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Brandy Ho's Hunan Food - CLOSED

4068 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2534
+1 415-252-8000
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
23 Feb 2017
“authentic food tasted great”
19 Feb 2014
“Wonderful dinner in Chinatown & NO MSG!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
4068 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2534
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

the staff was very friendly and the food was excellent. I plan on going back the next time I'm in town. The noodles, chicken, beef, and rice were very delicious. The food was cooked fresh and you could see the cook making the food while...More

Thank jmacias1999
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Excellent dinner. We went because they do not serve their food with MSG. It was great and a good value for the dollar. Definitely will go back again.

Thank ALAN D
Reviewed 26 November 2013

It's a lot bigger inside than it looks from the outside, and the ambiance is great for dinner time - lots neon lights and the whole place dimly lit, nice atmosphere. The Gon-Pou Hunan chicken was great. My mom came and tried the Chicken Salad...More

Thank FGrandillo
Reviewed 31 October 2013

A few days ago we were invited for dinner with a big group of friends to this modern cuisine restaurant. I didn't know what to expect, but definitely I must say that the food was exquisite. Some of the plates are very tasty, i.e. prawns...More

Thank Redgaucho
Reviewed 7 October 2013

This is the best Hunan food you can get in San Francisco's Castro District in a small, cozy place! Easy to get to from MUNI, and around the corner from the classic Castro Theater, the food and service at Brandy Ho's on 18th Street is...More

Thank Barney P
Reviewed 6 June 2013

The original Brandy Ho's on the edge of Chinatown (on Kearney) was a real destination restaurant that attracted a loyal following that adored its mouth-searing spices. When BH opened this Castro location, I thought, "It can't miss! What a great place to go after a...More

Thank rmajor
Reviewed 24 March 2013

Since this place opened a couple of years ago, the buzz has been very good. The variety of dishes is wonderful, the portion size is always large-ish, and amazingly there are few left overs. Enjoy!

Thank William M
Reviewed 17 March 2013

I like this place because they do a good job with the spices. In fact you can tell them how spicy you want the dish to be and the spices they use are unique (and unfortunately a secret!). It's also a great value. I like...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 27 December 2012

18th street castro location with helpful if somewhat uninvolved staff, the meal is served quickly and is well prepared but lacks a bit of flavour. Textures are good. Nice average chinese food in a somewhat unusual location for this in SF. Only place open on...More

Thank nikolai69
Reviewed 21 August 2012

As title states, this was our first time at restaurant & we were more than pleased with quality of food, presentation, & flavor. Tried 3 different dishes (fish, chicken, pork) + 1 appetizer. All delicious. Hope to return again.

Thank MBV245
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4068 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2534
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighbourhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: +1 415-252-8000
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