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Bow Hon

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850 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-1709
+1 415-362-0601
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good26%
  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“clay pot” (3 reviews)
“chinese food” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
850 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-1709
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were in Chinatown looking for an authentic Chinese restaurant. A sweet looking young girl was holding a menu by this small hole in the wall. She showed us the menu. Seemed inexpensive and could be remarkable—I love hole in the wall finds. This place...More

Thank Texastravveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried to venture away from the long lines at our favorite Chinese Restaurant in Chinatown and because we saw this place was pretty full we decided to give it a try. Once in, we noticed it was a very tiny place, not a problem but...More

Thank Mimiatsfo
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Ordered the chives dumplings and prawns ho fun (rice noodles) ... the dumpling is the worse dumplings ever and it’s not as the same as the photo they displayed...they def ordered the dumplings from some cheap commercial outlet to serve their customers, nothing fresh about...More

Thank eastfly
Reviewed May 17, 2018

There are many restaurants in Chinatown catering to larger groups and tourist visitors, and I wanted something a little more..well..local. Popped into this very small place along the main (Grant Avenue), not because of the rather insistent server/promoter outside, but because I noticed Chinese as...More

Thank DebyN_13
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Very pushy sales technique, but food is ok. Toilets disgusting and we wouldn’t have stayed if we had seen them first! Aggressive reminder about a tip too.

Thank pat_cliffe
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Doing the tourist thing in China Town and wanted to stop for lunch. Lot's of little restaurants in china town. This place has nice tables and good service but waitress really did not speak or understand English. My Pork fried rice was good and my...More

Thank navyjim58
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Their specialty is clay pot, so try the nice selection. I’m not sure how the other dishes are like as we always have a clay pot and a plate of veggies.

Thank SamVancouver
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Real Chinese food that is authentic. Family owned. Enjoyable experience.Some of the best Chinese cuisine I have ever eaten. Plan to spend 45min. to an hour at this location. Great way to rest and rejuvenat, before going out to sight see again.

Thank Debra C
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Had the set menu, service was friendly but the food had no taste, was expecting some great Chinese flavors, but not to be. Maybe it was because it was a set menu, i dont know. Pot noodles would have more taste. It was reasonably priced...More

Thank Ripitup2014
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Went for late lunch and got excellently cooked veggies, shrimps and more. Good service too. Nor expensive.

Thank Håkan T
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique
neighborhood decorated with colorful shops, historic
streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs
awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on
dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who
gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or
practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 850 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-1709
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-362-0601
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