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AsiaSF

AsiaSF Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.asiasf.com
  • Phone: (415) 255-2742
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner:
    Wednesday: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
    Thursday: 7:00pm - 10pm
    Friday: 7:00pm - 2:00am
    Saturday: 5:00pm - 2:00am
    Sunday: 7:00pm - 10pm
  • Payment Options: Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Asian, Fusion / Eclectic
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Have your next event here at AsiaSF. We can provide pricing options for any sized event. Please call Aaron Nelson at: 415-255-2742 extension 224
  • Private Party Contact: Aaron Nelson (415) 255-2742 x224
  • Entertainment: Hourly shows on our red runway bar by The Ladies of AsiaSF.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Howard
  • Public Transit: Muni or Bart:
    You can take BART or MUNI by getting off at Civic Center Station. Walk up Market Street to 9th Street, turn left and walk 2 blocks to Howard Street.
    Or
    You can take the F Line classic streetcars up Market Street and get off at 9th Street. Then walk 2 blocks south on 9th
  • Parking: No
  • Parking Details: There is ample street parking on both Ninth & Howard streets, as well as surrounding streets.
A word from AsiaSF
Our world famous transgender stars - the beautiful and talented Ladies of AsiaSF - Serve you critically acclaimed Cal Asian cuisine and perform hourly atop our red runway bar. Add in signature cocktails, a Wine Spectator award winning wine list, and color morphing shoji screen walls and you have a feast for all your senses! Now in its 13th year, AsiaSF continues to be the ultimate San Francisco experience. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "The food was pretty good. The show was FANTASTIC. The service was average. We were seated at the bar and had to almost pry the waiters away from the all the bachelorette parties to get any semblance of service. If you're part of the 1% (1% male vs. 99% bachelorettes), expect to be largely ignored."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "It was rather disappointing for spending $60 per person that the food portions were tiny & rather gross. Don't get the curry scallops!!! I just cleaned my plate because I was starving"
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "The food was tasteless. They should do a better job for $49."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "The ladies of AsiaSF are fantastique !! The food is out-of-this-world. What a great time we had. VIVICA IS THE BEST !! Thank you, AsiaSF for a wonderful night."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Had an awesome time with friends and enjoyed the anniversary evening!! Awesome Food and great service."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "I really enjoyed the service, they were friendly and prompt. None of us thought the food was worth the money however. The "show" was ok, a little disappointing. The dance club below the restaurant was fun however. I wouldn't go back, I think for the price I'd rather go somewhere with great food."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "too much focus on the gimmick. poor service and food quality"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We celebrated a birthday for our sister n law and we had an AMAZING time! The service is 5 star. From the moment you walk in you are being catered to. The food is YUMMY and very beautifully plated. The entertainment was fabulous! They know how to strut their stuff. They also paid "special" attention to our bday girl. The greatest thing was the price, $39.00 per person for a 3 course dinner, does not include drinks tax/tip. I recomend this dinner/show for bachelorette/bday/divorce/girls night out. Go out and see the show!"
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "This place is great! The women are beautiful and the food is yummy!"
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "Heard this was a thing to see in SF , sort of like Beach Blanket Babylon. Not really. There is no "show" just a lot of prancing on a catwalk. Food ok, not really worth it."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "A great place to have fun and a good meal. I'd recommend a Friday or Saturday as those will be more lively. Our only complaint would be that there's no bar if your arrive early. We were there at 650 pm for 715 pm reservation and had to wait at Starbucks. Otherwise, great place."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "The big surprise here was how good the food was. Not only delicious but beautiful. The chef has a real artist's touch. The show however was a bit of a disappointment. While all the ladies were certainly lovely, the show consists just of them going up and down an elevated bar lip-synching songs (mostly badly). I was hoping for something more original. I guess that after almost 30 years in San Francisco just seeing beautiful transvestites doesn't really get my attention; I pass many on the way to work every day. Would have been nice if they also put on a actual singing show."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "I went with my boyfriend for a fun night out and was pleasAny surprised. Will recommend this for friends. I had so much fun"
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "My husband and I went here, not realizing it was a fixed menu. The drag queen shows were fun, but the cost of dinner was a little high for the small portions. I think this is a great place to come for bachlorette parties, but I don't think I would come here otherwise. The shows were short - each drag queen lip-synched to one song - 3 songs for the first show, 4 songs for the second. I am used to a full evening of sassy drag queens. Not exactly what I was picturing. Fun, but wouldn't do it again."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "Amazing entertainment. The food was okay, not amazing, but we mostly came for the entertainment, so that's okay."
