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529 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94108-3805 (Downtown)
415-393-9911
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Ranked #931 of 5,041 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Neighborhood:
Union Square
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Winnipeg, Canada
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Went here on a whim hoping that it was a hidden gem and we were sorely disappointed. The food was mediocre at best- the rolls were chewy and were falling apart. The service was curt and we did not have an enjoyable experience. Based on the level of sushi we had on the west coast, we'd rank this one really... More 

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Lodi, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stopped in to satisfy a sushi craving and it was amazing. The atmosphere was great, the service was fantastic. Our waitress Sylvia was incredibly nice and attentive. We ordered the fresh oysters and they were delicious. The come with sauce on top and lemon on the side and it did not disappoint! By far the best sushi roll I've... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My family went on New Years Day. Service was not great. My wife's roll came 20 minutes after everyone else's food without any apology. My tempura was kind of tasteless but nigiri was OK. The real "star" of the show was the beef teriyaki. It was solid gristle, completely unchewable. I don't know if they thought they could just foist... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I have never written a poor review of a restaurant that I found through Trip Advisor -- until now. I felt very deceived by the 3-star average this sushi joint seems to have earned. Unbelievably bad service and the prices are crazy high. My husband, child, and I did a spontaneous drop-in to get some ramen since we had arrived... More 

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london
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Overall...nice quick friendly stop for lunch...food good in general but didn't like the 'cooked' sushi roll...I'd never had hot sushi before and I'll be avoiding it in the future...

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Plymouth
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This isn't their menu! The prices are higher than what this shows. The food was mediocre at best. When I brought up the Trip advisor menu, one person said their menu had been hacked recently. Another person said it had changed recently. I think they must be submitting their own reviews.

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Trieste, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Maru sushi is one of the best Jap restaurants we've ever tried! The food is delicious and the prices are low (much cheaper than in Europe!). The place is nice, close to downtown, but we didn't have to wait for being seated. We went there twice during our 3-days trip in San Francisco. I would absolutely reccomend it!

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Alpharetta
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Ate here on recent biz trip. Great selection of sushi, especially tuna and was treated to some new rolls I've never seen. Super fast kitchen even on a large order with a pretty full room. Nice work. Helpful staff.

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Philadelphia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Walking past a place that looks a bit empty, never gives me a lot of confidence. But it was early, needed a snack, and had a yearning for sushi, so we ventured in and sat at the sushi bar. We ordered a couple of standard rolls and were really pleased. Pleased enough that a couple of days later we returned... More 

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Redlands, Ca
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141 reviews 141 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

And at $3 per oyster, the cost is considerable. Rather than oysters served with cocktail sauce and horse radish, or simply served with lemon that you can put on or not as you please, each of these oysters is covered with an unappealing sauce. The sashimi was good, but the portions were small for the price, and the rainbow row... More 

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Additional Information about Maru Sushi

Address: 529 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94108-3805
Phone Number: 415-393-9911
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Downtown
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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