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Golden Era Vegan Restaurant

395 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102-3608
+1 415-487-8687
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tofu” (14 reviews)
“spring rolls” (11 reviews)
“pot stickers” (8 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
395 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102-3608
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is located on the edge of the "sketchy" part of San Francisco. But, once inside, you are in a vegan paradise. Every dish I have ever had here makes my taste buds do a happy dance. I love the curry okra, the Lemongrass...More

Thank dmhinsf
Reviewed 26 August 2017

After touring City Hall, we came upon Golden Era and decided to have lunch here. They had a wide range of soups, noodles, appetizers, and entrees from across the Asian spectrum. I had the spicy noodle soup, which was a perfect blend of spicy broth,...More

Thank Tacopete5
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We were a bit dubious about a vegan restaurant, but the food at Golden Era is really delicious. This is a vegan Asian fusion restaurant in the Civic Center area, near the opera house and city hall. I tasted there dishes, a quinoa salad, a...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I was told this place had changed hands and that the food has gone done- I had not been previously so could not compare. I found it to be tasty. The neighborhood is pretty horrific but the staff was nice and menu choices pretty large....More

Thank totallytodd
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The portions are huge - can have half for lunch and the rest for dinner. Very inexpensively priced for the freshness and quality of food. Service is on par. Super glad we arrived just before 12pm because the place was packed by the time we...More

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I had a delicious dinner with my husband. Amazing - Spicy Sweet & Sour Soup, very good - Royal Fried Rice, the BEST - Lemongrass Deluxe 'Chicken' and of course desert! I will eat here whenever I can!!

Thank babykitty784
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We went here to try vegan food and it was nice. I had a quinoa salad which was delicious. My girlfriend had the spring roles, which were a tiny bit taste less in our opinion, but still okay. Waitress was not so friendly, gave the...More

Thank Jørgen T
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Golden Era is located on Golden Gate Avenue & Polk St. We had some non fried spring rolls, Vietnamese Spicy Soup, Crispy Fried Cauliflower and a Birds Nest Noodle. The food was well prepared and tasty. The spring rolls were excellent - a must try...More

Thank Donna_Elle
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Went there for a late lunch, the menu is full of traditional asian dishes, all vegan. Mostly tofu and soy protain but still tasty. Each dish is big and the prices are really good, about 10$ for a main. The cheesecake dessert was amazing, truly....More

Thank ronnetherlands2016
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My husband and I have enjoyed Golden Era's food since they were at the old location. Now they are in a larger space with more seating. The food is delicious and consistent. The staff is friendly, helpful, efficient. We love the followings: -Spring rolls -Pot...More

Thank NZ17TM18
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102-3608
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-487-8687
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