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Fang

660 Howard St, Fl 1, San Francisco, CA 94105-3951
+1 415-777-8568
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sesame chicken” (42 reviews)
“short ribs” (27 reviews)
“bok choy” (17 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
660 Howard St, Fl 1, San Francisco, CA 94105-3951
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very nice meal here. It wasn't very busy on a Sunday night and we ate early. We saw tasty looking food on tables either side of us, and we weren't sure what to order, we both like Chinese and were just looking...More

Thank Travelbugreviewer
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for trusting our chef team to do what it is we love to do. It's a pleasure creating special dishes, and I'm glad you enjoyed what we had to offer. Our hope is that you'll come see us again soon. Sincerely, Kathy, Chef

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Flavourless and mediocre Chinese food. Only tourists seem to come and visit the place. Make the effort and find some better Chinese food in San Francisco!

Thank TravelandLearn_11
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We're surprised our quality and dedication to customization wasn't felt. All that said, we really do hope you’ll give us another shot -- I’m confident we can provide the exceptional dinner experience you deserve. Sincerely, Kathy, Chef

Reviewed 31 March 2018

Amazing chinese food. Everything is great. Eat downstairs, less crowded. If they are available, I recommend letting Mr. Fang (owner) or his daughter order for you (there is a beef and bok choy dish that is amazing). I always do that and have never been...More

Thank rickspickelmier
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you for sharing that wonderful recommendation. We love customizing dishes for your palate. Our hope is that we'll get to see you again soon. Sincerely, Kathy, Chef

Reviewed 21 March 2018

We had an early dinner on a Thursday..... 5:30 PM or so. The place was not full at all.... servers were not hugely attentive and we waited above average time for the order to be taken. Our entrees came after a longer than expected time...More

Thank Elkabelka
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

We're so sorry for your experience. At the end of the day, we're all about friendly service, delicious food, and a warm environment. Thank you for your honest reflection and bringing this to my attention. If there's a chance we can turn things around and...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The food here is worth the wait. Yes, the service is a bit slow but this is because it can be very busy. The food is excellent! Very flavorful! Tonight we had fried rice, Mongolian beef and a shrimp dish that was oh so good!...More

Thank Jeff S
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Jeff, it was a pleasure serving you. We love what we do, and we're glad you do too. Can't wait to see you again next time. Sincerely, Kathy, Chef

Reviewed 12 March 2018

The food was good, but not great.It is suitable for takeout but not dining. Every time I asked for something, the waiter acted like I was inconveniencing him. We didn't ask that many questions or make many requests. When I started to ask my first...More

Thank PTCGal
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

That's not the kind of service we're known for, and I'm so sorry you left with this impression. I will be speaking with the team about your experience. You should've been met with a warm welcome as well as attentive service -- especially given that...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Hi, Looking for a place within walking distance of the beautiful Clift Hotel and read the reviews about thing that would give it a try before the play we were seeing at 7:30. We had a reservation at 5 o’clock via open table, absolutely unnecessary...More

Thank KristenB1962
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for bringing this to my attention. It's unfortunate that your visit ended this way. We're known for so much more than this, but it sounds like we missed a lot of things that would've made your dining experience better. I'm sorry we were...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Really good food and very reasonable. Server suggested several dishes and family style for the group of 6. Mongolian beef and seasome chicken over the top.More

Thank mrfalcon32
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

We appreciate you stopping in! Our favorite way to dine is family style, and I love to hear that our Mongolian beef and sesame chicken really impressed. Your support means a lot, and we can't wait to serve you again next time you stop by....More

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I went for dinner on a friend’s recommendation. The dishes are quite unusual (in a good way) and certainly different to what you’d get in a similar restaurant in the UK. The service could stand a little improvement as dishes were brought out and stuck...More

Thank Matt O
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

It's a delight to hear we met your expectations, Matt! We're known for serving up some pretty special plates here, so I'm glad you found plenty to enjoy. As for the service you received, I wish we'd been right on the mark there, but I'll...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is great Chinese food in a casual setting with reasonable prices. A variety of dishes available. The owner Peter Fang or his daughter, Kathy are great resources for helping you plan dishes for your particular needs. Around the corner is the San Francisco Museum...More

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Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

It was a pleasure serving you! Thank you so much for joining us and following up here on Trip Advisor. We hope you'll come see us again soon. Sincerely, Kathy, Chef

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Response from jyotsnadietrich | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do!!! I agree it is yummy
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Response from drlynnrose | Reviewed this property |
I am not Chinese so I am not sure I can tell "true" Chinese food that one would be served in China. But I believe this is authentic as you may be able to get in that part of San Francisco!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 Howard St, Fl 1, San Francisco, CA 94105-3951
    (3rd Street and New Montgomery)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-777-8568
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Description
Fang is the sister restaurant of wildly popular restaurant, House of Nanking. Fang embodies both modern and authentic Chinese cuisines in a fine dining setting serving traditional Chinese fare, dim sum, as well as "off the menu" innovative dishes for the adventurous. Chef Peter Fang believes that good-tasting food is universal and should not be bound by how dishes were made in the past. With Chef Peter’s trademark inventiveness and eye for quality, the menu evolves and changes based on seasonally fresh ingredients from the same local Chinatown markets Peter has visited for decades. For fresh seasonal Chinese food in an elegant and modern setting, visit Fang.
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