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ABC Seafood Restaurant

973 East Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404
650.328.2288
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Ranked #29 of 51 Restaurants in Foster City
Price range: $30 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Shell Blvd
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English first
Rancho Bernardo, California
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109 reviews 109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

With much anticipation to dine at this restaurant, a set menu was ordered with 10 dishes total including soup. I was disappointed with some of the dishes. The food was salty. The crab dish was great! The fish was fresh!It was a delight to have the abalone dish which I have not had for a very long time. The service... More 

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Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I had my birthday party at this restaurant, the foods were excellent Chinese food. But we spent $300 for one table and we were 9 people. It's gruesome to see dead fishes in the fish tank. There were flies too....

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Foster City, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I think ABC is one of the better Dimsum places in the Bay Area. I like their steamed fish as well as steamed spinach. However, the service is not good. The people going around in dimsum carts are not friendly. It's ok that they don't speak English but at least they should smile or be nice to customers. I still... More 

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Foster City, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We are a caucasian couple. We were there on two Saturday's to compare the service and food. Now obviously this is a Chinese restaurant and we are white people. I / we normally do not give this a second thought, irregardless of where we eat. But, in this particular restaurant in Foster City, we both felt as though we were... More 

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Foster City, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

People come from miles around for this upscale Chinese restaurant. You get the idea about fresh seafood when you see all the massive fish tanks as you walk in. This is NOT your usual neighborhood take out place by any means. However, don't be surprised at the prices. Service is OK, not super. Located in a shopping center, a very... More 

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Cupertino, California
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171 reviews 171 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

The dim sum dishes here were fairly tasty. We particularly enjoyed the shrimp dumplings, shu mai, chicken feet, taro & pork dumplings, beef balls, and steam egg yolk buns. The service here was kind of slow. It took about 30 minutes for the food to arrive. The waitresses were friendly and helpful. The price was okay. Our bill averaged out... More 

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Foster City, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

ABC has been around for many years and yet their service is still sub par. We tried to give them many chances through out the past ten plus years and their service is still lacking. You will get great service if you are the regulars who go in with the bottle of wine, and order their expensive dishes e.g steam... More 

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Sacramento, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We went there for lunch; had dim sum and also ordered some dishes a la carte. Had the worst green onion pancake; dry, chewy and lukewarm. The other dishes were average at best. Very pricey considering the food quality. Beware: TIP WAS INCLUDED IN THE BILL!. Service was poor, very slow. I will not go back!

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Redwood City, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

It was very close to where I live. I usually went there on Saturday morning for Dim Sim. There was always a huge line waiting there. Sometimes I was really frustrated waiting.. Food was good. BBQ pork bun, egg-stuffed bun are my favorite.

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San Francisco
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant sits in the beautiful foster city which is surrounded by blue lagoons. The view inside the restaurant is excellent, and you can take a walk around the lagoon before or after meal. Food is great, authentic dim-sum, one of the best in bay area. The only downside is the price.

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Additional Information about ABC Seafood Restaurant

Address: 973 East Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404
Phone Number: 650.328.2288
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 9:30 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: Seafood

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