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Bund Shanghai Restaurant

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Chinatown
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Shanghai
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640 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5007
415-982-0618
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Recommended by Michelin Restaurant Guide, San Francisco Examiner, and SF...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pretty good Dim Sum

The food is solid. The kids loved it. We were looking for a place to experience dim sum in China town, but the couple of places we were pointed to looked a little bit dirty. I know it's part of the experience I guess, but I don't want to be grossed out in the back of my mind while I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Davis, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Had broccoli beef takeout. The beef was tender but the broccoli a little soggy. It was late night just before closing and perhaps it had been sitting in a pan for awhile. And the flavor was a little "funky," can't quite describe it other than that. And at $13, it seemed a bit "pricey," even though I know beef prices... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Food came out piece by piece. My meal was served 10 minutes before my husband's and the appetizers came out after that. Also, the screaming toddler apparently associated with the establishment was literally directly behind my seat. Even though most of the seats were open. The food itself was average.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The food is solid. The kids loved it. We were looking for a place to experience dim sum in China town, but the couple of places we were pointed to looked a little bit dirty. I know it's part of the experience I guess, but I don't want to be grossed out in the back of my mind while I... More 

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East Maitland, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

we found this place walking around. Looked popular so we tried it out. Prompt friendly service with pot of tea delivered to the table soon after we sat down. Tried two different dishes plus mixed entrees and enjoyed it all. Meals coming out of the kitchen looked good. Prices reasonable.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It's hard to find true Shanghai dumplings in the US. New York has some great spots; this place does a solid job with their soup dumplings. The individual dumplings were rather small compared to others I've enjoyed, though. Consider getting an extra plate to make sure you fill up. Good service and this place is in the heart of Chinatown.

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Skien, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

➕: Good food, attentive waiters. Authentic chinese. ➖: very warm and humid indoors - to a degree that it almost ruined the meal. All in all a good experience. Recommended.

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Bonita, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I searched this restaurant out because it was reviewed/advertised as not using MSG. Not so sure this is true!? It seems to be a family-owned place. Everything was good. We ha Shanghai Noodles, Mu Shu Pork, Egg Rolls and Dumplings. They have a good wine list>

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McDonough, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Kung pao chicken, Mongolian beef, dim sum (pork stickers) dumpling soup. We stopped here for a late lunch after arriving in San Francisco with our daughter for an fun weekend. The portions were plentiful and the food was so delicious!

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Lodi, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Love this place! Busy and there is a reason. Great food, great service and great prices for the city! The spring rolls need lots of cooling down time before you eat them though. Burned the heck out of my cheek and gums. Go there. You won't be disappointed!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I recommend Bund Shanghai for soup dumplings and the dan dan noodles. I'm always looking for dumplings and spicy noodles that compare with those I ate during a month's stay in China. Bund Shanghai delivers on both. The soup dumplings (pork) were tasty. Not enough broth. On the small side. The dan dan noodles are in a bowl of spicy... More 

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Additional Information about Bund Shanghai Restaurant

Address: 640 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5007
Phone Number: 415-982-0618
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 45
Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Shanghai

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 640 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5007
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 415-982-0618

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 45
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Shanghai

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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