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Chicken breaded with our house spice blend & panko then fried to perfection. more
Highly crafted sushi using the best ingredients, and tasty and wholesome cooked dishes, along with great sake; presented in an elegant and modern atmosphere. more
Kinjo is the culmination of our unwavering focus to the purity of the fish, and the expression of our devotion to traditional Japanese techniques. more
Kirimachi Ramen: Home of Gyokai Tonkotsu + Tsukemen in San Francisco Tsukemen, a house specialty and a must-eat favorite when dining at Kirimachi. We offer a variety of ramen -- shoyu (Chef Leo's favorite), tonkotsu, miso, and vegetarian miso. Ever... more
KoJa (aka Korean-Japanese) is a special gourmet sandwich infused with a unique combination of Korean & Japanese flavors. To step it up a notch, KoJa Kitchen substitutes the traditional wheat buns with freshly made crispy garlic rice buns.  more
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Authentic Japanese dishes made with fresh, premium ingredients. more
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KUSAKABE's course menu mainly consists of sushi along with a few other complementary dishes. Although it changes according to what ingredients are available, it will always reflect seasonality and harmony based on the kaiseki cuisine principle. Ka... more
Since 1978, serving delicious Japanese food in a relaxed atmosphere. more
Fair trade organic coffee and Japanese green tea from Ito En. We also serve espresso drinks and green tea drinks. Our special drinks if Macha (green tea) Latte. We also have a few kinds of green teas and Japanese desserts such as macha muf... more
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Be it San Francisco or its Oakland location, Marufuku has lines out the door—well beyond the appropriate ramen-consuming hours. The Oakland branch is especially hard to get into these days, due to its busy Temescal location, but the Japantown r... more
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Maruya offers an authentic Japanese dining experience hidden in San Francisco's Mission District.  There are  three different omakase to choose from: Chef's Omakase, Sushi Omakase and Otsukuri Omakase.  Each omakase is also presented w... more
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A Japanese-style hot pot, shabu-shabu is a fun and healthy interactive dining experience. Thinly sliced meat or assorted seafood items along with various vegetables and noodles are cooked in a simmering broth in individual pots at the table. more
In 2006, Mitsuru “Mits” Akashi got help he needed to realize a dream of Nihon-centric Cuisine with finely crafted cocktails. Mits often expounds about the wafu of Moshi Moshi and what it means to offer his heart to the patrons. Wafu is no... more
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Mums - Home of Shabu Shabu ("Mums") is a family owned Japanese restaurant located on the first floor of the Kimpton Buchanan Hotel in Japantown as an effort by Kintetsu Enterprises Company of Osaka, Japan, to bring Japanese culture to San Francisco.... more
Muracci's is owned and operated by the husband & wife team, Yasuyuki and Tamiko Murata. Between them, they have over 60 years combined experience in the culinary business. They moved from their native Osaka to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2000.... more
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Experience the bay area's newest style of cuisine inspired by Japan and Korea. Featuring boutique sake, beer and wine. The menu is inspired by the weekly harvests from our farm and the finest local bounty. Namu Stonepot and Sunset Squares together... more
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A beautiful Lower Haight Japanese fusion and sake bar. more
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Niku Steakhouse is a modern American steakhouse with Japanese influences. Under the guidance of Executive Chef Dustin Falcon, Niku offers a tasting-menu-forward dining experience with fresh, seasonal ingredients and kappo-style service. It is among t... more
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Restaurant Nisei offers contemporary California Washoku style cuisine in a fine dining setting, as well as a carefully curated wine and sake pairing. Nisei is a testament to Chef David Yoshimura's Japanese-American heritage. more
A great little neighborhood place for ramen.   Get there early to avoid the crowds. more
Oma San Francisco Station is proud to present this simple, yet elegant way of dining to all of our guests. All of our small plates are carefully prepared and plated to achieve a harmonious flavour profile. more
