Thanh Long

★★★★★
  • 4101 Judah St

    San Francisco, CA 94122

    Cross street: at 46th Ave.

    Map & Directions
  • 415-665-1146

About Thanh Long

Hours
Tuesday To Thursday From 05:00 PM To 09:30 PM Sunday From 05:00 PM To 09:30 PM Friday To Saturday From 05:00 PM To 10:00 PM

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The crab is a must when visiting Thanh Long. The atmosphere was great, service outstanding, I will definitely be going back!

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The crab is a must when visiting Thanh Long. The atmosphere was great, service outstanding, I will definitely be going back!

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if you love crab, this is the spot. One of my fav dishes is the garlic noodles but you have to eat it while it's hot since they do put a lot of better in it.

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if you love crab, this is the spot. One of my fav dishes is the garlic noodles but you have to eat it while it's hot since they do put a lot of better in it.

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When I first went to Thanh Long, I thought I was in heaven. The garlic noodles and crab are truly delicious... if you can eat them in under 30 minutes. After that, the enormous amount of butter used in the food starts to congeal, and it is difficult to keep eating when you can actually see how much butter is coating your fork.

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When I first went to Thanh Long, I thought I was in heaven. The garlic noodles and crab are truly delicious... if you can eat them in under 30 minutes. After that, the enormous amount of butter used in the food starts to congeal, and it is difficult to keep eating when you can actually see how much butter is coating your fork.

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This place is by far my fiance and I FAVORITE restaurant!!!! The garlic roasted crab is phenomenal! I mean, it leaves you wanting more every time and no where else compares! The seafood combination fried rice is spectacular! The garlic noodles is also a famous dish here. And we love the fried banana dessert! If I could eat here every night I would... it is that good! The restaurant does get busy, but if I could tell you one thing it would be.... WAIT! No matter how long it is... wait... you will be so happy you did! Please go try this restaurant! It is just so good! =)

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This place is by far my fiance and I FAVORITE restaurant!!!! The garlic roasted crab is phenomenal! I mean, it leaves you wanting more every time and no where else compares! The seafood combination fried rice is spectacular! The garlic noodles is also a famous dish here. And we love the fried banana dessert! If I could eat here every night I would... it is that good! The restaurant does get busy, but if I could tell you one thing it would be.... WAIT! No matter how long it is... wait... you will be so happy you did! Please go try this restaurant! It is just so good! =)

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Once you have the garlic roasted crab, you compare every crab you eat to this one. It is so delicious that you will lick each finger when you are done. The garlic noodles are fantastic. The only thing I was annoyed about is that when you make a reservation, your whole party have to be there when you arrive. They will not seat you until everyone is together.

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★★★★☆

Once you have the garlic roasted crab, you compare every crab you eat to this one. It is so delicious that you will lick each finger when you are done. The garlic noodles are fantastic. The only thing I was annoyed about is that when you make a reservation, your whole party have to be there when you arrive. They will not seat you until everyone is together.

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When we visit San Francisco, we always made sure to visit Thanh Long Restaurant. This place is always busy because they have the BEST seafood cuisine in town!!! I would suggest that you make your reservation prior to visiting this restaurant. Each and everytime I think about this restaurant, I can't help but think about their mouth-watering roasted crab and not to forget the BEST garlic noodles, I have ever tasted in my life. Also, the restaurant has an ambiance that makes you feel comfortable to set your fork down and grub!

5
★★★★★

When we visit San Francisco, we always made sure to visit Thanh Long Restaurant. This place is always busy because they have the BEST seafood cuisine in town!!! I would suggest that you make your reservation prior to visiting this restaurant. Each and everytime I think about this restaurant, I can't help but think about their mouth-watering roasted crab and not to forget the BEST garlic noodles, I have ever tasted in my life. Also, the restaurant has an ambiance that makes you feel comfortable to set your fork down and grub!

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Just about the best garlic dungeness crab I have ever had. Actually THE BEST. Whenever I am in San Francisco I try to make it to Thanh Long. The atmosphere is casual and the wait is long. The prices are mid range. I can not wait to get there again. My mouth is watering just writing this review. I don't know about the other items on their menu because all I ever eat is the crab. YUM!

5
★★★★★

Just about the best garlic dungeness crab I have ever had. Actually THE BEST. Whenever I am in San Francisco I try to make it to Thanh Long. The atmosphere is casual and the wait is long. The prices are mid range. I can not wait to get there again. My mouth is watering just writing this review. I don't know about the other items on their menu because all I ever eat is the crab. YUM!

