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Fang

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660 Howard St, Fl 1, San Francisco, CA 94105-3951 (3rd Street and New Montgomery)
+1 415-777-8568
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Fang is the sister restaurant of wildly popular restaurant, House of...
Fang is the sister restaurant of wildly popular restaurant, House of Nanking. Fang embodies both modern and authentic Chinese cuisines in a fine dining setting serving traditional Chinese fare, dim sum, as well as "off the menu" innovative dishes for the adventurous. Chef Peter Fang believes that good-tasting food is universal and should not be bound by how dishes were made in the past. With Chef Peter’s trademark inventiveness and eye for quality, the menu evolves and changes based on seasonally fresh ingredients from the same local Chinatown markets Peter has visited for decades. For fresh seasonal Chinese food in an elegant and modern setting, visit Fang.
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  • 127
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great chinese lunch

Went based on forums. Walked in and chef Fang came over and told us he would create a great lunch for us. He delivered. He accommodated friends gluten and seafood allergy and produced a sampling of amazing entrees for us all to share! The honey steak, shrimp and vegetables amazing , and beef... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
travelqueen15
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

We were staying at the W and decided to go to china town for dinner, however, Google recommended this place instead. So we walked 50 steps and there it was. The chef came to our table and recommended he sets the menu. We decided to be ok with that. He did wonderful except we were still hungry so we ended... More 

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Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this review

I've never been so grateful for Google, and am so glad we were only fifty steps away from you! Thanks for letting us serve you what we thought you'd enjoy most -- it's the ultimate compliment to know you ended up ordering more! Hope to see you again one day, Kathy, Chef More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Really delicious food - had the homemade wanton soup, sesame chicken and brown rice with mushroom and zucchini - they were all great. Staff were really friendly, and service was fast. Highly recommended

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Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this review

All I want is to make sure you're leaving the restaurant with a full belly and a smile on your face -- it seems as though I accomplished just that! It's the icing on the cake to know our service was on point, too, so thank you for letting us know. Your recommendation means the world to me, and I... More 

Boston
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Work friend suggested this place as it seemed to be highly rated and close by with a great menu. We were not disappointed by the food, the service was pretty bad. Waiter said he was the cook, but he had a cast on his arm. We ordered and we had to ask twice for all of our food, I never... More 

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Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this review

So glad you gave us a shot after being recommended by your friend, and that our food did not disappoint! That said, I'm sorry to have fallen short of your expectations in regard to our service -- all of your needs should have been attended to, and it sounds like you caught us at our busiest. I'd like to apologize,... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This was our first visit to this restaurant. The owner made several suggestions on dishes for our group. We were not disappointed the food was excellent and so was the service. When in san francisco this is a must place to eat!

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Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this review

Susan, it's an honor to know your first visit with us was a great one -- your five stars mean the world to all of us! From the food to the service, you deserve nothing but the best from us, and it's fantastic to know you feel you got just that. Thank you for your recommendation, and I hope to... More 

New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Fang is listed as one of the best Chinese restaurants in the city. Not in Chinatown (which has its own top offers), but in SoMa, near the Moscone Convention Center. Fang offers dishes which are authentic Chinese cuisine, full of flavor, and served in an artistic style. Very reasonable prices and a step above some of the Chinatown no-frills restaurants.

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Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this review

Full of flavor and artistic -- now that's a great compliment. Thank you so much. Best, Kathy, Chef More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Recommended by a friend, we had been expecting a smarter slicker restaurant. But it felt we were in a fairly trad and basic Chinese. Service was brusque if efficient, and fast. There was no real attempt to engage us. And was it wrong to assume appetisers would come first ahead of mains? One even came after. And the check arrived... More 

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Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this review

Wallis, while I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your meal, I'm sorry you were let down by the server. While serving you quickly and efficiently is important to us, we do want you to feel engaged and taken care of. Thanks for the feedback -- it'll help us do better next time. Take care, Kathy, Chef More 

Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good restaurant, but neither the quality nor the kindness of his brother´s restaurant. Good option if you are in a hurry and you dont have time to get to Kearny Street!

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Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you don't feel we live us to my father's restaurant! Next time, let us know what we could do better exactly. I'd love to improve. Best, Kathy, Chef More 

San Francisco, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

STRONGLY ADVISED AGAINST. DO NOT BE TEMPTED BY THE GOOD REVIEWS. I do not like writing bad reviews, but this one really earned it. I went here hoping for a great meal and was extremely disappointed to the say the least. The service was absolutely abysmal. The waiter, named Mr. Fang (presumably the owner) 'ordered' for us. This worked out... More 

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Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you were disappointed with the experience. To be clear, my father usually creates a customized meal for each party. That said, we should've been more approachable and listened to your feedback. For that, I'm sorry. Thanks for letting us know -- I'll be checking in with my staff to make sure this doesn't happen again. Best,... More 

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
323 reviews 323 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Went based on forums. Walked in and chef Fang came over and told us he would create a great lunch for us. He delivered. He accommodated friends gluten and seafood allergy and produced a sampling of amazing entrees for us all to share! The honey steak, shrimp and vegetables amazing , and beef buns! Amazing amazing and yum ! Ask... More 

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Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this review

Happy to hear you had a amazing meal with us. Thanks for letting us know you felt accommodated. Best, Kathy, Chef More 

Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This was the biggest disappointment of our family SF trip. You hope to get great Asian Food in SF, and this is not the place to do so. Our waiter wanted to order for us. When we declined, he reluctantly took our order and never ever returned to the table. I got up and went behind the bar to pour... More 

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Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this review

Wow, I'm so sorry to hear that you and your family were disappointed -- especially when it sounds like you had such high expectations! We always want you to feel welcomed and well taken care of at our place, so it's disheartening to find out that this was not the case. Please rest assured that I'll be taking this feedback... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 660 Howard St, Fl 1, San Francisco, CA 94105-3951
    (3rd Street and New Montgomery)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-777-8568

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Fang is the sister restaurant of wildly popular restaurant, House of Nanking. Fang embodies both modern and authentic Chinese cuisines in a fine dining setting serving traditional Chinese fare, dim sum, as well as "off the menu" innovative dishes for the adventurous. Chef Peter Fang believes that good-tasting food is universal and should not be bound by how dishes were made in the past. With Chef Peter’s trademark inventiveness and eye for quality, the menu evolves and changes based on seasonally fresh ingredients from the same local Chinatown markets Peter has visited for decades. For fresh seasonal Chinese food in an elegant and modern setting, visit Fang.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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SoMa
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighborhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighborhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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