About FANG

660 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
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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.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Chinese, Dim Sum

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
3rd Street and New Montgomery

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 777-8568

Website:
http://www.fangrestaurant.com/

Catering:
Please contact us for catering events.

Parking Details:
1. Street Parking Available
2. Nearest Parking Lots: There are 2 lots available within half a block from our restaurant. One is located on Minna Street between 3rd Street and New Montgomery. The other is located directly across from Fang with entrances located on Howard Street between 3rd Street and New Montgomery as well as an entrance on 3rd Street between Folsom and Howard Street .

Executive Chef:
Peter Fang

Private Party Facilities:
The main dining room can accommodate up 80 seated guests, has standing room of 100, a full bar, and a full open kitchen.

The second dining room has a full open kitchen and two semi-private rooms, which seat 110 guests.

The glass room can accommodate up to 14 seated guests and is a semi-private room.

The Tibetan back room can accommodate up to 22 seated guests and is a semi-private room.

The entire restaurant, both main and second dining room combined, seats up to 200 guests.

Private Party Contact:
Kathy Fang: 4157778568

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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FANG Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

service

3.5

ambience

3.3

noise

Moderate

78% would recommend it to a friend

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see art then eat at Fang

vip
Dined 4 days ago

Peter Fang has excellent recipes for really good food. Try the sesame chicken and the tomato and shrimp salad

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service5

It was my second time at Fang - both tim ...

vip
Dined on April 25, 2016

It was my second time at Fang - both times with a larger group. The staff was helpful and can be trusted by bringing great food without you having to look at the menu

food1
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I fund a cabbage caterpillar inside my v ...

Dined on April 4, 2016

I fund a cabbage caterpillar inside my vegetable. The taste of the food is ok but not worth that price. I will never come again.

food5
ambience3
service3
value2

Really special and great cuisine, but expensive!

Dined on March 29, 2016

I love the food at Fang which is authentic asian, but with interesting and tasty variants. Great xiao long boa, and other dumplings, plus incredible Fang's Buns with beef, duck, chicken, etc. Everything's delicious and presented well. I regret they discontinued their happy hour with more affordable small plates and drinks until 6, but I expect they had a great audience who would all stop ordering after 6pm when prices rise. I'll keep going as they're well worth the price to me.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups
food5
ambience3
service4
value4

Always a joy!

Dined on March 27, 2016

I've eaten at Fang several times and always do the "chef's choice". I haven't gotten a bad meal yet. Not your typical "Chinese" restaurant, but more of an Asian fusion. As long as you know that going in, you'll hopefully enjoy it as much as I have.

Tags: great for lunch
food3
ambience4
service4
value4

Fried

vip
Dined on March 26, 2016

Most of the dishes were fried, so to much oil for me. the other three diners thought it was all fine, so I was in the minority. The seafood/fish was very fresh. Service a little haphazard, but we eventually received everything we ordered.

Tags: good for groups
food5
ambience3
service4
value4

Great Lunch experience

Dined on March 25, 2016

This was our first time at Fang's - I was treating a friend for his birthday . Both of us are quite familiar with most of the Chinese restaurants in San Francisco - no matter if it is Chinatown or Clement Street , Balboa St ,Noriega, Irving, etc -- plus being familiar with House of Nanking -- It was great to see a mixed of selection of dishes - some from House of Nanking and then Fang's signature dishes -- I have to say this is the first time in a long time - that we thoroughly enjoyed all of the 5 dishes that we ordered --- and of course doing our own comparison - stating that these were the best prepared we have had in a long time as well. With the dishes so excellent - and numerous to choose - I do recommend that your lunch or dinner party to be 4-6 people so you can order more dishes to experience. One other huge plus - they take reservations for lunch --- I truly recommend to fellow San Franciscans to make Fang's their "go to" restaurant for amazing Chinese food.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Favorite dinner in San francisco

Dined on March 25, 2016

Wonderful restaurant. Loved the food. Loved the prices for wine. Let the kitchen put together a meal for our family of 4. It was reasonably priced and delicious. All 4 of us agree it was our favorite meal in San Francisco! Must try!

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food1
ambience3
service1

Don't let the owner tell you "he's got i ...

Dined on March 20, 2016

Don't let the owner tell you "he's got it". In a city of amazing Chinese, we were not impressed.

food5
ambience4
service4

Great food as usual, leave the choice to ...

