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Jai Yun
Jai Yun

Jai Yun Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.jaiyunrestaurant.com
  • Email: yinyin637@yahoo.com
  • Phone: (415) 981-7438
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Daily: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm (group order only, 10 people and up) Dinner: Daily: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Executive Chef: Chef Nei
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private Room Available. See details at www.jaiyunrestaurant.com.
  • Private Party Contact: Chef Nei (415) 981-7438

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between Montgomery St. & Kearny St.
  • Public Transit: Muni 1, 8x at Kearny St & Clay St Stop
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Free street parking after 6:00pm on Clay St. and 7:00pm on Kearny St & Montgomery St. during weekdays. Free street parking after 6:00pm Saturdays. Sundays all free street parking in the neighborhood. Garage parking nearby: Portsmouth Square Garage. (5min walking distance)
A word from Jai Yun
Chef Nei Chia Ji opened Jai Yun restaurant in 1999, hoping people will come to eat like at home (Jai Yun means "beautiful home" in Chinese). As a matter of fact, Chef Nei delicately prepares all the food himself. All the ingredients are freshly hand-picked from market every day. This is the reason why we only serve a prix-fixe menu, to ensure the quality of the food. To make sure you get the best taste out of our food, Chef Nei begins preparing the cold dishes about 20 minutes before your reservation. It is very important for you to arrive on time so that each course will be served at an even pace. For dinner, please allow about 2 hours to enjoy all the courses. Our Features: 1. Multi-course classic Chinese banquet 2. Combining different regional & schools of Chinese cuisine 3. Over twenty different flavors & unique cooking styles. 4. Fresh, natural & seasonal ingredients hand-picked from market daily 5. Comprehensive Chinese Culinary arts theories Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "This is my 3rd trip to Jai Yun, each time with guests. Each time the meal has been extraordinary - truly a revelation as to what Chinese food is and can be. More surprisingly, Jai Yun has astonished and impressed me each time - nearly as much as my newbie guests. The place looks so unassuming, both inside and out. I'm sure most people walk past it year after year without giving it a glance. But the food... there are no words. Dozens of courses, some courses consist of dozens of dishes. The meal takes hours. Yet the last dish is as impressive as the first. On a Monday night we were the ONLY table. The place was completely silent. Only negative: our waiter spoke almost no English, so we had to guess at what we were eating."
    Dined on 1/27/2014
  • "This was our third visit to this restaurant with no menu with the servings left to the whim of the chef. The food is excellent, and though each portion is small, the total adds up to a lot of food. We ordered the $128 per person order. In addition to the appetizers, there were 15 other dishes. The crispy beef is one of our favorites. But the abalone, fish and other dishes are just as good. I would not recommend it to children as some of the dishes can be a bit spicy, and the kids would probably prefer won ton and fried rice which you will not get here. You won't get to dip things in soy sauce and hot sauce as they don't have them on the table. You eat what the chef presents - which is perfectly fine with us."
    Dined on 12/26/2013