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New Woey Loy Goey

699 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5028
+1 415-399-0733
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  • Average9%
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“egg rolls” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
699 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5028
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did some research and decided for tourists on vacation this would be our lunch. We had six in family. Had chicken, beef and seafood dishes. All great. Comes with soup which was outstanding. Lots of locals so that clued us in. We were seated...More

Thank greglinmon
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Hidden below the walkway we found this hidden beaut. So lush, food was amazing so tasty. We had veggie spring rolls, veggie chow main , veggie rice. Place was rammed with locals which spoke volumes. Simple tasty chinese food 5 star for price , taste...More

Thank crashing c
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Ate in February 2018 with three of my teaching colleagues. It was the day after the Lunar New Year and wow what an experience. It was like stepping back into time and I honestly enjoyed sitting next to the fish tank and watching the crab...More

Thank scooterwa2
Reviewed 26 January 2018

When I lived in San Francisco in the 1970s, the Woey Loy Goey was my second favorite Chinese restaurant. My first favorite, the Universal Cafe, closed years ago, but the Woey Loy Goey is still there and still good. I was delighted to find it...More

Thank eroof01
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We had a nice meal here. The food felt fresh and had a good balance of flavour. The decor and menu doesn’t look to have changed since the early 80’s but this seemed to add to the charm.

Thank PandCSki
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Was a luncheon guest at New Woey Loy Goey hosted by a Chinese friend. This restaurant has been a family favorite because of the well prepared and authentic Chinese menu offerings. One will find more than the usual Americanized food on menus in most Chinese...More

Thank HealthyEating29
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

NELG is a living monument to a mostly bygone era. Service is by heavily accented middle-aged staff who even if there is only one customer in the place manage to be impatient, slightly neglectful, and even a bit surly. The food that some reviewers found...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

If you want an authentic experience while in Chinatown, have lunch or dinner here. The proof that this is a good place is that most of the customers are Chinese and, most importantly, the bathrooms are clean...a good indication of how clean the kitchen is....More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great little Chinese, the service was quick and huge portions for a reasonable amount! It got busy quickly after 6pm.

Thank EllieKing
Reviewed 3 August 2017

While touring SF, my wife, son and I stopped in for lunch. We all enjoyed our food very much and I appreciated the service and value this restaurant and staff provided. We enjoyed the authentic atmosphere and comfortable, simple lunch venue. The restaurant is just...More

Thank Lon B
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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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Randy B
20 March 2017|
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Response from crashing c |
Veggie spring rolls, veggie curry,veggie chow main . Lots of choices very helpful to me .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 699 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5028
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-399-0733
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