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Green Papaya Restaurant

825 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3006
+1 415-348-8882
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pho” (20 reviews)
“spring rolls” (6 reviews)
“noodles” (7 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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825 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3006
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a conference and business trip to the convention center. Wanted to have a Pho so I stepped in. The Pho has to be the worst one I ever had in SF. Not much in the soup, and awefully expensive. Go to Mels or somewhere...More

Thank nijelose
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Here on business and and needed a sinus-clearing noodle soup to help me recover from cold/flu symptoms. Green Papaya delivered exactly what I wanted! Felt 100% better after draining a chicken noodle soup and a pot of jasmine tea.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch. Pho was delicious! The meat was tender and the broth was flavorful! My husband ordered the fried banana dessert and he loved it!

Thank Dawne M
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lunch here and found the food to be delicious, fresh and nicely presented. The decor etc is cheap and cheerful, but the food is much better than this. The specialty fish Pho was so generous in the amount of fish with a delicate...More

Thank Margaret F
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I've been here couple times! The vegetarian noodle soup was just right and light. Not to mention the papaya salad, spicy hot and touch of crushed peanuts bring out the freshness of papaya! Just a shot walk from convention center.

Thank Chia Li C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We arrived to the restaurant 10 minutes before closing hours. The owner was incredibly nice and insisted for us to stay even though we felt bad to make them stay after their working hours. After that we had an amazing gastronomical experience. All the ingredients...More

Thank Joana B
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Great Vietnamese food, friendly service, close to the main shopping area downtown. Good value. Does take away also.

Thank Philiph S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Went for lunch on a recent business trip. The waiter kept joking (at least I thought he was joking) about how good the fried rice was. He kept going on and on about it. So.....gave it a try and it was fantastic. There was a...More

Thank 271markm271
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This place is conveniently located by the convention center. The green papaya salad is the best I had in US. The spring roll and and creamy peanut sauce was excellent. The beef pho and vegetables pho are good, except the noodle is too soft. Perhaps...More

Thank Chia Li C
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I visit San Francisco every year for a meeting at the Moscone Convention Center. Last year was the first time I tried this restaurant and returned here again this past week. To sum it up, the food is delicious, the prices are reasonable, and if...More

Thank mikedc0813
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated
vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs
and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to
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for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able
to do more than just business - museums, top quality
restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call
this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-348-8882
Green Papaya Restaurant is a family-owned and operated Vietnamese Cuisine. We use the finest ingredients and our food uses very little to no MSG and we can create dishes using Gluten-Free substances. We also offer a variety of vegan meals. Green Papaya is located around the corner of Moscone West Convention Center and Marriott Hotel. There is parking with 2,500 spaces adjacent to our restaurant across the street from San Francisco Westfield Shopping Center.
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