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if you love crab, this is your spot. It's a sister restaurant to the famous Crustaceans but here you don't have to be so dressed up. The Crab, especially the Roasted & Drunken Crabs, are delicious the Garlic Noodles compliment every meal. I can't say enough good things about this place. If you have a large party remember to call for reservations.

5
★★★★★

if you love crab, this is your spot. It's a sister restaurant to the famous Crustaceans but here you don't have to be so dressed up. The Crab, especially the Roasted & Drunken Crabs, are delicious the Garlic Noodles compliment every meal. I can't say enough good things about this place. If you have a large party remember to call for reservations.

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i LOVEEEE this restaurant. i try to go here any time that i can. the garlic noodles and the crab are the only things i get. trust me you will be satisfied with just that. then you can have the fried banana and ice cream for dessert.

5
★★★★★

i LOVEEEE this restaurant. i try to go here any time that i can. the garlic noodles and the crab are the only things i get. trust me you will be satisfied with just that. then you can have the fried banana and ice cream for dessert.

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After hearing rave reviews about it from our friends and family, we decided to finally check it out for ourselves. I must say that this review may be a little biased since a friend works there and gave us exceptional service. BUT, we

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★★★★★

After hearing rave reviews about it from our friends and family, we decided to finally check it out for ourselves. I must say that this review may be a little biased since a friend works there and gave us exceptional service. BUT, we

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DELICIOUS! THE FOOD IS SOOOOOOOOO GOOD- LIKE AMAZING. THE NOODLES AND THE CRAB ARE LIKE THE GREATEST THING YOU COULD POSSIBLY GET AND CANT GET ANYWHERE ELSE BUT THE DRINKS ARE GOOD AND THE AMBIENCE IS GREAT AND THE PEOPLE ARE LIKE QUICK

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DELICIOUS! THE FOOD IS SOOOOOOOOO GOOD- LIKE AMAZING. THE NOODLES AND THE CRAB ARE LIKE THE GREATEST THING YOU COULD POSSIBLY GET AND CANT GET ANYWHERE ELSE BUT THE DRINKS ARE GOOD AND THE AMBIENCE IS GREAT AND THE PEOPLE ARE LIKE QUICK

Pros: FOOD/AMBIENCE/STAFF/EVERYTHING

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the food was way too over priced, garlic noodles were way too salty. the portions were too small. however, service made up for the mediocre food.

3
★★★★★

the food was way too over priced, garlic noodles were way too salty. the portions were too small. however, service made up for the mediocre food.

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My girlfriend and I went on a late Friday night and the place was not busy. We ordered one dish of calamari, one plate of garlic noodles, and one of their famouse roasted crab. The calamari was way too salty and the crab was too buttery.

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★★★★★

My girlfriend and I went on a late Friday night and the place was not busy. We ordered one dish of calamari, one plate of garlic noodles, and one of their famouse roasted crab. The calamari was way too salty and the crab was too buttery.

Pros: Service and friendly staff

Cons: No parking; Small portion; Over priced; Food is below average

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For the past 7 birthdays I have always made a trip to Thanh Long. All my friends and I LOVE Thanh Long...if anyone of us just mentions crab and garlic noodle...we think of only one place...Thanh Long. See you tomorrow! =)

3
★★★★★

For the past 7 birthdays I have always made a trip to Thanh Long. All my friends and I LOVE Thanh Long...if anyone of us just mentions crab and garlic noodle...we think of only one place...Thanh Long. See you tomorrow! =)

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This is the tastiest food in the world. The bartender is excellent as the well. But...The crab and noodles....enough said.

3
★★★★★

This is the tastiest food in the world. The bartender is excellent as the well. But...The crab and noodles....enough said.

Pros: Tasty, tasty

Cons: pricey

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This is one of my favorite restaurants! No wait, great group setting, and decently priced. Every time I go there, I always order the same dishes: Peppered Crab, Garlic Noodles, and the Mango Salad.

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★★★★★

This is one of my favorite restaurants! No wait, great group setting, and decently priced. Every time I go there, I always order the same dishes: Peppered Crab, Garlic Noodles, and the Mango Salad.

Cons: Parking

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If you like roasted crab and garlic noodle, this is the place. Excellent food. Service is great. Can't say anything more.

3
★★★★★

If you like roasted crab and garlic noodle, this is the place. Excellent food. Service is great. Can't say anything more.

