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Asia SF

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201 9th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3806 (Howard)
Muni or Bart: You can take BART or MUNI to AsiaSF by getting off at Civic Center Station. Walk up Market Street to 9th Street, turn left and walk 2 blocks to Howard Street. The restaurant is on the corner of 9th and Howard. Or - You can take the F Line classic streetcars up Market Street and get off at 9th Street. Then walk 2 blocks south on 9th
415-255-8887
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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and entertainment

I've been to Asia SF several times throughout the years. Recently, I came with a big group for a birthday dinner. We had the set package food, which was good. The show is the reason to come here. These ladies are gorgeous and can dance. It really is a fun place to celebrate a birthday or have a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
jnlv2trvl
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San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Large groups
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Acton, MA
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

An experience unlike no other. This restaurant/nightclub features an amazing line-up of transgender women performers and a fixed menu of delicious food. Our party had 3 vegetarians in it and the place was very accommodating and careful to prepare meatless dishes. The women are gorgeous and talented and you will have a great time. Be prepared to possibly participate, especially... More 

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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Don't waste you money here, This place has poor food, is too crowded to enjoy yourself, and the wait staff is not enough people.

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Chicago, United States
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143 reviews 143 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Food was subpar, service was poor, the entertainment was okay. For the price of the show, I would have expected the food and service to be better. Way to crowded at our table, they oversell the show then expect others to scrunch in.

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San Francisco, California
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134 reviews 134 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I've been to Asia SF several times throughout the years. Recently, I came with a big group for a birthday dinner. We had the set package food, which was good. The show is the reason to come here. These ladies are gorgeous and can dance. It really is a fun place to celebrate a birthday or have a bachelorette party.... More 

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Nipomo, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My best friend and his partner are getting married, so we came for a Bachelor Party Dinner. The food is Asian Fusion and we chose a 14 course family style menu. All of it was very good,: but the best part is the Cabaret Show that goes on while you eat!!! So many impersonations, but Rhihana's "Umbrella" and also "I... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

we went to celebrate my daughters 21st birthday. Good food, Strong drinks, perfect show, lots of fun, classy not raw. Lots of great music downstairs for dancing after dinner. Loved the mirror ball and lights... .

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San Francisco, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I walked into Asia SF by accident. I was in the area and was really hungry so I went in to the bar to have a snack. I didn't know what was going on but someone told me the show was starting soon. Intrigued, I ordered some food and waited to see what would happen. Without spoiling the show for... More 

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Houston, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

So our Uber driver told us that this was a popular spot and we went on Saturday night at 9:15. The earlier dinner crowd was still seated so they routed us downstairs to a club to listen to music. So it was kind of like doing things backwards, clubbing before dinner and a show, but I had a GREAT time... More 

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Riga
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121 reviews 121 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Came here to see the show but either we were not lucky and it was a bad day or their show has nothing special to offer. I have been to travesty shows in Asia and those were on completely different level. Food was Asian and it was good. Waitresses were very kind and attractive however their show was extremely amateur... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Went looked at reviews for good restaurants with a lively atmosphere and good food so this seemed like a great choice and looked liked lots of fun. What can I say... We had the best night out in San Francisco. Everything was perfect. Great food, lovely people and staff, great atmosphere and show, very reasonably priced and the owner came... More 

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Additional Information about Asia SF

Address: 201 9th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3806
Phone Number: 415-255-8887
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 80
Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 9th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3806
    (Howard)
  • Public Transportation: Muni or Bart: You can take BART or MUNI to AsiaSF by getting off at Civic Center Station. Walk up Market Street to 9th Street, turn left and walk 2 blocks to Howard Street. The restaurant is on the corner of 9th and Howard. Or - You can take the F Line classic streetcars up Market Street and get off at 9th Street. Then walk 2 blocks south on 9th
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: 415-255-8887

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 80
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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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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