Crustacean San Francisco is the first of the upscale "Crustacean" restaurants by House of An which operates several restaurants and a catering company all featuring the Euro-Asian fusion cuisine of Master Chef Helene "Mama" An. The secret kitchen is a fascinating element of Master Chef Helene An's culinary legacy and the An family's success story. The secret kitchen features An's famous dishes such as the Whole Roasted Dungeness Crab, Garlic Noodles & Charbroiled Colossal Royal Tiger Prawns.
Chef Helene’s imaginative cooking techniques and creative use of immunity-enhancing herbs and spices flourish into healthy, flavorful dishes. Helene’s garlic noodles are still her bestseller at the Crustacean restaurants. Esquire wrote, “And beware—the whole roasted Dungeness crab and garlic noodles could make you cry.” It refers to a completely concealed kitchen within the main kitchen, off limits to all employees except the an family and chefs with An’s famous dishes. We also feature an extensive wine list to accompany your meal.