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Taraval Okazu YA Restaurant

1735 Taraval St, San Francisco, CA 94116-2308 (Sunset)
415-759-6850
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Frankfurt
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85 reviews 85 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had originally planned to dine in at Kingdom Of Dumplings next door, which was however already closing, when we arrived, so we went to this place and did not regret it. The restaurant is really charming and slightly chaotic. The staff is beyond friendly and eager to ensure you feel welcome. Food is decent although not outstanding and very... More 

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We visited this restaurant with a local who has been eating here for years. He suggested the 49'er roll and it was honestly the best sushi I've ever eaten. Everything we tried was good, but the salmon, with the paper thin slices of lemon and lime, was simply awesome. If I lived close by I would eat here all the... More 

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Lexington, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

From the edamame (dry) to the shrimp (flavorless) to the salmon roe (over-ripe), the food was at best mediocre. Perhaps an off night for the establishment? Still, the table faced the kitchen operations, which were none too tidy and certainly unappetizing. An unfortunate experience.

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Oxford, Ohio
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92 reviews 92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We stayed in Sunset District for the weekend and did not think we could have good sushi. Just by chance we found this place and it was really wonderful. It was very busy and the waiters were all very attentive making sure everyone was taken care of. Food was great and reasonable price. It is not a fancy place but... More 

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san francisco
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303 reviews 303 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Excellent restaurant in the Sunset....been going here for years but have never gotten around to reviewing it. First of all, the sushi is outstanding (usually get tekka maki and unagi maki); very fresh and reasonably priced. The meals are also outstanding....they post the fresh fish daily on a board....always great. The meal comes with soup, salad, rice and ice cream;... More 

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Foster City, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Very nice place (there is a sister place several blocks away), not fancy, but always full, excellent seafood dishes, fresh fish, great taste, excellent sushi rolls, great service too. Not exactly cheap, bu well worth it!

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Sacramento, CA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

The best Japanese food for a neighborhood restaurant. We have been going for years and now know the owner and several of the servers. It is nice to go in and the recognize you and know your order. The food is great, the sashimi is fresh and the fish is wonderful, great menu. They get very crowded and there is... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

It had been nearly 10 years since I last had the sea bass at Taraval Okazu Ya. A big line at a trendy place just a few doors away tempted me, but I held my resolve to return to see why Okazu Ya had such a high rank in my mind. I started ordering random sushis, rolls, and the octopus.... More 

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Melbourne Australia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

This restaurant has an extensive menu, the food is fresh and tasty and is inexpensive. Benjamin looks after his customers and makes the sushi to order. The Restaurant is very popular so you will need to book if you are dining at night. (+1 (415) 759 6850). Apart from the extensive range of sushi, the tempura prawns are excellent as... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

been here once with a good friend,we like the service,food was great.now my fiancee wants to try it.just hope they deliver,and the charge is reasonable.hope they will accommodate,the inquiry.

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Additional Information about Taraval Okazu YA Restaurant

Address: 1735 Taraval St, San Francisco, CA 94116-2308
Phone Number: 415-759-6850
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Sunset
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Japanese

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