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Tian Sing

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138 Cyril Magnin St., San Francisco, CA 94102
415-398-1338
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Dim Sum near Union Sq

After all the seafood like oysters, lobster, and the like, I was looking for s.th. else, and I found it just a few steps from Union Sq at Tian Sing. They will come with a cart to your table, and you will see what you will choose from. Then it will be taken to be heated, before you will enjoy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
airbourne79
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eine Hütte auf dem Hügel
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

After all the seafood like oysters, lobster, and the like, I was looking for s.th. else, and I found it just a few steps from Union Sq at Tian Sing. They will come with a cart to your table, and you will see what you will choose from. Then it will be taken to be heated, before you will enjoy... More 

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Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The food was not tasty. I was there around 5:30 PM but should have noticed I was only the second table occupied and moved on. There are other restaurants just up the street. The service was slow. BEWARE: they add a 15% service charge and that it is NOT noted on the menu or anywhere else.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

While I have had Chinese food countless times across the country, I had never actually had dim sum until I visited Tian Sing. It was a fun experience with satisfying, tasty food. I highly recommend trying the Shanghai style steamed dumplings! The staff were friendly and pretty attentive. My only complaint is that they were out of the dessert we... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This was the best place we ate in San Francisco. Never having eaten Thai food before the place was recommended by a San Franciscan native so we went, three times!! The value is amazing as it the flavour of their foods. So friendly people too and they remembered us the second night so a major plus there. Well worth a... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Do not waste your money at this place. The dim sum is not worth the price. You are better off buying some frozen dumplings from the grocery store. The fried noodles are very oily and good luck finding anything that resembles a piece of meat. They add an automatic 15% service charge to the bill without telling you. Presumptuous! We... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I had dinner here and wasn't disappointed. Given the location I was afraid it would be a tourist trap. It definitely wasn't and the food was certainly good and service friendly.The starters were going around on a trolly which is efficient but not that hygenic and good for freshness & temperature. Pity. Main course nice and a decent portion. Staff... More 

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Sylvania, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This restaurant was near our hotel and we passed it every night on the way back from Union Square. We ate here and enjoyed our dishes. Like other reviewers have stated, they bring a trolley of appetizers, and a small trolley of dim sum over to your table. We did order and found them delicious. But the second time around,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I have had lunch &dinners ,yum cha, and straight from the menu...and I have to tell you,this place calls me back. You can see into the kitchen from the street and watch both the expertise,care and presentation of each meal and how clean that kitchen is. On arrival you are seated promptly, thru the meal the waiters are at a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We sat at a table with a lazy Susan. No spirits but beer and wine and some cocktails but never heard of any of them. Waitress came up with a trolley of mixed starters and put them on the table good start they were very tasty then brought our main courses enjoyed the meal. although waitresses didn't have good English... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This restaurant was next door to our hotel. We enjoyed one dinner here and the Xo sauce was very tasty. The service was professional. You can see the chefs at work. The restaurant is quite large and it was busy during the time of our visit.

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Additional Information about Tian Sing

Address: 138 Cyril Magnin St., San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone Number: 415-398-1338
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 138 Cyril Magnin St., San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: 415-398-1338

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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