Baoyuan Jiaozi Wu宝源饺子屋
This well-known restaurant boasts an extensive range of rainbow-colored dumplings. Delicious fillings are available in a range of vegetarian and kid-friendly options. Baoyuan blends value for money with child-friendly service and a lively non-smoking atmosphere.
Da Qinghua 大青花
The dough is slightly salty, stuffed to the seams and pan-fried until crispy, making Da Qinghua dumplings some of the most satisfying in Beijing.
Din Tai Fung 鼎泰丰
This old favorite produces some of the best dumplings in Beijing, including delicate xiaolongbao (soup-filled dumplings) and delicious xiajiao (prawn dumplings). Kids will enjoy the range of fillings and bite-sized dumplings, not to mention the fully equipped playroom in the Xinyuan branch.
San Yuan Shui Jiao Cheng 三元水饺城
If you are willing to put up with basic service and are not vegetarian, then this no-frills jiaozi restaurant is likely to impress on many levels. Interesting fillings and incredibly cheap prices make this a favorite Chinese eatery for many dumpling lovers.
35 Xiaoyun Lu, Chaoyang District (6468 8815) 朝阳区霄云路35号(近现代汽车大厦)
Xian Lao Man 馅老满
When a restaurant’s name translates to "always stuffed full," you know that you’re in for a jiaozi feast. If the pork and leek dumplings don’t make you want to come back, then the affordable prices will.
252 Andingmennei Dajie, Dongcheng District (6404 6944) 东城区安定门内大街252号.