FANG

4.5
1987 Reviews
$30 and under
Chinese

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Fang is the sister restaurant of wildly popular restaurant, House of Nanking. Fang embodies both modern and authentic Chinese cuisines in a fine dining setting serving traditional Chinese fare, dim sum, as well as "off the menu" innovative dishes for the adventurous. Chef Peter Fang believes that good-tasting food is universal and should not be bound by how dishes were made in the past. With Chef Peter’s trademark inventiveness and eye for quality, the menu evolves and changes based on seasonally fresh ingredients from the same local Chinatown markets Peter has visited for decades. For fresh seasonal Chinese food in an elegant and modern setting, visit Fang.
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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined 18 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was very delicious

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Outoftown
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

My best advice: let the chef choose your menu. You will be in for a treat.

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OpenTable Diner
Central Coast
4 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience4

Not conventional Chinese food. We left thinking the experience was “interesting.” Waiter went from super rude and abrupt to very nice and helpful when he realized we spoke Chinese also. Very odd experience overall.

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Davewho
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience2

The food here is very good. Taste, portion and quality. The service is lacking. Its rushed despite an almost empty restaurant. If the service could match the quality of the food, this would be outstanding.

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Bobbie
San Francisco
52 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and excellent food. We loved everything we ordered.

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vipchsdiner
Charleston
48 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always a great experience.

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stan43
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fang is original and delicious

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OffCampusDiner
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is a great spot just around the corner from SFMOMA. We had a delightful lunch and then headed to the museum. Very unique flavors, not your typical Chinese. The staff was terrific.

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vipDeeLish
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were happy group of friends at Fangs for our third visit there. As before, every dish we ordered was all about flavors and presentation , all outstanding. In fact, we almost ordered a second round of the pork belly buns, mmmmmm. The post-Covid menu seems cut down as does the drinks menu, and the “bartender” was no bartender...but did a fine job with anything standard. Great staff and service, beautiful interiors and a real pleasure when you can chat with either Mr. Fang or his daughter. Needless to say, we’ll be back.

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nomdeguerre
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

90s vibe Chinese chic with good food

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience3

They didn’t have everything available and honestly the food was not good at all. Completely over priced as well. No one was in there at 6-6:30 on a Friday night.

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AndrewF
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

This place was completely closed boarded up! It looked like it had been closed for
months. Can’t imagine why they are in your system.

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vipRobO
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience3

Very delicious Chinese food near Mascone Center. Our new favorite in the city.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Peter wasn’t there….the food wasn’t the same as usual.

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Swagnersf
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience3

I had been here once pre-pandemic and had a wonderful meal, great service- a really nice experience. Was happy To see that they were open, though boards covered windows and there were tell-tale signs of the delivery business in view.
I arrived following a party of eight, and was greeted quickly. I mentioned that I had a reservation though the server did not appear to check and simply pointed to and available two top. So much for any Open Table points!
From that point on we received the most basic of rushed services: menus tossed on the table, carafe of water, and back 5 minutes later waiting for our order. Items came out quickly, albeit piecemeal. Spare Ribs and Steamed Buns were outstanding.
We were finished for maybe 15 - 20 minutes before our server returned to ask if we wanted a box. She returned soon after and we waited another 10 minutes for a check.
It is clear they are working hard, and I hope they will be fully staffed soon. This restaurant demands better service standards than the House of Nanking, and once that issue is resolved, it will be a solid recommendation.
Added bonus to end the evening - seeing Peter Fang check in on guests. Have always appreciated his attention to this often-overlooked step, and seeing him here is reassuring that the food and experience remain the priority.

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good! Very Good!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had the waitress order for us. She did a great job! The short ribs and bok choy was outstanding, as was the sizzling fried rice. I will definitely be back.

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SashaS
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was very nice, went in the morning so not as busy as it probably gets but the food was awesome, service was great (we were all impressed that the waiter memorized our complicated order) and the prices are super reasonable.

