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Big Lantern

3170 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3363
+1 415-863-8100
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
13 Jul 2016
“Wonderful choice for vegetarians! --- meat lovers, too.”
16 Jan 2016
“Delicious dim sum”
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11:00 - 22:30All hours
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3170 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3363
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

What we like about Big Lantern is it's such a diverse restaurant that everybody can choose a favorite entree or two or three or four....it's so good! Nice when families get together and share plates. The vegetable chow mein is outstanding, some of the best...More

Thank happy4travel
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

A low key Chinese place with a few guests and a hectic kitchen. The waiter was almost hash, but with good intentions. We ordered a set of vegetarian dim sum and they really made our evening. Super fresh, perfect tension and a delicate balance of...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Had $65 order delivered hot and tasty, but SFO traffic and parking being what it is, I understand the 55 minute wait. I've never been TO the restaurant, so I can't review the atmosphere at all, sorry. We ordered vegetable fried rice and chow mein,...More

Thank Chats C
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Ordered food at 11pm with an estimated delivery time of 45-1 hour max. Food arrived at 1am. Never ate it. What a waste of money!

Thank SandsOfClifton
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Found this place thru a delivery service and even though that delivery company is gone, Big L remains. A wonderful dim sum menu highlights a very good chinese menu, and there are so many great dishes to enjoy. We have never had a bad dish...More

1  Thank William M
Reviewed 6 February 2014

I dined in at Big Lantern and was completely baffled by the ridiculously slow service. We placed our food order and watched at least six takeout orders leave the restaurant while we sat there waiting ... and waiting ... and waiting. This turned into an...More

Thank Bostonner
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Recently went here for dinner and was pleasantly surprised. Food portions are huge. Prices are very reasonable. ($50 for four of us.) Have dishes for nonvegetarians as well as vegetarians. Highly recommend.

Thank mzdov
Nearby
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
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make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the
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Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3170 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3363
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-863-8100
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