Ton Kiang Restaurant

★★★★★
  • 5821 Geary Blvd

    San Francisco, CA 94121

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  • 415-386-8530

About Ton Kiang Restaurant

Hours
Monday To Thursday From 10:00 AM To 09:00 PM Saturday From 09:30 AM To 09:30 PM Sunday From 09:00 AM To 09:00 PM Friday From 10:00 AM To 09:30 PM

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This is really good place for all the Chinese cooking lovers out there. This place is as authentic as they can be and they certainly love to please their customers.

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★★★★★

This is really good place for all the Chinese cooking lovers out there. This place is as authentic as they can be and they certainly love to please their customers.

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I love that they are content about giving you the best Chinese experience in here. The condiments that they have in here are amazing.

3
★★★★★

I love that they are content about giving you the best Chinese experience in here. The condiments that they have in here are amazing.

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Yummm! A unique and comfortable dining experience. The fresh and deliciously-prepared cuisine, the ambiance, the friendly servers, and the irresistible desserts.... all drew me back for my second visit today. Dim Sum is a unique and

3
★★★★★

Yummm! A unique and comfortable dining experience. The fresh and deliciously-prepared cuisine, the ambiance, the friendly servers, and the irresistible desserts.... all drew me back for my second visit today. Dim Sum is a unique and

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DIM SUM, which means "small heart, " is at the heart of this review.

My mother, my teen son and I were having dim sum at about 10:30 AM on Sat, Sept. 4, 2010. Suddenly, my son developed hives all over his face and neck. We assumed that

3
★★★★★

DIM SUM, which means "small heart, " is at the heart of this review.

My mother, my teen son and I were having dim sum at about 10:30 AM on Sat, Sept. 4, 2010. Suddenly, my son developed hives all over his face and neck. We assumed that

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The best Dim Sum I have had. It was as great as Dim Dum at the Sheraton Towers & Hotel in Hong Kong. The food was fresh and delicious. Wait for an upstairs seat as downstairs looked crammed. Service was great. Highly recommend this place.

3
★★★★★

The best Dim Sum I have had. It was as great as Dim Dum at the Sheraton Towers & Hotel in Hong Kong. The food was fresh and delicious. Wait for an upstairs seat as downstairs looked crammed. Service was great. Highly recommend this place.

Pros: Best Dim Sum

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We ordered crispy whole fried fish that costed $20. Wow, pricy, right?

Also ordered crispy fried skinny noodles with vegetables, white rice (and we received a very stingy portion), sizzling rice vegetarian soup (big mistake, seafood

3
★★★★★

We ordered crispy whole fried fish that costed $20. Wow, pricy, right?

Also ordered crispy fried skinny noodles with vegetables, white rice (and we received a very stingy portion), sizzling rice vegetarian soup (big mistake, seafood

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I've eaten here several times, but last night's dinner was a stand-out. Miraculously!\r
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We ordered Sizzling Rice Soup, deep fried taro and potsticker dim sum, a fried noodle dish with veggies and roast pork, white rice, and a mushroom

3
★★★★★

I've eaten here several times, but last night's dinner was a stand-out. Miraculously!\r
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We ordered Sizzling Rice Soup, deep fried taro and potsticker dim sum, a fried noodle dish with veggies and roast pork, white rice, and a mushroom

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I have never written a review before but my family had the worst experience here with the owner that I have to say something about this place. We didn't even dine in, but ordered take out. Since we made a large order, we wanted to check

3
★★★★★

I have never written a review before but my family had the worst experience here with the owner that I have to say something about this place. We didn't even dine in, but ordered take out. Since we made a large order, we wanted to check

Cons: everything

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I come here often!!! parking is tough, service just OK but the dim sum is out of this world - fresh, healthy and tasty!

3
★★★★★

I come here often!!! parking is tough, service just OK but the dim sum is out of this world - fresh, healthy and tasty!

