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Jai Yun overpriced, overhyped [San Francisco]


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Jai Yun overpriced, overhyped [San Francisco]

meinNYC | Oct 16, 2013 09:31 AM

I listened to you folks and booked a reservation for 2 for Jai Yun. When
associates wanted to join in we increased the reservation to 8. When we walked into the empty restaurant at 7 PM on a Wednesday the young lady at the desk rudely demanded to know if we had a reservation. We said yes. As the rest of the party trickled in, they in turn were again rudely interrogated as to whether they had a reservation. No one else came to the restaurant the whole night. We were there in an empty place. The host chose the highest price $120 per person and the meal started. All repetitious and boring. Had the famed abalone mixed with egg white, couldn't tell which was which. The same ingredients were used over and over in different preparations, but the taste buds were not excited. For $120 a head I really expected some fireworks. We like Chinese food from all regions and this was a disappointment on all counts. The decor was really kitchy and the lightening glaring. Shame on you all for recommending this dive!! Was this a case of Chinese restaurant schadenfreude or are all you relatives of the chef?

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