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Bund Shanghai Restaurant

640 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5007 (Chinatown)
415-982-0618
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Ranked #449 of 4,949 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $45
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Shanghai, Taiwanese
Neighborhood: Chinatown
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Description: Recommended by Michelin Restaurant Guide, San Francisco Examiner, and SF Weekly. Serve exquisite dumpling and noodle dishes. Great meat and seafood choices. Many vegetarian dishes as well. Open 7 days a week from 11:30 to 9:30.
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Leeds
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We discovered the Bund by accident and were pleased we had. Whilst neither the exterior or interior decor inspire confidence the food was excellent and the service prompt and attentive.Overall very good value.

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San Francisco, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We ordered the soup dumplings (both types), rice cake with cabbage and pork, and bok choy sprouts. The bok choy was steamed with slices of ginger, a fresh taste to complement the rice cake. Everything was delicious and served quickly, the ingredients tasted and looked very fresh. Served with good quality jasmine tea. Would definitely go back to try other... More

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Oregon
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156 reviews 156 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

In the heart of Chinatown, Bund Shanghai has very plain décor, moderate prices, excellent food, and prompt service. It offers excellent value for a restaurant in a large city. Every dish we ordered was very, very good.

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Ogden, Utah, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We are familiar with Shanghai, and the Bund area, so when we saw this restaurant name we had to try it just for fun. It was definitely worth it. Great food, which is why we go to restaurants.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A friend of the family recommended and accompanied us to this restaurant. He promised a Chinese meal like we have never experienced. WOW! Did he come through! The dishes were all light and flavorful. The soup dumplings are out of this world. Our friend ordered so I missed the names of the dishes. A tofu dish melted in your mouth,... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We visited Chinatown after an afternoon of shopping in Union Square! Wasn't sure where would be good as most places look very similar from outside and so we looked on TripAdvisor to see where there was considered to be good food in a clean environment. My partner is pretty fussy on oriental food given previous bad experiences with layers of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We stopped to rest and have dim sum. Dim not! The spring rolls were extremely greasy and the pork and cabbage filling was goop. This is definitely not a do-over.

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Bellingham, Washington
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108 reviews 108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We're happy we checked out reviews in advance and found this spot during a recent quick stop in San Francisco. We discovered Xiao Long Bao only a few years ago and since then have savored them in a number of different countries, including Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan, including one of the Din Tai Fung locations in Taipei. In a... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The food is really good there. Found this through tripadvisor and food was very good. Them being Chinese, communication was a little difficult.

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Auckland
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148 reviews 148 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This place is known for its authentic xiao long bao and it doesn't disappoint. We also ordered the Shang hai fried noodles which was very tasty. Service is fast, they try get as many people through their doors as possible so probably not a place to sit for hours and chat.

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