15 Spots to Find Steaming Dumplings in Chennai

Dumplings are the widely enjoyed steamed dish found in a number of Asian cuisines. A dumpling is made with dough, made out of either flour, bread or potatoes, that is rolled out until its thin. It is then wrapped around a filling. The filling can we whatever you want it to be: vegetables, meat, or even something sweet! These mouthfuls are then boiled, fried or steamed

Two commonly found dumplings are momos and dim sums. Momos originated from Nepal and trickled into Northern India and Tibet over time. Momos are more like steamed buns with fillings and is considered a traditional delicacy in Nepal. Dim sums are Chinese and are steamed and served in steam baskets, where they are usually cooked as well. Dim sums can also be fried and stuffed with a variety of fillings.

Chennai has gotten on the dumpling train and there are now a ton of places serving up this traditional Asian delicacy. Here are 15 places where you can get some delicious dumplings.

Hot Pot China


Located in Perungudi | Cost for 2: Rs. 950


Chap Chay- The Raintree


Located in Alwarpet | Cost for 2: Rs. 2000


China Town

china town

Located in Gopalapuram and Aminijikarai | Cost for 2: Rs. 1200




Located in Alwarpet | Cost for 2: Rs. 750




Located in Nungambakkam |Cost for 2: Rs. 1500


Kailash Kitchen


Located in Choolaimedu | Cost for 2: Rs. 250


The Cascade


Located in Nungambakkam, Anna Nagar West, Besant Nagar and two other locations | Cost for 2: Rs. 1000


Gold Dragon


Located in Padur | Cost for 2: Rs. 900


WOW! Momo


Located in Vadapalani and Velachery | Cost for 2: Rs. 400


Ashvita Bistro


Located in Alwarpet | Cost for 2: Rs. 1000    


Olive and Basil


Located in Adyar | Cost for 2: Rs. 600


Gogo Momo


Located in Alwarpet and Besant Nagar | Rs. 300


Momo Restaurant


Located in Semancheri | Cost for 2: Rs. 900


Jonah’s Goes to Japan


Located in Velachery | Cost for 2: Rs. 1100




Located in Velacherry | Cost for 2: Rs. 350