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Blowfish Sushi To Die For

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mission District
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2170 Bryant St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2128 (19th & 20th)
+1 415-285-3848
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

Was taken here by a vendor for a business lunch. The sushi was great and the food was the right amount. Service was a little slow feeling though.

Thank rcdude07
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

I visited on a Thursday evening with a group of 8. We managed to get a table without booking, but the restaurant was busy. The ambience was good. They had an electronic music playing, which was great. I was visiting California from England and the sushi was much better than I've experienced in England for equivalent value. The portions were... More 

Thank ramblingman46
Hong Kong, China
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279 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

We’ve been there with a large group and ordered different items to share, amongst them: Garlic Soy Edamame, Pyramid of Tartare, Lost in Forest, Karagge, Rainbow Maki, Toshi Koshi Roll, Super Dynamite Roll, Dragon Roll and a few others. All looked a bit different to conventional sushi & sashimi. Also it tasted a bit different, but definitely very good. They... More 

Thank Thomas_0608
New York City, New York
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126 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

Blowfish sushi is not your typical sushi joint. Besides the standard sushi & maki, the food is more "festive". Lots of really nice fusion dishes. And excellent cocktails as well! Judging from the filled tables, I'm not the only one who loves their food. I recommend it.

Thank tastefirst
San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016

I had heard about Blowfish for a long time, but I didn't have the opportunity to eat there until last night as a birthday gift. First thing that hit me was how beautiful the restaurant was inside...warm, inviting and textural. The hostess was smiling and friendly. Our server was knowledgeable and very open to asking the chef for a few... More 

Thank randall_travels2015
London, England, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely love Blowfish! The restaurant itself has a very cool, relaxed atmosphere, perfect for friends or impressing colleagues. The food was flawless; beautiful, delicate sushi, hand rolls, salads, oysters, fried chicken, sorbet, cheesecake, we tried it all! The sea urchin (from the specials board) was a highlight. Great selection of teas and sake. Staff are attentive (but not too... More 

Thank AET_13
San Francisco
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173 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2015

Good quality sushi in a modern, upscale environment. A more Americanized experience than you would get on the Ginza, Blowfish Sushi gives diners a California-influenced take on the traditional Japanese delicacy. With a vibe that is closer to a nightclub than a restaurant, Blowfish Sushi may not be for everyone: dark-ish interior, loud music, Japanese manga porn playing on screens... More 

Thank CJ G
Greenville, SC
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2015

Dined here on 10/31/15 with some friends...We ordered a lot of different small plates and 4 or 5 sushi rolls...EVERYTHING was amazing, my favorite was the Super Dynamite sushi roll and the Pyramid or Tartare served with home made chips!!!

Thank Joey29615
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015

Check this place out, you must have the Bento box at lunch time, the Ritso roll negi Toro, Super dynamite roll, California roll

Thank Adventureplusfun
San Francisco, California
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

I used to eat here more. One day I sat at the bar and was about to order when I saw several flies enjoying themselves on slabs of fish in the fish cooler. The sushi chefs were oblivious or didn't care... Neither of which appealed to me. None of the people sitting at the tables have any idea whether the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2170 Bryant St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2128
    (19th & 20th)
  • Public Transportation: Bus #27 stops at Bryant and 20th. Bus #22 & #33 stops at Bryant and 16th.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighborhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-285-3848

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

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Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighborhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country.
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