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oriental tea house

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604 Macarthur Blvd, San Leandro, CA 94577-2116
+1 510-562-2828
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Livermore, California
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I've been going to this restaurant for years. I've never had a bad dish and the food is always delicious and fresh. It's always busy at lunch time. They have delicious dim sum. I order their noodle dishes, rice porridge, and other dishes, including assorted dim sum. The atmosphere is not great and the bathrooms could be a lot cleaner.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Went to Oriental Team House with a good friend. He picked it out and we met at the restaurant for lunch on a weekday. I live pretty close by in the next city over, but never had the opportunity to hear or eat at the place until recently. I will definitely go back. My friend that took me there knows... More 

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Thank Herman W
Foster City, California
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Went to dinner last night and ordered the set menu for $38 and it came with soup and four dishes. Soup was tasty and the four dishes were large, well prepared, and tasty. Service was attentive and we had to take home what we couldn't eat. The only complaint was that the Toilet needed a deep cleaning.

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Thank James K
San Leandro
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I don't think there's a better Asian restaurant in The Bay Area than "Oriental Tea House." I can't say enough good things about it.

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Thank Cate L
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

If you happen to be in San Leandro and wished for a plate of Ha Gao, steamed ribs and cha siu bao, then Oriental Tea House is the only dim sum place to go. This place is packed with locals who decided not to drive to Oakland for dim sum. There is plenty of parking spaces and the food is... More 

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Thank vivian q
Castro Valley, California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Great diem sum and cheap! Just ignore the restrauant which is very outdated and don't go in restrooms.

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Thank Slypurrs
Oakland, California
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350 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We met a family friend here for lunch and you can order for a checklist which makes things easier. Each of us ordered at least 2 items. All were tasty but after a few hours, I felt heavy headed. Not sure if it was the food or the heat as Monday was a hot and humid day. We had chicken... More 

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Thank KWong55
SF, California
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1,602 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 700 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2015

We have dinned here many times over the years as a couple and with groups of friends and family. We have always found the quality of the food and service to make up for the dated dcor. Along with the reasonable prices this is a good option for Chinese food. If you are bothered by the dated appearance and carpet... More 

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Thank seafare74
Seattle
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224 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2014

We have been to the Oriental Tea House for dim sum and dinner, and both were excellent. Favorites for dim sum are the shrimp dumplings, pork dumplings, sticky rice wrapped in lotus leaves, and baked BBQ pork buns. Dinner favorites are the candied walnut shrimp, beef with soft tofu, steamed fish, and beef soup. Service was fine - efficient.

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Thank DeeFry
Austin, Texas
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102 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Was craving Chow Fun so my cousin introduced me toThe Oriental Tea House and I was well pleased - I ordered the House Special Chow Fun with shrimp, scallops, chicken, beef and bok choy in a very nice gravy - I also was advised to try the pork ribs with a spicy salt which were deeeelicious - I shall return

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 Macarthur Blvd, San Leandro, CA 94577-2116
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Leandro
  • Phone Number: +1 510-562-2828

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?