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Chef Jia's

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925 Kearny St
San Francisco, CA 94133 (Map & Directions)
Phone: (415) 398-1626

Cuisine: Hunan, Mandarin, Chinese
Neighborhood: Chinatown
79% say Yum
14 people voted
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Hours: 11:30am - 10pm

Delivery
No

Payment
Credit Cards Accepted

Attire
Casual

Alcohol

Price Point
$$ $ - Cheap Eats (Under $10)
$$ - Moderate ($11-$25)
$$$ - Expensive ($25-$50)
$$$$ - Very Pricey (Over $50)

WiFi
No

Parking
Yes

Good for Kids
Yes

Reservations
No

Outdoor Seats
No

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Reviews of Chef Jia's

neilc posted on 04/23/2011

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Food was okay - but the service was just terrible - and then they tacked on a 20% service fee for nothing!!! Not a smile, not a thank you, not anything. They brought the large soup without helping split for the four of us. couldn't even bring a big spoon - too much to ask for. Good luck if you go there - you're on your own!

Cubicle Drone posted on 09/26/2009

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I have a soft spot for hole-in-the-wall looking places with great food and Chef Jia's delivers.<br /> <br /> Honey Chili Chicken, Spicy Orange Peel Beef, and Five Spices Duck all excellent. The big, juicy house-made Pot Stickers could be a meal in themselves. Everything has always been terrific. I make a better Hot & Sour Soup, but still very good.<br /> <br /> There are two wait staff (neither is the chef/owner). The man is taciturn, admittedly, but gets the job done. The woman is a solid 18%+ tip, always.<br /> <br /> Reasonable prices, especially for the quality. FYI, cash only, no credit cards accepted.<br />

JJ posted on 04/30/2007

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I used to eat at Chef Jia's for lunch at least twice a week when I worked downtown in 1991-1992. The best chinese in the city. Discovered it, like many, because House of Nanking was too crowded. The same chef is still going strong. The scallion pancake with peanut sauce alone is worth a visit. The food is very salty but it is consistently good and inexpensive. You must check this place out.

Joseph posted on 03/13/2006

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My favorite restaurant in chinatown - the chef is talented.

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