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Z & Y Restaurant

655 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
+1 415-981-8988
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“chicken” (47 reviews)
“mu shu pork” (5 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
655 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can usually tell a good restaurant in China town by the number of folks waiting to get in, and the number of Chinese diners there. This place had both. A bit of a wait out in the street. A bit quicker if you have...More

Thank Bruce B
Sean C, General Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your great review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our food and we can't wait to have you back again very soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We believed the hype about this place so queued for an hour to be seated (phoned for a reservation but were told they don't take them - but not sure if this is true as it seemed some customers had pre-booked). Ended up sharing a...More

Thank alpaca2016
Sean C, General Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello. We appreciate you dining with us and we take reviews like yours very seriously. If you'd like to help us understand better, how we could improve, please send an email to monica.wong@reachlocal.com so we can hear further details about what you think we can...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tan tan noodles, steamed pork dumplings and (we splurged) the crispy garlic crab could feed 3 people. I always order the first two dishes and decide on the rest depending on the size of the group and spice preferences. Try to get to the restaurant...More

Thank Kaimuki31
Sean C, General Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much! We can't wait to see you again soon for some more :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you walk in and see the bright red faced god of good fortune, you know you’re in for a spicy treat. Broad menu with all the familiar Szechuan classics. I had the hot and spicy soup, and Kung Pau chicken and both were excellent....More

Thank Ride2fast4u
Sean C, General Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for dining with us, and for leaving some feedback! We are so happy to hear that you love our food and we look forward to serving you again very soon :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Following reviews and seeing Obama picture in the window we have joined the queue and after 45 minutes were seated. The food was ok, nothing special and the service staff was not attentive. They have not provided any advice or explanation or warning that meal...More

Thank poplarkins
Sean C, General Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there. Thank you for dining with us here at Z & Y Restaurant. We appreciate every customer and we are fully committed to delivering the best Chinese dining in San Francisco, so we'd love to get more information from you about your visit. We...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I don't even know how the food is but the service is horrible. We were seated right away. After 20 minutes we stopped a young lady to see if she was our server. She looked over her shoulder, gave us a dirty look and went...More

Thank Sandie M
Sean C, General Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello there. We take the quality of our food and service very seriously, and we would love to hear more from you about this experience so we can use it to improve, since what you have described is very abnormal for us to hear about...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant for lunch. If you go there for lunch, be prepared to wait unless you have a reservation. Also, if dining solo, you are given the option to share a table which is what I did. My wait time was less than...More

Thank Mary Ann M
Sean C, General Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us, & for providing some feedback! We hope to serve you again sometime very soon :)

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We were recommended to visit this place and I don't think I'd return. The wait was long for what it is, and the servers basically ignored us once seated. The scallion pancakes would be greatly improved with some sort of dipping sauce, make sure to...More

Thank Eric K
Sean C, General Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us! We are a very small restaurant, and we get very busy as you can see, and we very much appreciate you waiting, and having a meal at Z&Y!

Reviewed 9 September 2017

we had made a reservation for dinner which was good as there was a queue for tables. overall food was ok but nothing special. i found the duck to be a tittle dry too

Thank cgab2013
Sean C, General Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us and leaving a review! We hope you will come and try some more of our delicious menu items sometime very soon!

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this restaurant on a Wednesday evening around 8 PM. There was a long line and we waited about 30 minutes to get a table. The wait may have been shorter if we had opted to share a table with other people. The...More

Thank gaggarw
Sean C, General Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for giving us a try, and for leaving a review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our food and we look forward to welcoming you back again sometime soon. We have a large menu full of amazing dishes, and if...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-981-8988
Description
Z & Y Restaurant is one of the best chinese restaurants in San Francisco Chinatown serving Szechuan and Northern Chinese cuisine. Meet Chef Han who has grown in reputation by preparing food for some of the most distinguished men and women of the world. Some have been presidents, vice presidents, and foreign ministers of the people's republic of China.
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