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215 Church St., San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 552-2469
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Ranked #253 of 4,953 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $30
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Asian, International
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: At Chow, we support our neighbors and local farms by offering fresh, organic, healthy ingredients. Our chicken is organic free-range, our beef is natural & organic and our seafood is sustainably caught & delivered fresh. All our desserts are made fresh daily in our Lafayette location and fresh juices are pressed to order. This commitment to quality has put us on San Francisco Chronicle's list of the Top 100 Restaurants in the Bay Area nine years in a row.
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 NEW

An excellent atmosphere and ambiance greets you as well as the very friendly staff. We ate on the patio which was a bit quieter than the bar but just as homely. The food was amazing, fresh and tasty. The portion sizes are great. Not too much and not to little. I would recommend the Chicken Noodle Soup, I had a... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

Only wished we had discovered this place earlier. What can I say food and service the best we have had in San Francisco. Food is a mix of Thai American fussion and tastes delicious. It's a great local place to eat with a great atmosphere. It's a must on your list of places to visit

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Boston, MA
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This was recommended from this site and Yelp so we gave it a try. It was completely worth it! The cable car stops right out the door which is fun. It’s also only about a 10 minute walk from FW. We were seated after a few minute wait which was fine. We shared a carafe of their house Chianti which... More

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Atchison, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This place is always crowded. It offers very good food, great service, a good value. The atmosphere is friendly, noisy, full of good cheer.

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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This was recommended by friends as a great place to meet, for a lunch before I jetted back across the Pacific to return home. It was very easy to find, being very close to public transport. Surprising, being on a busy main road, the interior is very quiet and welcoming. I could not fault the service (as is hard to... More

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Royal Palm Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

It's not easy to get the "bistro" feeling of Paris in the US. There is more than the food element in a bistro. The close tables, a varied menu, quick and polite service, the din of the dining room as well as a feeling of being welcomed. We found all of this at Chow's Church St. location.

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Perth, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to use for brunch on a Sunday. We were warned we might have to wait as it's a popular spot, but didn't have any trouble getting a table around 11am. Service was good and the menu had a good range of different types of food. I tried the french toast which was just amazingly good! My... More

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Key West, Florida
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great food with great service and a really fun local restaurant. This place is great for singles, couples and groups. A must place to stop and eat.

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Herndon, VA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a great go-to place when you don't need fancy, just good. Pizza, sandwiches, and other offerings are just plain good.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My wife and I have been coming here whenever we're in San Francisco for years. First time in 5 years we've been back this week, and it's as good as ever. The entire menu seems to be consistently good, but the lamb burger is a personal favorite. Staff is always friendly and quick. Also, make sure to try the ginger... More

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Additional Information about Chow

Address: 215 Church St., San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone Number: (415) 552-2469
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 30
Cuisine: American, Asian, International

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