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Z & Y Restaurant

655 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
+1 415-981-8988
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
655 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A Chinese friend recommended Z&Y as the best Chinese food ever and she was absolutely correct! We thought it might be by the line of people waiting outside and it was worth the 20 minute wait! We shared a community table and had, not only...More

Thank visitingguest2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

My friend's landlady suggested this restaurant as the best Chinese food in San Francisco and she is Chinese. It was apparent that others thought this as well as there was a line going out the door. It was definitely worth the wait. We opted for...More

Thank Corvettesue322
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a late lunch at Z & Y Restaurant. All of the food was great. The service was just okay. With food as good as it was, we'd definitely go back. We weren't in a hurry, any way! Highly recommend!

Thank DiscountDuo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was very good but the wait was long and confusing. The person behind the counter when you go in was too busy. He was seating customers, serving dishes, answering the phone, running the bill etc... He did not have time to answer questions. Thank...More

Thank rgeulen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ate at Z & Y, after reading online favorable reviews. We agree with those favorable reviews. The wonton soup was the best tasting that either of us have had. The main courses were also excellent. We will be eating again at...More

Thank mikeJ4692HP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a pretty large group of clients and co-workers (15?). We ordered about 10 entrees and half dozen appetizers. Just about everything was really tasty and the "hot" items weren't even too hot for most tastes in our group. The place doesn't look like...More

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel recommended Z & Y as the best Sichuan restaurant in SF, and they were, without doubt, right to do so. It seems to be extremely popular with Chinese people, SF locals and tourists, like us, and the queue to get in runs out...More

Thank PRL-London
Sean C, Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so honored to hear that your hotel said we are the best Sichuan style food in San Francisco, and we can not wait to serve you again sometime very soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wandered through China Town and came across this little restaurant - what a find! If you want an excellent Chinese meal this is the place to go. I had the salt and pepper prawns - they were delicious - best I've ever had. Obviously very...More

Thank Susan M
Sean C, Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very happy to read your lovely review and we thank you for dining with us. Hope to see you again for some more, sometime soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dishes we recommend: Lamb with Cumin, Fish Filets in Hot Chili Oil, and Sauteed Green Beans. Dining Room is small, get there early or you will wait, even on a weeknight.

Thank GeoffChing88
Sean C, Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for dining with us and recommending some dishes to our new customers! We hope to serve you again soon, and take care!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hot and Sour soup was amazing. Also had dumplings, Hunan chicken, and lo mein. Everything was wonderful, especially​ the friendly staff.

Thank Angela P
Sean C, Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review! We hope to see you back again very soon for some more :)

As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique
neighbourhood decorated with colourful shops, historic
streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs
awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on
dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who
gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or
practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-981-8988
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Z & Y Restaurant is one of the best chinese restaurants in San Francisco Chinatown serving Szechuan and Northern Chinese cuisine. Meet Chef Han who has grown in reputation by preparing food for some of the most distinguished men and women of the world. Some have been presidents, vice presidents, and foreign ministers of the people's republic of China.
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