Chau Chow City

Dim Sum
$ $
83 Essex St (btwn Chauncy & Kingston)
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 338-8158
8:00am - 4:00am
8:00am - 4:00am
8:00am - 4:00am
8:00am - 4:00am
8:00am - 4:00am
11:00am - 4:00am
11:00am - 4:00am



  • Be sure to ask for "Cold Tea" late night
  • Have a flaming lamborghini !!! It's an awesome drink... ON FIRE!!!
  • Be prepared for the best food ever, but to be treated like shit!
  • This Chinatown spot is a popular late-night hangout for hungry bargoers come closing time: While Boston's watering holes turn off the lights at 2 a.m., Chau Chow City serves until 3 a.m.
  • Best dim sum experience in Boston. Dim sum available until 3:00 everyday!
  • Michael Leviton, chef of Area Four, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Tripe.
  • Best shrimp dumpling.
  • Pop into Chau Chow City bright and early for some cheap and tasty dim sum. Or stay late into the night (they're open til 3 A.M. on weekdays and 4 A.M. on weekends) for delicous fare anytime.
  • The pork fried rice order is HUGE! Make sure to ask for soy sauce with it.
  • The Scorpion Bowl is superb! Be sure you above 21 though
  • The best Chinese food!
  • Late night food!
  • Fast service and great for drunken late night food.
  • The dim experience here is among the best. Quick seating. Quick service, drinks are refilled promptly. Food is excellent.
  • The dim sum experience here is among the best. Quick seating. Excellent service - drinks were refilled quickly. Food was excellent.
  • I made the mistake of going here for a regular meal after work and I regretted it. Stick to dim sum. Full menu seems greasy and subpar. Even a day later I'm wincing.
  • chicken corn soup, fried rice, lo mein, calamari.
  • Dim sums, dim sums, dim sums! I like their shrimp and chives
  • Not very impressed. Average food, bad service.
  • A spectacle at 2am. Salt and pepper shrimp was pretty good if I remember correctly.

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