    Dined on 1/8/2014
  • "Asia SF is a great place to go if you're celebrating a birthday or another special occasion. Fun to go with friends, it's entertaining waitresses, good food and service and overall fun ambiance make for a great night out!"
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "The whole experience was OK, but I wouldn't repeat it. The service is slow because they try to serve all tables all courses at the same times. The steak salad had delicious, fresh spring greens but there was so little "steak" that it's a deceptive title. The short ribs consisted of 4 little ribs, which I would never order again. The mussels were excellent but the scallops were not. Asking for a separate tip for the dancers seemed odd. Overall, a forgettable experience."
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "Outstanding food... incredibly entertaining... friendly service!"
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "We enjoyed the food but stayed for the show. Excellent entertainment and service. Notable wine list. We really enjoyed the entire evening. Great night out."
    Dined on 12/15/2013
  • "The show was fine but I was disappointed in the food. My first course was the crab cake appetizer which had 4 tiny cakes - each the size of a Reese Peanut cup. It was so-so and nothing to write home about. My main entrée was the lamb in orange sauce - the lamb bits were tough like in rubber-chicken swimming in a heavy orange sauce...not so good. The entree was accompanied by a small scoop of rice and some sliced cucumbers. My dessert was banana beignets - too sweet. I was hoping the reviews on the food being mediocre-at-best would be wrong but I'm afraid they were correct...sigh."
    Dined on 12/1/2013
  • "It was my very first time at AsiaSF. I really enjoyed the food and entertainment. All the ladies just so beautiful. I would definetely come back....See you soon....:)"
    Dined on 10/25/2013
  • "Went here for a group get together. Always a blast especially for a big group. Show and food never disappoint. All the AsiaSF Ladies were great entertainers! We'll be back!"
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "Everything was great. We love taking out-of-town guests here :-* Ask for a table along the wall for a better view of the show - oh, did I mention the fob show? The girrrls are grrreat!"
    Dined on 10/6/2013
  • "This is probably my eighth visit, mostly due to requests from my girlfriends. My first visit was 10 years ago for my birthday. It was a hoot. Since then, I have been bringing different groups of friends, mostly women. Every single one of them has had a great time. This time the food was a little different, but the drinks and entertainment were fantastic. I don't know how I get so luck to get Tita to be my server. Super Girl just rocks. My gin martini was very good, and my friends ordered Lemon Drops which they loved. I loved my baby back ribs. The miso glazed salmon, filet mignon and orange lamb were great. But, the banana beignet dessert was my favorite. My friends loved their bread pudding. I'll be back soon!"
    Dined on 10/6/2013
  • "Fun show & Great service! Bring your camera! Meal is served more like tapas style.....don't expect to walk out full."
    Dined on 10/6/2013
  • "My partner, who had never been here before, really enjoyed himself. We thought the food was very good and the "ladies" were stunning. Bartenders were also attentive."
    Dined on 9/26/2013
  • "The staff did an amazing job of making a wrong, right. Our reservation for messed up and we waited downstairs for about an hour, while two other groups that came after us wetter seated. Turned out, someone with same first name took our seating. However, as I said, the staff were amazing at making everything better. The service was amazing, the entertainment was spectacular and the food was delightful. Without a doubt, I will return! Thank You AsiaSF for an amazing time!"
    Dined on 9/21/2013
  • "AsiaSF is a restaurant that provides wonderful entertainment with good food. It's perfect for a girls' night out, birthday, bachelorette party, or just a fun dinner! The service we received was superb, even when two friends had to arrive late. The Asian-fusion food was equivalent to eating at a fine dining restaurant--small, but tasty. The dishes are made to be shared family-style so going with a large group allows one to sample a variety of dishes. Favorites include the tamarind chicken satays, baby-got-back ribs, and banana beignet split."
