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Top 20 Bay Area Dumpling Spots (Takeout/Delivery)



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You know what we find “souper”? The amount of amazing dumplings spots in the Bay Area! And it’s not just beloved xiaolongbao (XLB) and potstickers we’re talking about – with the Bay’s culinary diversity, some of the most celebrated dumplings here include delicious Afghan mantoo dumplings, sweet potato dumplings with shrimp and crawfish, and scrumptious Russian vareniki dumplings (more commonly known as pierogies). 

With shelter-in-place in effect right now, you may be missing these savory meat and veggie filled pockets of flavor if you don’t know how to make them at home. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the top 20 highest rated dumplings spots in the Bay Area currently offering takeout or delivery! Some of these places even specialize in frozen dumplings for you to prepare at home (so you can basically say you made them yourself). 

Keep scrolling for your new favorite dumpling joints…  


Methodology: This is an all-time list of the best dumpling spots in the California Bay Area according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurants and food categories with a large concentration of reviews mentioning “dumpling,” then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning “dumpling.” The list looked at businesses in Alameda County, Contra Costa County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County and Marin County. If a chain appeared on the list more than once, we only included the highest rated location. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score or a score greater than a C/70 as of April 2, 2020.

1. Lai Young (Hayward, CA) 

Frozen dumplings to-go 

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Made at home dumplings by Serena L (on Yelp)

 

2. Khyber Pass Kabob (Dublin, CA) 

Open for takeout bay area dumplings

Delicious mantoo dumplings by L.P. (on Yelp)

 

3. Kabul Afghan Cuisine (San Carlos, CA) 

Open for takeout and delivery bay area dumplings

Mantoo by Sherilyn C (on Yelp) 


4. Yummy Dumpling (San Francisco) 

Frozen dumplings to-go 

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Freshly made dumplings by Vinkin Ken T (on Yelp) 


5. Pushkin (San Francisco, CA) 

Frozen Russian dumplings to-go 

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Chicken vareniki dumplings with basil and parmesan by Pushkin (on Yelp) 

 

6. Asian American Food Company (San Francisco, CA) 

Frozen dumplings to-go 

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Fresh dumplings by John S (on Yelp) 


7. Cinderella Bakery & Cafe (San Francisco, CA) 

Open for takeout, delivery, and curbside pickup

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Fresh potato vareniki with a side of sour cream by Alexandra T (on Yelp)


8. Village House (San Francisco, CA) 

Open for takeout and delivery bay area dumplings

Spicy dumplings by S J (on Yelp) 

 

9. Szechuan Cuisine (San Francisco, CA) 

Open for takeout and delivery 

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Flavorful Chengdu dumplings by Jenny W (on Yelp)


10. Good Mong Kok Bakery (San Francisco, CA) 

Open for to-go orders 

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Fresh shrimp dumplings by Grace Mao W (on Yelp)


11. Bini’s Kitchen (San Francisco, CA) 

Open for takeout 

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Momo dumpling combo with lamb by Tiffany P (on Yelp)


12. Hong Kong Banjum Paik’s Noodle (Santa Clara, CA) 

Open for takeout and delivery 

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Gunmandu dumplings by Chris R (on Yelp)


13. Dumpling Time (San Francisco, CA) 

Open for pickup and delivery 

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Tasty pork xiao long bao by Linh D (on Yelp) 


14. Eng’s Zongzi (Mountain View, CA) 

Frozen dumplings to-go 

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Cooked (from frozen) pork and chive dumplings by Dian M (on Yelp) 


14. Dumpling Specialist (San Francisco, CA) 

Open for takeout bay area dumplings

Pork and cabbage dumplings by Samantha F (on Yelp) 


16. Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant (Alameda, CA) 

Open for takeout and delivery 

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Traditional Lithuanian potato dumplings by Chris M (on Yelp)


17. Shandong Restaurant (Oakland, CA) 

Open for takeout and delivery 

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Shandong house dumplings by Christine N (on Yelp) 

 

18. Tofu Plus (Cupertino, CA) 

Open for takeout 

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Wang mandoo, “king-sized boiled dumplings with beef, pork, and kimchi” by Dean C (on Yelp)

 

19. Brenda’s French Soul Food (San Francisco, CA) 

Open for takeout and delivery bay area dumplings

Scrumptious sweet potato dumplings by Jessica C (on Yelp)

 

20. 88 Bao Bao (Dublin, CA) 

Open for takeout

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Crab xiao long bao by John B (on Yelp)

 


Happy indulging! Don’t see your city on this list? Download the Yelp app and find a dumpling spot near you!


 

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