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2001 17th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-5012 (Kansas)
Bus Routes 22 27 9
415-861-8610
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
High quality sushi

This is a small neighborhood sushi place. There is a good sake list and excellent sushi options. The rice is just right. Try the fish collar (menu calls it cheek) appetizer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
Amy W
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a small neighborhood sushi place. There is a good sake list and excellent sushi options. The rice is just right. Try the fish collar (menu calls it cheek) appetizer.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Consistently good sushi and their bento box selection is also very good, offering a variety of options.

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Vienna, Austria
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Just perfect! Friendly staff, delicious food, relaxed athmosphere, fair pricing. Worth a recommendation! Thanks guys!

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Daly City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The freshest and best sushi I have ever experienced. Friendly staff and great food. Wine selection limited.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Nothing to look at from the outside and pretty minimal decor inside is outweighed by the quaility of the sushi in this little tucked away place. We had 49r and crazy monkey rolls both delicious as well as edamame and the seaweed salad. Also had the cucumber wrapped sashimi rolls which were excellent and a change from all the rice... More 

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Portsmouth, NH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We did take out here while visiting San Francisco. The sushi was ok maybe we ordered poorly but a couple of our rolls were just kind of blah. It was nice they threw in a sizeable seaweed salad for free with our order though.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

A bit of a hole in the wall place, but there was a line out the door when we tried to eat (at 8pm on a Tuesday night!). Apparently the hostess had called in sick that night, so it was extremely disorganised trying to get our names on the list and a table. Eventually managed to find a seat and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

The location isnt the greatest in the world, and it is definitely a hole in the wall that is not the nicest looking restaurant around. But the fish and preparation of the sushi was tremendous. Just fantastic. Amazing meal.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Live Sushi has three restaurants in San Francisco. One is located on Bryant street across from the Hall of Justice. One is located in the outer Mission Street Geneva ave. The original is located on17th street I have frequented all three. Bryant St. is more a lunch location catering to Judges, police officers, attorneys and assorted sundry types who find... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

I have been to Live Sushi no less than a dozen times since it is near the nightclub where I work as a salsa instructor. I love Live! The decor is simple and not too fancy, but it lends to the neighborhood feel. Not too fancy is fine if the food is good, and that's where Live Sushi delivers, although... More 

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Additional Information about Live Sushi Bar

Address: 2001 17th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-5012
Phone Number: 415-861-8610
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2001 17th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-5012
    (Kansas)
  • Public Transportation: Bus Routes 22 27 9
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: 415-861-8610

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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