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Chef Hung's Restaurant

823 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
+1 415-398-6883
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (4 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
823 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat down, ordered and then we started to look around. "Oh-oh, what have we done?" The restaurant is filthy and they should be living in dread of a visit by any non-visually impaired health inspector! Walls were in dire need of cleaning. Ceiling was...More

Thank 12sim345
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner there and ordered the set dinner for two. It consisted of sweet sour pork, dumpling soup, stirred fired beef vegetables, spring roll, and fried rice. The food was ok and nothing spectacular but the prices were affordable in SF. Service was non-existence...More

Thank accura_sg
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Well it wouldn't win any awards for the decor, but when you walk into a Chinese restaurant and find it's full of Chinese families you hope the meal is going to please. And it did. 3 dishes + fried rice + drinks came to less...More

Thank ADM1959
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I have been lunching here even before the present owners took over and the last few years, not only have prices kept going up (understandable due to the increase in minimum wage in San Francisco), the quality of service and food keeps going down. But...More

Thank chanyu1
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We went to this restaurant because of the reviews we saw online. The reviews were very, very wrong. They ignored us the entire evening. From the moment we sat down it took forever to order drinks and food. They brought out the food sporatically And...More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This seems pretty close to authentic Chinese (I am thinking of the food at state run hotels outside of Beijing or Qingdao). I was the only non-Asian there. Food was bland despite ordering a szechuan meal. Ambiance is basically a dive. Not a good value....More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

If the locals eat there it can't be all bad! Just enjoyed a really tasty dinner for 4 with way more than you could realistically eat including drinks for $85 including tip! Decor is basic but staff really pleasant and couldn't find any fault whatsoever...More

Thank Parker598
Reviewed 1 June 2017

When in Chinatown stop in for some amazing authentic Chinese Food here. You know it is good when you walk in and the place is about 98% full. The service was great as well. Thank you.

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Chef Hung is one of these hidden restaurants in San Francisco Chinatown. Locals go there for lunch and dinner. Its been at least over 2 and a half years since I visited this eatery. The environment and customer services are not high end, but deliver...More

Thank Quasarsoujourner01
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Some steep steps down to the restaurant, but they have a separate handicapped entrance. Extensive menu with lunch specials. We all had different dishes and all voted they food was great. By the time we left, the restaurant had filled and we were the only...More

Thank Marcus4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 823 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-398-6883
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