Pros: Roasted Crab and Garlic noodle

Cons: Parking

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Scrumdiliumptious. I attended a Birthday dinner at Than Long and enjoyed it tremendously. They are famous for thier Crab and Garlic Noodles which I found delish so be sure to order up and tie on the bib. Yummy appetizers and friendly

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★★★★★

Scrumdiliumptious. I attended a Birthday dinner at Than Long and enjoyed it tremendously. They are famous for thier Crab and Garlic Noodles which I found delish so be sure to order up and tie on the bib. Yummy appetizers and friendly

Pros: Tasty!!!

Cons: parking

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i think the garlic noodles are now one of my favorite dishes in the city! the bartender in the evening is delightful, and the service, though impersonal, is really on the ball. it's a pretty casual place and i can't wait to get all the

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★★★★★

i think the garlic noodles are now one of my favorite dishes in the city! the bartender in the evening is delightful, and the service, though impersonal, is really on the ball. it's a pretty casual place and i can't wait to get all the

Pros: excellent food

Cons: no parking, very expensive, not for the diet-concious

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Delicious and cheaper than crustacean. The CRAB, garlic noodles, green beans are definitely must order items. The ambiance is cool with its fairly large space on the corner of Judah Street. It's also in a residential'ish area which

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★★★★★

Delicious and cheaper than crustacean. The CRAB, garlic noodles, green beans are definitely must order items. The ambiance is cool with its fairly large space on the corner of Judah Street. It's also in a residential'ish area which

Pros: great garlic noodles, crab, and green beans; cheaper than crustaceans

Cons: parking is horrible, if you make a rsvp and you're late - tough luck!

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Prices - $10 for garlic noodles, $37 for roasted crab. Good? It's ok, not spectacular.\r
Drinks - $8 per cocktail, $20-$30 per entree. Atmosphere is like a typical Chinese restaurant.\r
Wannabe upscale Vietnamese doesn't pull it off.

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★★★★★

Prices - $10 for garlic noodles, $37 for roasted crab. Good? It's ok, not spectacular.\r
Drinks - $8 per cocktail, $20-$30 per entree. Atmosphere is like a typical Chinese restaurant.\r
Wannabe upscale Vietnamese doesn't pull it off.

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I'm not a crab lover, but I do love Tiger Prawns over a bed of Garlic noodles. I've been going to the "Greasy Crab" we lovingly have called it for about 15-20 years. Go with lots of friends or just your significant other, either way, the

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I'm not a crab lover, but I do love Tiger Prawns over a bed of Garlic noodles. I've been going to the "Greasy Crab" we lovingly have called it for about 15-20 years. Go with lots of friends or just your significant other, either way, the

Pros: great food, ambience

Cons: parking, not cheap

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Almost hidden in one of San Franciscos residential neighborhoods is Thanh Long Restaurant, the little sister restaurant to the world famous Crustations restaurant with cheaper prices, a relaxed attire, and the same food.

Their roasted garlic crab is a house specialty and customer favorite. Eating it can get a bit messy, but the waiters provide plastic bibs before you eat and hot towels after you are finished.

Affordable enough to take a family and friends, and impressive enough to take a first date.

PROS:
CONS: Parking

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★★★★★

Almost hidden in one of San Franciscos residential neighborhoods is Thanh Long Restaurant, the little sister restaurant to the world famous Crustations restaurant with cheaper prices, a relaxed attire, and the same food.

Their roasted garlic crab is a house specialty and customer favorite. Eating it can get a bit messy, but the waiters provide plastic bibs before you eat and hot towels after you are finished.

Affordable enough to take a family and friends, and impressive enough to take a first date.

PROS:
CONS: Parking

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I can honestly say this place was worth it! The food was the best i have had at any restaurant. Though the restaurant doesnt look very nice from the out side, once you step inside it has a wonderful ambiance. We were seated immediatly

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I can honestly say this place was worth it! The food was the best i have had at any restaurant. Though the restaurant doesnt look very nice from the out side, once you step inside it has a wonderful ambiance. We were seated immediatly

Pros: food, service, romantic

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I don't mind the restaurant so much. The food is good but very over priced. The atomesphere is noisy and it's very hard to have a conversation. My main problem is the parking. I know that in this residential area that parking is hard to

3
★★★★★

I don't mind the restaurant so much. The food is good but very over priced. The atomesphere is noisy and it's very hard to have a conversation. My main problem is the parking. I know that in this residential area that parking is hard to

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I love this place. The roasted crab and garlic noodles are really delicious. They have awesome desserts too, my favorite is the fried ice cream. The service is decent, and it's got a nice atmosphere. It can get really crowded, which

