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395 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 673-3136
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 55
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  • 26
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  • 6
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  • 1
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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
Love the new Golden Gate Ave. location!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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Brescia
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220 reviews 220 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
326 helpful votes 326 helpful votes
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
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Tucson
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153 reviews 153 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We were visiting SF and happened upon this restaurant. We were very pleased by the large number of vegan options. It was absolutely delicious. We will definitely eat here again if we are in the area.

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Bucharest, Romania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

I ordered a couple of vegan dishes as a take away. They were all fine but definitely nothing to write home about, as I had expected given the (largely) positive reviews on here. Restaurant decor was not particularly appealing either so not too sorry I didn't have time to stay and eat there.

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Moore, Oklahoma
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

We ordered Pad Thai and it was really awful. My mother (not a vegetarian like the rest of us) ordered the sweet and sour chicken and never realized it was faux chicken so she was happy. They tried hard to make up for it by bringing several yummy desserts on the house and did not charge us for the Pad... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

The neighbourhood gets a bit seedy as you walk to the restaurant and it doesn't look like much from the outside, but the food is excellent. Good potions sizes, bring some friends for sharing. They do have dishes that try to mimic the meat alternatives but these versions taste even better! Try the lemongrass specialty dish.

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San Francisco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good vegetarian food, especially like their broken rice. Only real complaint would be the location, hard to find parking and not pleasant to walk around during night time.

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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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