Pros: fabulous dim sum

Cons: parking

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Superb food, great atmosphere. I grew up in the city and I have to say, this is some of the best chinese food I've had in a while. I'm not sure if they use msg, but the stuff tastes amazing and doesn't have any hint of that excessive

3
★★★★★

Superb food, great atmosphere. I grew up in the city and I have to say, this is some of the best chinese food I've had in a while. I'm not sure if they use msg, but the stuff tastes amazing and doesn't have any hint of that excessive

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Well I tried Ton Kiang and thought it was great. Just like any restuarant, there are things that are left to be desired and things that were spot on. First, my party and I went about three o'clock on a saturday. Turns out it was a great

3
★★★★★

Well I tried Ton Kiang and thought it was great. Just like any restuarant, there are things that are left to be desired and things that were spot on. First, my party and I went about three o'clock on a saturday. Turns out it was a great

Pros: Roasted Duck and mushroom and shrimp dumplings

Cons: Parking

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My first exposure to DIM SUM. Was a WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE!!! Well worth the price!!! Super SERVICE and ATTENTION from Waitstaff!!!! WOWIE-ZOWIE!!!!! VERY IMPRESSED! FOOD was FABULOUS\r
Cannot say enough about the place!!!! I am

3
★★★★★

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My first exposure to DIM SUM. Was a WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE!!! Well worth the price!!! Super SERVICE and ATTENTION from Waitstaff!!!! WOWIE-ZOWIE!!!!! VERY IMPRESSED! FOOD was FABULOUS\r
Cannot say enough about the place!!!! I am

Pros: FAB!

Cons: Need to park a few blocks away....because of Parking Meters on Geary...No prob!

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expensive price for small quantities. big plate, but so little food. service=bad. i could tell other people in other tables around me were getting mad because of the service.

3
★★★★★

expensive price for small quantities. big plate, but so little food. service=bad. i could tell other people in other tables around me were getting mad because of the service.

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We made a mistake. We went to Golden River first and loved it. Might be if we didn't, Ton Kiang would do OK in our opinion, but there is no way to like it after you tried next door Golden River restaurant, where mostly chineese people

3
★★★★★

We made a mistake. We went to Golden River first and loved it. Might be if we didn't, Ton Kiang would do OK in our opinion, but there is no way to like it after you tried next door Golden River restaurant, where mostly chineese people

Pros: ambiance

Cons: all of the rest

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I love having dim sum everytime I visit SF. It is so good and you never wait long for the next delictiable dish. I never wanted before but when I leave there is always a whole load of people waiting outside. The only thing is that it gets

3
★★★★★

I love having dim sum everytime I visit SF. It is so good and you never wait long for the next delictiable dish. I never wanted before but when I leave there is always a whole load of people waiting outside. The only thing is that it gets

Pros: Great Food, Fast Service

Cons: Can be pricey

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This place is too expensive and i have no idea why it is in the top 100, possibly because not a lot of chinese people voted for that list. If they did, it would probably go to one of the more authentic dim sum places in China Town or the

3
★★★★★

This place is too expensive and i have no idea why it is in the top 100, possibly because not a lot of chinese people voted for that list. If they did, it would probably go to one of the more authentic dim sum places in China Town or the

Pros: there are none

Cons: not authentic

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I love this place. The dim sum is amazing. The only problem is the wait. On weekends, it takes FOREVER to get a seat. I still think the food is definitely worth it. If you have the time, DEFINITELY check it out. OH and it's pretty

3
★★★★★

I love this place. The dim sum is amazing. The only problem is the wait. On weekends, it takes FOREVER to get a seat. I still think the food is definitely worth it. If you have the time, DEFINITELY check it out. OH and it's pretty

Pros: DIM SUM

Cons: Expensive, long wait

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Way Too Expensive! I have talked to Chinese people about this place and they avoid this restaurant because of price and also not authentic. I can have good inexpensive Dim Sum in either China town or Clement St. The Dim Sum dishes are

3
★★★★★

Way Too Expensive! I have talked to Chinese people about this place and they avoid this restaurant because of price and also not authentic. I can have good inexpensive Dim Sum in either China town or Clement St. The Dim Sum dishes are

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For several years I've heard that this place has really good dim sum. I finally ventured in and was extremely disappointed. The food was average, at best, and the portions were small compared to a lot of other dim sum places I've been.

