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City View Restaurant

662 Commercial St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2504
+1 415-398-2838
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dim sum” (245 reviews)
“dumplings” (30 reviews)
“chicken feet” (9 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
662 Commercial St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2504
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an interesting visit. First thing I'll say is don't let the name fool you. The only city view you see is the other side of the street. He food here is mostly nice. You need to know this before you go; you don't...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Disappointed after traveling via bus across town from our hotel, just to find this place CLOSED at 2:30pm.

Thank sbfoster777
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant in Chinatown was awesome. We enjoyed it so much, with carts coming by if Dim sum & just selecting what you want to try. Loved trying the different tastes, but it all looked so good, you have to be very careful not to...More

Thank Debaw
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Came first thing on Sunday morning in August, no wait. 2 adults 3 kids. We loved it. Soup dumpling is amazing. Stay away from the chicken feet. Too many options too little time. Save room for dessert. The "donuts" are amazing and the custard pies...More

Thank JoeBuff
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Compared to other Dim Sum restaurants I have been in NYC this place is expensive. Quality of food is good but service it s just OK as the place is very crowded with customers. Be prepared to wait in line for a while before you...More

Thank Permart
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Very good food and fast service. Maybe it is hard to find bad Dim Sum in San Francisco but this was a block from Hilton FiNDiST so we tried it and we'd go back. Good variety of items.

Thank jwest64373
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I really wanted to eat at a dim sum Restaurant with steaming trollies to pick your food from and City View certainly provided that. Delicious dumplings and spring rolls of all types served straight from the trolley. Arrive before 12 to avoid big queues. It...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and the line was out the door and on to Commerce Street, so we were prepared from a long wait. Surprisingly we were seated within 10 minutes. The dim sum were wonderful, especially the shrimp dumplings, the tofu and eggplant...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The wedding was on Friday, so we went to City View Restaurant on a Saturday morning around 11 am. There were about six people, including the newlyweds. Dim Sum was the perfect after wedding festivities place to go. We only had to wait a little...More

Thank Rachell S
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Omg, I think I'm ruined for dim sum anywhere else. I have no idea what half of the delicious morsels were called but just say yes and enjoy! This place is packed from the minute they open, and I understand the waits can be long...More

Thank Janine K
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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25 December 2016|
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Response from Bill_123 | Reviewed this property |
Michal M is spot on with his answer. If you have bad gluten-free allergies you must ask the waitress. The waitresses I encountered spoke good but accented English, so they can help you.
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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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