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Golden Star Vietnamese Restaurant

11 Walter U Lum Pl, San Francisco, CA 94108-1801
+1 415-398-1215
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pho” (31 reviews)
“noodles” (7 reviews)
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11 Walter U Lum Pl, San Francisco, CA 94108-1801
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Good food, quick and friendly service and a real value. I liked the spicy calamari and enjoyed the complimentary tea

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This place is well-known for their pho. I was not in the mood for pho so I gave their shrimp and pork combination a try. It was not the best I’ve ever had (Hu Dat in Corpus Christi has the best), but it was very...More

Thank Wandere1963
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We came with low expectations but were surprised at how good the food actually was. Service was sorta awkward but still OK. Prices are decent for the area. Would definitely recommend this place!

Thank Elad I
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Was in the city, visiting with our daughter and was hungry for Pho. Punched up TripAdvisor and found Golden Star. We love Pho, but in Boise the selection is very limited. Quick service outstanding Salad rolls and very good Pho. Peanut sauce a little whimper....More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Located in San Francisco's Chinatown, I used to come here some 25 years ago when I lived and worked in SF, I have not been back for at least 20 years. Just tried it again for lunch on a busy Sunday. I was pleased with...More

Thank joelmcc
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Great Pho restaurant. One issue I have had with some Pho restaurants is a very small quantity of meat in the soup. This was not the case here it was a good ratio of meat and noodles to broth. Another big plus was excellent imperial...More

Thank Josh K
Reviewed 23 August 2017

i enjoyed that very much, very good food!!! a friend fron San Francisco told us this restaurant was great .... and ... it was!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank LucailGiova75
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Decided to go there on my last evening in SF. Had been there last year and again it was crowded but to my delight it still is a gem. It has an extensive menu but this time decided on ordering as appetizers their Imperial Roll...More

Thank PSJMFR
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a busy, no-frills place in Chinatown. My husband and I went for an early dinner. We ordered shrimp garden rolls and imperial spring rolls (fried) as appetizers. For an entree, I wanted soup but not beef pho. The only option was a noodle...More

Thank Starrymu2016
Reviewed 18 December 2016

It was cold in the City and we wanted some good Pho to take out the chill and also eat some comfort food. This is a no frills place and is usually crowded, however, it is worth the wait and the food is delicious. They...More

Thank Sandra S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Walter U Lum Pl, San Francisco, CA 94108-1801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-398-1215
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