We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Dong Bei Mama

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
4737 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA
Today
10:30 - 23:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 12: English reviews
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
224 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We have been here many times, so was surprised that I have not written about them. We usually order the dong bei fried pork as it's one of my favorite. He loves the beef pancakes. And finally a vegetable dish of some sort. On some days, we like a pot of very spicy noodles and some dumpings. Very authentic northern... More 

Helpful?
Thank Avrilx
Boston
Level Contributor
34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Went there after a day at the Golden Gate Park, just about a mile away. Had a great meal there with family at a very reasonable price. Got the beef roll which was very good, perhaps needed a bit more sauce but still yummy. The Szechuan boiled fish filets were also delicious and I have had it in many other... More 

Helpful?
Thank Travelpurple
Bear, Delaware
Level Contributor
32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We ended up eating here as it was close to our hotel. There was plenty to eat and the prices were good. The menu was really good at explaining what the different dishes were. The food was really good and service was quick.

Helpful?
Thank browndl63
Red Deer
Level Contributor
191 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Wow! We are so glad that we wandered across the street from our motel to eat here. Service was prompt and professional. Incredible variety of cuisines and options represented here. The Chicken Chow Mein (noodles) is amazing. We also enjoyed Cashew Shrimp and Potstickers. If you are visiting this part of SF and love authentic cuisine, don't miss this place!

Helpful?
Thank CentralABFamily
Saratoga, California
Level Contributor
227 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

We lived in China for 6 years and miss Chinese food so much! This was just perfect for us! It is Northern style (what we like) and authentic. We got all of our favorites and everything was great. Only thing is that I think the Yanjing had gone bad.

Helpful?
Thank IlariaK
San Salvador, El Salvador
Level Contributor
168 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

The place is not that clean, but the food it's just PERFECT. I'm really hard to judge Chinese food restaurant.. but this time it just surprised me.. the food was perfect and delicious. I'll be there again, I promise. Ask for the wrap of meet!!!

Helpful?
Thank jcmartinez777
Mansfield Australia
Level Contributor
132 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

Found this fantastic Chinese whilst staying in San Francisco on Geary Boulevard- for a few days. Ate here the first night and was so impressed we had there again twice!! Staff were very friendly and helpful and gave great service. Serving sizes of all the dishes were very generous and great value. If in San Francisco again - would definitely... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bigruss57
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

This is a northern style food, Manchurian/Szechuan. If you like spicy food, you'll like this place. It was my first time there and I like it. We had 10 people and everyone ordered a dish so we had a good variety of dishes that most of us have never had. They are know for their beef pancake, so we ordered... More 

Helpful?
Thank Nomad627
San Diego
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

This little gem was directly across from the motel we stayed in. The staff was very friendly and helpful. All food is cooked to order and served with a smile. A wonderful experience after a long and trying day. I loved the pot of tea that was left at the table. The sizzling beef platter, orange chicken and chow mein... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cecilia B
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

The food here is very tasty and the best Chinese food I've had. The Kung Pao Chicken and beef pancakes were awesome! It's a great place to try.

Helpful?
Thank hipmommawellness

Travellers who viewed Dong Bei Mama also viewed

San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
 

Been to Dong Bei Mama? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4737 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Dong Bei Mama staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?