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Z & Y Restaurant

655 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
+1 415-981-8988
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“chicken” (55 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30 Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
655 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
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"Every dish we ordered was amazing"
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"If you want an excellent Chinese meal this is the place to go"
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1 - 10 of 343 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After reading lots of reviews on “Trip” we decided to give this restaurant a go. When we arrived at the restaurant we saw that there were people queuing. After a short ponder we decided to join the queue. Ask ally we put our name on...More

Thank ekomalty
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We are french Chinese food lovers We have been 1 month in China This is the best chinese restaurant we ever tasted In each table there is a chinese person inviting their friends, which demonstrate their pride of this restaurent However, something weird happened -...More

Thank Giandra D
Sean C, General Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you very much for your lovely review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our food, and we hope to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very busy restaurant. We waited for about 20 minutes for a table but the wait is well organised - you write your name down on a list. The wait would be shorter if some of the smaller groups were not precious about sharing some...More

Thank Dr_Marc_B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great (spicy but not too hot) with large portions so easy to over order. Staff and Service are extremely poor and can improve massively. HOWEVER, upon returning home I found that the staff had added an additional tip which I had not agreed...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on Sunday night at about 7pm had to wait about 40 minutes for a table of 2 but it worth every second. Arguably the best Chinese food I've ever had and that includes what we have had in Hong kong. Chicken with explosive...More

Thank Jacob I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our lunch destination after a morning of sightseeing. It was busy and we did have to wait for a table but since it was more into the afternoon rather than closer to noon itself, the restaurant was probably not as busy at that...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant upon our tour guides recommendation. We were disappointed. We ordered 5 dishes. All average. We ordered a dish called explosive chicken. Not good. It’s pieces of fried chicken buried in dry chilli. It’s not good. The staff were very nice...More

Thank n a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As noted in the other reviews...very busy place. We got there kinda early, about 5PM on a Friday night, and got lucky with no reservations...table was ready for us in about 15 minutes. Very tight entry area, that filled up with waiting customers pretty shortly...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We were very lucky to get a table without reservations, I highly recommend you do reserve a table. We sat on a shared table as there wasn’t much room, but I’m glad we did. The food was great, as was the service.

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

It’s across the road and only been open for a few days ... but we loved the wine, the food, the service and the complete absence of a queue! Long may it continue.

Thank Phil52LR
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique
neighbourhood decorated with colourful 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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28 October 2017|
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Response from Heliana M | Reviewed this property |
Z&Y definitely has all of the items you want to order but not sure if they allow to book the entire place for a customised menu since it's not too big so it can just accommodate all your 57 guests. Usually you don't find... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-981-8988
Z & Y Restaurant is one of the best chinese restaurants in San Francisco Chinatown serving Szechuan and Northern Chinese cuisine. Meet Chef Han who has grown in reputation by preparing food for some of the most distinguished men and women of the world. Some have been presidents, vice presidents, and foreign ministers of the people's republic of China. Z & Y Restaurant accepts reservations on Open Table, and by phone for parties of 4 or more people only.
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