Kappa Restaurant

Where
1700 Post St, San Francisco , CA
Call
(415) 673-6004
Tags
Restaurants, Japanese Restaurants
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Imagine you are able to transport yourself to Japan in an instant. You climb weathered wooden stairs to a balcony where, though there is no sign in English, a sliding door opens to reveal a ten-seat bar and the glimpse of a kitchen. The traditionally dressed chef and his wife greet you warmly as you enter this windowless cocoon of a restaurant. Around you are seated only Japanese patrons and the menu is more of a list of suggestions than anything else. No fewer than 15 sakes in a wide range of styles and prices are available. Welcome to Kappa.

- Excerpt from Kappa Restaurant, Kyoto style dining in Japantown by Amy Sherman

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  • Kappa Restaurant

    Kyoto style dining in Japantown
    05/20/2004 by Amy Sherman

    Kappa is located in Japantown and though directly above the landmark Denny's, it's not easy to find even with directions. The restaurant is "koryori" style that, depending upon your source, translates...  More »

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    01/21/2004 by Hubert Huang

    If one can eschew the comforts of a private table, a seat at the sushi bar will reward you with an improved dining experience. There, a glass display showcases the variety of fish available today, whe...  More »

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