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Yoko's Japanese Restaurant

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310 Linden Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 873-1084
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Waitstaff

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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hankering for sushi near SFO

Very fresh and excellent variety of fish excellently prepared by the sushi masters. Knowledgeable staff and lots of Japanese customers = great sushi dinner, perfect for long flight.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Nick B
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Very fresh and excellent variety of fish excellently prepared by the sushi masters. Knowledgeable staff and lots of Japanese customers = great sushi dinner, perfect for long flight.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

The name may have changed to Amami San but the address is definitively good. Second time I am dining here before an early flight from SFO and the jury is out again ! Outstanding sushi, especially variety of toro and sashimi selection. Rolls are amazing, in a nutshell the " sunshine" bomb. Btw plenty of Japanese customers ...good sign !

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Thank Sydneypoo
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here based on TripAdvisor reviews and proximity to my hotel. The restaurant was packed upon arrival. I ended up ordering a Rainbow roll and the Spicy Tuna roll to go. Both were very good and well worth the long wait. I would definitely return on a future visit to the SFO area.

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Thank MindyAC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Definitely, this is the best Japanese restaurant in South San Francisco. Period. No questions asked.

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Thank Tycho M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

It's great to enter a restaurant and see the owner take pride in knowing his customers. With each customer walking in, the Chef welcomes them by their first name; over a few dozen people in and out and it appears to be Yoko's loyalist and for good reason. Kudos on the memory and cleanliness. Food presentation is amazing. Chef as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

Desided to try this place based on other reviews. We were very happy with everything from the service to the food.

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Thank Gotta2s
Queen Creek, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

The staff was very pleasant; the food was so-so; the place was nice and quiet and open late. Perfect for what we were looking for.

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Thank GClementAZ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

It's a lovely small place with the best Japanese food ever! They serve sushi but lots of other stuff too. The crew is very nice and helpful.

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Thank Adebayorick
Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2008

The service is prompt and extremely friendly. The food is extremely fresh and tasty. The music is a little sappy, but all in all a wonderful find.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2008

The owner Nelson is very nice, very personable. Sashimi is always fresh. My usual order... the volcano & spicy tuna.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 310 Linden Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: (650) 873-1084

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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