Dumpling Specialist

$ • Dim Sum, Dumplings, Shanghainese

1123 Taraval St, San Francisco
(415) 640-1403


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Dumpling Specialist

Had some time to grab lunch in the Sunset District and I've heard about the dumpling options on Taraval so what did I do? Yelped it! - Food is to go only - even before COVID - Prices were reasonable - Ordered three items - Steamed pork dumplings, Shanghai Dumplings (couldn't get a picture), and Five spice beef stew - The wait was 10 minutes - Parking was easy at 12:30 pm on a Friday Overall, the flavors were amazing and everything came out very hot and fresh. The guy forgot our...read full review
Specialist is a term reserved for very few people and occupations in the world. Klay Thompson, is a three point specialist. The interventionist that works with students at the high school I teach at, that's a specialist. To call yourself a dumpling specialist...in the city, is a bold thing to do. This place however, and whoever makes the food here, rises to the occasion. The food is soild and, not to be overlooked, the price to quantity ratio is also very solid. My family of four,...read full review

Doesn't look like much when you walk past, unassuming place and easy to miss. The food was delicious, perfect for a Friday evening snack. The pan fried pork buns and veggie dumpling were our favorite but what really stood out was the fried dough! I had never heard of it, so had to give it a try and really liked that it was mildly sweetened.

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Monday 11AM - 2PM
5 - 7:30PM
Tuesday 11AM - 2PM
5 - 7:30PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 11AM - 2PM
5 - 7:30PM
Friday 11AM - 2PM
5 - 7:30PM
Saturday 11AM - 2PM
5 - 7:30PM
Sunday 11AM - 2PM
5 - 7:30PM

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