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Dragon Well

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2142 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 474-6888
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Family run Gem

The industry and focus of the presumed owner manager was incredible. The team were incredibly busy but seemed to give everyone a great welcome and service. Its a small place in a lovely part of town (away from Dirty Downtown) serving delightful food in a great atmosphere at a very good price... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The industry and focus of the presumed owner manager was incredible. The team were incredibly busy but seemed to give everyone a great welcome and service. Its a small place in a lovely part of town (away from Dirty Downtown) serving delightful food in a great atmosphere at a very good price. Highly recommended.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This place was a treat. Not the sometimes over oily Chinese food, but fresh with snap fresh vegetables. Lemongrass chicken, chicken chow mein, and moo shu-pork all outstanding Good service as well. Would return anytime.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We had a limited time to eat dinner due to reservations for a show, which we told them when we booked our reservations. Since the people at the table we were going to be seated at took a little longer than expected, our order was taken while we were still waiting, so that once we sat, our food came out... More 

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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Having spent several years in SE Asia, it's difficult for me to find acceptable, let alone good, Asian food in the U.S. San Francisco is , therefore, a must stopover for us when we're traveling, so we can find some good food. Dragon Well fills this need, and we almost overlooked it. My husband had his Spring Rolls, which were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Food is more than satisfactory for quality and quantity and the staff really friendly. I'd come back to taste again the warm atmoshere of welcome received the first visit.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We stumbled across this restaurant, as our usual Italian was full and had a 45 minute wait. Good job too. It is quite compact inside, but there was a table. We were seated efficiently and handed the menus. We opted for a couple of sharing starters, then two main courses. The portions were ample, the food tasty and it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A friend sent us here. We ordered tons of food thinking we'd take some home and just cleaned it up. Very attentive and friendly service. All veggies were very young and fresh. Lemongrass chicken was a cool kind of spicy. Really good food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I always enjoy my meal when I order at Dragon Well. Although most Chinese food is greasy this place isn't. Delicious, and in my mind pretty healthy options! Love the Lemon Grass Stir Fry and the Lettuce Cups! Would highly recommend!

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Canaan, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The food was excellent! 2 of us split the Mongolian beef and the tofu curry noodle stir fry. Granted, we were really hungry at the end of a long day of traveling, but I do think this is some of the best Chinese food I've eaten. A big plus for us was that when we asked about gluten free options,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Food is excellent and incredibly fast service, but I've been here maybe ten times over the years and EVERY TIME I have been cheated on the change. Maybe scamming older folks, who knows, but it happens every time so it can't be a coincidence, and every time the waiter is different and they ALL give you the wrong change. Maybe... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2142 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighborhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: (415) 474-6888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Marina District

Neighborhood Profile
Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighborhood into a party-going hotspot.
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