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Ton Kiang

5821 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121 (The Richmond)
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Ranked #387 of 4,937 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Dim Sum
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: The Richmond
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138 reviews from our community

81% Recommend
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English first
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

While some of the better known Dim Sum places in San Francisco have sharply raised their prices (thank you tech-boom), Ton Kiang out on Geary still offers great food at reasonable prices -- in short, one of the better values for Dim Sum.

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Dim Sung is great. The prices are reasonable. I try to come here on Sundays. The service is fast and efficient. I like sitting upstairs.

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San Francisco
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Waiter treated us like dirt. Yelled at my wife and I because we complained about his attitude. Said he didn't care!!! Listen, for good, authentic Dim Sum, go to Hong Kong Lounge I or II just down the street on Geary. Better value for your money and great service. Ton Kiang waiters don't give a S#*!

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Locals took us to this place and it was hopping even at 1:30 on a Wednesday. We didnt wait long to be seated and the dim sum was fantastic. A great mix of people and excellent service, but most importantly it made me a dim sum believer!

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Clarksville, Indiana, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

One of the best authentic Chinese restaurants I have eaten in. One can tell because so many locals eat there. Dim Sum is such a unique way to eat. What a great experience!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Great Chinese food! We had various dim sum, wonton soups and a couple of stir fries (chicken & cashew and prawns with glazed walnuts). Everything was very fresh & very good. The restaurant is clean (unlike many other similar establishments) and has a very efficient, friendly service. The food is great value as well, we spent about 75 dollars (before... More

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Mountain View, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Yesterday we went to Ton Kiang at Geary Boulevard. Luckily we made our reservation few days ago knowing that Ton Kiang is always full during week ends. After getting our table at the ground floor, we quickly ordered our all time hakka favorites: steamed bacon with diced mustard greens, steamed salt baked chicken, salt and pepper spare ribs, and seafood... More

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Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Several of the oyster dishes were quite tasty. The Singapore noodles were flat and tasteless even though we asked for it to be made spicy. The orange chicken was smothered in gooey sauce which was not particularly flavorful and overwhelmed the dish. The shrimp and lobster sauce was okay. Some of the dim sum dishes look quite nice. The scallion... More

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Chelmsford, MA
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I love this place. This is my 3rd time coming to the SF area and I have come here every time. I have never been to another place that compares for dim sum! Super value and lots of variety. Don't skip the dessert dim sum on the menu. They are delicious! Walnut cookies and black sesame mochi! Lunch is most... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

A group of six of us had dim sum here on a Sunday morning. There was a short wait to be seated, not too long. The restaurant is two stories with lots of seats. The food was outstanding and we all felt it was a tremendous value. The trick is to retrain yourself from ordering too much food. Highlights were... More

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