3
★★★★★

I love this place. The roasted crab and garlic noodles are really delicious. They have awesome desserts too, my favorite is the fried ice cream. The service is decent, and it's got a nice atmosphere. It can get really crowded, which

Pros: great food, nice atmosphere

Cons: hard to find parking, expensive

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The Roasted Crab is the BEST!! if you are craving crab this is the place to go. The correct phone number for this place is 415.665.1146... the spicy eggplant was another great dish. it wasn't spicy but it was great! it had chicken,

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★★★★★

The Roasted Crab is the BEST!! if you are craving crab this is the place to go. The correct phone number for this place is 415.665.1146... the spicy eggplant was another great dish. it wasn't spicy but it was great! it had chicken,

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Thanh Long captured the same taste as in Bevery Hills. I would defintely recommend to someone that loves crab, butter, peppers and so on. I made reservations at 8PM on a Friday night and was 30 min's late due to SF traffic. Even though we

3
★★★★★

Thanh Long captured the same taste as in Bevery Hills. I would defintely recommend to someone that loves crab, butter, peppers and so on. I made reservations at 8PM on a Friday night and was 30 min's late due to SF traffic. Even though we

Pros: Tasty

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small crabs, too much msg in the garlic noodles and overpriced for the ambience and type of restaurant it is

3
★★★★★

small crabs, too much msg in the garlic noodles and overpriced for the ambience and type of restaurant it is

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My girlfriend and I recently had dinner here. The service was fantastic. For appetizers we had The salmon carparcio (sp), which was great, and salt and pepper calamari which was ok. As for the crab I would recommend the drunken crab

3
★★★★★

My girlfriend and I recently had dinner here. The service was fantastic. For appetizers we had The salmon carparcio (sp), which was great, and salt and pepper calamari which was ok. As for the crab I would recommend the drunken crab

Pros: Great crab!, service, infused vodka

Cons: expensive, location

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The crab and the garlic noodles are outstanding, and the appetizers I've tried there have been very good, too. Of course, you had better like garlic... Also, you should definitely make a reservation and be prepared to spend in the

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★★★★★

The crab and the garlic noodles are outstanding, and the appetizers I've tried there have been very good, too. Of course, you had better like garlic... Also, you should definitely make a reservation and be prepared to spend in the

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The restuarant's decor is nice but the food is not worth it. We ordered the roasted crab, garlic noodles, and a calamari dish. Surprisingly, our food came out after just 3-5 minutes, which should have been a sign.

The crab was puny,

3
★★★★★

The restuarant's decor is nice but the food is not worth it. We ordered the roasted crab, garlic noodles, and a calamari dish. Surprisingly, our food came out after just 3-5 minutes, which should have been a sign.

The crab was puny,

Pros: Nice Ambience

Cons: , Food not fresh

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Grab your bib and go to town on Thanh Long's awesome crab. I love this place. the service has always been hospitable, the food consistently good -the garlic noodles are amazing - and let's face it, there is nothing more satisfying than

3
★★★★★

Grab your bib and go to town on Thanh Long's awesome crab. I love this place. the service has always been hospitable, the food consistently good -the garlic noodles are amazing - and let's face it, there is nothing more satisfying than

Pros: Crab!, Crab!, and more crab!

Cons: , Can be Loud

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After reading about Thanh Long, I must say that we were extremely disappointed with the meal that we had there. The decor at the bar was nice and the hostess was pleasant. Unfortunately, it was like dealing with a used car salesperson

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★★★★★

After reading about Thanh Long, I must say that we were extremely disappointed with the meal that we had there. The decor at the bar was nice and the hostess was pleasant. Unfortunately, it was like dealing with a used car salesperson

Pros: decor

Cons: price, pushy waitress, average food

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The service was great, drinks good, and we were promptly seated. Those are the only good points. The salmon carpaccio was fishy tasting and the rice vinegar marinade too sweet. Salad was okay. Ordered the garlic noodles with prawns for

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★★★★★

The service was great, drinks good, and we were promptly seated. Those are the only good points. The salmon carpaccio was fishy tasting and the rice vinegar marinade too sweet. Salad was okay. Ordered the garlic noodles with prawns for

Pros: service, drinks, prompt seating

Cons: , food overcooked, small portions

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The crab is FROZEN! Crab meat was tough, dried out and bland.

They have delicious fresh crab for $12-$15 at any good chinese restaurant. Thanh Long's is $31.95.

Waitress said crab is frozen because it is "out of season." A ridiculous

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The crab is FROZEN! Crab meat was tough, dried out and bland.

