The Best Dim Sum Restaurants in Los Angeles

Dim sum at King Hua
Dim sum at King Hua | Photo by Tony Chen

The Cantonese style of food known as dim sum - bite-sized or individual portions of food, typically served in steamer baskets or small plates - is a breakfast and brunch experience enjoyed around the world. Dim sum is associated with the ancient Silk Road tradition of yum cha (“drink tea”), so when friends and family go to a Chinese restaurant for dim sum it’s referred to as yum cha. Los Angeles, the gateway to Asia-Pacific travelers and the home of the second largest Chinese-American population, offers plentiful dim sum options. From historic Chinatown in Downtown Los Angeles to the Chinese enclaves of the San Gabriel Valley, read on for some of the best dim sum restaurants in the L.A. area.

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700 S Atlantic Blvd
91754 Monterey Park , CA
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7455 Melrose Avenue
90048 Los Angeles , CA
404 S Atlantic Blvd
91754 Monterey Park , CA
3939 Rosemead Blvd
91770 Rosemead , CA
1412 S Garfield Ave
91801 Alhambra , CA