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About Z & Y Restaurant

Z & Y Restaurant is an award winning and Michelin Guide recommended San Francisco Chinese restaurant which prepares all your favorite authentic Chinese cuisine, Szechuan regional specialties including spicy and non-spicy dishes, Mandarin style dim sum and family dishes.

Chef Han has served two Chinese Presidents and was the previous Executive Chef in the office of the Consulate General of China in San Francisco.

San Francisco residents, as well as tourist and dignitaries from all around the world come to Z & Y Restaurant for business lunch, dinners, special events and to order our fast and reliable Chinese take out.

At Z & Y Restaurant, we prepare delicious Chinese cuisine that is full of flavor. We consider ourselves to be the best Chinese food restaurant around and with one bite from our amazing menu, we are confident you will feel the same. We invite you to come in and become a new loyal customer.

655 Jackson Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Chinese, Asian, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 981-8988

Website:
http://www.zandyrestaurant.com/en/index.html

Executive Chef:
Han

Additional:
Beer, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Z & Y Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.1

ambience

3.3

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

71% would recommend it to a friend

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

If you like spicy asian the food is great. Space and ambiance not so much. We wish we could find this quality / authenticity of asian food in a more upscale dining experience.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Excellent experience !!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 11, 2017

Most authentic Sichuan food in SF. Menu has gotten more random in the last 2 years as it's become more popular, to appease the masses.

But the food is still good. The service is no good, but of course that's part of the package, and something you learn to celebrate.

Get the Sichuan dishes and skip all the others. If you don't know what's Sichuan just ask the waiter.

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·Dined on September 9, 2017

Foods here are really good, waiters are also nice!

Tags: People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 30, 2017

As always Z&Y delivered! This is our 5th time this year alone...love this place.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Spicy
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 23, 2017

The food was fantastic and the service was impeccable! The prawns and spicy sauce lived up to expectations! Chow mein was delicious!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 22, 2017

Disappointed in this restaurant. It was busy and the service was just about acceptable. All our appetisers and entrees came at the same time. The food itself was edible but far from special. It was reasonably priced but I would not visit again.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Very disappointing. Both the egg flower and hot and sour soups were almost tasteless. Three of the dishes ordered arrived 15 minutes before the fourth entree. The pop was warm with no offers of ice. I had to ask twice for forks. No soy sauce. No steamed rice with the entrees, and we were asked to move our chairs twice because the table positioning was in the waiters' ways. The dish advertised as prawns was more like medium-sized shrimp. The waiters never even stopped by to ask if the food was ok. To add insult to injury, they tacked their own tip on to the bill, and we were only a party of 4. Never again.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Spicy Food is excellent

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 24, 2017

Peking duck was fabulous. Also recommend the green beans.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on July 23, 2017

The line was out the door early, which we took as a good sign (and it was). The place was full of couples and families as well as locals from the neighborhood. The food was delicious, but the service wasn't the greatest and the space was pretty bare and a little worse for the wear. Fantastic local neighborhood spot regardless. After eating some very good food, you'll leave with some pretty good stories too.

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Excellent food, had the scallion pancakes & fish boiled in spicy sauce. It was really good. The serve you a pot of tea, which is a nice touch. Make a reservation because the wait is long. I would definitely go back.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on July 16, 2017

We were pleasantly surprised and enjoyed it all. Schezewan food is not usually what we are exposed to, so we let the waiter order for us.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Austin)·Dined on July 5, 2017

Excellent food, the best we had in San Francisco on our vacation. We were adventurous and even tried the frog!

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 (Detroit)·Dined on July 4, 2017

Shrimp was so over cooked. Dumplings were great. Beers were never served but were on the initial bill.

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 (Miami)·Dined on June 20, 2017

After dinning in Z & Y I believe that the Asian cuisine in My City needs to learn how to cook.
Thank You Z & Y.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Felt rushed, beer was warm :( and everything was covered in corn starch.
Best thing was the spicy steamed dumplings though.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Not respect the open table reservation at all, we had to Wait in line again even we had reservation and arrived in time

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Outstanding meal. We absolutely loved the dumplings in hot chili oil! The chow mien was excellent, and the beef dish in hot chili oil was also melt in your mouth delicious. We all were so happy that we decided to eat a Z&Y! We will definitely be back! Thank you!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Spicy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 9, 2017

Everything was fantastic. Very authentic flavours. Definitely get the fish in boiled water/oil.