Dined on March 18, 2016

Great food as usual, leave the choice to the owner , never fails. Service was very slow downstairs

food1
ambience1
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value2

Terrible

vip
Dined on March 9, 2016

Rude and mindless staff. Food was cobbled together with no skill or care. Absolutely horrible.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Thank you Kathy

Dined on March 4, 2016

Had a wonderful client group dinner. Kathy Fang gave us a wonderful experience with the food, service and environment! We will be doing this again!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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ambience5
service5
value5

Can't go wrong with Fang

vip
Dined on March 3, 2016

Sent two CEOs to Fang for lunch and everything was perfect from their personal welcome to their chef chosen dishes. I got huge kudos for making the reservation - Fang is Fantastic!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience3
service1

We didn't get served for 15 min after ar ...

vip
Dined on March 3, 2016

We didn't get served for 15 min after arrival. We didn't receive the correct order after requesting part of meal 4 times. The refills cost full cost which is stupid and needs to be known to customers.

food5
ambience3
service5

Spicy white fish

Dined on March 3, 2016

Spicy white fish

food5
ambience4
service5
value5

"Sir, put down that menu - now"

vip
Dined on March 3, 2016

I have never yet ordered here myself, in fact, I've never opened their menu. Just tell the grand master to keep the food coming - and he will - and it is all just sooooo good! Wine list is short, but the selection is good w enough variety. I would recommend some dishes but again, I don't know their names - that shrimp thing is very very good, as well as that beef thing, and the white fish, and... Well, haven't had a thing I wouldn't like here.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience3
service4
value4

The food was spectacular as always

Dined on February 27, 2016

Rather than ordering off the menu, we asked Peter to put together a meal for us after telling him that we eat fish and chicken, but not meat. He chose a perfect combination of flavors and textures for us: a highly flavorful steamed fish, little flour pockets stuffed with duck, braised pea shoots, a tofu tomato and nutty rice dish, and a mushroom dish. It was heaven.

Tags: fit for foodies
food4
ambience2
service4
value3

POOR table location

vip
Dined on February 20, 2016

I love the food at Fang. Unfortunately, we were at a table for 4 placed downstairs next to very large noisy groups. We were celebrating out son's birthday and we couldn't talk and felt like we were in the way. His birthday was not acknowledged either. Disappointing overall

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups
food3
ambience2
service2
value2

waiter suggested he order meat and chick ...

Dined on February 14, 2016

waiter suggested he order meat and chicken dish for us, they were just ok.

food5
ambience4
service5

Really tasty and creative modern Chinese ...

vip
Dined on February 10, 2016

Really tasty and creative modern Chinese. The Sesame Beef was really good and the wonton soup is delicious with a touch of crispy rice. Crispy spare ribs were uniquely delectable. Definitely a gem in the competitive SFO food scene,

food1
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Sat for half an hour at our table and no ...

Dined on February 9, 2016

Sat for half an hour at our table and no one even tried to take out order... Restaurant wasn't even half full. Very disappointing.

food5
ambience5
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value4

Great Food!

Dined on February 7, 2016

The Chef offered to select our dinner for us. We were very happy to have said yes. We had a wonderful meal. Not exactly cheap, but well worth it!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Most AMAZING food!

Dined on February 4, 2016

There is Chinese food and then there is FANG. The food is fabulous--light yet bursting with flavor and texture. The chef offered to order for us--I would highly recommend that! We had dishes we probably wouldn't have been smart enough to order--and we will go back for all of them! In fact, we haven't stopped talking about them....

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
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Gets Better everytime

vip
Dined on February 3, 2016

The food gets better every time I go here. The choices one gets here are not available at most comparable restaurants. Will be back soon.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience3
service3
value5

Excellent food in a quiet neighborhood restaurant

Dined on January 24, 2016

FANG has great Chinese food. Better than most places which are a lot more expensive. It is not in Chinatown so the food has to be really good. It is not touristy. It is not in a hotel. It was filled with people who were probably locals.

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ambience1
service1
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Terrible

vip
Dined on January 22, 2016

I made a reservation to take my sales team to Fang for a work/birthday lunch for 8 ppl. It was awful! The woman who served us was not even a server- but I think a cook who simply went and told our order to a server and the food came out at different times. We each ordered individual plates so this was really off. And by the time I got my plate everyone else was done. We asked for two separate checks and when they didn't do that, and so I asked them again and then they split it up in some weird way that didn't make sense. The food was also pretty bland. I could understand if they were busy but it was before the lunch rush and no one was really in there. So in short, terrible.

food5
ambience4
service4

Fun for a large group just let them brin ...

vip
Dined on January 14, 2016

Fun for a large group just let them bring you yummy food

food1
ambience1
service2
value1

Awful. Poor ambience, and worse food

Dined on January 12, 2016

Unfortunately one of the worst dining experiences I have had in SF for a while. Food was awful (really awful). Not even close to authentic chinese, odd unthoughtful ingredients, and ugly presentation. To top it off - not cheap and the waitstaff were friendly but unattentive and had no idea what was on menu. Really disappointing. I could write a paragraph on how bad each dish was and have been ribbed for 2 days by my co-workers who I took there. 1 out of 5 and that is generous.

food4
ambience3
service3
value4

Great First Experience

vip
Dined on January 11, 2016

Upon learning it was our group's first time here, Mr. Fang, owner and chef, proceeded to tell us that we should not worry about ordering from the menu ourselves. He instead sent us dishes he chose himself and we were not disappointed at all! Thanks you Mr. Fang!

