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“Tasty dim sum ” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Canton Seafood & Dim Sum House

Canton Seafood & Dim Sum House
Ranked #1,584 of 5,627 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: SoMa
Nashville, Tennessee
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Tasty dim sum ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

I admit, at first I was a little concerned with the light red paint, the numerous fake plants, unlit chandeliers, and faint melody from the godfather in the background, but this place was great. We had several dim sum that were delicious and made to order. The wait staff was friendly and prompt. Reasonably priced.

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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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CALIFORNIA
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Dim Sum and then...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2013

The seafood is fresh tasting and the little shrimp shu mais and shrimp with cilantro and shrimp with whatever dumplings are so succulent that I wished I could have spent the whole morning there. I would have, and my companions wanted to too, but after an hour of sharing practically everything that the dimsumista brought out, including these ornately decoratively fried tarro with pork (weird tasting but worth it), and sticky rice and conjees and whatever else we thought we just might need to try- we could barely walk out of there. I have been all over the world and tried dim sum in every country and I would have to say that Canton Seafood & Dim Sum House is one of the best.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Sandton, South Africa
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3 reviews
“Sumptuous lunch!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2013

My friend, Walker, took me for lunch at Canton after one morning church service. The meal was fantastic and the service was swift. We ordered too much and had enough to take home!!!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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San Francisco, California
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great dim sum, no Chinatown hype”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

We've been eating here for years and the only complaint would be the random nature of the service. The dim sum is always fresh and excellent. The sticky rice, sesame balls and bbq pork pastries are some of the best. Their pan fried soy noodles are also very good. The best thing is for Sunday dim sum it's very convenient to get in and out of the area. They have parking in back if you get there early enough. Nothing worse than trying to get into or out of Chinatown on any day of the week and the dim sum is never quite as good as Canton. Now the service can be excellent to terrible depending on the day you visit. Sometimes they have tons of servers and carts everywhere. Then there are days where there is one cart and on server. Weird, but the food makes up for any service issues.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great Dim Dum and we beat the lunch rush.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

When we first entered we almost left because we were the only customers in the entire place. We were there about 11am and they had opened at 10:30 I think. We had skipped breakfast and were very hungry so we stayed, and we are glad we did. We ordered and soon items started arriving at the table, as did customers coming through the door. Pretty quickly we were surrounded by vacationers like us and obviously regulars.
We had pot stickers, dumplings, egg rolls, a couple different kinds of shrimp items, something with spinach, stuffed mushrooms, and maybe a few items more. Probably ordered and ate too much but also wanted to try more. Very inexpensive for a good meal in SF.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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