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Sanraku Japanese Restaurant

704 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Downtown)
(415) 771-0803
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Ranked #96 of 4,920 restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
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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89% Recommend
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English first
Galloway, New Jersey
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101 reviews 101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Came here on the hotel recommendation. Was I happy! Nice quaint place. I sat at sushi bar. Had tuna and salmon sashimi which were so fresh. The best experience was the ocean and woods seasonal appetizer. The best gastronomy experience I had in a while. Avocado topped with urchin and roe. Around it are sauces that you can adjust the... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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78 reviews 78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This is my mom's go-to place for sushi. I had the mixed green salad but didn't love the dressing - too much peanut oil. I then had the salmon and avocado roll with brown rice in soy paper - just the way I like it. Mom had a tempura plate which she loved. Tiny busy place. Worth it if you... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Had dinner here late on a Sunday night. The food was fantastic. We ordered a range of dishes (sushi and sashimi) and stayed with the California rolls. The first person to taste it said "this is really good". The rest of us then tucked in and each one of us were of the same opinion. Some in the group said... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

I wanted an early dinner and fancied sushi: Sanraku was another in a line of good recommendations from the Fairmont concierge. As a solo diner I was sat at a bar by the chefs. Ordered a variety of sushi and sashimi, all really good, with a pleasant house Chardonnay, then good green tea, and really enjoyed it. Even though I... More

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Saitama, Japan
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

as a Japanese it's my kind of hoby to check out Japanese food in place i vist outside Japan. I visited this place refering Tripadvisor but only found very poor quality and service and crazy price. I ordered Sushi Delux with come with 10 pieces of fish sushi and 6 picese of california rolls. Fish sashimis on the rice was... More

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Prosper, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great little restaurant not far from Union Square. The sushi and sashimi was on par with anything we've had. The udon was not as stellar, but that was probably more preference than preparation. Mostly locals in there, which for me, is a good sign. Good service and was reasonably priced.

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Bern, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Amazing food considering the mid-range price. We had the Sushi platter and the combination menu (Sashimi plus Chicken Terriyaki). Despite the delicious Terriyaki sauce, you could taste that the chicken had been on the grill... it was outstanding! The wait staff was very friendly and not pushy, considering the line of people waiting to get a table. I recommend reserving... More

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Walldorf, Germany
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157 reviews 157 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

We only tried the sushi and sashimi, not the other entrées, and the quality was very good. We got Sake with it and imitated what we saw at our neighboring table with a group of Japanese (always a good sign, to see them eat in a Japanese place), the glass in a box topped off and overflowing. What fun! And... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Recommended by our hotel concierge at the Hilton. We had a fabulous meal. Tried some of the Sushi as well as several entrees. Tempura was excellent. King crab roll outstanding. Prices fair for the big city and certainly a bargain compared to several of our other meals. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I got a seat at the bar looking onto the chefs preparing the sushi and sashimi. The quality of the food being prepared looked fantastic, especially the california rolls. Unforunately my meal didn't quite live up to expectations. The sashimi starter was excellent. However my unagi donburi arrived before I'd even got half way through the starter. The unagi was... More

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