6 Spots to Order Delicious Dumplings in Rhode Island

Begin your meal with pan-fried, steamed or Dim Sum dumplings.

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There are so many great places to get amazing dumplings in Rhode Island. From soup dumplings to gyoza and shumai, you can find the best pillowy balls filled with meat, seafood and veggies at these Japanese and Asian restaurants in Rhode Island.

DEN DEN Cafe Asiana

This restaurant has a menu full of variety with both Korean and Japanese options with starters like Kimchi pancakes and fried noodle rolls, plus Gyoza or Japanese dumplings made with either pork or vegetables. Other dumplings include the shrimp Shumai, which are round shell steamed shrimp dumplings.

How to order: Open daily, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. for dining in or take out.

The details: 161 Benefit St., Providence, 401-270-5269, dendenhospitality.com

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Chive shrimp dumplings at Y Noodle.

Y Noodle and Bar

Y Noodle and Bar is a Japanese restaurant located next to Fearless Fish Market and Beer on Earth on the West Side of Providence. The menu is loaded with all kinds of dumplings, including soup dumplings with pork and crab, as well as the rainbow version with pork, shrimp, squid ink and crab, and shrimp and veggie gyoza. There are also Y bowls with pork chive soup dumplings and pork napa cabbage soup dumplings.

How to order: Open Mon., Wed., Thurs., Sun., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. for lunch and 5-11 p.m. for dinner and Fri. and Sat., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. for lunch and 5 p.m.-midnight. for dining in and takeout. Closed Tuesdays.

The details: 425 West Fountain St., Providence, ynoodlebar.com

Sun and Moon Korean Restaurant 

This authentic, family-run spot has a variety of dumplings on the appetizer menu. There are steamed, fried and pan-fried vegetable dumplings as well as pork and beef dumplings, too. The options are endless!

How to order: Open Tuesday and Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Sunday noon-9 p.m. for dining in and take out.

The details: 95 Warren Ave., East Providence, 401-435-0214, facebook.com


King’s Garden

Begin your meal with a set of eight pan-fried dumplings and round out your lunch or dinner with other delicious and sizeable plates and platters.

How to order: Open for takeout and delivery, Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

The details: 90 Rolfe Sq., Cranston, 401-461-0646, kinggardencranston.com


Chengdu Taste 

Chicken and pork and vegetables oh my! This restaurant has dumplings for every tastebud, as well as specialty dumplings cooked in chili sauce for a spicy kick to your favorite meal starter.

How to order: Open for takeout and delivery Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.- 11 p.m. and Sunday noon-10 p.m.

The details: 701 Main St., Pawtucket, 401-729-5699, pawtucketchengdutaste.com


Silver Crystal Restaurant 

Order pan-fried dumplings to start and then browse the menu for a delicious meal. There is also a separate Dim Sum menu that features a variety of dumplings including fried mashed taro scallops dumplings, pea pod leaves dumplings, steamed shrimp dumplings and more.

How to order: Open Tuesday through Thursday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. If dining in you must reserve a table on the website.

The details: 289 Cowesett Ave. Suite 1, West Warwick, 401-822-1818, silvercrystal88.com



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