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Yank Sing - Rincon Center

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
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101 Spear St, One Rincon Ctr, San Francisco, CA 94105-1559
+1 415-781-1111
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11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
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Houston, Texas
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456 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fairly extensive selection of traditional dim sum dishes. Most were quite good. Didn't offer white vinegar, which was a disappointment. The BBQ siaopao were a special treat. Attentive service - when we sat for a while waiting, a manager came to ask what we would like and followed up to make sure we got it. A bit pricy. They validate... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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161 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We came here for lunch with a few friends while visiting in San Francisco. A friend had recommended we try it. The place was hopping, but we had made a reservation in advance. The food was excellent. Funny though, I had not ever experienced true Dim Sum before. We were seated, and immediately barraged by servers and carts full of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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189 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Not a lot of dim sum places are still using carts, and Yank Sing clings to this tradition to complete an old-school experience. The service staff, thankfully, don't cling to the tradition of being rude or disinterested; the team here are very nice. Not much to say about the space: it's a typical dim sum restaurant, tending towards the upper... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area...make a reservation for brunch here! Could have just ate pork dumpings for my whole meal! Jasmine Tea was perfect pairing. BBQ pork dumpling was tasty too! We had an assortment of Deem Sum options....my first experience for Deem Sum....can't wait to go back!

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Thank h_zurweller
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480 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

What a great place for Chinese food and dim sum . Large and well lighted room but get there early because the lines form quickly . Long wait by the time we were leaving . Service was excellent with servers with carts passing by all of the time , you could even ask for something they did not have on... More 

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El Cerrito, California
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Just had the shanghai dumplings. They were great and stayed together not to waste the broth. Good prices and fast service.

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San Leandro, California
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Very crowded restaurant. Good food but we prefer Great Eastern or Tom Kiang. You have to go early for your breakfast. The staff is arrogant, they treated us like a beggar

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Arlington, Virginia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Can't get dim sum this good at home in DC! Like most good dim sum places, it's not the atmosphere, but the food that's the attraction. Here, the staff was attentive and explained what each dish was. Every dish was delicious - especially the steamed pork bao!

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San Francisco, California
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155 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I've been hear a lot as it's near my work, and I have to say that Yank Sing is pretty consistent with it's food. You can always count on the food to roll in as soon as you sit down - so be sure to pace yourself. Order some tea and point to some quick bites you want off the... More 

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127 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

While there are many places in the city to get Dim Sum, Yank Sing is the tops. You will find the service exceptional and the food even better. From dumplings to lettuce wraps, Peking Duck to outstanding deserts this place is a belly filler. If it's your first time or your 100th, Yank Sing delivers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Spear St, One Rincon Ctr, San Francisco, CA 94105-1559
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-781-1111

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Neighbourhood Profile
SoMa
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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