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Brandy Ho's Hunan Food

217 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4508
+1 415-788-7527
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried dumplings” (17 reviews)
“smoked ham” (10 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
217 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4508
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Been coming here over 20 years. Consistently great. Beef chow mein, Sweet and Sour Pork, Kung Pao Chicken, and Dumplings awesome. Low in grease, no MSG. Service is excellent. I come here everytime I'm in SF

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here many years ago. Looks and sounds exactly the same. Great CHOW MEIN. Reasonable price for lunch and speedy service. Not fancy—just good. Good hot tea, as well. Can’t go wrong.

Thank Leon G
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Dining in China Town is a must when in San Francisco. Whilst this place isn’t much to look at from the outside go and try the food. It’s well cooked, fresh and won’t break the bank. The service is no nonsense but isn’t pushy either....More

Thank Philip_Marsh
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We spent a night in China Town and came across this restaurant when we were wandering the streets. A quick check on TA at the reviews and we thought yes let's give it a try. We were warmly greeted and chose 3 main courses to...More

Thank Dani C
Reviewed 1 October 2017

got there after a long walk across Chinatown. the atmosphere was cool, not too many people so we were able to understand what we order. Hunan food, nice seafood dishes, excellent dumplings. be ware of spicy dishes, i asked for mild and it was hot...More

Thank hannoch
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I visit this restaurant every time I visit San Francisco. The food is usually great but this time the taste and texture of my favorite dishes were different. It was edible but not very tasty this time.

Thank 256bridgetteh
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Trying to be organized, we made a reservation for a family of 6 at the #2 Trip restaurant. Lack of smiles and Chinese should have been the early warning. No dish and nothing about this place was above average. Let alone, the plate scrapping 12...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The food was absolutely amazing! I had the housemade smoked Duck and a soup and my girlfriend ate a vegetarian dish. Both was excellent. The stuff was friendly, even if they were a bit stressed. I would totally come here again!

Thank Fabian T
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The portion sizes here are very reasonable, attentive service and the food was good quality. The chow mein was well received as well as egg rolls, wonton and steamed dumplings

Thank Alyssa P
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

My family was staying in Fisherman's Wharf so we obviously were in no shortage of seafood -- but we were looking to experience Chinatown Chinese food and Brandy Ho's did not disappoint. They are available to be booked on OpenTable which is great for vacationers...More

Thank SpartaBrian
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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Randi A
15 June 2016|
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Response from StuartGustafson | Reviewed this property |
Yes, most items are gluten-free as they don't have wheat or flour components. They are also well-known as being MSG-free. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 217 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4508
    (Pacific Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: No. 15 bus stop
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-788-7527
  • E-mail
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