in December 2019, just a few months before the pandemic restrictions shut down dining. In its cozy dining room, a pristine open kitchen turns out fresh xiao long bao (pork-and-crab soup dumpling) and more. For the best view of the action, book one of the six seats in the kitchen.

Hong Kong Garden Seafood & Dim Sum Cafe

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At Chinatown’s Hong Kong Garden, diners can indulge in line-up of over 300 dishes spanning traditional Chinese cuisine to more Americanized versions, including pig’s liver congee, Zhao-style fish filet congee, turtle soup, frog congee, and Chinese doughnuts. Live seafood in on-site tanks and tableside prep for some dishes makes for a fun experience. The popular spot is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Seven baskets filled with dim sum dishes.
Dim sum at Hong Kong Garden.
Hong Kong Garden [official site]

New Asian BBQ

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Service can be hit or miss at this Chinese spot on Spring Mountain Road, but strolling push carts filled with classic dim sum dishes like shu mai, har gow, and baos, as well as large portions, make up for it. It gets busy, so prepare for a wait.

Red 8 Asian Bistro

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The short dim sum menu at Red 8 is served in a lavish dining room drenched in rich reds. Priced between $7.88 to $20.88, items include everything wild lotus to fried crab claws and steamed chicken feet. Opening hours are Sunday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., and until midnight Friday and Saturday.

Four baskets of dim sum.
Dim sum at Wynn Las Vegas.
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Mott 32

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A chandelier in the main dining room puffs with feathers at this opulent restaurant in the Venetian. It has Hong Kong roots, and diners will find a mix of Cantonese, Sichuan, and Beijing influences on its roster of Chinese dishes. For dim sum, find a brief menu with Iberico pork soup dumplings, pork buns, and crispy spring rolls. Open daily from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Dim sum at Mott 32.
Dim sum at Mott 32.
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KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Chinese Restaurant

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In this 350-seat dining room at the Rio, KJ Dim Sum's rolling carts deliver egg custard buns, steamed chicken feet, lotus leaf rice, and salty duck egg yolk. Shrimp, lobster, crab, and giant clam dishes have made KJ Kitchen a local favorite. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Chinese Restaurant
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Ping Pang Pong

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Just west of the Strip at one of Las Vegas’s most beloved Chinese restaurants, classic dim sum fare like barbecue pork buns, shrimp cakes, and steamed pork ribs roam the dining room on pushcarts from 10 a.m to 3 a.m. The dining room feels contemporary and fresh with dark walnut screens, a Chinese pergola, and silk lanterns with red tassels.

Dim sum dishes at Ping Pang Pong.
Dim sum dishes at Ping Pang Pong.
Ping Pang Pong [Official Site]

Bacchanal Buffet

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It wouldn’t be Vegas without the buffet. At Bacchanal Buffet, quality dim sum is there for the taking as carts roam through a 25,000-square foot dining room. As the largest buffet in Vegas, there are plenty of choices for those not in the mood for dim sum as well. Plus, the service is impeccable. Open hours are Monday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Chef Kenny's Vegan Dim Sum

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Chef Kenny Chye has been offering vegan and vegetarian Chinese food to the Vegas area for a while, and the latest addition to his family of restaurants is a vegan dim sum concept that steps away from the traditional pork and shrimp-heavy classic dim sum dishes in favor of items like steamed pork buns made with soy products, squash, and mushroom for a deeply umami bite. Open daily for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and for dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Tim Ho Wan

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After a two-year hiatus, the Palms reopened in April 2022 along with Tim Ho Wan (which has the distinction as the world’s least expensive Michelin-starred restaurant) and a dim sum menu that leaps from the traditional with fried shrimp toast with black truffle and foie gras sauce, steamed wagyu bundle with green apple, alongside barbecue pork buns and sticky rice in lotus leaf. Open hours are Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and until 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Din Tai Fung

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This lauded Taiwanese chain, with a Vegas outpost on the Strip, specializes in xia long bao, Shanghai-style soup dumplings filled with Kurobuta pork and wrapped in 18 paper-thin folds. Be prepared to wait. Opening hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and until 11 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

Yum Cha

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Yum Cha, which translates to “drink tea,” offers a selection of Chinese teas such as jasmine or oolong alongside its daily dim sum offerings like Chinese churros, steamed pork ribs, potstickers, and more. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and until 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Orchids Garden Chinese Restaurant

<span data-author="-1">Orchids Garden Chinese Restaurant.</span>
Orchids Garden Chinese Restaurant.
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This busy Chinese restaurant off the Strip serves some of Vegas’s top dim sum, with carts roving through the dining room all day long with bites like pork shumai, shrimp har gow (shrimp dumpling in rice flour wrapping), and chicken feet. At dinner, crab claw and roasted duck ($9.28 each) make the most expensive items on the menu. Open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. In a more residential neighborhood, the same restaurant family owns Dim Sum Cafe (3700 South Hualapai Way) with a menu of dumplings and more with prices starting at $3.15. The stuffed eggplant and pan-fried chive dumpling are among the most requested dishes.

