Dumpling Specialist

Dim Sum, Dumplings

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



Reviews for Dumpling Specialist

Delicious dumplings. Tiny location, so be prepared to wait! The xlb (soup dumplings) had a super flavorful broth. The shanghai dumplings had just enough crispiness. The vegetarian potstickers has picked veggies and were also tasty. If I would order a non dumpling item again the five spice beef stew was a winner! I thought the spicy dumplings were a little underwhelming flavor wise. But all in all I can?t wait to come back again!

Careful, only 4 tables for eating in restaurant. Lines are out the door. But excellent dumplings, easily as good as dumplings you'd get in China. Potstickers, vegetable dumplings, sticky rice filled, all major Yummo. Also be careful because there are 3 other dumpling named restaurants on this street. This one is the "specialist." I'd recommend this place for takeout.

I?m a bit confused as to if this place is supposed to be Shanghainese or Taiwanese. They have sheng jian bao but also Taiwanese dishes like savory soy milk, and pictured, sticky rice roll ??. If the sheng jian bao was supposed to be shanghainese then they did a bad job. The bottom was not that crispy - it?s golden but just on the surface. There?s no satisfying crust like a regular sheng jian bao. Also seasoning was off - too bland. Soup dumplings were better seasoned but there...read full review

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Monday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm