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Shangri-La Chinese Vegetarian

2026 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122 (Sunset)
(415) 731-2548
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Ranked #780 of 4,918 restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: American, Chinese, Kosher, Vegetarian
Neighborhood: Sunset
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Neighborhood: Sunset
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English first
Spokane, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We were visiting San Francisco today and found the Shangri-La by searching online for a vegetarian Chinese restaurant. We were given wonderful and fast service and the food was delicious!! We will definitely come back when we visit the city again!

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San Francisco, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I've been a regular customer to this great restaurant for the last 20 years. I was living 'round the block and ordered several times a week. I was mostly vegetarian (no red meat) still eating some fish, eggs, etc. I always like their food and the large selection on their menu. For the last few years I have moved away... More

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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87 reviews 87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Awesome family restaurant. All Vegan/Vegetarian/Kosher, even voted best Kosher food in SF!!!! The food is great and very affordable, any entree will serve 2 people. I will say that Veggie Heaven in Teaneck, NJ is better, but this was good. I would avoid any of the "beef" items, as Seitan does not do beef well. The Hot and Sour soup... More

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Logan, Utah
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142 reviews 142 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Charming little restaurant run by a husband and wife. Decor is definitely dated, but don't let this put you off. Food is excellent and fresh. The service is warm and friendly. Obviously this is a vegetarian restaurant, but the selection of food is amazing and there is something for everyone.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

not expensive, big choice of dishes, wonderful choice for families with children. very good choice for jews who need kosher restaurant ( not too many in san francisco)

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San Francisco, USA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Shangri-La is a cozy Chinese Buddhist restaurant on Irving Street that serves consistently good veg food at good prices. This small, informal restaurant has excellent hot-and-sour soup as well as delicious dumplings and tasty twice-fried tofu. The cold noodles are also really good. Not everything here is great, but enough of it is good. Also, for those who may be... More

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Washington State
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We keep kosher at home but eat vegetarian on the road. However, a trip to San Fran isn't complete without a meal at Shangri-La. Seriously. Love this place. The food is tasty and not too salty. Portions are generous. The meal always comes with an appetizer of some lightly pickled veggies. The staff is really nice and helpful (they gave... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My husband, teenage kids and I went to this restaurant on our visit to San Francisco. We loved it!! We ordered the family meal which started out with delicious soup and then an appetizer. Then came a main dish for each person served family style on a lazy susan in the middle of the table. This was topped off by... More

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Amherst, Massachusetts
14 reviews 14 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

My son is a vegetarian, and we love Chinese food, so on recent trip to San Francisco we visited all three vegetarian-Chinese restaurants in town (there may be more - we found only three). This was definitely the best - good food and very reasonable prices. I did not care for the "simulated beef", but the rest of the "meats"... More

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

I am visiting San Francisco on business. An Asian person at the St. Regis hotel recommended this to me after learning I was a vegan. It is a little out of the was, in the Sunset section of town. However it was fun taking the N line of the Muni as i was able to do some exploring on the... More

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