Best Dim Sum in Melaka

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The history of Dim sum dates back to ancient China, with teahouses built along the roadside serving tea to travellers plying the popular Silk Road for trade and needing a place to freshen up. This was transformed into a culinary art in Southern China, with dainty dumplings filled with exquisite ingredients being commonplace at dim sum restaurants. The popularity of dim sum has spread all across the globe, including the small town of Melaka where dim sum is regarded as a main meal for breakfast or brunch. Here is a list of dim sum specialists to give you the best dim sum experience that you get here in Melaka.

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    Low Yong Moh RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    A sea of people is best used to describe Low Yong Moh Restaurant on its regular daily operation. Low Yong Moh Restaurant or “Restoran Rong Mao” is located opposite Kampung Kling Mosque - one of the oldest mosques in Melaka. This restaurant had existed since the last 60 years, hence it is undoubtedly one of the most pioneer dim sum specialists in Melaka. Its heavenly variety of mouthwatering dim sum will never let you down. In terms of price, it is relatively affordable too!

    Tips

    Closed on Tuesdays.

    Things to expect

    An old Chinese kopitiam with simply irresistible dim sum.

    Best with

    Pu Er Chinese Tea

    Price

    RM40.00

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    Low Yong Moh Restaurant View restaurant

    32, Jalan Tukang Emas, 75200 Melaka., 75200, Kampung Kling, Melaka
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    062821235

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    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    05:00AM—12:00PM
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    Ban Hong Xiang Tea HouseNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Ban Hong Xiang Tea House tends to be frequented by customers who come in a large group, usually comprising of family members. Offering the likes of Char Siew Pao, Siew Mai, and Chicken Feet just to name a few, the Fried Carrot Cake here is superb with radish, rice flour and eggs sauteed with pickled turnip, and topped with a sprinkle of spring onions.

    Tips

    Cash only. Limited parking space.

    Things to expect

    Traditional rustic Chinese eatery that serves delicious dim sum at decent prices.

    Best with

    Pu Er Chinese Tea

    Price

    RM2.00 to RM10.00

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    Ban Hong Xiang Tea House View restaurant

    No D, Jalan Bachang, Bachang, 75300 Melaka., 75300, Bachang, Melaka
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    062814212

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    De Ocean RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    De Ocean Restaurant is a dining place that is built next to its very own hotel, the De Ocean Hotel, and is always packed with tourists. Some of their highlights are the Char Siew Pao, HK Style Chee Cheong Fun, and Stewed Chicken Feet. Stewed Chicken Feet is one of the fast-selling dim sum items here. For the uninitiated, chicken feet might look unappealing but all it takes is one bite and you will be hooked by its pleasant taste and texture.

    Tips

    Be prepared to give them some time to prepare the food as it always sold out in no time. However, it's good to know that your food is freshly prepared!

    Things to expect

    Slightly costly.

    Best with

    Chinese tea with choice of tea leaves to your liking

    Price

    RM3.00 to RM10.00

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    174 Jalan Laksamana Cheng Ho, 75000 Melaka., 75000, Melaka, Melaka
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    062826988

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    Every day
    07:00AM—02:00PM
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    Another noteworthy dim sum specialist in Melaka is Double L Restaurant. Located slightly further from the main attractions, this restaurant is usually patronised by the local community or regulars who reside in the vicinity.  Holding a reputation for delivering mouth-watering dim sum, one of their best-sellers is the Loh Mai Kai -  glutinous rice with the right amount of flavourful ingredients inside. You may want to give the adorable mini-sized Yam Ring a try too.

    Tips

    "Park at your own risk" street parking.

    Things to expect

    Chinese kopitiam restaurant. Non air-conditioned.

    Best with

    Ti Guan Yin Chinese tea

    Price

    RM2.50 to RM8.00

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    659-F, Jalan Emas, Taman Bukit Melaka, Bukit Beruang, 75450 Melaka., 75450, Bukit Beruang, Melaka
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    0126232711

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    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    05:30AM—12:30PM
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