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Z & Y Restaurant

655 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
+1 415-981-8988
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  • Excellent45%
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
655 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5009
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1. OMG DIVINE
"Every dish we ordered was amazing"
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2. Excellent
"If you want an excellent Chinese meal this is the place to go"
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3. Excellent Chinese Food!
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1 - 10 of 316 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just ok. Kind of expensive, long wait, food and atmosphere just ok. Service was good. I did not like the explosive pepper chicken at all. Just seemed really dry. Orange Chicken ok.More

Thank sapwiese
Sierra S, Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the explosive pepper chicken. The spice adds a dryness to the dish, but we can always lower the spice or recommend something else that may have less spice. Hopefully we can redeem ourselves if you stop in...More

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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 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant in Chinatown. Love the lazy Susan style of dining with communal plates. The menu is large but everything is delicious! Be sure to order the string beans, explosive chili pepper chicken (warning it’s very spicy!), and the scallion pancakes. Definitely a place I...More

Thank guestse13
Sierra S, Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed everything that you ordered and that you liked our style of dining. Hope to see you again soon! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you arrive, you mark down your name and party size. The option to share a table can really soeed along your wait time, we we're lucky and able to share with another party of two. A large table left us with no space issues...More

Thank meganlef5
Sierra S, Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review! I'm happy to hear that sharing a table didn't interfere with your meal and that you enjoyed your time with us. If you come in again, feel free to call (415) 981-8988 and make a reservation. Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Z & Y Restaurant is a Chinese restaurant serving delicious authentic cuisine in the Chinatown neighborhood of San Francisco. Our very own Chef Han is an internationally renowned chef who has served visiting presidents and foreign ministers from around the world. The line was very...More

Thank Pris N
Sierra S, Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review Pris! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us, and we hope to see you again soon! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a 50 minute wait I decided to play it safe and reserve being adventurous for another day. Plus I figured it good to compare a basic dish so spicy dumplings, shrimp chow mean and cashew chicken. It was tasty, I was hungry so it...More

Thank misses76
Sierra S, Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm sorry to hear that you weren't impressed with our food for the wait. If you do stop in again or decide that take out may be more worthwhile, feel free to call (415) 981-8988. I hope that we see you again and can redeem...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Line was long but worth the wait. Fried rice was good. Beef broccoli was really good. Orange chicken was great. Would like to try other dishes next time. Nice cozy atmosphere.

Thank jtravels1
Sierra S, Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon. :) Call (415) 981-8988 to make a reservation and avoid the line next time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a lot of reviews and knowing President Obama likes this place, thought we’d try it for lunch. No wait at 11:30am on a Sunday. Got potsticker app which was average at best then Orange Chicken and Mongolian Beef. The Orange Chicken was delicious and...More

Thank Jon S
Sierra S, Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your Mongolian Beef, but I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the Orange Chicken! The buffalo tang you got from the Mongolian beef was probably from the Sichuan pepper, but we will be happy to take...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wait times can be relatively long but sign up for a shared table and you will be seated much quicker. Wide variety of items to choose from and the portions are generous. The staff is there to serve you, not for friendly chit chat or...More

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Sierra S, Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review Christina. I'm sorry to hear about your appetizer coming out late, but I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the rest of your meal with us! Hope to see you again soon. :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The whole place is an experience. Be ready to wait if you want a table (we were 5), but of you want to share a table with “strangers” they’ll seat you faster. The food is amazing, very well done, and while you see the common...More

Thank Agustin D
Sierra S, Manager at Z & Y Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review Agustin! We strive to be the best Chinese in SF, and I'm glad that we're one of the best Chinese restaurants you've been to! Call (415) 981-8988 to make a reservation when you come in next so that you don't have...More

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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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