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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
Good for:
Casual Dining
Doing business

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Non-touristic Sushi

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2014
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Vienna, Austria
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Vienna, Austria
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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11 helpful votes 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 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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118 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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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54 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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38 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
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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San Antonio, Texas
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89 reviews 89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2011

My fiance and I bought a Groupon for this restaurant to help with food costs while on vacation. I didn't read the part that required us to call and make a reservation prior to dining, but when we arrived and mentioned the Groupon, they still accepted it. We explained to them that we were from out of state and didn't... More 

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?