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In Japanese, "omakase" means "chef's choice: and Chef Jackson Yu prides himself on making the dining experience remarkable and memorable for each guest. Whether he’s grating fresh wasabi root, slicing sashimi, or greeting guests, he engages gue... more
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As you enter Onsen, the eatery-meets-Japanese-bath-house in the heart of the Tenderloin, relaxation automatically sets in. Of all the heartwarming, comforting dishes on its menu, a new addition worthy of attention is the Brussels sprouts. Standing ou... more
Otoro Sushi is a hidden gem in the Hayes Valley. Our sushi experts will go to great lengths to bring you the freshest ingredients to offer San Francisco Bay Area patrons Japan"s best traditional sushi and tapas. Otoro Sushi is perfect for small group... more
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Ozumo brings the spirit of contemporary Tokyo to San Francisco - hip, elegant, and exciting. The stylish dining room - designed by Tokyo's renowned Noriyoshi Muramatsu - overlooks the Bay Bridge and holds one of the city's largest sushi bars. Ozumo's... more
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Chef Ken Tominaga brings forth a modern take on traditional Izakaya-style dining with PABU San Francisco. In partnership with Michael Mina this modern izakaya and sushi bar in downtown San Francisco is a dream brought to life for Tominaga and Mina. more
Pesce e Riso is an Italian restaurant with a surprising Japanese twist. Here in the heart of "little Italy," chef and owner Joe Lin creatively weaves together Italian and Japanese culinary traditions by building on the elements that unite them: simpl... more
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At Poké Bar, we believe fast food should be fresh food. From our premium ingredients to our exceptional service, eating healthy has never been easier—or more enjoyable! more
Poke on Pierce, in the Marina District, is a woman owned restaurant that focuses on sustainably sourced poke.  It is undoubtedly unlike any other poke place in San Francisco (higher end, better quality). "The freshest, chef-crafted, sustainably... more
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Nothing says “I’m so into you,” like a perfect omakase dinner served on artisan clay plates. Robin, the new Hayes Valley sushi temple by chef Adam Tortosa, is the perfect spot to savor pristine, elevated nigiri and sashimi. (Bonus p... more
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Roka Akor San Francisco offers the unparalleled combination of thoughtful design and contemporary Robata Japanese cuisine. The restaurant's name is derived from two words: RO and KA. The meaning of the first word is hearth, a gathering place where pe... more
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What can one say when they stumble upon a slice of sushi paradise that has true urban charm? With Ryoko's I can only say, "I'll be back as soon as possible." Sushi chef Atsushi Matsuda is a young man with an artist's touch when it comes to making... more
Sakesan Sushi and Bistro serves delicious sushi and robata yaki.  Our mission is to give you a totally unique dining and entertainment experience.​ Sakesan features an extensive sake list and happy hour is daily 4pm - 6pm and late night S... more
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A great little Japanese restaurant in Tendernob, conveniently located near the Red Room if you want to go drinking before or after dinner.  Good fresh fish at the sushi bar and cold Japanese beer to go with it. Monday - Friday:   LUNCH 11... more
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Sanraku Metreon is tucked into Yerba Buena Gardens, located inside the Metreon in SOMA, just a short walk from several of SF's best museums, the Moscone Center, Imax and other movies. We serve only the freshest fish, with a great selection of traditi... more
The tasting menu at SARU showcases a series of seasonal fish not only direct from Japan, but also the best seasonal fish from around the globe.   SARU serves lunch and dinner. more
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Bringing high-quality vegan sushi and Japanese small plates to San Francisco. Shizen is proud to be a fully vegan sushi bar and izakaya. We combine classic shojin and sushi techniques with local, seasonal ingredients to create healthy and flavorfu... more
Recognized for its outstanding Sushi cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff.   The prices are decent and it's a great option for takeout.    Is this the only sushi bar in San Francisco where you can eat, drink and watch hilario... more
Good value and quality for sushi, rice dishes and noodles. more
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Quality fish, Omakase option, and delicious cocktails. more