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The 8 Best Sushi Restaurants Near Japantown, San Francisco

Updated: May 2, 2022

Figuring out which ones are Japantown’s best restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the top restaurants, we reviewed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours, making your decision easier than ever.

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Robin

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

Japanese, $$$, Van Ness - Civic CenterJapanese, $$$San Francisco, Van Ness - Civic Center
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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An Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$$, Lower Pacific HeightsJapanese, $$$San Francisco, Lower Pacific Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Domo

Japanese, $$, Hayes ValleyJapanese, $$San Francisco, Hayes Valley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Tataki

Japanese, $$, Lower Pacific HeightsJapanese, $$San Francisco, Lower Pacific Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Elephant Sushi

Japanese, $$, TenderloinJapanese, $$San Francisco, Tenderloin
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Ten-Ichi

Japanese, $$, Pacific HeightsJapanese, $$San Francisco, Pacific Heights
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5
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Tsunami Panhandle

Japanese, $$, North PanhandleJapanese, $$San Francisco, North Panhandle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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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 28999 restaurants, and 2955 lists and articles from top sources like CultureTrip and Infatuation. These spots have been featured in CultureTrip - The Top 10 Restaurants In Fillmore District, San Francisco, Infatuation - The Best Restaurants In The Tendernob and CultureTrip - The Top 10 Restaurants In Lower Pacific Heights. 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.

Frequently asked questions

Izakaya KOU and I'a Poke are the highest-rated sushi spots for lunch in Japantown.

Izakaya KOU is the highest-rated sushi spot that is good for groups in Japantown.

Izakaya KOU is the highest-rated sushi spot that is good for a date night in Japantown.

Izakaya KOU and I'a Poke are the highest-rated spots for sushi delivery in Japantown.

There are 2 sushi spots in Japantown.

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