Shanghai Dumpling King (Outer Richmond)
3319 Balboa Street, San Francisco, CA 94121
Everyone loves dumplings. Everyone! And if someone tells you they don't especially love dumplings, you can fix that right away by bringing them to Shanghai Dumpling King. The dumplings we serve have the power to convert anyone into a diehard dumpling fan!
What's so great about our dumplings? First of all, we use authentic recipes and absolutely the best ingredients available. We're constantly making dumplings so you know they're fresh. Secondly: variety! Here at Shanghai Dumpling King you'll find delicious old favorites as well as fascinating, more unusual dumplings you may never have tried before. Shanghai Dumpling King is the perfect melding of comfort food and exceptional cuisine.
Our xiao long bao, also known as XLB or Shanghai soup dumplings, are one of our house favorites. When you bite into a hot and savory soup dumpling, you discover the secret hidden inside: delicious soup! Once you eat your dumpling, you have a spoon full of hot, savory broth to enjoy. Not only are soup dumplings tasty and fun to eat, but they're a real life mystery. How in the world does the soup get in there?
Though we've named ourselves after one of our favorite dishes, Shanghai Dumpling King actually serves a full and extensive menu of Chinese appetizers, soups, noodles and entrees as well. From our Spicy Chicken Wings to their polar opposite, our cooling Cucumber Salad, and all the delicious Chinese dishes in between, we take pride in serving up some of the best Chinese food in the Bay Area. And here in the Bay Area, there's some stiff competition! We're confident that the quality of our food and the care we take in preparing it simply can't be beat.
When you're planning your first visit to Shanghai Dumpling King, be sure to come hungry so that you can sample as much of our menu as possible. You might even want to study the menu beforehand: It's a big one and indecision can strike at any moment! But don't worry: No matter what you choose, you can rest assured it'll be delicious!