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R & G Lounge

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$$ - $$$
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631 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1810
+1 415-982-7877
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Ft Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've saved a newspaper review of the R & G for 3 years hoping to visit on one of my trips to SFO. Finally ! Chinatown ! The R & G is typical Chinatown in that it's a non descript place with the actual restaurant in the basement. Once directed there it smells a bit funky. But it's the classic... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I think the usual tourist walking route through China is to walk up Grant Avenue and that is it. But then you will miss one of the best Chinese dining experiences in the city. The multi level restaurant is packed with people enjoying the great cooking. From the house special beef with the chef secret sauce through to birds nest... More 

Thank Maeson M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by a friend. Ate seafood rice and waiters suggestion of chicken dish. Bath were so average. We were looking forward to a great meal to brighten up the bad weather day. Nope.

Thank Jack M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting from Seattle and I'm always in good hands with my brother-in-law when I comes to food and wine. I don't even know why I attempt to order. We came here our first night of five for city dining. We had the signature Salt and pepper Dungeoness crab which this was the wow factor. Extremely tender meat and you never... More 

Thank jim b
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chinatown pretty much closes down on Sunday night. What a treat to find this place Great food. Great service. Don't order the calamari. Too greasy deep fried. They could improve this. Stick to seafood/duck/noodles and rice. Mongolian beef is amazing. As is the pea pods and prawns. Special sticky rice superb.

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Escondido, California
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We finally made it to R & G Lounge in Chinatown in SF. We have read many good reviews about the great food quality and service. We went at 6pm on a Tuesday night and was already a waiting list but went by quick. We were seated and the server was right there to get your order. If you want... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended by a client in SF. Decided to go with my two sales reps. We had one of the best meals in a long time. Don't let the small frontage and simple decode fool you. Good service overall. Had great seafood lettuce wraps. Strip dish which was fresh and tasty. Shrimp fried rice was light and simply good. And... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The foods were mostly good but too expensive. The Secret beef was a little bland and the shrimp was greasy.

Thank Hyesin P
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We hadn't been here for about five years so we were excited to go back. It has only gotten better. The staff was attentive and organized and the food was excellent. We got ours to go this time and it was delicious. This is a fun place to go and we will definitely be back.

Thank southmauijim
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Our meals were good but after a trip to NYC last month we wanted to compare both China towns, NYC was better. My husband ordered a soup - 1 minute later his entrée 5 minutes later my entrée. Food times could have better synchronized. Overall decent meals but quickly forgotten. Parking garage located one block away restaurant will validate after... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1810
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-982-7877

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Staying in Chinatown

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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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