Best dim sum in San Francisco

Check out the top dim sum in San Francisco, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Good Luck Dim Sum

1. Good Luck Dim Sum

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8 local reviews
736 Clement St, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415 386-3388
Dim Sum Restaurant
Maria
Divey, but some of the best dim sum in the city. Closed Tuesday.
Rita & Nathan
This is our favorite dim sum spot. Very low key, but delicious and cheap.
Leena
Pick up dim sum and picnic in the park. So Sunset/Parkside! Our fav dim sum, and we'd know.
1. Good Luck Dim Sum

1. Good Luck Dim Sum

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8 local reviews
736 Clement St, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415 386-3388
Maria
Maria
Divey, but some of the best dim sum in the city. Closed Tuesday.
Rita & Nathan
Rita & Nathan
This is our favorite dim sum spot. Very low key, but delicious and cheap.
Leena
Leena
Pick up dim sum and picnic in the park. So Sunset/Parkside! Our fav dim sum, and we'd know.
2. Hong Kong Lounge

2. Hong Kong Lounge

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5 local reviews
5322 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415-668-8836
BarNight clubRestaurant
Zhi
Famous Chinese and Dim Sum restaurant in SF! There can be a line here but it is worth the wait! You can get a …
DENISE
Chinese dim sum. Long lines on the weekend.
Victoria
A great place for dim sum! But come early or else there will be a long wait!
2. Hong Kong Lounge

2. Hong Kong Lounge

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5 local reviews
5322 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415-668-8836
Zhi
Zhi
Famous Chinese and Dim Sum restaurant in SF! There can be a line here but it is worth the wait! You can get a 7 course meal WITH LOBSTER for…
DENISE
DENISE
Chinese dim sum. Long lines on the weekend.
Victoria
Victoria
A great place for dim sum! But come early or else there will be a long wait!
3. City View

3. City View

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8 local reviews
662 Commercial Street, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415-398-2838
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Kenji
Name is misleading, there is no view, but delicious dim sum! Many cart options including dumplings, pot sticke…
Jason
If you're looking for a good dim sum place that is reasonable, this is the place! Great experience every time …
Andy
Definitely in the City, but definitely no View...but it's our current go-to Dim Sum restaurant, just outside o…
3. City View

3. City View

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8 local reviews
662 Commercial Street, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415-398-2838
Kenji
Kenji
Name is misleading, there is no view, but delicious dim sum! Many cart options including dumplings, pot stickers, crispy duck, spring rolls,…
Jason
Jason
If you're looking for a good dim sum place that is reasonable, this is the place! Great experience every time I go. Free validation for park…
Andy
Andy
Definitely in the City, but definitely no View...but it's our current go-to Dim Sum restaurant, just outside of Chinatown in the Financial D…
4. Good Mong Kok Bakery

4. Good Mong Kok Bakery

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4 local reviews
1039 Stockton Street, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415-397-2688
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Isaac And Kina
For dim sum to go and custard tarts.
Tian
It's not really a bakery, but more of a to-go dim sum place. Gets busy around 11am, but the line moves fast. B…
Matthew
Another good dim sum place. Takeout service.
4. Good Mong Kok Bakery

4. Good Mong Kok Bakery

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4 local reviews
1039 Stockton Street, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415-397-2688
Isaac And Kina
Isaac And Kina
For dim sum to go and custard tarts.
Tian
Tian
It's not really a bakery, but more of a to-go dim sum place. Gets busy around 11am, but the line moves fast. Be prepared to get yelled at by…
Matthew
Matthew
Another good dim sum place. Takeout service.
5. Shanghai Dumpling King

5. Shanghai Dumpling King

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18 local reviews
3319 Balboa Street, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415 387-2088
Dim Sum Restaurant
Todd and Tatyana
In the mood for dim sum? Forget about the dressed up joints on Geary, and tuck in at this local hole-in-the-w…
Joshua
Famous Dim Sum restaurant serving up a huge variety of delicious goodies. Make sure to try the soup dumplings!
Will
Offering the best Shanghai-style soup dumplings in a city that prides itself on its dim sum, Shanghai Dumpling…
5. Shanghai Dumpling King

5. Shanghai Dumpling King

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18 local reviews
3319 Balboa Street, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415 387-2088
Todd and Tatyana
Todd and Tatyana
In the mood for dim sum? Forget about the dressed up joints on Geary, and tuck in at this local hole-in-the-wall. Order Shanghai dumplings…
Joshua
Joshua
Famous Dim Sum restaurant serving up a huge variety of delicious goodies. Make sure to try the soup dumplings!
Will
Will
Offering the best Shanghai-style soup dumplings in a city that prides itself on its dim sum, Shanghai Dumpling King is a favorite among loca…
6. Ton Kiang

6. Ton Kiang

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10 local reviews
5821 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415-752-4440
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Robert
Through the flood and ebb of dim sum crazes, they have retained consistently good quality. The moment you are…
Noah
Order your heart out at this two-floor Outer Richmond institution where a dazzling variety of dim sum is serve…
Jeff
Great dim sum - amazing lunch specials and inexpensive! Good Chinese food!
6. Ton Kiang

6. Ton Kiang

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10 local reviews
5821 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415-752-4440
Robert
Robert
Through the flood and ebb of dim sum crazes, they have retained consistently good quality. The moment you are seated, put in an order for w…
Noah
Noah
Order your heart out at this two-floor Outer Richmond institution where a dazzling variety of dim sum is served all day, joined by wonderful…
Jeff
Jeff
Great dim sum - amazing lunch specials and inexpensive! Good Chinese food!
7. State Bird Provisions

