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New Asia Restaurant

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772 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4440
415-391-6666
Today
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love dim sum-- this place was recommended by a local store owner and was packed with locals. Sounds like winner right---wrong. Very few selections, most of it average at best. I would not choose this place again. The service was not helpful in learning what was in the dishes. Food tended to be oily or dry ( the pot... More 

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Thank Jrtm2014
Fort Campbell, Kentucky
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198 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food was hot and fresh but nothing to fab bout this place. theres nothing new bout the decor kinda dated also. parking is tough so you better pay the garage.. i would look around before eating here especially for the price

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Thank christine s
Novato, California
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163 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stumbled upon this place by accident. Saw a good number of locals inside considering it was Wed. at 3pm, so that is always a good sign when you travel. Dim Sum was really good. They do not speak English hardly, so communicating was difficult when we were asking what the different dishes were but that made it fun, quite... More 

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Thank MomLovesDisney
San Francisco, California
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97 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

New Asia has been around for a long long time. It's a Chinatown classic. Dim sum on weekend mornings is one of the main draws. The traditional kind where they push the steam carts around and you pick the food you want. Various reviews point to either "rude" or "unfriendly" wait staff. Yup, they can be rather surly but that's... More 

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Thank SometimesFlyer
Newquay, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

If you don't speak their language, avoid! Staff were in a rush, rude and could not explain any of the dishes. The BBQ pork dish was excellent but the roast duck was really terrible. Trolleys of food just roll around the floor. I can imagine it would have been much better if we knew what was going on!

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We came in for a late dim sum lunch - the place was empty and since part of our family had already finished we fitted at the same table. I asked the waiter to bring new plates and chopsticks, finally i had to stand up and bring them myself. We ordered some more food, it did came quick but our... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We went for Dim Sum and had a good meal. It needs a bit of a clean up but the food was good and the service fast and attentive. Forget fried spring rolls but everything else we had was delicious The restaurant facilities need some tlc.

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Thank rsf4sail
Kenmare, North Dakota
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

The food was probably pretty good of you want authentic. It is not the type of Chinese we are use to. They sat you really fast. But then the servers bombarded us. We nlnot being Chinese we had no idea what we were being offered. We ended up with a pastry and some cold teriyaki chicken and white rice. I... More 

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Orange County, California
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Service is fast, food is average. There are not many choices of dim sum, but they do have the typical one. If you are looking for a clean restaurant, this is not for you.

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Thank mbuggy
San Francisco, California
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194 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Came here with the family on a Friday for lunch, it was packed!! But we got seated right away the place is huge. Truly felt authentic, all the other tables were speaking Chinese, I think my table was the only one not speaking the language. The menu sticks to the dim sum basics/classics (nothing is made for the western palate-it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 772 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4440
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 415-391-6666

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Chinatown
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, tourist shops, jewelry stores, fortune tellers, temples and restaurants come together to create a world unto itself in this historic neighborhood.
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