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Maru Sushi

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529 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94108-3805
415-393-9911
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 30
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good value sushi & japanese food

Comfortable, warm interior. Sushi was fresh, tasty, and didn't break the bank. Chicken katsu was juicy and delicious. A great place to have some Japanese food near Union square.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Jasper V
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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

On a recent visit to what was my favorite city for many years - until I moved to Chicago....Wait! That needs some clarification. I may have moved but I'm still a Giants fan and a Niners fan. Back to sushi. Doing the airbnb thing near Union Square, I set out to find a nearby sushi place. The usual suspects were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Comfortable, warm interior. Sushi was fresh, tasty, and didn't break the bank. Chicken katsu was juicy and delicious. A great place to have some Japanese food near Union square.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Went here for our first day in SF for lunch. Ordered a box lunch, tempura shrimp and tuna roll with soup and salad. Wife had a California roll. Food came, was just okay. I checked the tempura shrimp (they give you one shrimp) to see if it was cleaned and no, it wasn't cleaned at all. Left and found a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very accesible if you are walking near by the Union Square. The sushi was so fresh and savory, I loved it! The service was very good and the tuna tartare was EXCELLENT!! I wanted to go back to have more sushi!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I dropped into Maru as I was walking up Powell St and thought it looked like a nice place. The decor is clean and there's a nice atmosphere. I was greeted warmly by the staff and seated at the sushi bar where I made conversation with one of the chefs. Once my sushi was prepared the chef handed it to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you go by the restaurant you could never tell how great the food would be! We were looking for a place to eat after walking all Union Square and search on the TripAdvisor app until we came along with this amazing sushi place. Its cozy, relaxing, and very accesible. The food is so great! We tried the Tai Tartare... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Great food, friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, free wifi, all round winner!! We had the dragon roll, fried California roll and teriyaki chicken, with a side of green salad, everything was great

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This sushi place, in the Union square area was excellent. It's very small and quaint and the sushi we had was exceptional. We had the dungeness crab, and it was over the top delicious. If you like sushi, don't miss going to this place!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Right around the corner from the Marriott Union Square. Good, solid sushi. Staff was pleasant and efficient. Reasonable sushi prices. Would certainly eat here again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

During our last couple of visits to San Francisco, we've always thought about visiting this place when we've walked past it. This time, we did so and really enjoyed its ambiance and dining fare.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 529 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94108-3805
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: 415-393-9911

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Union Square
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