Melisa's Chinese Cuisine

(415) 387-1680 | View Website

450 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA | Directions   94118

37.777370 -122.463832

Open Hours

Saturday From 04:00 AM To 09:30 PM Monday To Friday From 11:00 AM To 03:00 PM Monday To Friday From 04:00 PM To 09:30 PM

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Neighborhoods: Inner Richmond, Northwest

Melisa's Chinese Cuisine
Melisa's Chinese Cuisine
Fried Crab Meat Rangoon (6), Fried Won Ton Skin, Garlic Eggplant, Pot Stickers (6), Onion Pan Cakes, Drums of Heaven6, Veggie Egg Rolls (2), B.B.Q.Pork Slices or Ribs, Fried Prawns (8), Foil Wrapped Chicken (4)... more

Reviews for Melisa's Chinese Cuisine

over a year ago

Melissa's Doesn't Sound Chinese, But....... – You gotta order before you understand. I don't know who is working in the back, but I can tell you that no matter how you get your food it will be the best Chinese food you have ever had. It doesn't matter if it is take out, delivery, eat in, or whatever... this is the best. I've walked there and I've had it delivered. I've stopped going to Yet Wah and Ha's. And then, to beat it all, the prices just beat everything else. You can not get better food anywhere for this price. The place is really plain in appearance and that's just fine by me. I'd take Pepsi in a paper cup if the food tasted this good. Keep it up folks. This is great!!!!!!

over a year ago

Try these and you will always want more – Melisa's offers a variety of dishes that can fit any flavor you are craving for. For starters try these dishes. They are the best!!

Crab Rangoons

Onion Cakes




over a year ago

Best $5 lunch in town! – You gotta check out Melisa's lunch special: Hot & Sour Soup, 1 Drum of Heaven (if you don't know, now you know!), and white or brown rice with a huge variety of entrees to choose from. Vegetable plates start at $4.25, Chicken. Pork and Beef from $5.25, Seafood is the most at (gasp) $6.25! And it's only slightly more expensive at night, but the portions make up the price difference...not to worry, the lunch special will fill you up just fine! Good hot & sour and wor wonton, fast friendly service, fresh veggies and good must go find out about those heavenly drums!

over a year ago

It's legitimate Chinese grubbin'... – Chinese food addicts, and you're most likely one if you're reading this review, often find themselves entering unknown territories when trying a new restaurant. But Melisa's offers a legitimately good selection of fresh, tasty Chinese food at a pretty good price. And that's no jive.

IT IS almost always empty, but be assured almost anything you order will include a very good sauce, fresh vegtables and REAL, not mystery, meat. To me, knowing what you're throwing down your throat vastly outweighs ambience.

If you live in the Inner Richmond and want the area's least sketchy Chinese food joint to stay open, make sure to patronize Melisa's. I'm not quite sure how it manages to stay open with the seeming lack of business.

And, she's right. It's probably better than 90% of the take-out joints you'll find in Chinatown.

over a year ago

great take out, eat in eh... – this is a solid place for takeout in the neighborhood of possibly greasy/sketchy alternatives. decent prices and good quality, worth a try, at least for locals


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