They have delicious fresh crab for $12-$15 at any good chinese restaurant. Thanh Long's is $31.95.

Waitress said crab is frozen because it is "out of season." A ridiculous

Pros: Nice atmosphere

Cons: Deceptive frozen crab, deceptive check, overpriced

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The restaurant has always appealed to me with its garlic noodles. However, the noodles alone do not justify the cost. The prices for this place have steadily risen over the years, and the crab, still good, is way up there! I still

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★★★★★

The restaurant has always appealed to me with its garlic noodles. However, the noodles alone do not justify the cost. The prices for this place have steadily risen over the years, and the crab, still good, is way up there! I still

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Unless you like your crab to be swimming in butter, I would not recommend this place. I prefer to taste the freshness of the crab and to be able to control the amount of butter I use, if at all - lemon is my preference, in fact. Perhaps

3
★★★★★

Unless you like your crab to be swimming in butter, I would not recommend this place. I prefer to taste the freshness of the crab and to be able to control the amount of butter I use, if at all - lemon is my preference, in fact. Perhaps

Pros: nice staff

Cons: greasy food

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The crab is exquisite, albeit a bit pricey. Be prepared to get down and dirty. I've tried many different crab preparations and this is by far the best. Of course, you can't pass up the garlic noodles. Go spend some money. You won't be

3
★★★★★

The crab is exquisite, albeit a bit pricey. Be prepared to get down and dirty. I've tried many different crab preparations and this is by far the best. Of course, you can't pass up the garlic noodles. Go spend some money. You won't be

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The prices are a bit high but, the garlic noodles with the butterfly prawns are so good! It's worth going to.

3
★★★★★

The prices are a bit high but, the garlic noodles with the butterfly prawns are so good! It's worth going to.

Pros: food

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I took my parents who were in from out of town to t.l. The service was probably the worst service I've ever experienced. The server was incredibly rude and constantly hurried us. The crab was good, but not good enough to make up for the

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★★★★★

I took my parents who were in from out of town to t.l. The service was probably the worst service I've ever experienced. The server was incredibly rude and constantly hurried us. The crab was good, but not good enough to make up for the

Pros: crab, garlic noodles

Cons: servers, hostess, price

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You must try their crabs & garlic noodles. I love their appetizers too.

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★★★★★

You must try their crabs & garlic noodles. I love their appetizers too.

Cons: bad parking

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A few notes about TL...
- The "Roasted Crab" is excellent
- Other crab entrees are mediocre (ie. the drunken crab)
- Other entrees are mediocre, if you don't want to eat crab you shouldn't be at this restaurant.
- The garlic noodles are

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★★★★★

A few notes about TL...
- The "Roasted Crab" is excellent
- Other crab entrees are mediocre (ie. the drunken crab)
- Other entrees are mediocre, if you don't want to eat crab you shouldn't be at this restaurant.
- The garlic noodles are

Pros: Roast Crab

Cons: Prices

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Dined at Thanh Long last night and had the signature Roasted/Drunken crab and Garlic noodles which were very tasty. Dungeness crabs were about a 12" wide and served on a platter with the leg sections cut apart. A heaping platter of thick

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★★★★★

Dined at Thanh Long last night and had the signature Roasted/Drunken crab and Garlic noodles which were very tasty. Dungeness crabs were about a 12" wide and served on a platter with the leg sections cut apart. A heaping platter of thick

Pros: Delicious crab!, Garlic noodles, Decent service

Cons: Way out in Avenues, Pricey

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Finally, after years of hearing about "crab the size of texas", I rolled up my sleeves, removed my watch and enjoyed the best crab in San Francisco. The roast crab is beyond compare but be sure to check out the Drunken Crab too.

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★★★★★

Finally, after years of hearing about "crab the size of texas", I rolled up my sleeves, removed my watch and enjoyed the best crab in San Francisco. The roast crab is beyond compare but be sure to check out the Drunken Crab too.

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This is a long standing favorite of mine. I always order the same exact thing: crab & corn soup, roast crab and garlic noodles-- and I am NEVER disappointed. The quality is consistent. Great place to take visitors to taste SF's famous

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This is a long standing favorite of mine. I always order the same exact thing: crab & corn soup, roast crab and garlic noodles-- and I am NEVER disappointed. The quality is consistent. Great place to take visitors to taste SF's famous

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The predecessor of the sleek Crustacean, Thanh Long is still going strong after many years. The upscale, contemporary 80s decor is accented by Vietnamese dragon wall hangings, gold accents and a long purple banquette. Though Thanh Long…

 

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