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Great Eastern Restaurant

649 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
+1 415-986-2500
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (183 reviews)
“dumplings” (37 reviews)
“roast duck” (14 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
649 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The dim sum is good and full of people. You need to get there earlier. The waiters and waitresses is not so friendly. We ordered lots of food and able to finish them all. It is one of the best dim sum in SF Chinatown

Thank Jeffrey_Teh_2000
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to that place because there is picture of President Obama on the front (where he went previously). Nice place, with nice food. But crowded (we just waited 10 minutes to be seated). A lot of tourist but also local people (food is good).

Thank angelo31fr
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came for lunch for dimsum. Line was long. Pretty long wait. Had pictures of dimsum dishes which you pick at and write in an order sheet. Service was not that good. When I was brought to the table they did not even had a...More

Thank rgeulen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over 50 dim sum items, but you can also order off the menu. Good size restaurant, we ate in the lower level. Clean and open atmosphere, the wait service is efficient.

Thank pascodiners
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an Asian restaurant almost totally populated by Asians when we stopped in for lunch, so we knew we were in the right place for top-notch cuisine. It is family-friendly, large, well lit, and very welcoming. Not all the staff is totally adept at...More

Thank kcoghlan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had planned on going to Dim Sum as it was a recommended experience. On our way to the restaurant that we had chosen we ran into a City Ambassador who gave us this local recommendation. He said that both were fine but this one...More

Thank Prairiegirls16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By coincidence, we stepped into this restaurant during our visit at the Chinese quarter in SF. We got the last table as the restaurant was full for a Sunday evening. There is a huge menu and the food came quickly. The quality and size was...More

Thank Zurich_Traveller23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

TERRIBLE!!!! Second to WORST CHINESE FOOD I EVER HAD. They have a picture of President Obama visiting there so we thought it HAD to be good. They must have served the President something other than what they gave us, or he would NOT have been...More

Thank Lois A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Far tastier Chinese food in tiny and even larger restaurants. Egg rolls completely forgettable; you could buy something similar from a market and heat it. Pot stickers not sticky but doughy. Mu shu pork wrappers came dry and cold. We were with kids who enjoyed...More

Thank TravelbeeSantaFe_NM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very nice dinner here. We walked from the Fairmont, so we had our fill of hills, both up and down, but were recommended this restaurant. The fried shrimp dumplings were excellent, as was the hot and sour soup and the wonton soup...More

Thank zzzzdoc1
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique
neighbourhood decorated with colourful 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 649 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-986-2500
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