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Xiao Loong Restaurant

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250 W Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127-1423
+1 415-753-5678
17:00 - 21:30
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Oakland, California
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359 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Got together with the girls for dinner here. The place is small but cozy and service is attentive. They have a big menu and you can either eat family style here (sharing dishes) or order your own. There were five of us and we ordered separately but got to try each of the dishes: xiao loong bao (are huge here... More 

5 Thank KWong55
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1,670 reviews
1,038 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This place was really great in its first few years, but now it feels sort of run of the mill. At the time is was unique, but now there are many more choices in the city of this style.

Thank Alzor S
New Jersey
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479 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Ordered for family of 10 - 6 adults, 4 kids. Ordered 6 main dishes plus rice plus 2 quarts wonton soup. The total bill was $116. The soup was especially good. The other dishes were very good. There was plenty of food plus leftovers for lunch/dinner the next day. Would definitely order from here again. (Note: interior of restaurant is... More 

Thank ams44
Lihue, Hawaii
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Wonderful little place that serves up as you order. Dishes come out freshly prepared and is worth the wait. Great wine list selection and service was just as awesome as the meal! It is certainly a must try if you are in the area. It's a place I will definitely return to as I wish this restaurant was in my... More 

Thank Ruthie03
Bangalore, India
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344 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Visited Xiao Loong for carry out dinner. I went for the steamed tofu with broccoli and some fried rice both vegan style. The first dish was a bit flat in spices which I compensated with Sriracha but the fried rice was spot on delicious. I am impressed and this is my first time trying real Chinese food. Service was slow... More 

Thank Pramod S
san francisco
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2016

From day one Xiao Loong was always the slightly more expensive but way better option when ordering food. Just recently a friend of mine and I ordered again enjoying the House Chicken and House Beef dishes, both with memorably good sauces. Their pot-stickers are not as good as say yet wah but do hit the spot. When I call they... More 

Thank someguyinsf
san antonio
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

its a little tiny place that serves excellent food. if your in the area stop by. I cant exactly remember how it tasted but I know it was excellent. Walked out with a full belly!

Thank comakozi
Half Moon Bay, California
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Used to love this neighborhood treasure, when it opened we switched from our old haunt and ordered so often we had the phone number scribbled on the shelf next to the kitchen phone. The last three times we ordered in, we had to pour the hot and sour soup down the drain. It was that bad. I called each time... More 

1 Thank luannedesign
Syracuse, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Went here on Valentines Day night, was seated without a reservation within 15 minutes. Enjoyed the House Chicken and Braised Fish of the day in Black Bean Sauce. Staff very helpful as were near by customers in offering suggestions on recommendations of menu choices.

Thank Testiga
Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2014

The atmosphere was really upscale and service was great and some of the best potstickers we've had in a while. Plus the prices and portions were very decent. The kids loved it. Thanks so much for being a highlight of our trip! Definitely recommend!

Thank Julie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 W Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127-1423
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-753-5678

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