Dumplings.

Many cultures have some variation of meat wrapped in a carbohydrate wrapper.

But when we think of dumplings, we tend to think of eastern ones, bao, momo, gyoza, and the like.

Here we work towards making a list of the best dumplings in Connecticut, so far.

Because who wants to settle for your local Chinese fast-food place (which may have some of the best anyway!).

#5 Spicy Pork Dumplings; Hot Basil

Somewhat plain on their own but when paired with an incredible sauce, the juicy interior shines.

The Rating: 8/10

Address: 565 New Park Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110

Full review coming soon.

#4 Pork Gyoza; Nummy

Soft wrappers, filling insides, everything is right with these.

The Rating: 8/10

Address: 1160 New Britain Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110

Full review here

#3 Wonton in Spicy Oil; Sichuan Pepper

An excellent blend of spiciness, sweetness, and umami.

The Rating: 8/10

Address: 435 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon, CT 06066

Full review here

#2. Soup Dumplings; Good Hope Dumpling & Ramen House

Nearly perfect, rich soup inside, pork, in just too delicate wrappers.

These are about the best dumplings in Connecticut, so far.

The Rating: 9/10

Address: 172 Main St, Norwalk, CT 06851

Full review here

Honorable Mentions

Before unveiling the best dumplings in CT so far, some honorable mentions need to be addressed.

Dumpling House: Pork Dumpling in chili sauce. 868 Boston Post Rd, Milford, CT 06460

Enchanted Szechuan: Dumplings in Chili oil. 120 Washington St, Norwalk, CT 06854

Now, on to the best dumplings in CT so far.

#1. Seven Flavor Wonton; Shu Restaurant

But the king of the CT dumplings just cannot be beat.

Everything about these dumplings is right, great flavor, delicate wrappers, incredible sauce.

The king.

The Rating: 9/10

Address: 156 Shield St, West Hartford, CT 06110

Full review here

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