Sam Wo Restaurant

(Now Closed)
813 Washington St (at Grant St), San Francisco, CA 94133, United States
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  • order everything
  • BBQ pork
  • comfortable
  • chicken salad
  • good for a late night
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  • Dana

    Pork noodles rolls!

    Dana · October 15, 2011
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  • Bevan

    Usually open till 3am #winner !

    Bevan · June 30, 2011
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  • Daniel L.

    2nd the order everything at once she takes 4eva!! Also sit here

    Daniel Lannon · April 18, 2011
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  • Wenter S.

    Best seat in the house is 2nd floor by the window! The rice plates are all amazing, just don't get the sweet and sour chicken.

    Wenter Shyu · March 20, 2011
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  • Aaron B.

    Little known. They highly encourage BYOB. Been doing it since High School. Once brought a Keg to dinner.

    Aaron Babbie · June 10, 2010
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  • Christopher W.

    Try the spring rolls!

    Christopher Wood · February 20, 2012
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  • Ryan E.

    You know you are in or a treat when the front door opens up into the kitchen and you have to dodge the chefs to get to your seat! I had a great time.

    Ryan E · February 11, 2012
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  • Catarina L.

    their mustard sauce with cold BBQ pork/egg rice noodle appetizer) is SUPER!

    Catarina Lai · October 23, 2011
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  • Amy W.

    Best hole-in-the-wall (literally) Chinese place. Order the tomato beef chow mein & you won't be disappointed.

    Amy Wood · July 29, 2011
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  • Mike C.

    Little second floor restaurant in Chinatown Read more

    Mike Cohen · June 13, 2011
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  • Robert L.

    Love this place, get the chow fun!

    Robert Lizardy · October 30, 2010
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  • Alex J.

    Only place in china town with authentic rice noodle rolls

    Alex Jacobson · August 13, 2010
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  • Sylvain K.

    Chicken salade in apetizer part is delicious

    Sylvain Kalache · March 12, 2010
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  • Stéphane R.

    Order BBQ Pork Rolls (first item on the menu, so delicious!)

    Stéphane Rangaya · March 12, 2010
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  • Phil W.

    order everything at once; waitresses have a lot of schhlepping and stairs to climb.

    Phil Wolff · September 3, 2009
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  • Leland W.

    Come to the Sam Wo fundraiser at Cameron House September 29th 2012 for Sam Wo comfort foods. $20 advance... $25 at door. Lunch at noon!

    Leland Wong · September 20, 2012
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  • Michael V.

    Last day :(

    Michael Villalobos Gomez · April 21, 2012
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  • Maybs M.

    Rice noodle rolls if you love cilantro.

    Maybs M · March 24, 2012
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  • Jonathan C.

    Very good everything!!

    Jonathan Cardenas · February 20, 2012
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  • Erick W.

    Try the fish salad - a must-have delicacy!

    Erick Watson · February 14, 2012
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  • Natasha H.

    Sitting on the 2nd level makes you feel like you are really eating in China

    Natasha Huang · December 30, 2011
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  • Leland W.

    Jook! Yau jah gwai!

    Leland Wong · December 23, 2011
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  • Nicholaus G.

    Don't forget the Sam Wo promise! Natural light, blocked by flourescent light!

    Nicholaus Guerrero · December 20, 2011
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  • Dan D.

    BYOB for the win.

    Dan Diiulio · October 2, 2011
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  • Dan D.

    The stools aren't that comfortable. But you can't beat the ambiance.

    Dan Diiulio · September 25, 2011
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  • Keith H.

    Definitely dont allow BYOB anymore. Sign clearly states food and soda only.

    Keith H. · September 19, 2011
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  • David L.

    I got food poisoning here. Blech!

    David Lytle · September 10, 2011
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  • Lewis C.

    this place sucks. shitty service. dumplings in the won ton were full of gristle. charged us for a can of coke we never ordered...food all came at weird times. I could go on...

    Lewis Chaplin · July 16, 2011
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  • Chris J.

    Completely disgusting, but in a fascinating and freakish way. Read more

    Chris Jones · January 20, 2011
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  • Jayme R.

    Amazing!! The food was great, weird entrance through the kitchen, but worth it!!

    Jayme Rayne · September 18, 2010
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  • Catarina L.

    best late night eats ◦ specials: 生魚片皮蛋瘦肉粥 + 腸粉 - congee with choice of 1. raw fish 2. thousand-year-old egg with pork + rice noodle with BBQ pork appetizer

    Catarina Lai · February 28, 2010
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  • Leland W.

    皮蛋瘦肉j粥。正嘢!

    Leland Wong · March 1, 2012
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