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City View Restaurant

662 Commercial St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2504
+1 415-398-2838
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dim sum” (256 reviews)
“dumplings” (31 reviews)
“chicken feet” (8 reviews)
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
662 Commercial St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2504
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Reviewed yesterday

The best dim sum I’ve ever had was at Dim Sum #1 in Hong Kong! I can say with confidence this place was very close to my experience in Hong Kong! I recommend all dim sum lovers to visit this place! They have a menu...More

Thank Cezar B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The dim sum here is fresh - almost, almost as good as the Michelin starred Tim Ho Wan in Hong Kong. But you don't need a passport to come here. There are still carts roaming the restaurant, but it may be faster and more specific...More

Thank Amge55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be prepared to wait as we waited an hour to be seated, however the food and service were wonderful! Fun eating in Chinatown for a dim sum experience.

Thank Cheri F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dimsum here is excellent. With a wide variety available you will not run out of choices and dishes to try. The Peking duck is fabulous. Come early (we were here at lunch) since the place gets packed and there are no reservations. A must...More

Thank Ntrekker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried many delicious dishes at City View Restaurant for a dim sum lunch. We arrived right around 11am when they opened and by 12pm the place was packed! The servers push around carts with various dishes in them and stop by your table to...More

Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by my tour guide and it was worth it. Service was nice and quick and the dim sum was very yummy with lots of choices. It was packed too, go early.

Thank Joy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoy trying different places for dim sum and this is the only place, we are intending to visit again.Good prices and great service.

Thank eke-ono
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I have been looking forward to this for weeks. It didn't disappoint (for me). We were a group of four, two couples. We arrived about 11:15 on a Friday and the place was mostly empty (yet) so we were seated immediately. It quickly filled up...More

Thank ZsaZsa
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We were looking forward to have dim sum in San Francisco chinatown and were not disspointed. This lunch was a very fun and tasty experience for all the family, there are a lot of choices and the staff were happy to explain what's in each...More

Thank TLV_girl
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I gave this restaurant an excellent review about a year ago, so here is an update: This is still by far the best dim sum restaurant we have found in the bay area, and we've eaten at 14 other such places. While City View lacks...More

Thank David G
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but
can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s
version of Wall Street. The rush of business people
make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of
life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the
narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
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13 February 2018|
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Response from 911QT | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not accept reservations.
25 December 2016|
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Response from ToroFarm | Reviewed this property |
Many items of dim sum by nature do not contain wheat but rice flour e.g. shrimp dumpling, rice roll, pan-fried turnip cake, pearl rice wrapped in leave, spare ribs, etc. But lots are marinated or flavored with some amount... More
Erin R
21 September 2016|
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Response from CM_G279 | Reviewed this property |
It is probably feasible, but not necessarily practical.. you are looking at small, narrow streets in bad repair (if cases are wheeled), so getting them there smoothly would be a challenge. Additionally, the dining location... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 662 Commercial St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-398-2838
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