China Live

China Live



About Us

China Live is a 30,000 square ft. interactive culinary and cultural destination in the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown, offering an in-depth exploration of Greater Chinese gastronomy. Our mission is to demystify Chinese ingredients and recipes while educating guests on the rich history and influence.

Our ground floor features the Award Winning Market Restaurant & Bar, and Retail Marketplace, and is a must-visit San Francisco Bay Area culinary destination. Our 2nd floor features Cold Drinks Bar, named one of the ''The Best Bars in San Francisco'' byTimeOut San Francisco and Eight Tables by George Chen, one of only 21 restaurants in the world to be listed in the first annual TIME Magazine “THE WORLD’S GREATEST PLACES: 100 Destinations to Experience Right Now!''


China Live: Dining Room
China Live: BBQ & Bar
China Live: Pecking Duck & Suckling Pig
China Live: #1 Seller Famous Sheng Jian Bao 'SJB'
China Live: House Famous Kung Pao "Firecracker"
Cold Drinks Bar
Cold Drinks Bar: Sweet Irishman
Eight Tables by George Chen
Eight Tables by George Chen: Jiu Gong Ge, Nine Essential Flavors of Chinese Cuisine
Eight Tables by George Chen: Four Eight Tables by George Chen: Seas Caviar Dumpling Russian Osetra Caviar, Trout Roe, Day Boat Scallop, Sea Urchin
Founder & Executive Chef, George Chen

Rep/Contact Info

George Chen
Founder/Chairman and Executive Chef