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Dumpling Empire

216 Cypress Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3704
+1 650-742-0838
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good50%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“dumplings” (19 reviews)
“pork” (6 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian
216 Cypress Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3704
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

I visited with a friend for lunch, we went to sample multiple different items. The dumplings were above average, the hot and sour soup was excellent. We had several dishes and at the end of the meal the bill came and they snuck in an...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JimFam6
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Stopped in for a craving of dumplings and not disappointed!!! Had the pork dumplings and the lamb dumplings along with a steamy bowl of hot and sour soup and must say very tasty. Just spent 18 months working in China and the dumplings are comparable...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TravelinEvertonian
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I had the pork and corn dumplings and they were great! The next time I’m in the area, I will definitely come back. They also serve jasmine tea with your meal- nice touch! Great service as well!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sydney H
Reviewed 3 February 2018

It rarely happens that I am so impressed by food I eat outside of home. This time is different. Saying that food served here is yummy is not enough. It is simply amazing! People who rate this place with less than five stars simply do...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Acidov
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

It has been quite some time that I have frequented has been almost a year. They have taken over the next store space and increased the dining /seating as well as wait staff!! Ordered my garlic long beans, chow fun and pork cabbage dumpling!, Excellent...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank china328
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We loved the dumplings here are great. I also recommend the potsticker. While very mainstream, the chicken chow mean is quite tasty. And the fresh cucumber is really good but everyone better partake as it's covered in garlic.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Eden S
Reviewed 15 March 2017

What's your fav? Our's is the pork, shrimp and chives dumpling. Green onion pancakes are good, as are the beef rolls. Get the Spicy chicken pot. Loaded with flavor, it's pretty good.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank kent3919
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We want to try their food after reading good review, but we are disappointed. The food is not that good. The place is not that clean, typical Chinese restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank Mommyphant
Reviewed 25 January 2017

All their dumpling are very good and freshly made in house. The best is they don't add lot of salt (low-sodium). Good for the health and happy eaters. The noodle soup also good. If like beef pancake, you must try. and Lamb skewers. Service little...More

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank Tomhu868
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Dumpling Empire after finding it on Google on a windy day. The staff gave us a table right in front of the door. There were two tables inside and we asked for one of those to avoid the wind drift because one of...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Robert Q
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Cypress Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-742-0838
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