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Golden Dragon Restaurant

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816 Washington St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1206
+1 413-398-4550
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, great hosts, quick service, diverse type of food, all vegetables are fresh. I will definitely return to eat there.

Thank Shirley S
Western Finland, Finland
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188 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

I know how horrible it sounds, but I think a sign of a good ethnic restaurant is to see people of the same ethnicity eating there. The menu on the street showed a great deal of "western" style chinese food and some other more authentic things. The menu is huge and there is something for everyone in there. I have... More 

Thank Shawn C
Cordoba, Argentina
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious!!! Very tasted!!!! If you like chilly stuff you will enjoyed more. I had the spicy garlic shrimp and garlic broccoli! !!! There were like 20 shrimps in my dishes and thousands of jalapeños!!!! Very delicious!!!! We also asked for some fried calamari, veggie fried rolls and others stuff (see the picture). The food is fresh and... More 

Thank Tamiflor
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

I can't say I'm a dim sum expert, but of the few times that I've had it this is by far my favorite place. I like that this restaurant is in the middle of Chinatown and has been around for a very long time. There are so many hot steamy and delicious options to choose from and each is like... More 

Thank Marcia G
Port Saint Lucie, Florida, United States
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52 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

We ate dinner here one night and was surprise hardly anyone was there eating. We ordered and the Chinese food was very good and the prices was reasonable. Service was friendly and she spoke fairly good English.

Thank Michael L
Hong Kong, China
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149 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

This is my San Francisco Aunt's favorite restaurant in Chinatown, where she has been coming since the 1970s. The whole restaurant (and Chinatown) buzzes with the "ToiShan" dialect of Cantonese, a legacy of ongoing waves of immigration from this nondescript group of little villages up the Pearl River delta from Macau, China since the California gold rush-days. This cultural legacy... More 

Thank ShanghaiDeco
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

This restaurant serves excellent Asian Foods. Be prepared to wait as there are many customers here. It is located in the China District and you also can go shopping here for Asian items. Enjoy the food !!

3 Thank Stephen S
Houston, Texas
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38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Stepping off the street in the heart of Chinatown, we entered through the unassuming bakery upstairs. The room opened up to a red and gold dining room with lanterns. Not a round-eye to be seen. We knew we were in the right place. Staff was immediately friendly and casual - looking to seat us as soon as a table opened.... More 

2 Thank jenricheytx
Walnut, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

Dim Sum has to be eaten with the right atmosphere - amid the clattering of dishes, noisy conversations in Cantonese and the hustle and bustle of old Hongkong. The quality of the food was excellent and prices were reasonable. This is one of Chinatown's long-standing eating establishments. Long-time residents and history buffs will recall the 1977 gangland shooting that ended... More 

Thank dstnrunner
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2006

This restaurant is located at 816 Washington St. in San Francisco. We went there on account of a promotional coupon. We will not return even if we had another coupon. We ordered two seafood dishes as we do not eat meat or poultry. We tried to explain to the waitress that we wanted different sauces on the two dishes. She... More 

3 Thank trainer3636

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian, Seafood
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 816 Washington St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1206
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 413-398-4550

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

Staying in Chinatown

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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, tourist shops, jewelry stores, fortune tellers, temples and restaurants come together to create a world unto itself in this historic neighbourhood.
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