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Betelnut Pejiu Wu

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Neighborhood:
Marina District
Chinese, Asian, Pacific Rim
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2030 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123-4121 (Buchannan Street)
415-929-8855
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 115
    Excellent
  • 83
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious

We walked along Union Street from our hotel and stopped here for dinner. The food was wonderful and the service great. One of the best meals we have had here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Lisa W
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San Diego, California
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
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Wamberal, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Asian tapas. All really tasty and interesting. Loved it! Especially liked the spicy pork ribs.Lovely decor and terrific service. A very nice dining experience

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San Diego, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We walked along Union Street from our hotel and stopped here for dinner. The food was wonderful and the service great. One of the best meals we have had here.

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Haifa, Israel
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Excellent asian and sea food, imaginatively cooked and served. Trendy region and restaurant. Make reservation in advance as the place is quite full. A little noisy.

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San Francisco, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Nice place to eat on Union Street - an upscale, shopping area in San Francisco. The food is excellent - well prepared and served. The servers are friendly and helpful. It's a vibrant place with lots of people enjoying their meals and conversing. Didn't see a whole lot of kids around. The noise level is moderate. There is a bar.

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Highlands ,NC
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I took my Mom for lunch today and had Firecracker Margaritas , so yummy ! Then we had salmon with black mushrooms , kale salad with Asian pears and avocados and lettuce cups with minced chicken , these were all small plates and out of this world !

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Columbia, Missouri
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190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This used to be a pretty special place for many years. The food was magical and delicious. The atmosphere eclectic. On a recent Saturday I met a business partner for early dinner. The menu has changed and now differs in nothing from a formulaic "Asian fusion " hack restaurants that are currently "in". Prices appear to have actually gone down,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Walked along Union from our hotel, and stumbled into this place. Sat just inside the windows/sliding doors that were pulled back, and had a smashing experience whilst watching the world saunter by. Food excellent, if slightly expensive. I would recommend to anybody in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The food was delicious. You could tell each dish had a lot of flavours that were married beautifully. The sticky ribs were delicious and exceeded my expectations definitely. The service was a bit slow at the start but it improved once the staff got organised. Would definitely go again.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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202 reviews 202 reviews
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157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Busy and loud on a Weekend evening. Just up along from Union Square and next time I am in the area, I will probably look at some of the other dining options. Might be better for a drink and bar food but not a relaxed experience at a table. Wait persons rushed and difficult to have a one to one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Excellent food and dessert. They suggest you order two plates per person which worked out for us. Papaya salad, spareribs, chicken dumplings, fried rice...I'd order them all again. But the desert was the topper: pumpkin ginger ice cream and tempura fried bananas with carmel sauce. So wonderful!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2030 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123-4121
    (Buchannan Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighborhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: 415-929-8855

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 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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