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Chan Chan Cafe Cubano

4690 18th S, San Francisco, CA 94114-1834 (Castro)
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Ranked #1,830 of 4,919 restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $12 - $30
Cuisines: Cuban, Café
Good for: Romance
Neighborhood: Castro
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Good for: Romance
Neighborhood: Castro
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8 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

a bit off the buzy area of castro on 18th just before Market St. but so worth the walk! It's just a small restaurant, maybe 10 tables. Interior is so Cuban like anything else. Very friendly service. They were out of 2 meals from the menu, but that somehow speaks for the freshness of the meals. I had the special... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

I never post on these things, but we stopped off here tonight on the way home, and had the most amazing meal. Chilled vibes, and jaw dropping food. Totally delicious, and good portions. Then given a desert on the house for ordering a good number of dishes for our main. 6* out of 5 !

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Tucked away in a residential neighborhood on 18th just before Market, this cute, little place has no competition. I was grateful to have discovered it because of the very delicious food. I arrived at 3:20 p.m., with a mindset of having a Cuban sandwich. I was told that would not be possible because this is not served at this time.... More

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Saint Charles, Michigan
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Great place for the very best in Cuban food. We were in SF for two weeks and our kids took us here for a special treat and it was AMAZING!!! It's one of those little places that you might pass up, but please don't....it's the best! Portions are very generous and they are more than happy to explain what the... More

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

The cutest little find...really great food, and a little slice of another culture tucked away on 18th. The portions are huge..I took half of my pollo home, and even re-heated it was so moist and yummy the next day. Definitely going back! Feels like your dining in a cozy home - love the warm colors and eclectic decor.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

Great food and beautifully presented. I got a deal from living social after i kept passing this cute little place on the #33. it was a rainy day in SF and an odd time to eat - past lunch time, early for dinner, but since we were in between errands, we stopped in anyway. we were happy to see that... More

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San Francisco
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

Came here for dinner. Loved the home feeling with laundry on a clothesline above us. It was not very busy so the service was very attentive. We started with the Beet Salad, and had the chicken entree and the pork entree. The food was presented nicely and was very good except that there was too much salt in both entrees.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2008

Small and romantic. Amazing food and sagria. Simple yet warm decor. Gotta love este sitio Cubano.

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