Koi Palace 鯉魚門海鮮茶寮 (Koi Palace)

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Details
365 Gellert Blvd (at Hickey Blvd.)
Daly City, CA 94015
(650) 992-9000
Dim Sum, Chinese
$ $
Hours
Mon–Thu: 11:00 AM–9:30 PM Fri: 11:00 AM–10:00 PM Sat: 10:00 AM–10:00 PM Sun: 9:00 AM–9:30 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Koi does dim sum best, esp #308 (crisp fish filet in rice roll), #288 (grilled chive & shrimp dumpling), #268 (baked egg custard bun)!
  • This Daly City spot in the Serramonte strip mall is legit. Its loud, overwhelming, and totally worth it. Dim sum is lunch only, but served every day.
  • Best Dim Sum in SF Bay Area
  • Perhaps the best Bay Area dimsum. If you must visit on a weekend, do yourself a huge favor and line up 15 min before they open. Otherwise, you could be looking at a 1+hr wait.
  • Get there before 11 or be prepared for a 1-2 hour wait. Lunch favs - #223, #201, #307, and #510 for dessert.
  • Brave the brutal lines and chaos for the juicy dumplings filled with crisp-skinned suckling pig:
  • Get the dim sum!
  • Lamb buns in clay pot. So cute and tasty :)
  • If you like durian, you MUST try the durian paste puff pastry. And also stop by the counter to purchase the dragon beard candy--traditional chinese sweets. This place is quality dim sum you can taste!
  • For something different, try the coffee ribs and duck burrito
  • Get to know the hosts. They will get u a table in front of the line. Lol.
  • Adrian Hoffman, chef of Lark Creek Restaurant Group, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Crab xiao long bao.
  • Seafood stars here, including sweet prawns simply steamed and served with a soy dipping sauce spiked with chiles.
  • Specialties: Dim sum, including lobster and Shanghai crab dumplings; garlic pea shoots; all seafood, especially shrimp, abalone and geoduck; steamed whole fish; roast suckling pig.
  • Arrive early
  • They're very crowded so it's better to go early. Their food is very delicious.
  • On weekends you'd better come early! Huge line.
  • be sure to order at least 1 order of egg custards per person. this place gets the egg custard award!
  • Must orders: 1) Egg Yolk Lava Bun; 2) Crisp Fish Filet in Rice Roll; and 3) Osmanthus & Medlar Pudding
  • Get there early. Otherwise prepare for 30+ min wait