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9.0
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8.9
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8.9

Rintaro

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8.7

Stonemill Matcha

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SF Review

Taishoken

Rich bowls of tsukemen (dipping ramen) are the stars at Taishoken, a Japanese spot in the Mission.

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SF Review

Chīsai Sushi Club

Chīsai Sushi Club is a tiny Japanese spot in Bernal Heights with $90 omakase, and an entirely-vegetarian option that’s also under $100.

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SF Guide

The Best Sushi Restaurants In San Francisco

Where you should go for incredible a la carte sushi meals and bucket-list omakase.

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SF Review

Moku Yakitori-Ya

This tiny izakaya in the Richmond serves excellent yakitori, plus other shareable dishes like deep-fried mochi and sashimi.

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8.5

SF Review

Handroll Project

The temaki-focused spot in the Mission is an exciting and laidback spinoff from the Ju-Ni people, with the same high-quality fish for about half the cost.

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8.3

SF Review

Sato Omakase

Come to this Nob Hill spot for an 18-course omakase that feels like a dramatic production.

The 10 Best Sushi Omakase Restaurants In SF guide image

SF Guide

The 10 Best Sushi Omakase Restaurants In SF

These are the best sushi tasting menus in town.

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7.9

SF Review

Nakama Sushi

This cozy Civic Center spot has a range of great sushi options, from rolls and nigiri to a $118 omakase.

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SF Review

Uji Time

Uji Time in Japantown has great taiyaki, plus soft serve, matcha drinks, and other desserts.

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SF Guide

Where To Get Japanese Curry In SF

Six excellent spots for gravy-like sauce and rice.

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SF Review

Muracci's

Muracci’s in the Financial District specializes in straightforward, thick and creamy, Japanese curry.

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7.9

SF Review

Kaiyō Rooftop

Kaiyō Rooftop is a trendy SoMa rooftop bar with views of downtown, lots of cocktails, and great Peruvian-Japanese dishes if you get hungry.

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SF Review

Jikasei Mensho

Mensho Tokyo's more casual outpost in the Twitter building is home to fantastic ramen with miso-based broth.

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7.9

SF Review

Hinodeya Ramen Bar

Hinodeya is our go-to spot for ramen with dashi broth in Japantown. Expect a wait.

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8.9

SF Review

Ken

Ken is a six-seat omakase counter in Lower Haight that feels like a dinner party filled with flawless fish.

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7.0

SF Review

Ace Wasabi Rock-N-Roll Sushi

Come to Ace Wasabi in the Marina with big groups for a trendy scene and solid sushi.

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SF Review

Sushi Shio

Sushi Shio is a Japanese sushi spot in the Mission specializing in omakase.

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8.0

SF Review

Ebisu

At Ebisu, in the Sunset, go with the fresh fish of the day off the board, or try the poke roll or 49er roll.

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8.5

SF Review

Akiko's Restaurant

Serious quality sushi, provided you're willing to pay. Akiko's Restaurant will even serve you up a baby barracuda.

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8.4

SF Review

Daigo Sushi

Daigo Sushi is a shoebox-sized Richmond spot serving melty nigiri alongside filet mignon and green onion tempura rolls and salmon skin salad.