Centrally-located in the heart of San Francisco, Akiko’s is within walking distance from the Financial District, Union Square, Chinatown and SOMA. We are a family-owned and operated restaurant, and have been providing classic and unique Japanes... more
A quality, reasonably priced Japanese and Sushi restaurant in the Excelsior District. more
Ariake is a good sushi house that caters to a younger crowd out in the Avenues. Get some Edamame, Nama Kaki or Miso Soup to begin. The quality is good, so rest assured of trying whatever you like. Traditional favorites like Tuna, Salmon, soft shell c... more
A good little spot if you're out in the Richmond, catching a movie over at The Balboa. more
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In the Mission, Chome is a Japanese gastropub featuring izakaya dishes and drinks. more
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Very limited walk in seating.   Reservations recommended.   Delage is an omakase style sushi restaurant.   The menu changes based on the season. more
Nestled in the historic Russian Hill district, Elephant Sushi is a family owned sushi restaurant. more
Elephant Sushi is a family owned authentic sushi restaurant located in the heart of  San Francisco in the Russian Hill district. We provide a friendly, intimate and ambient atmosphere that is warm and inviting to all. It is the perfect romantic... more
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Geisha Japanese Restaurant and Tea House is located steps away from the beach in Capitola Village. We offer a sizable menu featuring sustainable sushi, an impressive selection of teas and traditional Japanese fare, including Bento Boxes, Rice Bowl... more
GINTEI is an authentic Japanese sushi restaurant waiting to delight you with fresh fish from Japan's esteemed Tsukiji market, elegant ambiance, and attentive service. more
We broke the mold of "traditional" Japanese cuisine, with an exciting and modern twist.   GINZA sources as much organic and sustainably grown product as possible. KANPAI (Happy) Hour I Mon - Fri I 4pm - 6pm more
One of the better sushi houses in the city.  We serve only with the freshest ingredients available and use local, organic produce.  more
Poke bowls and sushi burritoes.   Healthy and delicious.   :-) more
An amazing, unassuming sushi bar. more
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Two of San Francisco's finest bartenders - John Giuffre and Colin O'Malley- bring their names and expertise to this SoMA bar. Exposed brick walls, sky lights and lush tropical interior make for a classy after-work bar and nightlife destination Friday... more
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JU-NI MEANS "TWELVE" IN JAPANESE Each night we combine technique, tradition, and evolution to transform 12 seats into memorable omakase experiences. Our sushi bar is designed so that every 4 guests get a personal chef to meticulously craft and... more
Lease problems forced Kabuto to close their doors and relocate in April 2003, and though only scheduled to close for a couple of weeks, four months passed before they opened again. In San Francisco, where one can hardly walk two blocks without encoun... more
At the Cole Valley location, the sleek wood-panelled decor and fresh sushi give Kamekyo's an authentic flavor. If you're shopping on Haight Street and want a little break from the bustle, head up to Cole Valley for some delicious Japanese food. 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
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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
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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
When Michi Shin opened Michi in the early 1990s, he began creating innovative Japanese cuisine, including sushi and other non-traditional items, for the greater Silicon Valley. Due to the relationships Chef Michi has fostered, the brand sources its p... more
We strive to serve only the highest quality food.   We feature a variety of sushi and an extensive Sake list. 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
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
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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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
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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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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
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
Unbeknownst to most who’ve patronized Tanuki and for the young guns who’ve never been, Tanuki has been around for the past 44years (1974)!   At the time it was also the 4th Japanese restaurant serving the City! The first, if you have... more
Tataki specializes in healthy, low-impact ingredients, including local and organic fruits and vegetables. more
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Enjoy the best of Sonoma at our upscale farm-to-table restaurant, also featuring a sushi kitchen, wine bar, ROOF 106 rooftop lounge and outdoor dining. more