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Sanraku Japanese Restaurant

704 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Downtown)
(415) 771-0803
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Ranked #89 of 4,940 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Japanese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

It's a small restaurant and so it gets filled up quickly. You need to book otherwise you'll have to wait (we waited 30 mins - we were lucky). The food is very good and we enjoyed the sushi. Staff were limited in their communication but got us the food on time and with no fuss. Its located in a good... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Busy Japanese restaurant apparently frequented by locals, but many tourists also find their way here, and with good reason. Without reservation a Saturday evening in september we had to wait 20 minutes before being seated. The staff is quick and attentive and the food came very quickly - contrary to another comment here, but that may be because we had... More

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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Located in a good area for a restaurant, this place is always lively and loud. Many guests are tourists but the quality of the food is fine. It lacks authenticity though, especially when it comes to customer service: Some of the people working here just don't get it. Prices are acceptable but one would never be willing to pay this... More

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Victoria, Canada
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204 reviews 204 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Staff was very rude to us. My wife is Japanese, but they didn't realize it I guess as they made rude comments right in front of us about our appearance. We are past the point in our lives of letting rude people affect us much and we were starved, unfamiliar with the area so we still decided to order. The... More

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Wilmington, Illinois
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This was an excellent meal nearby where we were staying. We stopped in for a late lunch, and we were not disappointed. They have a great selection of sushi and rolls, but they also have plenty of other Japanese dishes for the non-sushi fans in your group.

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Top Contributor
210 reviews 210 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I love sushi and my husband loves tempura. We are never disappointed when we eat at Sanraku. The place is always crowded with locals and visitors. We visit San Francisco often and we always plan a stop at this restaurant. The staff is harried but great and the food is outstanding. I would have rated it higher but it is... More

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We staded in san francisco for six days and ate here four times, at lunch and at dinner. At dinner time we had to wait a litle while to be seated, but definitvly worth it! The sushi was the best sushi i have ever ate, and for a very good price! Will absolutly be back someday!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We had delicious sushi at this spot just a few blocks from Union Square. The place was packed at 8:30 on a Thursday night, so it was good we called ahead. However, the tables turn pretty quickly if you arrive without a reservation. The place is a little cramped and certainly lively and loud. Our servers were great and happy... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We enjoyed this restaurant. It was walking and trolley distance from our hotel. The concierge made the reservation otherwise seats would not have been available. There are people waiting outside the door.

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Malmo, Sweden
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We were knawing our arms off for a feed of sushi whilst on honeymoon in san francisco, and did a bit of research to find Sanraku around the corner from our digs near union square. We didn't book, but were lucky to be seated quickly. The place was buzzing like a mad russian's hornets nest, with the sushi chefs sweating... More

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