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Oriental Pearl Restaurant

760 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1808
+1 415-433-1817
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“dim sum” (93 reviews)
“fried rice” (30 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
760 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1808
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I are only here for a couple of days so thought we'd have an amazing Chinese with us staying right near by. First impressions we thought it looked okay as it was reasonably busy. We both had a glass of water...ifs that...More

Thank sasharyalls
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty, not cheap. Nice environment and a good quite place to sit with your family. Enjoyed the dishes a very big variety

Thank idancanfi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were walking in Chinatown for business today, and we walked by Clay st. And saw this sign. We went into the restaurant, and it is a great, minimalist design that one might expect. The food was great quality, and I believe...More

Thank Brett H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for the Peking Duck, one of my all time favorite meals. Right in the heart of Chinatown, it's a bit classier than most, a safe place to take anyone as the decor is upscale, service is professional and the ambiance is that...More

Thank AlexanderCAP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first meal in SF after a day of traveling. We picked it based on the TripAdvisor reviews. Our family of four ordered one of the specials where we each got dim sum, hot and sour soup along with 3 entrees to share....More

1  Thank johnsogr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't have reservations but the staff was very accommodating. Lots of choices, all delicious. Would definitely go again.

Thank Ellen J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When visiting San Francisco, my husband and I decided to see chinatown. We had no idea where to eat, so we chose this restaurant randomly. We were not disappointed. We had the mini egg rolls and the potstickers for an appetizer and shared the Mongolian...More

Thank lmwinters61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many restaurants it is hard to choose. We picked this one because I heard someone mention it in the street. Pretty good. We had dim sum starters Peking duck and a mixed seafood. All very good. Service was great. Price not bad...More

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Being in San Francisco, we decided to take a tour to Chinatown. After walking a lot, we stopped by a simple but comfortable Chinese restaurant. Nice people in the staff. My have had the chicken fried rice that she loved. I ordered the Pecking duck...More

1  Thank arnese13
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Our family of three, in San Francisco on spring break, ate a very good dim sum meal at Oriental Pearl during our walking tour of Chinatown. The service was friendly, prompt, and polite, and the food was fantastic--we chose one of the set menus, and...More

1  Thank dunadan
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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Mattia I
16 January 2016|
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Response from Prickycritic05 | Reviewed this property |
I think there was a tofu dish that didn't contain meat. However this isn't a vegetarian restaurant so do bear in mind that the same wok is used to cook meat dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 760 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1808
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-433-1817
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