We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


601 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7910
+1 415-776-3999
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good59%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
20 Dec 2016
“Great cheap food near our hostel”
27 Nov 2016
“Authentic and Wonderful!”
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
601 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7910
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (24)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and very affordable - the lemongrass chicken was particularly excellent! Service very friendly and portions large!

Thank ljaneb89
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Small place that serves excellent and affordable Vietnamese food. Met in the dining room by the owner. So nice and welcoming. I took out that night and the food was super great! Affordable!!

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Little restaurant with great asian food..vietnamese and thai. inexpensive. But, the neighborhood is rough. Best to eat here in the daylight hours.

Thank James M
Reviewed 16 July 2016

After finishing some business at San Francisco City Hall, my friend and I checked the time to be 11:30 am. Its time for an early lunch! We decided to go over to Larkin and Turk Street, where the "Little Saigon" Vietnamese strip is located for...More

Thank Quasarsoujourner01
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

When you see the little guardians at the gateway to Little Saigon, you are near Mangosteen. Mangosteen is a small family run restaurant serving up delicious Vietnamese cuisine. The hearty offerings are chicken, beef or seafood in broth or on a bed of savory garlic...More

Thank Audrey C
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We have been going to this little hole-in-the-wall for years and always order the same thing-Banana Blossom Salad and the crepe with shrimp-we think those are the best we've come across in the area. This is not a fancy place and the dishes are not...More

Thank autumntiger_23
Reviewed 6 November 2015

I went to Mangosteen to have lunch. The place was packed. Fortunately for me, there was one small table for two waiting for me! I ordered the vegetarian garlic noodles and tofu dish. It was delicious. The portion size was large. Good thing and friend...More

Thank Shonda D
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We bought two soups, both with seafood. The bowls were very large and we barely managed to finish. Everything was very tasty. We also took the fresh coconut juice, which was served in the coconuts themselves. Very good, make sure to try it!

Thank Tiberius S
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Nice place right across the street from the Phoenix Hotel. Title of review says it all, but since I need more characters: good food, fair amount of vegetarian options, solid service, and reasonable prices.

Thank Wombatter
Reviewed 7 September 2014

The eggplant and grilled pork dishes were delicious. Been going to Vietnamese restaurants for 20 years, and this is one of the best.

Thank John_H56003
Nearby HotelsSee all 231 hotels in San Francisco
Htl 587
54 reviews
.04 km away
Phoenix Hotel SF
1,132 reviews
.06 km away
Hotel EPIK
207 reviews
.11 km away
Essex Hotel
3 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Saigon Sandwich Shop
134 reviews
.04 km away
Chambers - Phoenix Hotel
88 reviews
.05 km away
Rusty’s Southern
36 reviews
.11 km away
The Chairman Truck
27 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Asian Art Museum
1,404 reviews
.38 km away
San Francisco City Hall
841 reviews
.47 km away
Civic Center
197 reviews
.44 km away
Pioneer Monument
30 reviews
.44 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mangosteen staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-776-3999
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing