Craving for amazing dim sum? These Cantonese stalwarts served a delectable array of classic and inspired bites that we just can't recommend enough. From fluffy pork buns, prawn har gow, chewy siu mai, slippery cheong fun, silken tofu, hearty beef tendon, braised chicken feet, to mango pancakes and custard tarts, there's never a better time than now to head to your favorite restaurants for a lavish feast of classic and contemporary creations.

1  Ah Yat Abalone Restaurant Bali

Ah Yat Abalone Restaurant Bali - Photo by @ahyatabalonebali
Photo by @ahyatabalonebali

Reflecting Ah Yat's Cantonese heritage, the extensive menu features original delicacies alongside popular dishes that cater for a wider range of tastes. Known for its beautiful interiors and authentic cuisine, diners will find themselves returning for the culinary team’s signature dim sum and dishes that are presented with a traditional flair.

Dim sum enthusiasts may enjoy All You Can Eat Dimsum starting from IDR 288,000++ per person including a selection of more than 20 different types of dim sums and special menu on Sunday. Else, may opt for the distinct flavors and renowned health benefits associated with Birds' Nest, Sea Cucumber and Abalone.

Ah Yat Abalone Restaurant Bali (Best Dim Sum Spots In Bali) - Photo by @ahyatabalonebali

They have built-in tanks which hold more than 100 types of live seafood, ensuring maximum freshness before the chefs perfectly cook your selection, whether grilled, steamed, barbecued or fried, and serve it with your choice of flavors and sauces.

RIMBA Jimbaran BALI by AYANA, Jl. Karang Mas, Jimbaran - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 11:30 - 15:00 and 17:30 - 22:00

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 300,000 /person
All You Can Eat Dimsum IDR 288,000++ / person

Google Review : 4.5 Stars - 273 Reviews

2  Sista Dumpling

Sista Dumpling - Photo by @monitapramelia
Photo by @monitapramelia

This casual dining establishment situated in Canggu is a favorite of many for its sumptuous variety of dim sums as well as delicious Shanghainese cuisine and provincial treats that warm the heart, wrapped up in tropical-contemporary interiors and a breezy backyard terrace. Our personal favorite is their Char Siu Bao, which is filled with juicy stuffing made of sweet roasted pork belly and onion.

Pssst… Good news for you dumpling lovers, you’ll be pleased to hear that it’s 2 for 1 at lunch and dinnertime, served up alongside Chinese classics given a clean and fresh new taste!

Jl. Raya Semat No.7, Tibubeneng - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 10:00 - 22:00

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 200,000/person

Google Review : 4.5 Stars - 822 Reviews

3  Happy Chappy Restaurant

Happy Chappy Restaurant - Photo by @happychappychinese
Photo by @happychappychinese

A convivial family-style Chinese restaurant inspired by a blend of traditional Chinese culture with a hip and modern influence, Happy Chappy, is all about well-loved classics when it comes to its dim sum array. The chefs at Happy Chappy have worked tirelessly to recreate favorite Cantonese-style dishes that everyone knows and loves.

The food is simple and uncomplicated, made with fresh, high-quality ingredients – each of which evokes a nostalgia for childhood Chinese food delights. Emerald dumplings, szechuan wontons, and spicy turnip cake are just some of the tidbits that are on offer. If you’d like more variety to go with your bite-sized meal, then order some of their Hong Kong fried rice or Chow Mein noodle to spice things up.

Jl. Beraban Banjar Taman Seminyak No.62, Kerobokan - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 12:00 - 22:00, Closed on Monday

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 300,000 /person

Google Review : 4.4 Stars - 1358 Reviews

4  Table8 At Mulia Bali

Table8 At Mulia Bali - Photo by @muliadining
Photo by @muliadining

Table 8 stands out in Bali with its refined approach to Chinese delicacies, whipped up by a team of talented master chefs experienced in traditional culinary techniques. Nestled in The Mulia Resort, Nusa Dua, Bali, feast with the extravagant all-you-can-eat Dim Sum or choose from their signature menu.

Indulge in Table 8’s freshly prepared dishes available every day, featuring all time favorites Golden Sauce Bun or Siu Mai, to name but a few of their refined Cantonese flavors. With all of these options, rise up to the occasion with the killer Steamed Crystal Shrimp Dumplings serenading your table and making you swoon head to toe with flavors bursting!

Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Nusa Dua - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 18:00 - 23:00

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 400,000 /person

Google Review : 4.7 stars - 139 reviews

5  Shuang Xi Bali

Shuang Xi Bali - Photo by @duolapar
Photo by @duolapar

Boasting an incredible view of Canggu, get to indulge in classic Singaporean offerings at Shuang Xi while overlooking Canggu’s busy street. Priding themselves on creating Singaporean street food, its extensive dim sum menu allows diners to savor their authentic and Chinese delicate flavors.

Savor classic dim sum delicacies including Pork Siew Mai, Lumpia Sayur, and Golden Lava Pao. To freshen up your day in the middle of Bali’s hot weather, do order their homemade liang tea. Ah, so fresh lah!

Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong No.9a, Canggu - Google Maps
Opening Hours : Everyday, 12:00 - 21:00

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR K /person

Google Review : 4.8 stars - 135 reviews

6  Wanaku Chinese Restaurant

Wanaku Chinese Restaurant - Photo by @wanaku_jimbaran
Photo by @wanaku_jimbaran

Wanaku is one of the most popular dim sum restaurants located in Jimbaran, and with good reason: their excellent service and delicious dim sum never fail to amaze. They have gathered a team of 3 shifu originally from China, Malaysia & Singapore in order to combine the best traditional recipes and design scrumptious delicacies, such as fried shrimp rolled in beancurd skin, pan-fried cheong fun with XO sauce, and Yang Chow fried rice. An insider tip: go with an empty stomach, since it’s so easy to over-order!

Sidewalk Jimbaran Mall - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 10:00 - 22:00

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 200,000 /person

Google Review : 4.4 stars - 455 reviews

7  Bai Yun

Bai Yun - Photo by @baiyunbali
Photo by @baiyunbali

Since its opening in May 2021, Bai Yun has so many customers returning for an exquisite dining that exemplifies a seamless marriage of Mongolian fare and hot pot convivial experiences. Reflecting the restaurant’s very own culinary flair and style, this authentic hot pot destination will tantalize the taste buds and have diners coming back for more.

Can’t settle for just one type? Why not choose more than one and enjoy an assortment of flavors at the same time, since Bai Yun is now open for lunch, presenting a very special experience featuring 31 assortments of homemade dumplings with their ‘Dim Sum and More’ offer. Must-haves included favorites like the classic shumai shrimp dumpling, to some more lavish creations like the wagyu spring roll. We want them all!

Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Nusa Dua - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 12:00 - 22:30

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 500,000 /person

Google Review : 4.6 stars - 83 reviews

8  Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant

Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant - Photo by @goldenlotusbali
Photo by @goldenlotusbali

Sticking to its roots, Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant serves the finest Cantonese, Szechuan cuisines and dim sum lunches. Located adjacent to the main lobby of Bali Dynasty Resort at Kartika Plaza Street, Kuta, its interior has been thoughtfully designed to celebrate classic Chinese style.

Traditional paper lanterns, a rich combination of red and gold embellishments, carved wood paneling and furnishings enhance the mood for a tasteful dining experience. Every Sunday, a legendary All You Can Eat Sunday Dim Sum Brunch program is available between 10.30am - 2.30pm, serving several different types of dim sum which you’ll be absolutely spoiled for choice!

Jl. Kartika Plaza, Kuta - Google Maps
Opening Hours : Sunday, 10:30 - 14:30

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR K /person

Google Review : 4.2 stars - 148 reviews

9  Warung Laota Jimbaran

Warung Laota Jimbaran - Photo by @warunglaota
Photo by @warunglaota

Since its opening their first warung at Tuban, this popular restaurant has gathered a loyal following with customers returning for its delectable Cantonese staples served during brunch to dinner. In addition to their signature Bubur Pelangi; the seafood congee, their Jimbaran outlet also serves a wide array of yum cha.

Keep an eagle eye out for their classic Prawn Cheong Fun, as it’s one of the most elusive ones in the menu and their Har Gao Special Laota is worth waiting for. Pro-tip: order double and have some leftovers for breakfast tomorrow. LOL, yes, we eat there far more often than we’d like to admit.

Pertokoan Niaga Nusa Dua, Puri Mumbul, Jimbaran - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 08:30 - 23:00

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 175,000 /person

Google Review : 4.4 stars - 4229 reviews

10  Kou Dimsum Parlour

Kou Dimsum Parlour - Photo by @kou.bali
Photo by @kou.bali

Frankly speaking, nobody can go wrong with the OG dim sums here. It will be awfully unjust to not dig into their Onde-Onde Telur Asin as the gorgeous salted egg yolk custard spills at the slightest touch. Totally an Instagram-worthy moment! Honor the feast with their Har Gau prawn dumplings and fried prawn wonton.

