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Kingdom of Dumplings

Map & Directions 1713 Taraval
San Francisco, CA 94116
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415-566-6143
  • Chinese, Dim Sum
  • Daily 10am-9:30pm
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Family Style, Kid Friendly, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch

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SF Weekly's Description

The surroundings are worn, but the dumplings are indeed king at this tiny Chinese dim sum spot. Fresh and handmade, they range from the familiar (a respectable version of Shanghai soup dumplings) to the more esoteric (pork and corn). Arguably king of the kingdom are the boiled jiaozi filled with lamb and chives. They look as enticing as a bowl of oatmeal, a dozen pinched-edged lumps of dough plopped on a plain white plate; then they burst in the mouth, filling it with succulent lamb juices. Also on offer are odd Thai fusion dishes carried over from the previous incarnation of the space (ignore those), small eats like cucumber salad and sliced pig ear, and green onion pancakes.

 
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  • Brian on 01/23/12

    7x7's Big Eat 2012 says the soup dumplings are delicious. Yum!

  • Paul D. on 11/02/10

    Get the Shanghai Dumplings, and use their hot sauce it's crazy spicy and good

  • Geordie E. on 06/22/10

    Xiao Long Bao. One order for each person should be enough… to start.

  • Mat R. on 01/13/13

    This place was voted #8 of the top 100 Chinese restaurants in the USA! Gotta try the soup dumpling and garlic string beans!

  • Catarina L. on 01/30/10

    the place to be if u like Xiǎolóngbāo (soup dumpling) 小籠包 and Shanghainese dishes

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