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Oriental Pearl Restaurant

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760 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1808
+1 415-433-1817
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“mongolian beef” (41 reviews)
“dim sum” (95 reviews)
“fried rice” (34 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
760 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1808
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a very good dinner at this quiet and relaxing upstairs restaurant. I asked for Szechaun chicken which is not served and was given the suggestion to have Mongolian Chicken with scallions which I did and it was a winner! My husband had Mongolian Beef...More

Thank 23rita
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chinatown has a million places to eat, but the oriental pearl is one to hit. They say to follow the line of locals to find the best authentic food, but with kids that’s a difficult line to walk. The food here was really good and...More

Thank ajdial
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was really good, fast and friendly. Mongolian beef is really nice, best Chinese I have had in a while.

Thank David J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just had Hot & Sour Soup, Dim Sum app. and pot stickers apps. We didn't feel like eating much. I've had better.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently my father and I were in San Francisco and couldn't pass up the chance to eat in S.F.'s Chinatown. Through a combination of Tripadvisor reviews and the recommendation of our hotel's conceirge we settled on the Oriental Pearl. The first nice aspect to the...More

Thank BaseballCoach561
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of all the restaurants we walked by from the Hilton to Chinatown, this was the most inviting and relaxing. The service was attentive and the atmosphere was pleasant. We ordered chicken with black bean, spicy fried calamari and mushrooms and sugar peas. Enjoyed the first...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The concierge at our hotel recommended this restaurant. I know, mistake number one. But we had recently arrived and were looking for something convenient. We were two couples. We each ordered different dishes and none of us felt any of it was edible. The hot...More

Thank Bento1949
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

I have been to the Oriental Pearl a number of times. I keep coming back for the one dish, but everything else is average to below average for a Chinese restaurant.

Thank morandanny
Reviewed April 24, 2018

The concierge at our hotel recommended the Pearl to us. Normally we eat at Nanking but decided a change. What a mistake. There was not a sole in the place when we walked in at 6:30- first clue. The woman waiting on us was delightful...More

Thank kathie0309
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

My first clue should have been that the clientele was not Asian. The food was terrible and way over priced. We ordered the set menu A and the dim sum was rubbery and tasteless, the hot and sour soup was runny and thin, the cashew...More

Thank Diane Y
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique
neighborhood decorated with colorful shops, historic
streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs
awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on
dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who
gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or
practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands,
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Mattia I
January 16, 2016|
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Response from Prickycritic05 | Reviewed this property |
I think there was a tofu dish that didn't contain meat. However this isn't a vegetarian restaurant so do bear in mind that the same wok is used to cook meat dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 760 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1808
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-433-1817
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