Hong Kong Lounge
5322 Geary Blvd.
A few blocks from Dragon Beaux, Hong Kong Lounge packs the house to the brim every weekend for their delectable dim sum options. There will always be a line, but that's because it will always be delicious. Most Popular Dishes: Duck.
294 8th Ave.
Some say Spices! is the restaurant that was the inspiration for Mission Chinese Food. We say it's delicious and so do a lot of other people. If you are adventurous, you'll want to go here. They have dishes you can't find anywhere else. Most Popular Dishes: Stinky tofu with pork intestine.
110 Natoma St.
Situated on an alley between New Montgomery Street and Second Street, Henry's Hunan is a family-run restaurant known for authentic and tasty Hunanese food at great prices in a welcoming atmosphere. In business since 1974, they serve up spicy dishes, so don't forget to tell them your desired level of spiciness. Most Popular Dish: Henry's Special with shrimp, scallops, chicken and vegetables.
One Rincon Center
A San Francisco landmark dating back to 1958, Yank Sing serves internationally acclaimed, award-winning Hong Kong-style dim sum, individually hand-crafted by skilled chefs. Most Popular Dishes: Steamed pork buns, sesame balls.
Kingdom of Dumpling
1713 Taraval St.
Located in the Outer Sunset, Kingdom of Dumpling serves delicious steamed dumplings. They offer more than 20 different kinds. Most Popular Dishes: Pork and shrimp dumplings, pork and chive dumplings.
1031 Irving St.
San Tung is a popular no-frills Chinese restaurant, and locals pack the place every night. Most Popular Dishes: Dry fried chicken wings, fried green beans.
Happy Lamb Hot Pot
405 Mason Street
A truly fun make-your-own meal experience is a Mongolian-style hot pot. Happy Lamb Hot Pot is satisfying for meat eaters and vegetarians alike, at all levels of the desired spiciness. With both vegan and meat options, choose one of the nine different broths and more than 30 protein options. Gather a group and warm up on a cool night with hot pot! Most Popular Choices: American Kobe Beef and New Zealand lamb.
The Chairman Truck
We would be remiss if we didn't include a food truck on our list, especially one as popular as The Chairman. Their baos are inspired by the original street food of Asia. It's bold, spicy, unique, fast, and flavorful. Most Popular Dishes: Tender pork belly, spicy chicken.