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Sanraku Japanese Restaurant

704 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Downtown)
(415) 771-0803
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Ranked #75 of 4,938 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
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Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Japanese
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I have tried a number of sushi places over the years, but Sanraku had to be high up there, I went back after the first visit even though I was in SF for only three days and there are so many great places to eat there. The sushi taste amazing, great variety of them. The place is very well looked... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Some of the best Japanese food we have ever had. Very fresh and super quality. This is not out of the way so make sure you find it for a great meal. We had lunch one day and dinner another. To avoid the local crowds go at off peak times.

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New York
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107 reviews 107 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I did not take my Macbook for a trip, and I had no Japanese on my iPhone. The problem of not being able to type in Japanese is to find an authentic Japanese restaurants that the Japanese locals and tourists recommend. Unfortunately tripadvisor and yelp reviews on the Japanese restaurants are not very reliable for us Japanese (sorry! But I... More

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Gorinchem, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Excellent Japanese Restaurant with a location which is close to downtown and therefore remarkable to see that in an extreme clean and friendly atmosphere such food wis offered. All meals are fresh, pure and fine tasting. Also important to mention that the restrooms are extremely clean, which in unfortunately not always the case in Restaurants

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Toronto
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203 reviews 203 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Brief review from a dinner last month....very nice sushi place, nothing too unusual but good quality fish, reasonable prices, nice busy atmosphere. Good all-around place for a nice sushi meal.

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I live in NY and have sushi fairly regularly. This place was recommended by our hotel and it may have been the most delicious sushi I have ever had. The fish was super fresh and I wasn't kidding I am still talking about it. Went early with a work colleague - not sure if they take reservations but if they... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My husband and I went to the restaurant for dinner upon reservation by our Japanese friend and his suggestion. Although I would give "above average" to overall dishes, I particularly liked the TEMPURA! It was the best one I've ever had. We ordered kinoku mochi for dessert with much expectation but it was so so. There were servers who spoke... More

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Rutland, MA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We (2 adults, 2 teens) tried going on a Sunday night and it was over 1 hr wait. Next night we went back and the host remembered us and told us to wait a few mins a 4 top was opening soon. I'm so glad we went back....the sushi was fresh and delicious! We had the crunchy sushi and it... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We had an 830pm reservation and when we got there the place was packed you couldn't even enter the restaurant. They were behind and we had to wait probably at least another 20-30 min before we were seated. Overall the food was excellent very fresh. Miso soup was good as was California roll. Didn't care for the salad though. Chicken... More

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Senior Contributor
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25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We came to dinner here when visiting San Francisco on a Sunday night and it was mobbed. My husband had been previously mid week. The wait was very long. The sushi was very fresh and the cooked food was delicious as well. Once seated our table was great as was our waiter. We really enjoyed our dinner and would return... More

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