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China First Restaurant

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336 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2316
+1 415-387-8370
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“snails” (2 reviews)
“snow peas” (2 reviews)
“eggplant” (2 reviews)
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11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
336 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2316
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered the tofu and carrot soup, pumpkin and chicken clay pot and pork and eggplant with rice. It is nice to get a pumpkin entree that taste good. The eggplant was the star on this plate. We arrived around 11:30am and was able to order,...More

Thank Flounder B
Reviewed July 9, 2017

The eggplant and pork rice plate was delicious. Had another veggie plate that was also tasty --braised tofu, mushrooms and snow peas.

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Friends come here when they're jonesin' for real cantonese food. I agree... pea shoots, kau yuk (uhm, fatty pork with taro), salt/pepper pork chops (really great with beer although we didn't imbibe), seafood soup... hmm... other dishes too... there are many specials on the white...More

Thank Keoki250
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

I have never been to china first until tonight and the food was very excellent and I would totally recommend this place to my friends I had the sweet and sour chicken and it was very good

Thank Emily N
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Great place to have fresh crab, frog, snails and other chinese seafood delicacies. Ordered crab to go cooked with green onions, soy sauce and ginger. Crab charged per pound and is taken out of water tank. Order ready within 10 minutes. Tables have tablecloths and...More

Thank Margaret Y
Reviewed June 5, 2016

May 23 The main attraction to this Richmond district resto is the menu prices. My sister and brother ordered the $186/table banquet menu. I also ordered the lettuce wrap which is inferior to the California Pizza Kitchen version. Food was plentiful, the service was snappy....More

Thank alohatripper
Reviewed April 29, 2016

saw that this restaurant had 3 1/2 stars on yelp, we were looking for a Chinese seafood restaurant in the Richmond district but we were on a tight schedule. We arrived at 11:30 Am, place not too busy so we were seated right away. The...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed August 10, 2015

We eat here once a month when visiting my father. The food is very good and inexpensive. We are never disappointed. The restaurant is typical Chinese style restaurant. Don't expect friendly service.

Thank needmoretimeoff
Reviewed April 10, 2014

We stumbled across this restaurant after a late flight and were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere is not the best, I will call it "authentic", but the food was great. It was served family style and was by far our least expensive meal on our trip.

1  Thank Rob B
Reviewed October 22, 2012

just the best chinese food in the bay area this whole in the wall on 8th and clement is and should be fine dinning the flavors take your imagination back in time we had the shrimop in lobster sauce unbelieveable taste and we also ordered...More

Thank scott r
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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  • Address: 336 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighborhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-387-8370
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