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450 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2553
+1 415-665-1415
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 12:00 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Concord, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had many different dishes which all were very tasty. Ming the owner came over and talked with us. This was our first time there. Ming introduced us to some great dishes. Myself the ginger rice, rendang, martabak, chicken satay to name a few was great. Ming was very gracious and friendly. Great place to eat to try different foods.

Thank donrozee
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
99 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here a few times over the years. Yesterday I went for lunch with a friend visiting from out of town, and I brought along my year-old kid. We arrived at about 1:30 p.m. The restaurant is a few blocks away from the crowded 9th and Irving intersection, so it was a little quieter and had some tables open.... More 

Thank Matt C
Belmont, California
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160 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were three of us and we split curry noodles, shrimp noodles and laksa. Each dish was tasty and, other than the laksa, were close to authentic representations of their Singapore/Malaysian equivalents. The laksa was more like curry noodle soup instead of authentic Singapore or Penang laksa. But overall, the food was good and it's as close to true Singaporean... More 

Thank snelson0929
Sunnyvale, California
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163 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This small, cozy, Indonesian restaurant is very convenient to UCSF hospital, medical center, and medical school. It's located in a basement, so the windows are up toward the top of the walls, but it's still bright and sunny. The food is simple, tasty, satisfying. I had the Chicken Satay meal (with rice, fresh cut-up fruit, fresh salad with yummy dressing... More 

Thank Dorcas K
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1,666 reviews
1,034 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Sometimes this place is really great but other times not so much so since the menu tends to change at times.

Thank Alzor S
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Friendly service and good food flavor. Curry had just the right flavor and overall taste very good. Not a fancy place. It's a kind of basement, very casual. Good portions and the prices are reasonable.

Thank 214barryh
Rochester, New York
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a Mom & Pop type restaurant, we tried the roti (flat bread) appetizer, it was very good. But we thought the curry dipping sauce was a little bit to watery and while it is curry flavored it did not add to the bread. We also tried the Indonesian fried rice which was good, the laksa soup and the... More 

Thank Mushroomhater
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141 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Loved the martabak and curries. Very casual and pretty quick service. Not a fancy place, reasonable prices (by SF standards). Authentic.

Thank EatLaksa
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I had dinner here with my family and another family. We had Roti Pratha, Beef Rendang, Garlic Noodle chicken, mussels, steamed fish, Char Kway Teow and Sambal Mix Okra/Green. Everything was very good. The owner came by to make sure we had a good meal. Highly recommended!

Thank skim9706
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Enjoyed some Asian pancakes and noodles here recently. Sauce is delicious and the menu is pretty long.

Thank Megladoawn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Asian, Malaysian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2553
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Sunset
  • Neighbourhood: Sunset
  • Phone Number: +1 415-665-1415

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?