    Dined on 9/11/2013
  • "I loved that they had vegan options, even for dessert! Even though we had the Travelzoo deal it was still pretty expensive, especially because of the added service charge PLUS then the server asks for gratuity for herself. A little offputting, but still a great night."
    Dined on 9/8/2013
  • "You just have to go here! This place is so fantastic. I try to go often, everytime I go I have a blast. The staff really is good looking (that never hurts) but on top of it they are fun and know their business. The ladies perform so well, they really do a great job on all performances and the costumes are pretty amazing too. Then to top it all off the food is really really good-they have it all. I have worked in restaurants my whole life and have tremendous respect for what a great job and how consistent this place is. Maybe its because the owners are there working every night they are open. True committment and it shows. Excellent job to all! Thanks for being a special place to so many. Do yourself a favor and go here -guaranteed fun!!"
    Dined on 8/17/2013
  • "One of my favorite places to bring out-of-towners!!! A perfect way to end the night after visiting one of the most beautiful cities in the world. You leave AsiaSF speechless :)"
    Dined on 8/15/2013
  • "Food- Amazing. They offer everything from Vegan to Fillet Mignon. With a wide variety of well portioned Entrees, Appetizers, and Deserts, you will not be disappointed. Drinks- Seriously like twenty signature drinks that have amazing layers of flavor. Not the cheapest drinks on Earth, but worth the money. The Shows- If you didn't know *Spoiler Alert Below* Asia SF is a upscale Drag Club/ Restaurant, with some of the most polished, talented queens in the drag art. Unique, well thought performances which involve the audience for even more fun, My recommendation is 5 Stars, Love it. My experience for 2 was about $180, but then again, I don't mind tipping for such an amazing experience."
    Dined on 8/9/2013
  • "We come here to celebrate an occasion. The shows are different every time. Co owners Larry and Ray are very accommodating. The dance club downstairs played top 40s. We danced before and after dinner and show. If you love being center of attention, ask for the end corner seat at the bar. You'll get all the attention plus more! Congrats on their 15th year!"
    Dined on 8/2/2013
  • "This is not just your average Asian restaurant. This is an experience. While the food is delicious, the service and entertainment make the whole dining experience a package deal. This is a treat for out-of-town guests or that special occasion."
    Dined on 7/21/2013
  • "My girlfriend and I had a wonderful, highly entertaining evening at AsiaSF. The show was good fun, the food was surprisingly good, and our server/bartender, Carlos, was entertaining and couldn't do enough to make us happy.. There was some kind of communication problem that left us unfed for a while as other diners were being served. But Carlos made sure that we had substitutes while our dinners were being prepared. He also treated me to a small shot of good bourbon. The big problem was the bill. On a total food and bar charge of $110, we were charged a $26.40 "service charge" PLUS a $22 "bar gratuity. Additionally, Carlos solicited a "tip for the performers." Naively, I complied with a $10 cash tip. It's a fun place, but a real "operation.""
    Dined on 6/21/2013
  • "Asia SF is consistent. We always have a good dining and entertaining experience at this place whether it's just me and my husban or with a group of friends celebrating birthdays, bachlorette party or just because..."
    Dined on 6/15/2013
  • "We went there just as girls night out. The show was really fun and the girls were prettier than expected. The food was lacking definition, yet good enough."
    Dined on 6/9/2013
  • "Love this place, Amazing Food, excellent service and great entertainment all in one, can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 6/6/2013
  • "As a foodie, I wasn't sure what to expect from a 3 course meal at $37.00 plus entertainment. The menu has a variety of choices, the ahi tuna was very fresh and the crab cake app was good & served with an excellent slaw/ sauce. The scallops were served sliced among the other ingredients in the sauce. My coworker ordered the salmon, which was a huge filet. I will order the salmon next time for a lighter calorie option. The ladies performance was great!!"
    Dined on 5/19/2013
  • "The food was food but portions were on the small side. Left still hungry. The show was different and the girl/ boys were different I'm a fun way. Entertaining and a fun spot for out I town visitors ."
    Dined on 5/2/2013