My 5 Favorite Dishes at Harbour City Dimsum

In general, Chinese culinary culture has a very large influence on Filipino cuisine. It is no surprise therefore that Chinese food is quite popular among Filipinos. This is no different for us Cebuanos. Harbour City Dimsum Restaurant is part of a group of Chinese-inspired restaurants that has caught on the Cebuanos love for Chinese food.

My 5 Favorite Dishes at Harbour City Dimsum

Harbour City Dimsum Restaurant
Harbour City Dimsum Restaurant 

I have listed my favorite dishes I usually order when I eat at Harbour City Dimsum Restaurant and they are:

Steamed Fried Rice 

The Filipino rice-eater that I am, I always order at least a bowl or two of their steamed fried rice. It's my favorite among their rice bowls. This steamed rice bowl is topped with a delicious serving of fried pork and shrimp sprinkled with green peas and served with a rich and thick sauce.

Steamed fried rice at Harbour City Dimsum
Steamed fried rice

Steamed Hakao 

Steamed shrimp balls in an egg-based wrapper served on top of a bed of carrots sounds pretty good to me. Better than shao mai (siomai) I should say. This one is really delicious and is definitely on top of this list. Unlike siomai, this one has less flour so I'm able to taste more of the shrimp.

Steamed hakao at Harbour City Dimsum
Steamed hakao

Sweet and Sour Pork 

I am a lover of both pork dishes and sweet and sour recipes. Among my favorite sweet and sour food is the sweet and sour pork dish at Harbour City Dimsum Restaurant. I just love how the flavor of red onions and pineapple chunks blend in well with the pork and caramel.

Sweet and sour pork at Harbour City Dimsum
Sweet and sour pork

Quail's Egg Shao Mai 

Who doesn't love shao mai? And Harbour City Dimsum Restaurant has a lot of variety to choose from: plain shao mai, shark's fin shao mai, mushroom shao mai, bacon shao mai, and my favorite is quail's egg shao mai.

Quail's egg shao mai at Harbour City Dimsum
Quail's egg  shao mai

Fried Shrimp Balls

Shrimp is one of my favorite seafood items and the fried shrimp balls is the third item on this list with shrimp on it. Just goes to show how much a shrimp-lover I must be. The shrimp balls at Harbour City Dimsum Restaurant also comes in a steamed variety.

Harbour City Dimsum Restaurant Branches Around Cebu

SM City 

Lower Ground Floor, SM City Cebu
North Reclamation Area, Cebu City
Telephone Numbers:
  • +63 32 232 0705
  • +63 32 232 0741

Ayala Center 

3rd Level, Ayala Center Cebu
Cebu Business Park, Cebu City
Telephone Numbers:

  • +63 32 231 6283
  • +63 32 231 2284

SM Seaside

2nd Level, SM Seaside City Cebu
South Reclamation Project, Cebu City

Have you tried the Chinese-inspired dishes at Harbour City Dimsum Restaurant? Do you love them as much as I do? You may share your thoughts in the comments below.