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3317 Steiner St. (Lombard St.) Send to Phone
Stick to the small-plates portion of the menu where most of the flavors packs a big punch.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Three Seasons Restaurant Review

: Many rave about the Slanted Door, but if you are across town, a good substitute would be this unpretentious Marina spot that underwent a snazzy renovation in 2009. Filled with a young local crowd (many lured by the cocktails), the casual pastel and Asian accents of the dining room are lost in the hum of bustling staff and, at times, jarring noise levels. The food is jazzed-up with cilantro, lime and mint. Plump spring rolls are filled with tender pork and sweet shrimp while the scorpion roll features grilled prawns and fried shallots. Satays include the traditional chicken and peanut sauce as well as beef with a Korean-style barbecue sauce, or prawns with a rich curry sauce. Traditional bo luc lac, or shaking beef, is cured in lime and showered in chopped scallions. It is best to stick to the small-plates portion of the menu where most flavors pack a bigger punch. Entrées such as garlic noodles or steamed sea bass seem a bit lackluster in comparison.
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