3
★★★★★

For several years I've heard that this place has really good dim sum. I finally ventured in and was extremely disappointed. The food was average, at best, and the portions were small compared to a lot of other dim sum places I've been.

Pros: Variety

Cons: Parking, Expensive

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Very good dim sum - in the middle of the day or for dinner. Better variety at lunchtime - good place for large families / groups. High quality ingredients compared to alot of other dim sum places.\r
A little more expensive but worth it.

3
★★★★★

Very good dim sum - in the middle of the day or for dinner. Better variety at lunchtime - good place for large families / groups. High quality ingredients compared to alot of other dim sum places.\r
A little more expensive but worth it.

Pros: Presentation, Quality, Big Tables

Cons: Parking, Lighting, Occasional bad service.

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I simply love this restaurant. The dim sum is the best and the evening fare is excellent as well. The place is great for large parties and reasonably priced. I say, "check it out."

3
★★★★★

I simply love this restaurant. The dim sum is the best and the evening fare is excellent as well. The place is great for large parties and reasonably priced. I say, "check it out."

Pros: Best in SF

Cons: Long wait during dining hours and hard to find parking in the Avenues

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Michael Bauer says this is the best dim sum in San Francisco? Perhaps he needs to take another trip out to Ton Kiang. While we are far from dim sum experts, I feel certain we would have been better served by staying in Chinatown for our

3
★★★★★

Michael Bauer says this is the best dim sum in San Francisco? Perhaps he needs to take another trip out to Ton Kiang. While we are far from dim sum experts, I feel certain we would have been better served by staying in Chinatown for our

Cons: a dim sum palace that is living off its overrated reputation

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I love this place for Sunday dim sum. you usually have to wait around 12:00, but the list moves quickly. the shumai is really fantastic.

3
★★★★★

I love this place for Sunday dim sum. you usually have to wait around 12:00, but the list moves quickly. the shumai is really fantastic.

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Took the wifey and 3 yr old after reading numerous reviews raving about how good this is. Was disappointed and underwhelmed by our experiement. Should have listened to my warning bells when we sat down and realized that the restaurant was

3
★★★★★

Took the wifey and 3 yr old after reading numerous reviews raving about how good this is. Was disappointed and underwhelmed by our experiement. Should have listened to my warning bells when we sat down and realized that the restaurant was

Pros: Good Service and Ambiance

Cons: Very Expensive and very overrated

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My brother (visiting) and I went to Ton Kiang on the recommendation of a friend - we went with the friend and her husband. All 4 of us are Asian. Of the 4 dishes we ordered (spare ribs, a claypot, shrimp, mixed vegetables) - only the

3
★★★★★

My brother (visiting) and I went to Ton Kiang on the recommendation of a friend - we went with the friend and her husband. All 4 of us are Asian. Of the 4 dishes we ordered (spare ribs, a claypot, shrimp, mixed vegetables) - only the

Cons: Parking, Food

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Fun for large group. Make reservation or expect long wait on weekend. Dim sum was delicious!! (and I have had dim sum around the world). Watch out though because it adds up. Not sure if they change selections at a certain time becasue

3
★★★★★

Fun for large group. Make reservation or expect long wait on weekend. Dim sum was delicious!! (and I have had dim sum around the world). Watch out though because it adds up. Not sure if they change selections at a certain time becasue

Pros: Dim Sum

Cons: pricey

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The dim sum is just so so... the rice flour used to make the dumplings are way too thick and most dishes are heavy on the oil. The presentaion is sloppy especially later in the day when they need to unload.. Dim sum "touch the heart" was

3
★★★★★

The dim sum is just so so... the rice flour used to make the dumplings are way too thick and most dishes are heavy on the oil. The presentaion is sloppy especially later in the day when they need to unload.. Dim sum "touch the heart" was

Pros: ???

Cons: not fresh, detail, taste

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I've grown up eating chinese food, dim sum or otherwise here in the City with a chef as my guide and my favorite styles are the ones that Tong Kiang serves. I prefer the lighter more delicate flavors and Tong Kiang serves it up better

3
★★★★★

I've grown up eating chinese food, dim sum or otherwise here in the City with a chef as my guide and my favorite styles are the ones that Tong Kiang serves. I prefer the lighter more delicate flavors and Tong Kiang serves it up better

Pros: delicate tastes, good for groups

Cons: price, crowded on weekends, takeout not great

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One of my top 5 dim sum spots in sf. Good Quality and affordable.

