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Yank Sing - Stevenson St.

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49 Stevenson St, San Francisco, CA 94105-2909
+1 415-541-4949
10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
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Kirkland, Washington
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70 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ratings for Yank Sing are consistent with our visit for lunch. The service was rapid as we sat down. The variety of dim sum items is large with all great tasting. They do move lots of people through so the service at first seemed rushed. But with our slowing down, it became a very excellent lunch.

Thank Travln-Dawg
Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Being lucky enough to live near NYC (and now Brooklyn!) and Philadelphia Chinatowns, I've had some incredible dim sum over the years. This one while not the best I've ever had, is right up there with the best. There are two major differences with Yank Sing. The service was much nicer, less rushed, even at the height of a crazy... More 

Thank AlexLine1
Houston, TX
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has the best dim sum we've ever had and we've been to plenty. Highly recommend the soup dumplings.

Thank LiveToTravel1329
Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very surprised to experience a disappointing visit after seeing the rave reviews here on Tripadvisor. Despite having a reservation, still had to wait in the long queue along with people who didn't have a booking so that didn't seem to help us much and was a great start - there should surely be two queues for fairness. We were then... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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104 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always busy and always good. House specialties are steamed dumplings, but worth sampling lots of the fare on the roving carts. The place is great for hungry kids because of the immediate swarm of servers offering a variety of food.

Thank John M
Laguna Beach, California
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216 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stevenson St best location, smaller but faster during always busy times. Morning better too as they make things in the morning, run out around 2. Park across the ally on Stevenson. Food is excellent, taste a little of everything !!! Yum yum

Thank OC-RaiderFan
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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172 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Slammed on Dec 26 so although we called ahead and they said to come over we couldn't get in. Better luck on Tuesday but still a huge line. Gotta agree the soup dumplings are good, but $6.25 for a single bite of Peking Duck in a dumpling is over the top. The little individual bites seemed like a great idea... More 

Thank DC196
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I have no idea why even SF locals recommend Yank Sing to tourists. As a local myself I have dined at all of their locations including their long ago closed down one at Embarcadero Center area since 1989. The one at Rincon Center definitely is much, much better than the Stevenson St. one. But, in general, Yank Sing is terribly... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had a great lunch at Yank Sing; dumplings were amazing, seasame balls were wonderful, sea bass was delicious, and the service was great. I would recommend making reservations (there was a long line even at 11am)....

Thank busybiztravlr
Santa Rosa, California
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I hadn't been to this place for dim sum since the mid to late 70's. It has grown up, more stylish but the food remains amazing and wonderful! Very fresh, pretty to look at and each bite better than the last! Dim sum is brought around to each table for selecting. Dining room is small but they also have a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Stevenson St, San Francisco, CA 94105-2909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-541-4949

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South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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