17 Scintillating Chinese Restaurants in San Francisco
The best soup dumplings, Cantonese barbecue, and hand-pulled noodles across San Francisco

It’s classic: Come Christmas Day, many throughout the United States work through mountains of gorgeous, rich Chinese food. Those in San Francisco find themselves in a proper embarrassment of riches when it comes to where they ought to place their orders, though. Is it better to opt for something a bit newer, a restaurant like Mister Jiu’s that pays homage to those hanging ducks in so many Chinatown storefront windows? Or go for the neighborhood staple that even your grandparents ate at, a restaurant like Peking Restaurant on Noriega Street that just joined the Legacy Business Registry?

Wonderfully, there’s no need to get all King Solomon about it. Here are the 17 go-to restaurants to try for any fan of Chinese cuisine in San Francisco.

It’s classic: Come Christmas Day, many throughout the United States work through mountains of gorgeous, rich Chinese food. Those in San Francisco find themselves in a proper embarrassment of riches when it comes to where they ought to place their orders, though. Is it better to opt for something a bit newer, a restaurant like Mister Jiu’s that pays homage to those hanging ducks in so many Chinatown storefront windows? Or go for the neighborhood staple that even your grandparents ate at, a restaurant like Peking Restaurant on Noriega Street that just joined the Legacy Business Registry?

Wonderfully, there’s no need to get all King Solomon about it. Here are the 17 go-to restaurants to try for any fan of Chinese cuisine in San Francisco. – Eater San Francisco (12.21.22)