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For 2
Date
Tue, 5/22
Time
7:00 PM
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FANG

4.1
1519 reviews
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$30 and under
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Chinese
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  • Casual
  • Authentic
  • Good for Groups
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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Chinese, Dim Sum
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(415) 777-8568
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Peter Fang
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Catering
Please contact us for catering events.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
3rd Street and New Montgomery
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Parking details
1. Street Parking Available
2. Nearest Parking Lots: There are 2 lots available within half a block from our restaurant. One is located on Minna Street between 3rd Street and New Montgomery. The other is located directly across from Fang with entrances located on Howard Street between 3rd Street and New Montgomery as well as an entrance on 3rd Street between Folsom and Howard Street .
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1519 People Are Saying
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4.2
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3.6
service
3.6
ambience
3.8
value
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71% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined a day ago

Truly amazing Dino’s experience.

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3.0Dined a day ago

Owner said that count on him not select from the menue.
Beaf with vegetables was great, soup with dumpling and nodules was taste so good.
Fried rice is bit oily.

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1.0Dined 3 days ago

I have eaten Chinese food all over the world
And I have to say without exception this was the absolute worst I have ever had

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

This place is great!

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

The food here is so good...but the service continues to be terrible. While the food cones quickly, there's no actual wait service per seat. They take your order, and slam your food down in HUGE bowls that mean there's little to no room to fit everything in on the tables for 2 or 4. They seem like automatons, and never engage. And it took 30 mins to get our check this time. There's other places we can spend our money, but it's a shame this place doesn't up their game. Also, a year since our last visit and the elevator is still broken. Meaning no disabled access to the nicer lower level...

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Great food at fairly reasonable prices. Truly authentic Chinese fare, including the kitchen discussions going on. I would highly recommend this place!

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

They seated us even though we were late, which was nice. We sat in the back near boxes in the bar, but the waiter was fast and good, finding his way to our table.
Zucchini buns were delicious, yellow curry was delicious. Spicy noodles with cod was good too.
Quick service, family run restaurant with fresh food, good sauces and spices.

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3.0Dined on May 10, 2018

I dined at Fang about two years ago and the food and service were much better. This time, we were seated next to the service line where the noise level was annoying due to the constant chatter of the cooks and servers. Our server spoke practically no English and simply deposited the food on the table with no comment. Mr. fang was seen wandering about but never bothered to stop by to see how we were doing.. The food was good and the value was good. There are too many good places to eat in San Francisco, we won't be back at Fang.

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

Very nice meal!

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1.0Dined on May 6, 2018

We came here on a Saturday evening because we wanted authentic Chinese food, and the reviews were pretty good and the food looked delicious .

However, the experience went from bad to worse from moment we walked in. We told the first server we saw (a woman) that we had a reservation. She said she'd setup our table and walked away. Three other people then asked to help us, apparently unaware that we had already been helped. A fourth person then sat us at the bar while we waited for our table. There was no one behind the bar to help us. A server did come up and poor a glass of wine for another customer, but he did not acknowledge us at all or ask us if we wanted anything. After being ignored and seated at the bar (rather than a table), we decided to leave. This is too bad because the food did look and smell really good. But we just did not appreciate the sub-par, inefficient, and extremely disorganized service.

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4.0Dined on May 6, 2018

A traditional Chinese restaurant with some unusual and tasty twists. We started with lightly pickled and slightly sweet cucumbers, a refreshing start to the meal. The pork buns, open steamed buns with rich pork within were delicious and had us wanting more. Fang's signature honey chili shortrib was cubed, a nice surprise; we liked the crispness of the accompanying bok choy, but it didn't have much actual flavor. Noodles with clams and pork was unusual and tasty, although the noodles a little overcooked. Garlic eggplant with vegetable dumplings were a nice combination. Their wine menu is better than most Chinese restaurants, but I tried a special cocktail with apple, ginger and vodka which reminded me of cough medicine, so I'll stay away from those on my next visit. We left the food selection to the chef, Peter Fang, who was walking around and happy to recommend options.

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2.0Dined on May 6, 2018

Overall an average experience. The food wasn’t up to expectations followed by poor service and cleanliness. At the least, be friendly to your customers.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

We had a blast

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Delicious food! Great service as well. Thank you to the staff and chef.

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1.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Biggest disappointment in years of dining in San Francisco! Tasteless food, poorly presented, gummy noodles that tasted like they were cooked yesterday, surly service...almost as bad as House of Nanking which had previously had been our worst dining experience in the city. Don't waste your time or money at either.

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4.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Vegetarian and vegan friendly, just make sure to tell the server on any food restrictions.

The Sauteed Garlic Peashoots and Panfried tofu with yellow curry sauce, and seasonal veggies are one of the many highlights on the menu.

If you're feeling adventurous, have the waiter order for you.

