Tips for Great Star Theater

636 Jackson Street San Francisco CA 94133 between Cooper Aly & Wentworth Pl in Chinatown
Goldstar
4.4 by 838 members
Great Star Theater 4.355131264916468 out of 5 838

51 Great Star Theater Tips

  • Casual 5
  • Dressy 2
  • Festive 1
  • Take public transit 3
  • Park in lot 2
  • Arrive early 2
  • Dine before you go 2
Robert Blomberg
6 events
3 reviews
2 stars
Garages close early so street parking is required. Don't park in a Tow zone, it will cost you big time $$$$$ Uber or Lyft in is your best bet.
Marie Spark
Marie Spark
12 events
6 reviews
0 stars
Great location for dining, in the heart of Chinatown.
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Nia
Nia
9 events
4 reviews
58 stars
The weather was cool since it was a night show.. I wore dress, jacket, and flats. You can be dressed up if you want or not it was a mix in the audience..
Alysia Chevalier
5 events
2 reviews
61 stars
Parking is scarce. Take public transit
Alysia Chevalier
5 events
2 reviews
61 stars
The weather was Typical outside but a little chilly in the theater.. I wore A jacket. You'll need a jacket or sweater..
Sonia Lundy
20 events
12 reviews
2 stars
I wore jacket, theatre was cold..
Sonia Lundy
20 events
12 reviews
2 stars
found great lot opposite Cafe Zoetrope it was $7 after 5.30 pm until 2 am!
Suzie C.
2 events
2 reviews
17 stars
The weather was overcast. I wore jeans and sweater.
Daria Bauer
27 events
3 reviews
38 stars
In theatre, originally Chinese Opera theatre!
LP
LP
154 events
44 reviews
50 stars
If driving, use the SigAlert App for traffic & routing. At ALL costs, avoid Grant St; approach via Pacific St, then Left onto Beckett St, the alley-like street just west of Columbus & Kearny Streets. Beckett St has no obvious street sign & looks like a drive way!
The Boy From Oz
LP
LP
154 events
44 reviews
50 stars
Parking is a bear! Take public transit or be prepared to troll.
The Boy From Oz
Alan
291 events
129 reviews
86 stars
Park in Portsmouth Square Parking Garage; evening special is $6 (but don't lose your parking ticket like I did; then it's $27). Less than five-minute walk to the theatre.
Lyle
Lyle
29 events
23 reviews
6 stars
R & G Lounge (hasthe best Chinese food) on Kearny St. only a couple of blocks away from the Great Star Theatre.
The Boy From Oz
orley
6 events
4 reviews
1 stars
There is popcorn and a bar with beer and wine that is perfectly adequate. The tables at the front of the room--VIP seating--are convenient for this. But have dinner nearby, the theater is in Chinatown!--R&G Lounge is our favorite, just a block away oon Kearney.
Joi
106 events
82 reviews
347 stars
Challenging to find street parking, but look for an underground parking lot...usually about $5. for evening.
Joi
106 events
82 reviews
347 stars
Lots of great places to eat nearby in Chinatown, within walking distance. And it is OK to bring your food and drinks into the theater! Yah!
janey47
65 events
26 reviews
24 stars
Hunan Homes is two doors down and is fantastic. Get there early as it's very popular and can run a wait.
Paul Nathan
14 events
6 reviews
52 stars
The theater does not have a concession permit yet so BYOB. They are very cool about it. No corkage fee.
Clovertje
44 events
14 reviews
1 stars
Friends ate next door at Hunan Home and enjoyed dinner there before the show. Afterwards we walked up to North Beach and went to a café to chat. This old theater is near all kinds of restaurants and cafés, and is in Chinatown and close to North Beach.
Clovertje
44 events
14 reviews
1 stars
We drove and parked on Sansome, close to Jackson. Free to park there after 7. Easy walk up the hill. Easy to take BART and walk from a station, too.

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