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Yuet Lee

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1300 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3807
+1 415-982-6020
11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 00:00
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Los Angeles
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124 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming to Yuet Lee for 30 years and it continues to be my Go-To Chinese restaurant in the United States. Make sure the owner Sam is cooking and you willl have an outstanding meal.

Thank lolocola
Singapore, Singapore
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Was recommended to visit this place for their lobster noodles. Good recommendation! 2-pound Lobster @usd68 plus usd8 for the crispy noodles. We ordered other dishes too but don't bother. They all tasted the same... and they all tasted Super salty!

Thank Ma-manators
Kerrville, Texas
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on the way back to our hotel for a late meal and it was good and quick service. A lot of photos of celebrities on the wall that have eaten there. I got the chicken fried rice and it was yummy.

Thank Kandi W
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Came here for lunch - very good service, really nice food, large portions. Satay pork was excellent.

Thank Kirsty S
San Francisco, California
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123 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I knew the previous owner and it was really good before. Now it's just OK. Not bad, just ok. The service was fine, price's reasonable, but the food was not up to their normal standards. Portion sizes were the norm, but a little on the greasy side. I will still go there, but as a secondary choice.

Thank Ebert K
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I found the food a little overrated. My noodles came with alot of noodles but not much soup to it. The squab was not as crispy or tasty and a lil tough. Service was not bad.

Thank 906stacys
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

First of all, this is a very unpretentious restaurant. The lighting is way too bright. But the food - oh, Sam can cook. I love the salt and pepper calamari, and the won ton soup - which is great, because the broth is the best in the city. It's open until really really late - I've never had a bad... More 

Thank SFishometome2016
Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My buddy told me Anthony Bourdain ate here in one of his Layover series so we got to give it a try. I am Chinese and have been eating Chinese food all my life, so I think know a little on what good Chinese dishes taste like. Well, all I say is this place serves some excellent dishes. We had... More 

Thank r_yeu
Vancouver, Canada
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103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This place has character, and great food. By no means will it win any awards for decor, but if good prompt service and delicious food at fair prices is what you want this is your place.

Thank Geoff H
Southlake, Texas
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Restaurant has a unique, bright, but dated atmosphere. Waitresses were rolling fresh won tons at a table right next to us, very interesting to watch. Between four of us we had one dish of sauteed flounder filet that included veggies and one of chicken lo mein and we still had leftovers. Prices were consistent with quantities. Very delicious, very fresh!... More 

Thank LuvTheBeachTX

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3807
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-982-6020

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique neighbourhood decorated with colourful shops, historic streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands, tourist shops, jewelry stores, fortune tellers, temples and restaurants come together to create a world unto itself in this historic neighbourhood.
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