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The 10 Best Sushi Restaurants in Japantown, San Francisco

Updated: October 6, 2021

Do you love sashimi and temaki? Then you’ll love our picks for the best sushi spots in Japantown. We reviewed the top food blogs and leading publications to find you the best sushi in Japantown. Wash down California and rainbow rolls with a fresh Asian beer at our favorite restaurants below.

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Izakaya KOU

Japanese, $19 avg. sushi, San Francisco, Western AdditionJapanese, $19 avg. sushiSan Francisco, Western Addition
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Robin

Japanese, San Francisco, Van Ness - Civic CenterJapaneseSan Francisco, Van Ness - Civic Center
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
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Hinata

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Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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An Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $7 avg. sushi, San Francisco, Lower Pacific HeightsJapanese, $7 avg. sushiSan Francisco, Lower Pacific Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Domo

Japanese, $11 avg. sushi, San Francisco, Hayes ValleyJapanese, $11 avg. sushiSan Francisco, Hayes Valley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Tataki

Japanese, $7 avg. sushi, San Francisco, Lower Pacific HeightsJapanese, $7 avg. sushiSan Francisco, Lower Pacific Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Ten-Ichi

Japanese, $13 avg. sushi, San Francisco, Pacific HeightsJapanese, $13 avg. sushiSan Francisco, Pacific Heights
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5
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Tsunami Panhandle

Japanese, $18 avg. sushi, San Francisco, North PanhandleJapanese, $18 avg. sushiSan Francisco, North Panhandle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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Sasa

Japanese, $30 avg. sushi, San Francisco, Lower Pacific HeightsJapanese, $30 avg. sushiSan Francisco, Lower Pacific Heights
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
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Nara Restaurant & Sake Bar

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Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
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How was this list created?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 31320 restaurants, and 1904 lists and articles from top sources like Trip 101, CultureTrip and TimeOut. These spots have been featured in Trip 101 - Best Japanese Restaurants In San Francisco, California, CultureTrip - The best Japanese restaurants in San Francisco and TimeOut - The best Japanese restaurants in San Francisco. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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