Top 10 Chinese Restaurants in San Francisco

We are big fans of Chinese food.  San Francisco is home to a large Chinese population and with that, some of the best Chinese food outside of China. (Except for Vancouver and LA!) For those not well versed in Chinese Dim Sum Lunch, be sure to read our Introduction to Chinese Dim Sum article. We also have an Introduction to an Authentic Chinese Dinner.

Here is our Top 10 Chinese Restaurants in San Francisco:

Chinese RestaurantsBest Chinese Restaurant in San Francisco

Great Eastern, Chinatown San Francisco – Chinese Dim Sum Lunch or Dinner

R&G Lounge, Chinatown San Francisco – Lunch or Dinner – No Dim Sum

All Seasons, Diamond Heights San Francisco – Chinese Dim Sum Lunch or Dinner

Yank Sing, Financial District San Francisco – Chinese Dim Sum Lunch only – Overprice but good for dim sum newbies

MY China – Martin Yan’s and Koi Palace restaurant in Westfield San Francisco Centre

Hakkasan – Upscale Chinese restaurant in Downtown

City View, Chinatown San Francisco – Chinese Dim Sum Lunch only

Hong Kong Lounge, Richmond District San Francisco – Chinese Dim Sum Lunch or Dinner. More budget friendly and lower quality.

Lai Hong Lounge, Chinatown San Francisco – Chinese Dim Sum Lunch or Dinner. More budget friendly

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Regional Chinese Cuisine Restaurants: (Most others restaurants service Chinese Cantonese Food)

Beijing Restaurant, San Francisco – Beijing Cuisine

San Tung, San Francisco – Korean Influenced Northern Chinese food

Five Happiness, San Francisco – Northern Chinese food

Hakka Restaurant, San Francisco – Hakka Chinese Food

Shanghai Dumpling King, San Francisco – Shanghai Chinese Food, Steamed Pork Dumplings

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Chinese restaurants Best Chinese Restaurant located just outside San Francisco

Koi Palace , Daly City – Dim Sum Lunch or DinnerBest Chinese Restaurant in San Francisco Bay Area

Koi Palace, Dublin

5 Joy – Foster City – Taiwanese Chinese Food

ABC Seafood – Foster City – Chinese Dim Sum Lunch or Dinner – OK

Asian Pearl Peninsula, Millbrae – Chinese Dim Sum Lunch or DinnerAsian Pearl Richmond

Fey, Menlo Park – Sichuan

Hong Kong Restaurant, Palo Alto – Reasonably priced Family style Cantonese restaurant

Little Shanghai, San Mateo – Shanghai Chinese Food

The Kitchen, Millbrae – Chinese Dim Sum Lunch or Dinner

Shanghai Dumpling Shop, Millbrae- Shanghai Chinese Food, Steamed Pork Dumplings

Little Sheep Mongolian Hot pot, San Mateo – Hot Pot

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