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Tao Yuen Pastry

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816 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94607-4202
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good64%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 20, 2016
“Better than SF. Excellent Dim Sum. BUSY!”
Mar 17, 2015
“An Oakland Dim Sum Gem”
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Chinese, Asian
816 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94607-4202
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Reviewed February 20, 2016

We love this small Chinese dim sum's bakery in Oakland's Chinatown. Cars are double parked in front due to the high volume, but it is fast, reasonable, and really delicious. We grabbed some to go to tale to the La Quinta Airport, since they do...More

Thank travelinman_CA
Reviewed March 17, 2015

Everything here is made fresh daily. From pork buns to siu mai and many different noodle selections to choose from, you can't go wrong. Located in the heart of Chinatown Oakland on 7th St., this place is tucked away among many noodle houses, jewelery shops,...More

1  Thank redevvl
Reviewed February 5, 2015

They have a wide variety of dim sum items and other food and pastries to go. Everything is fresh and tasty.

Reviewed November 11, 2014

go for the BBQ pork buns, steamed or baked and then buy everything else you can carry. All the noodle dishes are great. The wrapped rice balls and teh lotus leaf rice packets are to die for.

1  Thank Randy E
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Nestled on the outskirts of Oakland Chinatown is this take-out joint that has a variety of typical offerings that range from pastries to dim sum to noodles to more substantive sauteed meat and vegetable dishes. However, the real winner here is the baked BBQ buns...More

1  Thank ray-may
Reviewed May 8, 2014

This is the granddaddy for dim sum take-out. The lines are long, but move quickly. Prices are rock bottom, and the dim-sum is authentic Cantonese. You will not go wrong in packing a box of goodies for a picnic.

Thank sccfsac
Reviewed March 6, 2014

There was a line at the door, but that just gave us time to decide what we wanted. Picked out 9 things and the bill was under $6. All of it was delicious, even though I don't know what it was.

1  Thank livingineurope
Reviewed November 23, 2013

went here on a Friday afternoon for lunch. there was a line going all the way outside, but the line moved pretty fast. ordered dim sum and it was delicious! we ordered some: hao gao shu mai lo boc go fried taro puff flat rice...More

1  Thank Carmen1318
Reviewed September 8, 2013

We saw a long long waiting outside Tao Yuen when we were driving by the neighbor. So we went there and checked out what's so famous about this place. It's a dim sum to go place with some hot food, like chow fun, chow mein....More

1  Thank sukitty_SF
Reviewed August 27, 2012

Pros: Great dimsum Great buns (pork>chicken) Great flat noodles Super cheap Cons: Rush - you feel pressured to order Cash only I ordered 4 dim sum dumplings, an order of fried rice, an order of flat noodles, two buns, two desserts (custard mochi and sweet...More

Thank abkumar
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  • Address: 816 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94607-4202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
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