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Koi Palace

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$$ - $$$
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365 Gellert Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-2613
+1 650-992-9000
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 15:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We got there before opening time, had to take a number, and finally got seated after about an hour. Not worth the wait. The only reason we ate here was because visitors from another country wanted to eat here.

Thank Nicholine L
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Unless reservations are made, be prepared to wait. I am unsure if reservations have a party requirement or if they even can be made for dim sum. Dim sum is served during the day, and dinner service at night. This place is always busy. The dim sum can be ordered off a menu or you can choose off the carts/trays... More 

Thank Kelly L
Sydney, Australia
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192 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been there twice in a week and enjoyed the food on both occasions. The first time three of us had a set menu and there was so much left over to go. The second time with a family of 12 and ordered almost 10 dishes. The suckling pig was very nice especially the skin so crispy, both prawn... More 

Thank Sydney2000000
Tucson, Arizona
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76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Great service and great food. The only problem item was calamari. Needed more tea, turned top over and presto, pot taken and replaced.

Thank Al S
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

It's a very popular Chinese restaurant in the area. A lot of dash choices and decent taste. You won't go wrong to choose it when eating out with friend and families.

Thank smallbug_11
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Always need to wait over half to one hour to be sit. Dim sum is having many choices compare to other Chinese dim sum restaurants. Taste is better on the weekdays than weekend. Not sure the reason but assume weekend is just too busy.

Thank wwlovetravel
Tucson, Arizona
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127 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

It took us a while to go through the whole menu, as there were so many dishes and specials. The beef and scallop combination was delicious. Probably the best beef I have ever had in a Chinese restaurnat. Large flavorful chunks, tender, and cooked to a perfect medium rare. The scallops were also done right, not too chewy. tables were... More 

Thank Ambul
San Mateo, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My second visit. Food ok. Server not so good. Paid more attention to Asian diners and we only white dinners in at that time. Some food was cold & sent back. It looks like they just did a micro-wave to warm. Do not think I will return.

Thank dcs1755
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Good food and very reasonably priced compared to most buffets. A lot of choices and their California rolls/sushi choices were a lot more than expected. They lose a star because Some of the food options had been setting out for a while. Otherwise a great place to fill up.

Thank Jennifer F
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Be careful when using your credit card to settle your bill at this restaurant. The (waitress) had used my card number fraudulently at a Fast Food Counter today in USA, when I am now in Hong Kong. Luckily the amount was small and my Bank immediately notified me.

Thank Maria Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 40
Chinese, Asian, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 365 Gellert Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-2613
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Daly City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-992-9000

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