7. State Bird Provisions

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19 local reviews
1529 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
Closed now
(415) 795-1272
RestaurantGrocery or supermarketFood
Jeffrey
Fun, delicious, affordable. Great dim sum food cart spot that won its share of best new restaurant awards. Not…
Jonathan
My favorite of the five michelin awarded restaurants in the neighborhood. The incredible, local northern Calif…
Nikki
Book well in advance if you can, but call last minute to check if they can seat you. This was the top restaur…
7. State Bird Provisions

7. State Bird Provisions

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19 local reviews
1529 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
Closed now
(415) 795-1272
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
Fun, delicious, affordable. Great dim sum food cart spot that won its share of best new restaurant awards. Notoriously hard to get into, unl…
Jonathan
Jonathan
My favorite of the five michelin awarded restaurants in the neighborhood. The incredible, local northern California food is rolled around th…
Nikki
Nikki
Book well in advance if you can, but call last minute to check if they can seat you. This was the top restaurant in SF 2 years ago. Serves…
8. Yank Sing

8. Yank Sing

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6 local reviews
49 Stevenson Street, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415 541-4949
Dim Sum Restaurant
Angela
Yank Sing is perfect for a classic Dim Sum meal. Located in the beautiful Rincon Building! Carts of fresh Dim …
Jaime
Best place for Dim Sum. It is not cheap, but the quality and service are amazing.
Paul
Some of the best higher end Cantonese/Chinese in the City; known for Dim Sum
8. Yank Sing

8. Yank Sing

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6 local reviews
49 Stevenson Street, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415 541-4949
Angela
Angela
Yank Sing is perfect for a classic Dim Sum meal. Located in the beautiful Rincon Building! Carts of fresh Dim Sum are pushed past your table…
Jaime
Jaime
Best place for Dim Sum. It is not cheap, but the quality and service are amazing.
Paul
Paul
Some of the best higher end Cantonese/Chinese in the City; known for Dim Sum
9. Koi Palace

9. Koi Palace

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6 local reviews
365 Gellert Boulevard, Daly City
Closed now
+1 650 992-9000
Dim Sum Restaurant
Jane
The Award-Winning Best Dim Sum in Town!
Chris
Great place for Chinese Dim Sum. Lines can be very long, so good to get there early.
Scott
This is one of the best Hong-Kong Style Dim Sum and high end Chinese Restaurants in the Bay Area. Often crowd…
9. Koi Palace

9. Koi Palace

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6 local reviews
365 Gellert Boulevard, Daly City
Closed now
+1 650 992-9000
Jane
Jane
The Award-Winning Best Dim Sum in Town!
Chris
Chris
Great place for Chinese Dim Sum. Lines can be very long, so good to get there early.
Scott
Scott
This is one of the best Hong-Kong Style Dim Sum and high end Chinese Restaurants in the Bay Area. Often crowded so expect a wait, especiall…
10. Mama Ji's

10. Mama Ji's

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21 local reviews
4416 18th Street, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415-626-4416
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Jason
When a a Chinese chef and a Beer afficionado marry, you get Mama Ji's. Delicious Chinese dim sum and entrees, …
Raana
Walk down the street to get some of the best local Dim Sum. There is always a line so try to get there early!
Becca
Incredible Chinese Dim Sum! It's a no frills mom and pop shop but they use the finest ingredients and the food…
10. Mama Ji's

10. Mama Ji's

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21 local reviews
4416 18th Street, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415-626-4416
Jason
Jason
When a a Chinese chef and a Beer afficionado marry, you get Mama Ji's. Delicious Chinese dim sum and entrees, with a great beer selection.
Raana
Raana
Walk down the street to get some of the best local Dim Sum. There is always a line so try to get there early!
Becca
Becca
Incredible Chinese Dim Sum! It's a no frills mom and pop shop but they use the finest ingredients and the food is mind blowing!
11. Hong Kong Lounge II

11. Hong Kong Lounge II

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5 local reviews
3300 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415 668-8802
Dim Sum Restaurant
Isaac And Kina
Peking duck, dim sum and everything else.
John
Some of the best dim sum in the city. They get busy, so maybe call ahead to check availability.
Kim + Rob
One of the best dim sum places in the city.
11. Hong Kong Lounge II

11. Hong Kong Lounge II

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5 local reviews
3300 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415 668-8802
Isaac And Kina
Isaac And Kina
Peking duck, dim sum and everything else.
John
John
Some of the best dim sum in the city. They get busy, so maybe call ahead to check availability.
Kim + Rob
Kim + Rob
One of the best dim sum places in the city.
12. Wing Lee Bakery

12. Wing Lee Bakery

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4 local reviews
503 Clement Street, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415-668-9481
BakeryRestaurantFood
Jon
Excellent dim sum. Don't miss the pork buns!
Isaac And Kina
Go here for dim sum. Minimal seating. Get it to go and eat at GG Park, the Presidio or Crissy Field.
Kevin
Dim sum to go institution
12. Wing Lee Bakery

12. Wing Lee Bakery

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4 local reviews
503 Clement Street, San Francisco
Closed now
+1 415-668-9481
Jon
Jon
Excellent dim sum. Don't miss the pork buns!
Isaac And Kina
Isaac And Kina
Go here for dim sum. Minimal seating. Get it to go and eat at GG Park, the Presidio or Crissy Field.
Kevin
Kevin
Dim sum to go institution