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395 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 673-3136
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Everything tasted great!

Not often in a restaurant that every dish you try is fresh, interesting and full of flavor. Great and quick service. Decoration not very fancy but very hard to beat for taste.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Not often in a restaurant that every dish you try is fresh, interesting and full of flavor. Great and quick service. Decoration not very fancy but very hard to beat for taste.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great food! Amazing that it is all vegan. Three of us ate for $56. Atmosphere is modern, clean and bright. Staff is friendly. Surrounding neighbourhood is sketchy, highly recommend taking a cab.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Excellent vegan Vietnamese food just as good as the fare in the previous O'Farrell Street location. Crowded at lunch time when the area is quite safe. The new location lacks the unique charm and ambience of the previous location but the service and quality of food remain good enough for this restaurant to be a favorite for vegans.

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Excellent food at Golden Era. We went a little bit nuts and order too many dishes. Unfortunately for us they were all delicious and we end up eating way to much.. After we needed to walk for quite a while before we were able to digest :) Service was excellent and waitress really nice. I must if you are vegetarian... More 

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Lyme, NH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

All the food was great. I had the Pad Thai, which was superb. Waitress was very busy, and hard to ask for anything. Also, this is near a tough area — we felt comfortable walking through it, but we’re two middle-aged men.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I'm very happy that the new Golden Era Vegan location is open. Love the variety of Asian cuisine and dishes on the menu, the skillfully prepared food, and the smiling servers. It's everything I enjoyed from the old place at the beautiful new location. So glad to have one of my "go to" vegan restaurants back.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

When the "old" Golden Era on O'Farrell closed, I went into mourning. Now that the new one is open near Hastings College of Law I am thrilled! The food is the same, but without the (for me) annoying missionary videos. The new location is clean and spacious. But the vegan, Chines/Vietnamese food is still wonderful. So glad you are back.... More 

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West Linn OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Golden Era Vegan has reopened in a new location: 395 Golden Gate Avenue. Nicer decor, gluten free, organic and still good food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I just read that it has closed, really a pity. When I was there we ate very well and with a wide choice. Hopefully reopen!

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Ann Arbor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Sad that it has closed. They had great selection of tasty asian dishes and desserts, all vegan. Service was fine but not great. I sure hope they find a place to reopen.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 395 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: (415) 673-3136

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 15
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Dining on a budget, Large groups

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?