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Hang Ah Tea Room

1 Pagoda Pl, San Francisco, CA 94108-2158 (Chinatown)
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Cairns, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I wanted to go somewhere in Chinatown that would just be good food for good prices. And I mean GOOD food. After reading a lot of online reviews I picked this place. ITS AWESOME. Its almost under-priced its so cheap. Service was awesome too, which is mostly unusual in China town. Mongolian Beef is great. Shrimp dumplins YUM. I want... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My girlfriend and I were craving dim sum on our most recent trip to San Francisco. Upon exiting the trolley near Chinatown, we literally stumbled into a sign for Hang Ah pointing us down any alley. A local man happened to see us pondering whether to make the journey. Without hesitation he urged us to go telling us it was... More

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Cleveland, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I heard about the places in the alley in Chinatown and so glad we explored and found this Tea Room. The food was delicious. We had several of the dim sum offerings. The dumplings and pot stickers are very good. A lot of history here and there are photos on the wall explaining all the history. The service was great.... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I've been coming to Hang Ah for almost 30 years since being pointed to it by a colleague in Sacramento. It seems little changed: green and yellow walls, minimal decoration and quiet ambiance. Best of all the dim sum is still varied, plentiful and delicious. It's necessary to scout out the entrance down a side alley off Sacramento St., just... More

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Napa, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I had not been to the Hang Ah Tea Room in years. Last week an out of town guest insisted that he wanted Dim Sum. I remembered Hang Ah from my Financial District days and we took a chance. Happily I can report that it is still pretty good and reasonably priced. Worth a try!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had a taste for Dim Sum and found varied reviews on this place. From our experience, the food was excellent. We tried varied items on the menu. A standout was the Fried Sesame Ball. We also enjoyed several orders of the Hang Ah BBQ Pork Bun. A fun place to visit.

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Freeport, Pennsylvania
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248 reviews 248 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Judging by other reviews, this restaurant seems hit or miss but we had a good experience. We visited at noon on a Saturday in July. The restaurant wasn't busy when we arrived, but filled up by the time we left. The menu had a lot of choices and we didn't actually get Dim Sum, we ordered off the regular lunch... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Coming from Maryland, we figured we couldn't go wrong with Dim Sum in San Francisco. Well we were terrible wrong, the handful of Maryland Dim Sum houses has this one beat by miles. With only a couple steamed dishes, and most everything else deep fried, this place is the worst Dim Sum we have ever had. They didn't have any... More

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Oshawa, Canada
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115 reviews 115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Food was just okay. I liked the pot stickers but the other food was lacking. Really did not appreciate the paper still being stuck on the pork bun when served. Table beside us left as they waited 40 minutes for food and not one plate brought out. Tables around us getting too many of some dishes and not enough of... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Food was below average. Not what I expected to see from all the positive reviews. Not cheap either. We left hungry.

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Additional Information about Hang Ah Tea Room

Address: 1 Pagoda Pl, San Francisco, CA 94108-2158
Phone Number: 415-982-5686
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
Cuisine: Chinese, Dessert, Dim Sum, Tea Room

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