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Mar 23, 2012 11:43 AM

Best hot and sour soup in the city?

Does anyone have any suggestions for really good hot and sour soup in the city? Probably my favorite as of now is Pot Stickers in Chinatown. But I'd love to hear suggestions. The more spicy and sour the better.

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  1. Eliza's was, I thought, quite good.

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    1. re: wolfe

      Yea, the one on Potrero Hill is closed.

      1. re: SFTitan

        2877 California St
        (between Broderick St & Divisadero St)

    2. The hot and sour soup at Hong's Szechuan in the Outer Sunset has a nice mild balance of hot and sour. Also good are green onion pancakes, water dumplings, pot stickers.
      Lunch Specials are a value: 11 am to 3 pm for $4.95-$5.50

      3044 Taraval St (between 40th Ave & 41st Ave)
      San Francisco, CA 94116
      (415) 665-5648
      Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun 11 am - 10 pm

      Since you're searching for mind tingling spicy - you might try Mission Chinese - although I haven't seen hot and sour soup on its menu - there is a Tingling Lamb Noodle soup with bok choy - or go to Spices II:

      Spices II
      291 6th Ave, San Francisco 94118
      (At Clement St)

      294 8th Ave, San Francisco 94118
      (At Clement St)

      1. Probably not what you're thinking of, but the Hot and Sour soup at Spicy Bite - and Indian Restaurant - is killer. We almost always order it when we order there. If you ask for it hot, it will not disappoint.

        1. This is not for the cit but Try "Little Shin Shin" in Oakland/Piedmont (just about 20 mins from SF)

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