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The 7 Best Dim Sum Restaurants in San Francisco

Updated: February 19, 2021

Finding the finest San Francisco restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the best restaurants, we assessed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to easily compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours.

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Dragon Beaux

Chinese · $32 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Central Richmond
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Palette Tea House

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

Yank Sing

San Francisco, South Beach
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Chili House SF

San Francisco, Inner Richmond
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Dumpling House

Asian · $9 avg. price for 2 pc dim sum
San Francisco, Eureka Valley - Dolores Heights - Castro
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Lai Hong Lounge

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

Dim Sum Corner

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

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Francisco. We pored over ratings for 31320 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in San Francisco and 1539 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what, TimeOut and SF Travel had to say, and applied our Feastfox magic sauce. These spots have been featured in - 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. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With Feastfox, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Pick your dollar sign

Know what prices to expect in every neighborhood. Deal-seekers will love the lower prices at Inner Richmond, while those who love to splurge may enjoy what South of Market has to offer. We compared the average price of 2 pc dim sum in every spot in town.

NeighborhoodAve. price for 2 pc dim sum# Dim Sum restaurants
South of Market$102
Russian Hill$91
Eureka Valley - Dolores Heights - Castro$92
Central Richmond$65
Inner Richmond$47

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