Tags: good for groups
food5
ambience3
service5
value3

PETER FANG WAS OUR WAITSTAFF AND PICKED OUR FOOD

Dined on January 10, 2016

This was an amazing experience. The owner came to our table and asked us about food restrictions. Then he said leave it to him and it was wonderful. He started us out with Peking Duck in the little white puffy taco like shell. Melted in the mouth. Then we had squash and seafood soup. Both light ad creamy and so delicious. Our next course was honey prawns which are my very favorite Chinese food and these were as good or better than any I've had. After that we had a coconut beef on a skewer that was fall apart tender and delicious. The last course was a huge bowl of sticky brown rice with black beans and whole mushrooms that I didn't think we could possibly finish but we did. Very special and wonderful dinner.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food3
ambience2
service1
value1

Don't Go to Fang

Dined on January 2, 2016

I won't even get into all the details of every issue that I faced dining at Fang. Quite frankly, I should have heeded the reviews that I read about the service and not set foot in there at all. The food is good, but in a city like SF, which has a plethora of good restaurants, it's simply not good enough. The food would literally have to make me lose weight and grow money in order to justify it's preposterously bad service.

food5
ambience3
service1

I went on New Year's Day for lunch with ...

Dined on January 1, 2016

I went on New Year's Day for lunch with my brother. We noticed quite a few items listed on their online menu were not on the menu in the restaurant. We asked if we could order those items and they said yes. We ordered 6 dishes; 3 which were not on their restaurant menu. The food was amazing the service was mediocre but everyone was friendly for the most part. When we got our bill, we noticed it was almost $40 bucks more than what we anticipated. In checking each item, we noticed the 3 items we ordered from their online menu was doubled what the price was listed. We asked why and they said on New Year's Day it was dinner pricing all day. However even looking at the dinner pricing there was still a $5-$7 difference in what their online menu priced versus our bill. We didn't fight it and just paid the bill although we pretty bummed with this situation. Not only should every one be notified when ordering but they should also update their menus to be the same. The family next to use had the same situation happen so I'm sure it was an ongoing surprise- issue for people who attended the restaurant midday on New Years. I most likely will not return.

food5
ambience4
service4
value3

Great New Year's Eve experience

Dined on January 1, 2016

On our first trip to San Francisco we found that we hadn't made dinner plans for New Years Eve. I went to Open Table and found Fang, a fantastic find. We were seated very quickly and the staff was fantastic, but was surprised at the owners reaction when we wanted to order from the menu instead of having him "create" a meal for us. Had we not read prior reviews, we would have probably left the restaurant. I realize he is an accomplished chef but toning down the reaction might help. Once we made it over that small hurdle it was a wonderful dinner with great service and we will return on our next trip to San Francisco.

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience3
service4
value5

Peter Fang ... what a delight

Dined on January 1, 2016

Mr. Peter Fang approached our table and asked "Is it your first time her?", and we truthfully answered - yes. And he said - let me take care of you, and quietly took back the menu card, and drinks list. Then walked away. For a while I wondered if it was foolish of me to have left in his hands the fate of our dinner that night ... what a surprise did it turn out to be! We had a most delightful dining experience to close the year. Our heartfelt thanks to chef/owner Peter Fang. We look forward to dining with him again.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

great experience

Dined on December 31, 2015

well worth a visit the chef d'cuisine called on our table personally and made us a custom lunch based upon our request for vegan cuisine. just delightful.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5

Best Chinese I've had in s long time.

vip
Dined on December 30, 2015

Best Chinese I've had in s long time.

food5
ambience5
service5

Best Chinese food in the bay area

Dined on December 30, 2015

Best Chinese food in the bay area

food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Personalized Service

vip
Dined on December 27, 2015

This restaurant met and/or exceeded our expectations. After perusing the menu (in both English and Mandarin), an older gentleman came over to our table, introduced himself as the chef, and quietly asked us if there was anything (beef, chicken, fish, etc) that we would ordinarily not include in our diet. We stated our preferences and he suggested that we leave the rest to him as he kindly took our menus. Within minutes, the servers began to bring out one delicious offering after another, each dish a unique blend of the best of what this restaurant has to offer. Don't miss this place!

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience1
service1

Maybe this restaurant is better on a reg ...

vip
Dined on December 26, 2015

Maybe this restaurant is better on a regular day. Christmas Day was a disorganized madhouse. But the food was good!

food2
ambience1
service2
value3

I just want to preface this with , we ha ...

Dined on December 26, 2015

I just want to preface this with , we had a reservation and went for dinner at 6.30 on Christmas day so understandably busy. I chose this place as a Christmas Day option since the last 2 times I went (granted over 18 months ago) I found the to food to be flavorful, the cocktails were amazing, all was well presented and the ambiance on par with a decent fine dining restaurant. What has happened since my last visit is this place has become a notch or 2 higher that House of Nan King (the owners original restaurant) and that place is organized chaos. Its now a quick in and out place, food was not hot, zero presentation skills and the service had gone awry. I hope it was just due to the day but in any event, a bad choice for us on Christmas day, it really put a damper on the evening. We even sent one dish back and got out of there as fast we could. The line was backed out the door!

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