3
★★★★★

One of my top 5 dim sum spots in sf. Good Quality and affordable.

Pros: price, quality

Cons: PARKING! its a night

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Despite having decent dim sum, the take out from this place is worse than the already average food they serve at the table. They delivered an hour and a half after we ordered, the vegetables were so greasy we left them alone after a few

3
★★★★★

Despite having decent dim sum, the take out from this place is worse than the already average food they serve at the table. They delivered an hour and a half after we ordered, the vegetables were so greasy we left them alone after a few

Pros: take out delivery

Cons: horrible take out

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Dim sum here is well prepared and tasty. It is delicate which could translate into small helpings for some. The flour wraps and pastries for the fillings are finely wrapped and perfectly cooked. The BBQ pork pastry is very good here. A lot

3
★★★★★

Dim sum here is well prepared and tasty. It is delicate which could translate into small helpings for some. The flour wraps and pastries for the fillings are finely wrapped and perfectly cooked. The BBQ pork pastry is very good here. A lot

Pros: food

Cons: crowded

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We didn't dine here, but ordered dim sum take-out for 12 persons. The portions were small compared to other dim sum restaurants. It was costly even tho' we were treated for lunch. The shrimp long noodle was bland, the shrimp (har gow)

3
★★★★★

We didn't dine here, but ordered dim sum take-out for 12 persons. The portions were small compared to other dim sum restaurants. It was costly even tho' we were treated for lunch. The shrimp long noodle was bland, the shrimp (har gow)

Pros: decent food

Cons: over-priced, parking difficult, service

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yank Sing may win this category- if you've got expense acct, but this neighborhood spot is best in the area, and city.But get there early!!!!

3
★★★★★

yank Sing may win this category- if you've got expense acct, but this neighborhood spot is best in the area, and city.But get there early!!!!

Pros: best dim sum

Cons: horrible parking, long waits for those , not most helpful serv

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I was looking forward to trying Ton Kiang on my trip to San Francisco after seeing the best of on citysearch ( I should have read the reviews before going however) and seeing it mentioned in the guidebook. We regreted choosing this place

3
★★★★★

I was looking forward to trying Ton Kiang on my trip to San Francisco after seeing the best of on citysearch ( I should have read the reviews before going however) and seeing it mentioned in the guidebook. We regreted choosing this place

Cons: overpriced, average taste, poor service

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The food taste and quality have declined in the last few years. Dim Sum is okay kind of bland, not worth the high prices. I have had much better dim sum for much less money. It is one of the nicer, cleaner dim sum places in the city,

3
★★★★★

The food taste and quality have declined in the last few years. Dim Sum is okay kind of bland, not worth the high prices. I have had much better dim sum for much less money. It is one of the nicer, cleaner dim sum places in the city,

Pros: clean, nice atmosphere

Cons: high prices, bland dim sum

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I can't believe people actually like this place. I went to Ton Kiang with a party of 8-10 to eat some Dim Sum. The place was packed and service was therefore horrible. Asked for water... NEVER got it. Dim Sum selection is some what

3
★★★★★

I can't believe people actually like this place. I went to Ton Kiang with a party of 8-10 to eat some Dim Sum. The place was packed and service was therefore horrible. Asked for water... NEVER got it. Dim Sum selection is some what

Pros: Cleanliness

Cons: Taste of food, Service, Price

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SF has many great Chinese restaurants that serves excellent food. However Ton Kiang is average at best, especially compared to the hundreds of chinese restaurants in the city. This restaurant would only be good out side of the bay area,

3
★★★★★

SF has many great Chinese restaurants that serves excellent food. However Ton Kiang is average at best, especially compared to the hundreds of chinese restaurants in the city. This restaurant would only be good out side of the bay area,

Pros: Service, Ambiance

Cons: Price, Value

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The service here is excellent. The waiters are courteous, and are quick to provide you with friendly service. I just don't get what everyone is raving about, aside from the good service. The food is good, but I have had better. The dim sum

3
★★★★★

The service here is excellent. The waiters are courteous, and are quick to provide you with friendly service. I just don't get what everyone is raving about, aside from the good service. The food is good, but I have had better. The dim sum

Pros: Service, Dim sum for dinner, cleaniness

Cons: Expensive

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This restaurant came highly recommended by friends and I was NOT disappointed by the dim sum. It was exceptional fresh and piping hot. The service was prompt and courteous.

