Z&Y Restaurant Restaurant Review, San Francisco

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Z&Y Restaurant

655 Jackson St. (Between Kearny and Grant)

San Francisco, CA 94133


Z and Y San Francisco exterior decor

Z&Y Restaurant is a Sichuan restaurant in San Francisco’s Chinatown that focuses on spicy dishes. Chinatown is a Cantonese community, so finding a good Sichuan restaurant here is an unlikely proposition. The place was full so we decided to give it a try.

Cuisine – Sichuan Chinese
Location – Chinatown
Opened – 2008

Service – Z&Y Restaurant was very busy during lunch time and had very few servers making this not a place to go to for lunch.
Verdict – Z&Y Restaurant serves up average Sichuan food, stick to Cantonese food while in Chinatown. Great Eastern next door is far better.
They advertised a 15% off code on yelp but didn’t honor it. If you want good Sichuan food try a place like China Village in Albany or Crouching Tiger in Redwood City.

Signature Dishes – Tan Tan noodles, chicken with explosives chili, couples delight.

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Z and Y San Francisco Dan Dan noodles

Tan Tan noodles ($6.95) or Dan Dan noodles consisted of soft noodles with it greasy sauce containing real peppers, making it extremely spicy. So spicy it mask the rest of the dish.

OK: (Order if you like this dish)

Z and Y San Francisco steamed pork dumplings

Steamed pork dumplings ($5.95) were average and nothing special. Shanghai Bistro in Millbrae serves up some pretty mean Xiao Long Bao.

Z and Y San Francisco scallion pancakes

Scallion pancake ($5.95) were flaky, crumbled fast, yet lacked much in the way of flavor.

Pans: (We would not reorder these dishes)

Z Y on Urbanspoon

Z&Y Restaurant Overall Rating: (Average 1.5)

Come Back?

Food Rating: (Average)
Service Rating: (Below Average)
Atmosphere Rating: (Good)
Value Rating: (Good)

Guide: 0 = poor, 1 = Below/Average, 2 = Good, 2.5 = Very Good, 3 = Excellent , 4 = Extraordinary

Alcohol:Beer, Wine
Hours:Daily 11 AM - 10 PM
Prices:$5.95 - $19.95
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Posted on March 4th, 2011
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One Response to “Z&Y Restaurant Restaurant Review, San Francisco”

  1. bund Shanghai Restaurant, San Francisco | Foodnut.com Says:

    […] nice Cantonese food in Chinatown like R&G Lounge and Great Eastern across the street or perhaps Z&Y for spicy Sichuan. So many […]

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