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Far East Cafe

631 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-2401
+1 415-982-3245
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“chow mein” (14 reviews)
“dim sum” (23 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
631 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-2401
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in for a cocktail. Horrible rude bartender and very expensive bottle of beer. Save some money and go elsewhere for friendly service.

Thank karen c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place regularly on previous trips to SF and really liked it. Unfortunately our latest visit was a disaster. All four of us ordered a starter and a main course. My starter arrived first and before I'd had a couple of mouthfuls my...More

Thank Kev G
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We three diners with different tastes ordered too much food for a Monday lunch! No lunch specials are offered so we each ordered separately. Wish we could have taken doggie bags out! The egg foo young was my favorite. Ordering one item from the dim...More

Thank kitsreviews
Reviewed 30 September 2017

On a Thursday evening was looking for place to eat near hotel in China Town, spotted the Far East Cafe, not many patrons but decided to give it a try. Don't. The decor is great, feels and looks great, but that's the end of the...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This review has a good rating. 5 dishes and one fried rice for 5 for us came up to USD100. Decent dinner and I strongly recommend the walnut with shrimps and seafood claypot.

Thank TiguanT
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

After walking thru China Town we stopped at the Far East Cafe. The Vegetable Spring rolls were delicious. For lunch we had Szechuan Chicken with rice. They had a clean bathroom. Good service and delicious food

Thank patrickhQ5527SR
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We fancied trying one of the many restaurants in China town. We were greeted with a cup of tea and seeing as it was so cold outside this was gratefully received. The food was no different to what we get from the Chinese takeaway at...More

Thank Sheilz W
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch and portions are utterly tiny, we had the set special ....2 tiny spring rolls and a thimble sized bowl of flavourless soup and a cold pile of horrible cheap beef and broccoli ...the 'duck' was bone and fat and when we...More

Thank Richjwb
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Our bus tour group of 22 were treated to a family style lunch at this super place. The staff was very attentive. The walnut shrimp was my favorite part of the many servings we were offered.

Thank lawtonjl2002
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We went there to eat dinner and it was a good enough choice for Chinese food. The food was decent and the portions were generous. I personally loved my sweet and sour chicken. However, being allergic to fish and seafood, I wasn't able to communicate...More

Thank Léa F
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,
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Richard C
20 June 2017|
Response from cjlulu | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I was with a group and have no idea what the overall price per person was. I would call and talk direct with the catering, or restaurant manager.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-2401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-982-3245
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