The only negative is the expensive price per dim sum dish.

3
★★★★★

This restaurant came highly recommended by friends and I was NOT disappointed by the dim sum. It was exceptional fresh and piping hot. The service was prompt and courteous.

The only negative is the expensive price per dim sum dish.

Pros: good service, fresh dim sum

Cons: expensive

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I've tasted many dim sum from various state and I must say that Ton Kiang impressed me. The flavor were authentic and the food were freshly made. Try this place yourself and you will see what i mean. Only downside to this place is

3
★★★★★

I've tasted many dim sum from various state and I must say that Ton Kiang impressed me. The flavor were authentic and the food were freshly made. Try this place yourself and you will see what i mean. Only downside to this place is

Pros: Dim Sum, Ambience, Service

Cons: Parking, Communications

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Ton Kiang never dissapoints when it comes to dim sum. Dishes always come hot and are high quality. The menu with drawings and descriptions are helpful for non-chinese speakers. Since this place somewhat caters to an American crowd,

3
★★★★★

Ton Kiang never dissapoints when it comes to dim sum. Dishes always come hot and are high quality. The menu with drawings and descriptions are helpful for non-chinese speakers. Since this place somewhat caters to an American crowd,

Pros: Dim Sum

Cons: Parking

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This is a local favorite in our neighborhood. Food and service is excellent and consistent. With so many Chinese restaurants in SF, this one is on the #1 on our list.

3
★★★★★

This is a local favorite in our neighborhood. Food and service is excellent and consistent. With so many Chinese restaurants in SF, this one is on the #1 on our list.

Pros: Food, Friendly Service, Cleaniness

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Although this is not Yank Sing, it is a decent alternative to those who may not want to spend Yank Sing prices. Good are the small vegetable dishes including Chinese broccoli, fresh asparagus and Chinese greens. Dumplings are solid but

3
★★★★★

Although this is not Yank Sing, it is a decent alternative to those who may not want to spend Yank Sing prices. Good are the small vegetable dishes including Chinese broccoli, fresh asparagus and Chinese greens. Dumplings are solid but

Pros: vegetables

Cons: limited selection

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I was looking forward to going there because I have seen good reviews online and even on some local newspaper, however it turned out to be this is the worst Chinese restaurant I have ever been in terms of the service. The food was good

3
★★★★★

I was looking forward to going there because I have seen good reviews online and even on some local newspaper, however it turned out to be this is the worst Chinese restaurant I have ever been in terms of the service. The food was good

Cons: bad service, expensive, poor parking

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Yes, the dim sum pieces are not huge, but they are quite good. If you need a solid Chinese restaurant to hit without worrying about food quality or atmosphere, this place is hard to beat. Definitely better than Chinatown restaurants.

3
★★★★★

Yes, the dim sum pieces are not huge, but they are quite good. If you need a solid Chinese restaurant to hit without worrying about food quality or atmosphere, this place is hard to beat. Definitely better than Chinatown restaurants.

Pros: Great Food, Atmosphere

Cons: Parking

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One of the better chinese places in the city if you care about cleanliness and food quality. The have great Hong Kong style Chow Mein (Ton Kiang Chow Mein they call it) and quality dim-sum. The dim sum portions are quite small,

3
★★★★★

One of the better chinese places in the city if you care about cleanliness and food quality. The have great Hong Kong style Chow Mein (Ton Kiang Chow Mein they call it) and quality dim-sum. The dim sum portions are quite small,

Pros: Food quality, Fast Service, Cleanliness

Cons: Small Dim Sum portion

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