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Oriental Pearl Restaurant

760 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94108 (Chinatown)
(415) 433-1817
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Ranked #859 of 4,950 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $15 - $15
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Dim Sum
Neighborhood: Chinatown
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Pueblo, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The restaurant is right off off the main strip in China Town, easy to find. Highly recommend the Peking Duck and Combination Fried Rice. The service was very good also.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Arrived with a group of 11 persons and followed the waitress suggestion to agree on a budget per person. Then the restaurant would surprise us. They surprised us indeed! For 25 US$ each we had a tiny spring roll, a cup of vegetables soup and two plates of a beef dish together with fried rice. All to share amongst 11... More

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Hawthorn Woods, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were visiting San Francisco and I was excited to find a restaurant that served Peking Duck with pancakes instead of buns. I researched online and found the Oriental Pearl which was also recommended by the hotel and even the parking attendant said "good choice" as he called our cab so we were confident we had made a good choice... More

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Ridgewood, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The entrance to this restaurant is VERY deceiving so don't be fooled! I guarantee you will be left speechless as I was! I'm not even going to lie, it felt like we were in a Bruce Lee movie haha. The food was delicious! Nice big plates almost overfilled with food! The restaurant was nice and neat, even the bathroom which... More

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North Chicago, Illinois
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482 reviews 482 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
348 helpful votes 348 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is a lovely restaurant up on the second floor of a building near Portsmouth Square.  I came on a group tour for Dim Sum and have a suggestion - if you are with a group, order veteranian! For the non-vegeteranian group, the various items (spring rolls, pot stickers,etc) come out one dish at a time.  There is only one... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We ate here on the recommendation of the concierge at our hotel. We wanted a Chinese restaurant with food that was more American-Chinese and that is what we got. We were traveling with a group of 6 and they were able to accommodate us easily. The food was good and the service was very attentive.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The resto manager was forcing us on menu suggestions that were leftovers. The food was awful, cold and not smelling good. Never again

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Corning, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Wonderful, off street , quiet setting in the middle of busy Chinatown. Great food , lots of choices and not too expensive . will definitely go back Mixed group of Asian diners , and visitors to Chinatown. Excellent curried Beef, noodles , Very clean and lovely service .

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by the concierge at the Mark. Hopkins, although we have no idea why! We had a table booked for 8.00 but were constantly ignored until 8.35 when the surly owner decided he had had his fun and showed us to a table. Fifteen minutes later, we had not been served and despite our asking... More

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76 reviews 76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We asked our concierge at the Fairmont for a recommendation in Chinatown and they pointed us here. If only we'd listened to the review from DDAVOUST. Completely average in everything and they make the duck pancakes for you, so you don't see what does inside. The only saving grace was the house Chardonnay surprisingly good. We paid $115 for 2... More

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