Manila Food Tour: Chinatown Dimsum Experience

3 hr

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Dim sum is a southern Chinese term that can be translated to mean snack. In this experience we will be trying out iconic dim sum as well as some other snacks beloved by the locals. A generous selection of sweet and savory dishes with both Chinese and Filipino flavors.

For those who love food, this experience will be right up your alley! We will be visiting what CNN Travel has called the oldest Chinatown in...
Dim sum is a southern Chinese term that can be translated to mean snack. In this experience we will be trying out iconic dim sum as well as some other snacks beloved by the locals. A generous selection of sweet and savory dishes with both Chinese and Filipino flavors.

For those who love food, this experience will be right up your alley! We will be visiting what CNN Travel has called the oldest Chinatown in the world, Manila City's Binondo Chinatown. Here, we will be exploring the side streets and alleyways to find hidden gems and hole-in-the-wall restaurants and beloved local food.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

We'll meet up at the Binondo Church and learn a brief history of the area. Then make our way towards our first stop where we'll be sampling some baked savory filled pastries reminiscent of an empanada.

We then make our way to a hole-in-the-wall dumpling place and try out some fresh hand made dumplings.

Next, we walk along the main street of Chinatown as we take in the different sights and sounds before making our way to our next stop and try some fluffy meat buns stuffed with sweet and savory pork.

Soon after, we'll squeeze our way through the long lines and try out some dimsum classics such as Crystal Shrimp Dumplings and Beancurd Rolls washed down with iced milk tea.

We'll continue our walk deeper into Chinatown and try a different kind of bun, filled with a meatball.

Then top off our experience with sweet treats from...
Itinerary

We'll meet up at the Binondo Church and learn a brief history of the area. Then make our way towards our first stop where we'll be sampling some baked savory filled pastries reminiscent of an empanada.

We then make our way to a hole-in-the-wall dumpling place and try out some fresh hand made dumplings.

Next, we walk along the main street of Chinatown as we take in the different sights and sounds before making our way to our next stop and try some fluffy meat buns stuffed with sweet and savory pork.

Soon after, we'll squeeze our way through the long lines and try out some dimsum classics such as Crystal Shrimp Dumplings and Beancurd Rolls washed down with iced milk tea.

We'll continue our walk deeper into Chinatown and try a different kind of bun, filled with a meatball.

Then top off our experience with sweet treats from 2 different bakeries.

Stop At:

• Binondo Church, Paredes St. at Plaza Calderon de la Barca Binondo, Manila, Luzon Philippines

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks - 8 different food items ranging from sweet, savory and everything in between!
  • Soda/Pop - Soft drinks, Tea and Water
Not Included
  • Private transportation
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Binondo Church, Plaza Lorenzo Ruiz, Binondo, 1006 Metro Manila, Philippines
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.