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660 Howard St, Fl 1, San Francisco, CA 94105-3951
+1 415-777-8568
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“sesame chicken” (41 reviews)
“white fish” (17 reviews)
“short ribs” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
660 Howard St, Fl 1, San Francisco, CA 94105-3951
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Fang on a busy Friday night. The service was excellent and the food was remarkably different from the usual Chinese menu. The ingredients were fresh and the flavorings were light and non greasy. Complex spices enhance the short ribs and...More

Thank REN040
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words, Ren -- I'm delighted our lighter take on Chinese food struck a chord with you! It's fantastic that you and your wife could stop in, and I hope we'll have the chance to welcome you back again soon. We'd...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us decided to try out Fang's. One of the party was a California native but none of us had visited before. The owner asked if we had been there before as we looked at the menu. He asked if we minded if he...More

Thank Deby S
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Deby, thank you so much for stopping by. It's an honor as a chef when a party puts their full trust in our skill to make something truly unique for them. We work very quickly, and I'm glad to hear that our team was able...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is served extremely quickly and is decent. If you are working nearby or at the museum this is an easy place to grab a quick lunch. The portions are large.

Thank B H
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your support. We're always looking to top our work, and we'd love the opportunity to show you an all-around five-star dining experience. We're confident we can and would love to see you in again. Sincerely, Kathy, Chef

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As pointed out in other reviews, the short ribs are quite tasty and deliciously tender. Definitely recommended. Other than that, the service was okay but not too attentive. I also enjoyed the steamed seafood pot (appetizer)More

Thank willemb89
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It's great to hear that our short ribs consistently impress. They're definitely a house favorite, but I'm glad you also enjoyed our steamed seafood pot. All that said, I appreciate your feedback and will make sure I pass it along to the team. We want...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was marginal and way too salty. Hard to eat. Service was non attentive. There are so many other places to eat in SF that are much better.More

Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

This is disappointing to read, and we're so sorry we didn't turn things around before you left. We pride ourselves on flavorful and unique courses. However, if something isn't to your liking, please don't hesitate to let our staff know. As for our service, I'll...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Visiting from out of town and enjoyed a delicious dinner that the chef/owner ordered for us. He asked if it was our first time visiting the restaurant and told us to trust him. We informed him of a shellfish allergy, which they accommodated. We enjoyed...More

Thank jrjca
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping in and following up with this wonderful review! It means the world when guests trust us to create something totally unique to their table -- that's the ultimate compliment. That said, we appreciate your feedback as well. I'll be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner, place was cramped and busy as expected. Fried rice was drowned in soy sauce and was inedible. The wonton soup was awful and my colleague and I ended up feeling horrible after. Don't be fooled by the nice smells that...More

Thank Joanna K
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

It sounds like we were off the ball this time around due to our busyness, and I'm so sorry for that, Joanna. We're known for serving five-star, memorable plates, so to hear that you got anything less is disappointing. I hope you'll reconsider and give...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

I was part of a large group that visited Fang. We had more people than we'd made reservations for, but they quickly made arrangements for us. We were having a hard time deciding what to order for such a large group. The chef asked if...More

Thank C5925ZXtinas
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you for trusting our chefs to handle your meals. It's what we love to do, and it's a great honor. We hope to welcome you all in again for more delicious meals. Sincerely, Kathy, Chef

Reviewed 11 October 2017

The place is very cramped with an attempt to seat as many people in as less space as possible. The table we were seated at, had a table beyond, and every time people from that table had to move out or had to be served...More

Thank ameeta_roy
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

It's great to hear that our food really impressed, but we're sorry for any discomfort you felt. We're all about an intimate dining experience, but if you're ever looking for more space, please don't hesitate to let a staff member know. We'd be happy to...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Unusual, delicious Chinese food. Mr Fang found our group looking at the menu, took it away form us and said that he would choose for us and bring us the best food. This clearly works well for them as a restaurant on an extremely busy...More

Thank Lisa H
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Lisa, thank you so much for sharing your experience! I'm delighted to hear that Chef Fang could attend to your table and bring you dishes that are just to your liking. It's an honor as a chef, and we'd love to do it again soon....More

South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated
vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs
and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to
find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter
for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able
to do more than just business - museums, top quality
restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call
this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized
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Lam N
24 December 2016|
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Response from jyotsnadietrich | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do!!! I agree it is yummy
2 July 2015|
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Response from drlynnrose | Reviewed this property |
I am not Chinese so I am not sure I can tell "true" Chinese food that one would be served in China. But I believe this is authentic as you may be able to get in that part of San Francisco!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 Howard St, Fl 1, San Francisco, CA 94105-3951
    (3rd Street and New Montgomery)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-777-8568
  • E-mail
Fang is the sister restaurant of wildly popular restaurant, House of Nanking. Fang embodies both modern and authentic Chinese cuisines in a fine dining setting serving traditional Chinese fare, dim sum, as well as "off the menu" innovative dishes for the adventurous. Chef Peter Fang believes that good-tasting food is universal and should not be bound by how dishes were made in the past. With Chef Peter’s trademark inventiveness and eye for quality, the menu evolves and changes based on seasonally fresh ingredients from the same local Chinatown markets Peter has visited for decades. For fresh seasonal Chinese food in an elegant and modern setting, visit Fang.
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