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Chef Hung's Restaurant

823 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
+1 415-398-6883
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
823 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

I have been lunching here even before the present owners took over and the last few years, not only have prices kept going up (understandable due to the increase in minimum wage in San Francisco), the quality of service and food keeps going down. But...More

Thank chanyu1
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We went to this restaurant because of the reviews we saw online. The reviews were very, very wrong. They ignored us the entire evening. From the moment we sat down it took forever to order drinks and food. They brought out the food sporatically And...More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This seems pretty close to authentic Chinese (I am thinking of the food at state run hotels outside of Beijing or Qingdao). I was the only non-Asian there. Food was bland despite ordering a szechuan meal. Ambiance is basically a dive. Not a good value....More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

If the locals eat there it can't be all bad! Just enjoyed a really tasty dinner for 4 with way more than you could realistically eat including drinks for $85 including tip! Decor is basic but staff really pleasant and couldn't find any fault whatsoever...More

Thank Parker598
Reviewed 1 June 2017

When in Chinatown stop in for some amazing authentic Chinese Food here. You know it is good when you walk in and the place is about 98% full. The service was great as well. Thank you.

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Chef Hung is one of these hidden restaurants in San Francisco Chinatown. Locals go there for lunch and dinner. Its been at least over 2 and a half years since I visited this eatery. The environment and customer services are not high end, but deliver...More

Thank Quasarsoujourner01
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Some steep steps down to the restaurant, but they have a separate handicapped entrance. Extensive menu with lunch specials. We all had different dishes and all voted they food was great. By the time we left, the restaurant had filled and we were the only...More

Thank Marcus4
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I read a review here on Trip Advisor, and was not disappointed! Great, authentic Chinese dishes in Chinatown.

1  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Heart of China Town. Walk down steps from the street into restaurant. Like your walking into someone's basement. Loud but excellent food. Had dinner specials. Family style and pay $12.95-15.95/person. More than enough. Good variety. Typical minimal decor, but very good service.

1  Thank Mary W
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Whenever you find yourself in Chinatown you get sensory overload with all of the various restaurants, bakeries, etc. We happened to take a leap of faith and found ourselves among locals in this little gem of a restaurant. Not much to look at, but all...More

1  Thank Lori T
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
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 823 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-398-6883
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