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“If you know your dim sums and been to HK, lower your expectations.”

Great Eastern Restaurant
Ranked #971 of 6,300 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: US$21 - US$30
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Seafood
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The dim sum was very old school (not in a good way), most of our dishes was lukewarm and the meats wasn't marinated right. The owner must have the right political connection to get Obama to show up for the photo ops. Wish the food match the hype .

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Thank Redshirts889
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Went for dim sum, which is served 10-4p, and was not impressed. Lackluster. Food lacked spices and flavor. Service was fast. Would not return.

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Good food and large portions. In the heart of Chinatown. Short walk from our hotel. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Tisha K
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

The place looked good, but was average food. We saw the dim sum on the menu outside only to be disappointed that it was not done at night. So we had some prawn in a batter, which were terrible as the batter was so thick, the prawn could not be tasted. The pork and veggie steamed dumplings were very tasty and can be recommended. The Hong Kong fried noodles were flavourable, but not authentic.

Thank Shane V
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Below average dim sum and overpriced. Though steamed BBQ buns were good. And tea was tasty, but lots of crushed tea leaves in it, not sure if that is normal. Staff very unfriendly! We paid cash and they were very adamant that tip was not included in price. We had left a tip on the table.

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