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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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275 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A truly fun and chaotic experience ! The food is great and service is good. From every which direction servers with carts and trying to sell you delicious food! The billing is a bit confusing so go there planning on spending a lot of money .

Thank Michael A
San Francisco, California
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1,543 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As many other reviewers have mentioned, carts filled with delicious looking food are wheeled in between tables and you just help yourself to as much as you want. There is a price list on the table but it's a bit difficult to multitask and check prices whilst the trolley dashes past your table! So you can end up grabbing a... More 

Thank Travellover6128
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

BEST Dim Sum in San Francisco!!!!!! Every time we're in the city we make sure we go there!! It's a restaurant that the locals go to

Thank ldsjpsalpalp
Greenville, Texas
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The problem may be that I have never eaten Dim Sum. We started out poorly by waiting 29 minutes for a party of 3. Several parties of 4 were seated before we were seated who came after us. The waiters bring by plates but you do not know the price of the items, unless you are experienced. One item was... More 

Thank Greenvilledan
Michigan USA
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210 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent place for a Dim Sum lunch, but one needs to watch the costs. Three of us managed to run up a $180 bill for lunch. I have paid more for less, so it's not a major concern. The place is exceptionally well-run and I'd have no hesitation in going back next visit to SF. But those... More 

Thank DHK44
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for lunch. Super authentic dim sum experience. Would absolutely recommend a reservation, as it's in a very busy business neighborhood.

Thank robotmuppet
Vienna Region, Austria
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most important: make a reservation and be on time if you want to avoid waiting in line for a long period of time - this is a popular restaurant! While the location is not in Chinatown, the food is probably better than in most Dim Sum restaurants in Chinatown - excellent selection of freshly prepared Dim Sum which are brought... More 

Thank Samoht60
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't believe it took me 17 years to finally eat at Yank Sing. The restaurant and overall experience exceeded my expectations. Yes, it was expensive at $200 for three people, but overall, the food was delicious and well worth the high price tag. I'd say it deserves the ranking as the best spot in San Francisco for Dim Sum.... More 

Thank Emily C
Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best Dim Sum ever! The concept is surprising, because food is brought around constantly but in a seemingly haphazard order. You just point to what you want to eat and it is placed on your table. It comes steaming hot and is absolutely delicious! If you go with the flow, the experience is thoroughly enjoyable!

Thank Anmol M
Kirkland, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

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

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
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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