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Tin - Vietnamese Cuisine

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Neighbourhood:
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937 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103-4108
+1 415-882-7188
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11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Winter Springs, Florida
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

While in SF for our honeymoon - I was craving some good ole homecooking and Pho was the only thing that would do. We found Tin from a quick Google search and we weren't disappointed. The pho broth is super flavorful and their portions are great. It's a bit more expensive than at home - but it's SF so we... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

It's been over 7 years since I ate Bun Cha, although it wasn't exactly the same as Hà Nội, it was still really good and made me miss Viet Nam even more. Good choice of food, wish the Vietnamese coffee, had come with the authentic dripper. All in all, a great place to visit with good food.

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Thank Ian W
Belmont, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Really only one vegetarian item on menu, Vegetarian Pho, but it was very fresh and the broth was just right - not too salty or sweet. Pleasant place to sit. Not sure about the broken screen window displayed on the wall as art.

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Thank BelmontMA
Providence
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152 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We stumbled on this place for dinner. It must be really popular, as the line was out the door, but they turn over diners pretty quickly so the wait usually isn't too long. Anyway, the food is standard Vietnamese, but is fantastic! We shared mango salad and spring rolls, both of which were extremely fresh, and the pho is fabulous.... More 

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Thank Jim R
San Francisco, California
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I was going to pick up my BMW at the Euro Motors around the corner (great place if you need BMW work done). The Mechanic was closing up for lunch so he invited me to join him and his colleague. I expected some fast food place nearby, and was totally surprised to walk into Tin for the first time. It... More 

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Thank djordan777
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem! Found it after a couple of days stay in SF. Wished I found it earlier. I had the Pho Ga. I rate it very good to excellent. The pickled red onions (part of the condiments) was a nice change up. Prompt service and excellent staff. The decor was pleasant with soft warmlighting. A good indication... More 

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Thank Yung T
USA
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very good Vietnamese food, Very informal, a bit crowded, so don't be in a hurry! The food was some of the best I've had. Recommended.

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Thank Royce A
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were early, and Tin (half of Tin-Tin) was quiet. The spring rolls were excellent, as was my beef pho. My wife had a dish with tofu and no soup and enjoyed it. The portions are large and invite sharing. We'll keep it in mind for our next visit to SFO.

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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend, line was out onto street. Still seated and eating within 45 minutes. Great food, tried several items. Would have them all again.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

A simple Vietnamese restaurant with no other "Asian" dishes mixed in. Good solid fare at very reasonable prices. Great flavors, authentic, clean with a lot of local traffic.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 937 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103-4108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-882-7188

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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