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3.0Dined on April 28, 2018

I wish the noodle/rice dishes would come first. Our 5-spice fish came before our xiao long bao appetizers. Food sequence could have been better.

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4.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Really awesome food, convenient location after a Sf Moma visit!

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2.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Unfortunately I found a long hair in my food. The restaurant staff were not very friendly too.

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

What a great place to eat! The food was interesting and fresh. I took a couple of clients there and we all loved our meal! It was suggested that we let the server bring us several of their choices for us and I'm glad we didn't order off the menu. It was perfect.

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Fantastic array of dishes brought to the table. We only made a couple of special requests, they were honored excellently. Will definitely come here again

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Chef offered his own selection to our table of 6. Each dish exceeded expectation. Bravo.

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2.0Dined on April 16, 2018

It was not good... not what it used to be. Now they use too much sugar in their sauces (the sweet potatoes/tofu dish had a marmalade sauce) and their other sauces are based on store bought mayonnaise.... it is too bad. It used to be a very good restaurant. They have gone lazy..... this is my second bad meal there. I think that was my last attemp.

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4.0Dined on April 16, 2018

We had a very nice meal here. It wasn't very busy on a Sunday night and we ate early. We saw tasty looking food on tables either side of us, and we weren't sure what to order, we both like Chinese and were just looking at the menu and the server suggested doing a tasting menu. So we did! She told us how much it was, and we thought it sounded very reasonable. They kept bringing over food and everyone kept looking at us jealously! We liked everything they brought across and were very happy with her suggestion. We thought for the amount of food delivered it really was very reasonably priced. Perfect with the two of us, we tried far more dishes than we would have, if we'd selected larger dishes. Service was friendly and efficient the night we went, and overall we had a great experience. I would eat there again on a future trip to San Francisco. It was very close to the Convention Center, Marriott and Intercontinental.

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2.0Dined on April 15, 2018

The pics they post are deceiving. Not classy or quaint. Busy, loud, crowded. Even if you asked for good to come out in a paced fashion so that you can enjoy it it won’t. They bring it when and what order they want. I don’t know why they list appetizers, ours came out the last item of everything coming out at once. The tables around us had the same issue.
Instead of a nice dinner out all we did was eat and hurry.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Mr Fang took great care of our group! He selected the perfect variety of dishes and the right amount. The honey prawns are amazing! So was the sesame chicken. And we loved all the appetizers. Everything tasted fresh and delicious. Very reasonable prices as well. We were seated in the basement, which feels a little dungeon-like, but was fine and good for our group of 16 people. The piped music was too loud, but also not a big deal. I’ll be back for more of that great food!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

One of the best experiences! Chef ordered for us... everything was excellent ! A definite winner of a place, especially for large groups.

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1.0Dined on April 3, 2018

The menus were dirty, the good had MSG in it, the water tasted like it had been stored in a metal container. I would not recommend this restaurant.

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3.0Dined on March 31, 2018

The owner took over ordering and

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

This was our second occasion dining at Fang's and the food was as good as it was the first time. We always let the owner order for after explaining our preferences. The food arrives at the table quickly as soon as it is prepared and in an order which doesn't rush your dining experience. Service is excellent and the variety exceptional. Highly recommended.

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Server chose all our dishes which were all great, varied and tasty. Very pleasant scene. Perfect for pre-YBCA performance

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2.0Dined on March 9, 2018

The dumplings and egg roll was horribly over fried and greasy, those items that were stir-fried lacked flavor after we expressed to our server to “add some heat”!to the dish. The service was annoying, no ambiance, cleanliness was average at best. Save your money and go somewhere on Grant St in Chinatown.

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3.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Food was good, but service was terrible. Had to flag someone down to take our order, refill water and even to get our check. Dishes were never cleared from table and no one bothered to ever check on us. Food is not stellar enough to justify a return visit.

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2.0Dined on March 7, 2018

The food was good. Perhaps get it for take-out as the service was horrible. Every time I asked for something, like water or about the menu, the waiter acted like I was inconveniencing him. We didn't ask that many questions or make many requests. When I started to ask my first question, about a menu item, the waiter curtly answered and walked away. We still needed a bit of help, it was our first time there. Our food was practically thrown on the table.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

The food is consistently outstanding, while at the same time varying from your "standard" chinese fare. Definitely recommend Fang for a great meal.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Fang is a local gem, close to the convention center. The owners and waitstaff are wonderful and for for a “real” Fang experience, ask them to order for you, you won’t be disappointed! Do make a reservation. Enjoy!!
Dr R

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

amazing place.

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2.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Horrible service and not great food. I was embarrassed to have made reservations here.

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1.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Fang's for nothing!

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Kathy Fang is an incredible chef as well as a lovely and gracious person. Her food never disappoints. The staff is young but very friendly and customer oriented. We always dine here when visiting from out of town.

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