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Capital Restaurant

839 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1614
+1 415-397-6269
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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839 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1614
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in a shop around the corner buying a scarf and asked the Chinese proprietor where to get good Chinese food. She immediately said Capital and gave me easy directions. 5 minutes later I was seated at the counter of this super busy restaurant....More

Thank CO911dispatcher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find. Food was fantastic and restaurant was quick and delicious. Roasted Duck, dumplings, Szechuan beef all the best

Thank Mutt239
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Way over priced, tasteless, burnt. The reviews before us were what we went off of, and they were lies. Keep looking, don't stop here.

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Start with the wings: served crisp, salty and surrounded by jalapeños, Yum. Portions are large. We over ordered with a dish for everyone. The Kung Pao chicken only okay, but the eggplant is cooked just right: not too soft and not too hard. The sweet...More

Thank TravelbeeSantaFe_NM
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Wandered around Chinatown trying to decide where to go when we stumbled across this place. Had the Mongolian beef which was vet good and a big plate of their 'world famous' wings. Well priced. Would recommend.

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I'm quite a fan of Asiatic food. This restaurant is really good! First key criteria, only Asian client in. service is nice and fast enough. Prices are correct. Be aware they don't take credit card: only cash ...

Thank fabienalbaladejo
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The Capital Restaurant is about three blocks from the Hilton in the Financial District and serves Chinese cuisine. The waitress was very friendly, and the food was good. I had the Kung Po Shrimp and my wife had the Shrimp and Broccoli. We ordered egg...More

Thank Ed0379
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We were there at about 5pm and it was pretty full. Mostly Chinese people what gives you the feeling to be at the right place. We didn't feel to welcome at this place. The prices were as high as Chinese restaurants are. Plastic glasses and...More

Thank InSeSaHi
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Whilst on holiday we found a little bar and the bar man recommend this restaurant. We weren't disappointed. Excellent service from the waitress. Portions are large and very tasty. We honestly wouldn't have gone in without the recommendation but so pleased we did.

Thank smiler666
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Charming place, really good atention and warm welcome. Not cheep neither expensive, the prices were fair and reasonable. I would definetly come back again and I recomend it!

Thank DasSchweigen
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

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 839 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1614
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-397-6269
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