NOW magazine readers voted us the best
Chinese Restaurant in Toronto for 2012, 2013,
2015, 2016 and 2017. We were runners up in
2014. Thank you to all our supporters.

Rated one of the three best Chinese
restaurants in Toronto by ThreeBestRated in

NOW Magazine: Toronto's Best $5 Lunch (BEST OF
TORONTO 2005 - the year we opened):

"... specializes in delicious house-made Chinese dumpling and
noodle dishes that are as much a treat for the pocketbook as for
the taste buds."

Featured on
CBC Radio's Metro Morning by Catherine Jheon:

"Mother's Dumplings is a Northern Chinese restaurant which
means you'll see dishes such as buns, noodles and of course
dumplings on the menu - and the dumplings are what I
recommend...The prices are unbeatable."

Toronto Life Magazine calls our dumplings the city's finest
boiled and steamed dumplings.
Born in Shenyang, Zhen
is owner and cook. After
a brief visit to China, she
returned to Toronto and
opened Mother's
Dumplings in June 2005.
We featured eight tables
seating from 2 to 6
people each, We started
as a cozy, welcoming
café. Although we have
grown we strive to
remain warn and

If Zhen seems tired some
days, it is because she
cooks with her heart to
make dumplings as good
as her mother makes

Rick is a retired high
school mathematics,
physics and computer
studies teacher. After  
Zhen returned to
Toronto to open
Mother's Dumplings, he
stayed in China for four
months where he  taught
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