Mission Chinese Food / San Francisco

2234 Mission St btwn 18th & 19th St San Francisco 94110
Opening Hours
Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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Critic Reviews @ Mission Chinese Food
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Elliott Fisher en
Very creative take on Chinese/Sichuan food. It's not authentic, nor is it supposed to be. It's just delicious. The service however is pretty thin. Expect dishes to come in spurts that are poorly paced. GooglePlace - July 2017
Michelle Mah en
Neat experience! Came on a Sunday evening past 8pm, wrote our names on the waiting list outside but didn't wait long. Interesting selection of fusion style Chinese food, and pretty fast service. Had their delicious take on smashed cucumbers and squid ink noodles, would revisit again! GooglePlace - July 2017
Steven Gutierrez en
Fun and trendy Chinese. Based in a shabby street (many scruffy buildings and homeless people). Sadly this seems to be an ideal place for hipsters to go for food. As a tourist it's intimidating to go into the area although we didn't have any issues (the parallel roads are more tidy and feel safer). Inside it's like an old office converted to a restaurant - looks like it was an estate agent... Loved the dragon across the room and decor. Menu's great and we enjoyed the food, staff were a bit uninterested but generally fine. GooglePlace - April 2017
Alex L. en
It's a whole in the wall restaurant that's staffed by hipsters in the front and old immigrant mainland Chinese ladies and gents in the back (kitchen) +1 portly dude mixing the meat, but unfortunately, the food is over seasoned with both salt and sugar. The Fat Rice holds its own, but anything saucy like the MaPo Tofu was way over seasoned. The chicken wings were not as well prepared as I've had them in NYC (it lacked the dusting by a wide margin) When comparing both restaurants, it's interesting to notice that the NYC kitchen seems to be populated with chefs who take to the preparation more seriously, whereas the San Francisco location is populated with immigrant cooks who shoot by the hip (much love to both kitchen crews). It should also be noted that the San Francisco location does not compare to the L.E.S. location in both decor, ambiance, and execution. The San Francisco location really supports the phrase "if it ain't broke, don't fix it". Ultimately, it's was a fun eating at Mission San Francisco, but I'll stick to NYC. GooglePlace - April 2017
Kia Alavi en
Food is amazing! But what is up with staff's attitude?! Are they aware that they're not giving food for free or doing a favor? I'm not saying they should be smiling at all time. But they don't have to looked so pissed off at all time either! It also wouldn't kill to say a simple hi. Or maybe ask you if you need help since you're standing in front of the cashier for a long time, waiting for your pick up and they're on they're chatting about how cool the other day was at the Dolores park?! If the management treats them bad, they should just quit! If not, they should have a chat with their employees and tell them about simple rules of social manners. Forget about the customer service. Just to act nice in a social setting! GooglePlace - March 2017