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1559 Franklin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4564
+1 415-771-2044
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good52%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
26 Feb 2018
“Can't judge a book by its cover”
23 Feb 2018
“Great Amount Of Food”
Closed Now
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1559 Franklin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4564
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is definitely a word of mouth, place to eat. If you looked at the outside you would not be sure it was open. But the food inside is excellent. We like to go to different places to try, but this place, we have gone...More

Thank eke-ono
Reviewed 24 February 2018

I try to dine here every time I come to the Bay Area, the food is excellent and the service is quick and efficient. The Beef Chow Fun is one of my favorites but everything is good, the only problem is finding a parking space.

Thank Emilio M
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Looking from the outside, the place doesn't look like much, but when you walk in the door, I was pleasantly surprised. Nice clean atmosphere. Not too loud or quiet. They had a TV on with the Warriors basketball game. Good variety of selections and the...More

Thank Ebert K
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I've been driving by this place for years and never went in. The parking can be tough in that area. I was surprised that I found a parking space right away. I was invited to a holiday dinner there and it wasn't too bad. The...More

Thank Nomad627
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

After being out all day walking we came across this neighborhood place. We got seated right away. I ordered the sweat and sour chicken chicken and it hit the spot. We also had soup which was good. The waiter was friendly and attentive.

Thank jjones4180
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Came here with a group for dinner before an event and I haven't been here in over 20 years! This place has been around for eons and gets crowded. A friend made reservations for dinner here for our party of 10. We ordered one of...More

Thank KWong55
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a neighborhood Chinese restaurant with excellent food. Among my favorite dishes here are the moo shu pork (served with authentic wrappers), dry cooked spareribs, salt and pepper fried tofu, and roast duck. Prices are reasonable and the service is friendly. I look forward...More

Thank cookiebaker101
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Good size menu with lots of choice. The portions were massive. standard of the food was okay. Service was decent

Thank Robonholiday5
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

This place qualifies as a "local" favorite! Wonderful food at great prices. Parking can be dicey with nearby construction though

1  Thank rodnak
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent choices for a fast and delicious lunch - many locals have attended this place especially during the hours of 11:30-1:30. Parking can be difficult. I have eaten there often including dinners (try their fixed price -,Chinese "woo choy" style menus).. Good bargains.

1  Thank Edward Y
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1559 Franklin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4564
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-771-2044
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