<span data-author="-1">Orchids Garden Chinese Restaurant.</span>
Orchids Garden Chinese Restaurant.
Orchids Garden/Facebook

ShangHai Taste

Chinatown’s ShangHai taste threw open its doors in December 2019, just a few months before the pandemic restrictions shut down dining. In its cozy dining room, a pristine open kitchen turns out fresh xiao long bao (pork-and-crab soup dumpling) and more. For the best view of the action, book one of the six seats in the kitchen.

Hong Kong Garden Seafood & Dim Sum Cafe

Seven baskets filled with dim sum dishes.
Dim sum at Hong Kong Garden.
Hong Kong Garden [official site]

At Chinatown’s Hong Kong Garden, diners can indulge in line-up of over 300 dishes spanning traditional Chinese cuisine to more Americanized versions, including pig’s liver congee, Zhao-style fish filet congee, turtle soup, frog congee, and Chinese doughnuts. Live seafood in on-site tanks and tableside prep for some dishes makes for a fun experience. The popular spot is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Seven baskets filled with dim sum dishes.
Dim sum at Hong Kong Garden.
Hong Kong Garden [official site]

New Asian BBQ

Service can be hit or miss at this Chinese spot on Spring Mountain Road, but strolling push carts filled with classic dim sum dishes like shu mai, har gow, and baos, as well as large portions, make up for it. It gets busy, so prepare for a wait.

Red 8 Asian Bistro

Four baskets of dim sum.
Dim sum at Wynn Las Vegas.
Wynn Las Vegas/Facebook

The short dim sum menu at Red 8 is served in a lavish dining room drenched in rich reds. Priced between $7.88 to $20.88, items include everything wild lotus to fried crab claws and steamed chicken feet. Opening hours are Sunday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., and until midnight Friday and Saturday.

Four baskets of dim sum.
Dim sum at Wynn Las Vegas.
Wynn Las Vegas/Facebook

Mott 32

Dim sum at Mott 32.
Dim sum at Mott 32.
Venetian [Official Site]

A chandelier in the main dining room puffs with feathers at this opulent restaurant in the Venetian. It has Hong Kong roots, and diners will find a mix of Cantonese, Sichuan, and Beijing influences on its roster of Chinese dishes. For dim sum, find a brief menu with Iberico pork soup dumplings, pork buns, and crispy spring rolls. Open daily from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Dim sum at Mott 32.
Dim sum at Mott 32.
Venetian [Official Site]

KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Chinese Restaurant

<span data-author="-1">KJ Dim Sum &amp; Seafood Chinese Restaurant </span>
KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Chinese Restaurant
Caesars Entertainment [Official Site]

In this 350-seat dining room at the Rio, KJ Dim Sum's rolling carts deliver egg custard buns, steamed chicken feet, lotus leaf rice, and salty duck egg yolk. Shrimp, lobster, crab, and giant clam dishes have made KJ Kitchen a local favorite. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

<span data-author="-1">KJ Dim Sum &amp; Seafood Chinese Restaurant </span>
KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Chinese Restaurant
Caesars Entertainment [Official Site]

Ping Pang Pong

Dim sum dishes at Ping Pang Pong.
Dim sum dishes at Ping Pang Pong.
Ping Pang Pong [Official Site]

Just west of the Strip at one of Las Vegas’s most beloved Chinese restaurants, classic dim sum fare like barbecue pork buns, shrimp cakes, and steamed pork ribs roam the dining room on pushcarts from 10 a.m to 3 a.m. The dining room feels contemporary and fresh with dark walnut screens, a Chinese pergola, and silk lanterns with red tassels.

Dim sum dishes at Ping Pang Pong.
Dim sum dishes at Ping Pang Pong.
Ping Pang Pong [Official Site]

Bacchanal Buffet

It wouldn’t be Vegas without the buffet. At Bacchanal Buffet, quality dim sum is there for the taking as carts roam through a 25,000-square foot dining room. As the largest buffet in Vegas, there are plenty of choices for those not in the mood for dim sum as well. Plus, the service is impeccable. Open hours are Monday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Chef Kenny's Vegan Dim Sum

Chef Kenny Chye has been offering vegan and vegetarian Chinese food to the Vegas area for a while, and the latest addition to his family of restaurants is a vegan dim sum concept that steps away from the traditional pork and shrimp-heavy classic dim sum dishes in favor of items like steamed pork buns made with soy products, squash, and mushroom for a deeply umami bite. Open daily for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and for dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Tim Ho Wan

After a two-year hiatus, the Palms reopened in April 2022 along with Tim Ho Wan (which has the distinction as the world’s least expensive Michelin-starred restaurant) and a dim sum menu that leaps from the traditional with fried shrimp toast with black truffle and foie gras sauce, steamed wagyu bundle with green apple, alongside barbecue pork buns and sticky rice in lotus leaf. Open hours are Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and until 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Din Tai Fung

This lauded Taiwanese chain, with a Vegas outpost on the Strip, specializes in xia long bao, Shanghai-style soup dumplings filled with Kurobuta pork and wrapped in 18 paper-thin folds. Be prepared to wait. Opening hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and until 11 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

Yum Cha

Yum Cha, which translates to “drink tea,” offers a selection of Chinese teas such as jasmine or oolong alongside its daily dim sum offerings like Chinese churros, steamed pork ribs, potstickers, and more. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and until 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

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