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Koi Palace

365 Gellert Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-2613
+1 650-992-9000
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“dim sum” (101 reviews)
“peking duck” (6 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
365 Gellert Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-2613
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is tops in Chinese cuisine not only in SF, but other cities. The food is definitely 5 star, but I gave it a 4 star because of the looong wait. I can't believe some folks wait over 2 hours for a table for...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have started a project to visit all the “best” Dim Sum restaurants in the San Francisco area, as listed in the SF Gate newspaper. Today we went to the Koi Palace in Daly City. The food that we were able to...More

Thank Paul5795
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good food, great place to have dim sum. i have been to mainland china and hong kong and the food here is close if not better!

Thank reyneriom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there to celebrate friend's birthday. What a busy place. But service was prompt and food tasty!

Thank Leonid Y
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We come here often and are never disappointed. They are one of our favorite Chinese restaurants in the San Francisco area, others are R & G Lounge, and Hong kong Flower Lounge. Service here are not very consistency. Tonight we had Vicky as our waitress,...More

Thank smilej
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Which is probably a very good thing since they would know good dim sum when they eat it. Went in a group of 7. We went Christmas week, so I don't think the amount of time we had to wait for a table should be...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We have been going here for about 15 years, 30+ times per year, on weekend mornings. There are many good dishes that have gone unchanged (Siu Mai, xiao long bau (despite being made remotely now),Har Gow, nye wong bau, Soy Noodles, hai Kim, char Siu...More

Thank R2Dad
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Disappointing visit. Went for a dinner for a friend’s event and the food was mediocre. I expected more and it was expensive for the amount of food we ordered. Would not return here.

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This was my first visit to this restaurant I was very pleased. I am a Dim Sum fan and I have eaten at many places and Koi ranks right at the top. Very busy at lunch time however they move things along. The service was...More

Thank DaveNovato
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to this place for years, almost every time we visit SF. The place is always packed in the morning. Food is pretty good, very consistent over the years. I would say it has been on the pricey side for dim sum,...More

Thank Andrew T
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20 December 2016|
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Response from From5280ToZero | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you check it out online by searching for koi palace (Daly City?) They have the whole menu available. if you like dim sum, this place has a very large selection that you may not see elsewhere, and is renown by... More
18 October 2016|
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Response from 818Norvik | Reviewed this property |
No hot pot. Dim sum during the day. You might be able to get a few selections of dim sum at dinner time if you ask; it all depends on how much was unsold during lunch time.
9 February 2015|
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Response from VeeK333 | Reviewed this property |
You may avoid gluten by staying with rice. Avoid wheat and flour dishes that are so common in dim-sum dishes such as BBQ pork buns, onion pan-cake, shiao-loun-pao, pot stickers, dumplings etc etc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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