In addition, Kou serves a la carte menu, such as Kou Mongolian Bol, Roasted Crispy Duck, Roasted Crispy Chicken and Steamed Platter. The types and concepts of drinks are highlighted by the Chinese beer called The Lucky Buddha, and also mocktails such as mojito mint apple, sangria mock and Chinese tea.

Plaza Renon - Jalan Raya Puputan, Dauh Puri, Denpasar - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 10:00 - 22:00

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 150,000 /person

Google Review : 4.3 stars - 268 reviews

11  Dim Sum Inc

Dim Sum Inc - Photo by @dimsum_inc
Photo by @dimsum_inc

Dim Sum Inc is a perfect go-to place for those supper and afterparty goers as they open 24 hours. Situated at Dewi Sri’s hustle and bustle, it’s safe to say that this destination is definitely made for everyone! Dim Sum Inc is recognized to offer a twist between classic dim sums and new fangled innovation offering treats for both young and old lovers.

They pimp out their interior and make it a cozy place to hangout, they play cool and groovy songs, and they challenge their dim sum chefs to create authentic Chinese dishes with up-to-date contemporary twists. And the result? A unique fusion of east meets west that is always vibing. Let yourself have ‘sum’ fun with dim sum!

Jl. Dewi Sri No.101, Legian - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 24 hours

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 125,000 /person

Google Review : 4.2 stars - 1503 reviews

12  Mie 88 Dimsum Chinese Food Bali

Mie 88 Dimsum Chinese Food Bali - Photo by @mie88bali
Photo by @mie88bali

If you’re looking for a restaurant that epitomizes a classic dim sum experience on the island, make your way to Mie 88 Dimsum Chinese Food. Their casual decor and environment set this destination apart from every other spot on touristy Petitenget. The menu has all the classics, so don't miss the Lumpia Kulit Tahu and Yam Cake.

The restaurant’s Cumi Cabe Garam is highly recommended for sharing, and their extensive noodle list are few of the items everyone should try on their visit, as the locals have been addicted to it for more than a decade!

Jalan Petitenget No.8A Seminyak - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 10:00 - 22:00

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 125,000 /person

Google Review : 4.1 stars - 733 reviews

13  Depot Gang Djangkrik

Depot Gang Djangkrik - Photo by @depotgangdjangkrik
Photo by @depotgangdjangkrik

Things don’t get more real than Depot Gang Djangkrik, which prides itself in serving traditional Chinese cuisine, and is reputed as one of the most established Chinese restaurants in Denpasar area. Enjoy elevated versions of your all-time favorite dim sum, such as siew mai and har gao.

Their dim sums are very plump with generous fillings, you'll definitely be satisfied each time you dine here. Our tip: make sure to sneak in some bakmi into your order, as they’re said to be one the best in Denpasar. You’re welcome!

Jl. Teuku Umar Barat No.22, Denpasar - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 10:00 - 22:00

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 100,000 /person

Google Review : 4.4 stars - 2258 reviews

14  Restoran Renon

Restoran Renon - Photo by @nuw.jpg
Photo by @nuw.jpg

Halal dim sum is a rarity in Bali, but thankfully, Restoran Renon exists to make Chinese cuisine accessible to all. For an authentic dim sum experience in the heart of Denpasar, head to Restoran Renon and indulge in modern and classic handmade yum cha dishes served in traditional style.

Look forward to all-time favorites, including fried mantou, char siew cheong fen, and steamed prawn in beancurd skin. Diners who look to try something new can opt for creatively presented dishes, since they offer a wide array of the freshest and live seafood, such as Kepiting Soka Telur Asin and Udang Mayonaise. With their spacious venue and reasonable price, this all-time favorite destination is a real deal.

Jl. Cok Agung Tresna No.85, Denpasar - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 10:30 - 21:30

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 125,000 /person

Google Review : 4.5 stars - 1840 reviews

15  Pelangi Bali Restaurant (Closed)

Pelangi Bali Restaurant (Closed) - Photo by @donaldmanoch
Photo by @donaldmanoch

If it’s classic Chinese cuisine you’re after, look no further than Pelangi Bali Restaurant. Here, you will be spoilt for choice with a delicate dim sum menu prepared by their experienced executive chefs. While offering refined classics such as Roasted Duck and Honey Roasted Char Siew Pork Barbeque, this restaurant is also keen on exploring new ways of crafting menus with innovative recipes.

Their Durian Goreng Istimewa, Kuo Tie and Mutiara Naga are just some of the standout dishes that exemplify how the restaurant successfully takes the dim sum tradition to new heights.

Jl. Dewi Sri No.7X, Kuta - Google Maps