“Yuet Lee… has remained one of San Francisco’s most popular after-hours options for 30 years. Salt & pepper prawns are to be recommended.”

Anthony Bourdain


“Chinatown's Yuet Lee has remained one of San Francisco's favorite secrets for over 30 years.”

Saveur Magazine


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Yuet Lee is a seafood restaurant, a late-night Cantonese diner and a San Francisco institution.

Since first opening its doors in 1977, famous chefs and tastemakers have been raving about Yuet Lee’s legendary food. You can count Emeril, Anthony Bourdain, Jacque Pepin, Jackie Chan, Saveur Magazine and the New York Times among its satisfied customers.