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vipBenjaminW
Washington DC
52 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great to go back.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love the tea and soup

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience5

I honestly don’t know what happened to Fang.... it was super authentic and was a sweet spot in the city . Today was a total shock to me. All menu updated and all authentic dishes are gone. Waitress are rude and not responsive.

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Shamz
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We tried the house fried rice, sesame chicken and the schezwuan eggplant. They were all excellent!

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vipKritiKare
Sacramento
134 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We ate at the House of Nanking two nights ago and thought we would try the sister restaurant. Fang was a joy in every way. We love both but were blown away by the complex flavors an amazing information from Kathy Fang herself.

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Shika
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went in and asked for the recommendations (you give your food allergies and preferences) and they bring out multiple dishes. You do not have to choose a specific dish. All the food they bought out was amazing. and the price was very reasonable

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vipwooky2000
San Francisco
31 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Don't let the ambiance and non-friendly service get in your way of tasting some of the best "fusion" Chinese cuisine. This place is genuinely good. The food is amazing. The chef cooks with heart. If this place actually presented food in a better ambiance, they could charge double the prices and still sell out. All of their meat dishes are deliciously paired with fruits/veggies that perfect complement the flavors. This is a hidden gem in FiDi.

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LiLi
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The very best, freshest, and most carefully prepared Chinese dishes we have had in a long time. Every one of our five dishes, from appetizers to soup to entrees tasted very different and extremely delicate and delicious. The owner helped us choose what to order and took an interest in all the diners. Service was prompt and efficient but not intrusive. Two of us were very well fed for under $100, a good price in San Francisco.

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chinois
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Standard Chinese food ingredients, but with a completely original execution, resulting in unique dishes. Wonderful dumplings and sauce. All outstandingly delicious. Staff was polite, but somewhat refrained in its welcome and service. Great place to have a tasty meal and still be able to easily hear what the person across the table from you is saying. Rare these days.

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vipRebeccaJ
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Beautifully executed. Delicious array of both standard and less common choices.

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JavierG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food and service!

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SFG123
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall3food5service5ambience4

Fabulous food. Good staff.

Having to wait 35 minutes despite making a reservation stunk.

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vipTatia
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience3

We made an opentable reservation, came on time and were told that there is a wait of 40-45 minutes.

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GregT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

We had a productive meeting and delicious meal. The experience could have been better had the menu for the meal be revealed in advance. There was no query whether any of our attendees had any food allergies or restrictions. Service was slow yet it was busy. Several members of the service staff did not appear to have strong English language skills.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
11 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Really good! It was more food than I could finish and I will return on my next visit to this city.

MK
vipMarinaK
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Very bad experience - we waited for our food for > 1hour, only a few dishes arrived with no visibility for the timeline on the next one. Eventually had to cut our losses and leave the place hungry
Rude dismissive service, we didn't even have a dedicated waiter
The food was very underwhelming too
Never going back

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
13 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food is great. Fang, the owner and chef, asked if we had any food limitations. With none, he took our menus and the surprises started. Every dish was great. I am really surprised we got in, but OpenTable got the reservation and we had a great meal.

JR
vipJessicaR
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food here is FANTASTIC, especially for the price. Ambiance is great as well. Service is a little sporadic but overall, it was a great experience.

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vipjvansch
New York Area
53 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Most dishes are wonderful. With a group of six, we asked the manager to select dishes. He listened, two vegetarians,one pescatarian, and delivered a delicious banquet. I would give Fang 5 stars, but the crispy noodles and vegetables was nice t good, and very different from past visits. Everyone loves their short ribs, but this time they were dry and shriveled.

Breaded shrimp, little bay shrimp in a soy-honey sauce, buns with portobello mushrooms, crispy and tender- just amazing dishes!

I hope Fang checks on their quality and continues serving the delicious dishes they are known for.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
6 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great Food, A bit overpriced. servers can be a bit more personal

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Owner/chef was amazing. Customized our meal & every dish was soooo tasty. Would definitely recommend.

FAQs

FANG offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (415) 777-8568.

FANG is rated 4.5 stars by 1987 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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