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Pakwan Restaurant

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501 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1931
+1 415-776-0160
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb biryani” (4 reviews)
“naan” (8 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Pakistani, Halal
501 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1931
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Loved the food here. Their chicken tikka and naan are the best. owner is a nice man. Palak Paneer and daal paneer are really good too. highly recommend this place

Thank Annileya234
Reviewed October 14, 2017

I'm not sure if they're as busy on week nights, but the place was jumping on the Friday night I visited. I was lucky to get a table, but the smells that hit me as soon as I walked in made that an imperative. It's...More

Thank RouxTheDay
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We loved their chicken biryani and the kababs. We were told that if you do not go by 8:00 pm all the mutton biryani will be gone and for sure it was! Be early if you want it.

Thank atariq123
Reviewed August 30, 2017

My husband and I tried this place out while visiting the area. My husband is English and therefore, always tries to go for Pakistani run curry houses since they are most likely to hit the spot This one did not disappoint. We got the chicken...More

Thank iwc2ufan99
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Food was good.. we had lamb biriyani , kebab, chicken tandoori ,naan and chicken as well as paneer curry. This place is one of the Cheapest in sfo compared to most of the other hotels we visited. Basically it's a pak-Indian cuisine. The glasses were...More

Thank Nithu J
Reviewed May 8, 2017

It was a very different experience to me, since I've never tried pakistani food. It was so delicious, specially the chicken and garlic naan. It's great that you could bring your own drinks. The only thing I suggest is that you should go there with...More

Thank Massiel M
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Visited this place for a change and have lunch. Can't the rate the place for service as it is self service. Tried biryani or we can say fried rice. Good and spicy. For dinner tried vindaloo good and spicy.

Thank abhishekalekar
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came to this place late in the evening, being our first time going there, we had plenty of questions and they answered all of them and made recommendations. I tried the Saag Gosht, it was very delicious! The chicken itself was...More

Thank jacckkiiee710
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Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant decor/setting is nothing to brag about but the food is incredible. The tandoori chicken tikka botti is probably the best chicken i have ever had. Had 5 good sized dishes of food for $40 and I went into a heavenly grilled coma. Karma...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Alright !! so when in America eat as Americans do .. and that is why we were here :D .. they love Indian curry and they love it from here. Saw a lot of take away orders flying away and why not .. the curries...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1931
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-776-0160
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