Tags: Spicy, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 2, 2017

We chose this restaurant for out of town visitors based on the location and the reviews. Unfortunately this is just a tourist trap. Alice Waters may eat here, but not the food we were served. We went out of our way to ask for their best dishes, but if that's what we were served, ugh. Very sorry we ate here.

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 (London)·Dined on April 8, 2017

Outstanding food, excellent service. Great value and worth the trio of you like Chinese food

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 7, 2017

Marvelous food, especially if you are into a hot and spicy Szechuan fare. Price is right.

Tags: Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 7, 2017

Great food, fun service, totally enjoyable

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Spicy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 15, 2017

Delicious & fresh neighborhood restaurant in the heart of China town. Looked like many locals ate there which is always good. Waiter helped us choose from big menu & loved our dishes.
Spicy wonton ( soft), Chili covered chicken & eggplant with basil.
Go early for lunch if you want a seat. Service fast & friendly.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 15, 2017

The menu offers top notch Szechwan cuisine, creatively prepared and first class presentation. Very diversified menu and has the reputation as one of the best Chinese restaurants in San Francisco. Hunan garlic pork is delicious as are the onion cakes.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 4, 2017

Z&Y provided a great meal for my family and friends. The restaurant was very busy but they managed to seat my party within 10 minutes of our reservation, even though we had upsized our table from four to SIX just hours before.

The servers were very helpful with helping us select a good array of items from the menu. The food was well-prepared and coursed out. Flavors were bright and clean. The highlights included the dan dan noodles, beef in spicy chili oil, and dry-friend pork intestines. We were very full and happy customers. Even the wine we ordered was delicious -- a welcome surprise at a casual Chinese restaurant! I wholeheartedly recommend Z&Y.

Tags: Spicy, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on February 3, 2017

Great szechuan style food in a typical Chinatown style atmosphere. The service was better than expected given some other reviews and the food delivered as expected.

Tags: Comfort Food, Spicy
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on January 29, 2017

The food was AMAZING! Don't you dare to come without a reservation. The place is tiny tiny. The big BUT is the service, at least today they brought each plate at the time and we were four, that made it complicated. Tip, bring cash and you'll get a 5% discount.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 5, 2017

Do yourself a favor and get: 1) tan-tan noodles and 2) chicken with exploding chili pepper

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2016

An early New Years Eve meal with two young kids. Our server was super good. But I found the food in general more greasy and less fresh than I'd expect. As if the kitchen was a smaller finishing and fryer station rather than a full professional kitchen.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 29, 2016

Moo shu pork was outstanding.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 26, 2016

If you are looking for authentic Szechuan in San Francisco, this is the place. It is popular however, which is to say it can get crowded. We've always been seated in a timely manner with reservations though.

Tags: Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 23, 2016

We were seated right away due to our reservations while there were twenty people waiting outside for a table. If you like spicy food this is your place. Portions are on the small side for Chinese restaurants.

Tags: Spicy
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 20, 2016

The best food with the first class of five star service! My favorite place!

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 24, 2016

We loved the food so much we dined there 2 days in a row during our 5-day visit; They have an extensive menu and a lot of interesting choices. Everything (10+ different dishes) was delicious. There is a long line, and people wait for a very long time to get a table. Luckily we had a reservation, and were seated promptly. The second day we were 30 min late for our reservation time, but they still honored our reservation and we were seated promptly. This was much appreciated. We will be back.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2016

It was just an average Chinese restaurant with nothing really special but a lot of people waiting in the small vestibule and outside.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2016

Really enjoyed the food and the service. Party of 10. I ordered for the table and our server was really helpful navigating the menu. Some of us familiar with these dishes and some not so adventurous. All were happy with the meal.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 10, 2016

Great food good service and waiters gave excelled suggestions

Tags: Spicy, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 6, 2016

The food was very good although the service was very lacking.

Tags: Spicy, Good for Groups
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