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Fang

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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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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660 Howard St, Fl 1, San Francisco, CA 94105-3951
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised when we went to Fang on Howard. It seemed a little bit less than what I had hoped for in the way of higher end restaurants, but the food actually was very good. We all ordered a number of different dishes...More

Thank Brad945
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's disappointing to hear that we didn't exactly live up to your expectations, but it's wonderful knowing that you really loved your meals and overall experience. We're committed to phenomenal dishes, and that's what we hope to do for you again soon. Sincerely, Kathy, Chef

Reviewed 1 week ago

Once a year, I attend a sales conference in San Francisco (although I am local) and Fang is a must annually. It's a small space but with "bigly" food. The owner or his daughter is usually there and are happy to just order for you...you...More

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

Iris, it was a pleasure having you! Thank you so much for your support here. We love sharing delicious food with folks, and we're always happy to make accommodations to ensure that you really get to enjoy your meal. Can't wait to welcome you in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Dumpling soup in the city. Ginger Chicken and Chefs Special Prawns are out of this world! Amazing menu - a myriad of Cantonese flavors in every dish! Food Service is fast and family style platters are substantial enough to share. Bar and Beverage service...More

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

Saying we have the best dumpling soup in the entire city speaks volumes, and I'm thrilled to hear it. Thank you so much for letting us know, and I cant' wait to welcome you back for another meal. Until then, Kathy, Chef

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though there was a big conference going on at Moscone, we were able to get a table by arriving a little early for dinner. While the dishes were a little staggered in coming out, the food was very tasty. Get the faves and you...More

Thank Ben G
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ben, it means the world to hear that you left so impressed with your meals. You should continue to expect great dishes here. We're actually the sister restaurant of House of Nankind. Hopefully, we'll get to see you again soon. Take care, Kathy, Chef

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant write ups we'd read had this restaurant as one of the "best" in San Francisco. Their website looked attractive. Prices seemed reasonable. So we decided to try. The food was a huge disappointment. The pork belly was dry and chewy. The vegetable noodles was...More

Thank ysy21
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm sorry to hear you weren't blown away by the meal! As you may be able to tell from our other reviewers, this isn't the feedback we usually hear. I'll be sure to look into the dishes you mentioned, though I wish we'd known in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were enthused to try Fang after receiving a recommendation from the Ritz Carlton Concierge. We were seated near the cash register / hostess stand. It was difficult for us to avoid glancing at the filthy switch plate on the pillar next to our table....More

Thank lambertbunch
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's disheartening that your experience didn't exactly meet our usual five-star standards. We take great pride in our dishes, use high-quality ingredients, and are careful in how we prepare them, but if you’re ever unhappy with a dish, we’re always willing to do what we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the flavors at Fang. While the initial impression was chaos with getting served which made the initial impression a little uneasy because drinks arrived randomly. The table was also urged to order family style, which wasn't everyone's choice. Ultimately it was the best...More

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

Thanks for joining us and leaving this wonderful review. We're honored to have your support, and we look forward to sharing more memories with you again soon. Sincerely, Kathy, Chef

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Not going back to Fang is an easy decision. First, the place seems none too clean; perhaps they are too busy during the day to take a few minutes and tidy things up, put on clean shirts and wqash the chop sticks. The house wine...More

Thank Davisdude
Kathy F, Owner at Fang, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

This is truly disheartening. At the core of our establishment is our passion for creative dishes and an exciting dining experience. I wish this was felt at the time. My hope is that you'll reconsider and give us another chance to show you the five-star...More

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Response from jyotsnadietrich | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do!!! I agree it is yummy
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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
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Description
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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