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The 8 Best Dim Sum Restaurants in Chinatown, San Francisco

Updated: February 26, 2021

Figuring out which ones are Chinatown’s best restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the finest restaurants, we scoured the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours with ease and spend less time deciding.

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Great Eastern Restaurant

Chinese · $22 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Chinatown
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Hang Ah Tea Room

Chinese · $6 avg. price for 2 pc dim sum
San Francisco, Chinatown
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Dim Sum Corner

Asian · $10 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Chinatown
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Broadway Dim Sum Cafe

Asian
San Francisco, Chinatown
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

Palette Tea House

Chinese · $9 avg. price for 2 pc dim sum
San Francisco, Russian Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Yank Sing

Chinese
San Francisco, South Beach
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

City View Restaurant

Chinese
San Francisco, Financial District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Lai Hong Lounge

Chinese · $18 avg. main dish
San Francisco, North Beach
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

King Kee

Chinese · $14 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Downtown
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Why is this list better than others?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 1539 lists and articles from top sources like Mcquire.com, TimeOut and SF Travel, 31320 San Francisco restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 1095134 reviews – all with some Feastfox magic to make sense of the madness. Yes, we even looked at Mcquire.com - The 14 Best Local Spots for Dim Sum in San Francisco, TimeOut - The best dim sum San Francisco has to offer and SF Travel - San Francisco’S Best Dim Sum By Neighborhood to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With Feastfox, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Save or Splurge?

Know what prices to expect in every neighborhood. Deal-seekers will love the lower prices at Chinatown, while those who love to splurge may enjoy what Russian Hill has to offer. Knowing the average price of 2 pc dim sum will help you know what to expect next time you dine out.

NeighborhoodAve. price for 2 pc dim sum# Dim Sum restaurants
Russian Hill$91
Chinatown$723

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