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PPQ Dungeness Island

2332 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121 (The Richmond)
(415) 386-8266
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Ranked #684 of 4,918 restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Neighborhood: The Richmond
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63 reviews from our community

82% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We ordered the peppercorn crab, steamed crab and the garlic noodles. All dishes were awesome!!! What else can I say....

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Hercules, California
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

If you're in the mood for crabs,head straight to PPQ. Our party ordered the roasted crab and peppercorn crab; both were excellent (IMO, better than R&G's). If I had to pick just one though, I would go for the peppercorn crab. You cannot go wrong pairing it with either garlic noodles or crab meat fried rice. Since I'm into carbs,... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

AMAZING! Our friend, a native San Franciscan ;), brought us here to eat. Giant crabs! Delicious garlic noodles! This is one of the meals I would eat if it was my last day on earth! Must go!

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New York City, New York
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164 reviews 164 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
312 helpful votes 312 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I was craving steamed crab on my visit to San Francisco, and my friends were craving Asian food. So I did a quick search and found this place online. Everyone was glad that I found it because this place serves the best steamed whole crab in the city. We were there for lunch on Saturday, and there were only a... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The only reason this place doesn't get an excellent rating is that it is insanely loud in there. You can't hear yourself talk with all the noisiness of the other patrons. But you come here for the crab. The black pepper crab is my favorite and the garlic noodles are a must! Starting with spring rolls and a papaya salad--you... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Wow, their reputation for great crab is well deserved. The roast crab is plump and moist and beautifully prepared with a delicious garlic sauce. I have had it prepared others ways there -- all great. Come with more people so you can try it various ways. You don't come here for great ambiance or service. Just for the wonderful crab.... More

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It starts with the host who was unfriendly and appeared to be pissed off. We were told a 30-minute wait but it was more like 45 minutes since it looks like he skipped us for his friends. There was no way to tell since he kept his wait list secret!!! The food is great. Their peppercorn crab and garlic noodles... More

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Incline Village, Nevada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I had delicious food here! We had a large group, so we sat upstairs. It was busy, but I felt the fd was served pretty quickly. The garlic noodles, egg rolls, pork, crab, green beans were delicious! They served us fried banana with mango and coconut ice cream for dessert. Overall, I was so happy with the meal here. You'll... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

A very busy Asian seafood place. On a Saturday eve there are no reservations and the wait is almost an hour! The service is not very friendly, especially during the wait ("soup Nazi" style). On the other hand, the food was great and a lot of fun. We had a grilled crab (lots of butter and garlic) and prawns that... More

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San Francisco, California, USA
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Amazing garlic noodles, and pretty good crab, but note they have several locations throughout San Francisco including Perilla which is a more casual and conveniently located lunch spot that serves noodle soups and bowls (rather than seafood). I think the gem I found at PPQ was the peppercorn wings which was topped with a heaping amount of fried chopped garlic!... More

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