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1705 Buchanan St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3208
(415) 929-1471
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5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

If you like Korean food, beers and/or soju hit this place up between 6-7pm - amazing happy hour prices! There should be some K-Pop in the background to add to the atmosphere :)

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Oceanside, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We found out the second night we came to eat here that you have to be 21 to dine, which is just weird because the karaoke bar is completely separate from the dining area. Too bad, because after the first night we ate here late at night, we wanted to come back. But they wouldn't let us in the second... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

LOVE the Soy Garlic fried Chicken here! SO good. There was a spicy seafood noodle that we got which was HUGE and very good too. The cheese corn was ridiculously yummy and was one of the free korean apps. I thought the prices were pretty reasonable since the portions were Huge. The ambience is definitely more bar than restaurant, but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2008

Both food and service are under par. Much prefer Toyose.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
Asian, Korean, Fusion
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1705 Buchanan St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3208
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Japantown
  • Neighborhood: Japantown
  • Phone Number: (415) 929-1471

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?