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Taraval Okazu YA Restaurant

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1735 Taraval St, San Francisco, CA 94116-2308
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food here is pretty good. I had the unagi don (eel with rice) which was very good. Serving could have been larger. Others had the sea bass and scallops, both were good.

Thank tom m
San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

This is our default home Japanese place. Fish on a hot plate and sushi are our usually. Great friendly service, too!

Thank rodnak
San Francisco
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Excellent, we thought the lunch was outstanding for the price. Very friendly waiter. We will come back another time.

Thank Fran D
Junction City, Oregon
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Unique sushi, great prices, and friendly staff. My kids loved the bento box. The X-men roll was super yummy. The cucumber and plum roll was an explosion of flavor in my mouth, be sure to give it a try!!!!!

Thank lvflower
San Francisco, California
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

I have been going to the restaurant for over 20 years. Surprisingly, it has not gotten worse. It got better. In the beginning I was not much of a fan of their sushi. But over time they got better and better. Rolls like Love on Fire, Cajun Roll and many others are delicious. And their Chilean sea bass is awesome.

Thank Dmitry A
South San Francisco
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217 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015

It has been months since we came here for a meal. We ordered wifey's favorite fish dish: Orange roughy and I got Tempura Udon and Agedashi tofu for appetizer. She liked the fish, and mine was just ok. I have had better tasting meals in the past. I noticed the cooks to be younger; perhaps the veteran chefs were on... More 

Thank ChitoD
San Francisco, California
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015

Been here a few time now and have never been disappointed. Family run and a very comfortable environment. The food here is really good. Great service and reasonable prices. My favorite is the Butter fish and Chilean Sea Bass. One of my Fav's

Thank Ebert K
Garland, Texas
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2015

We were invited to dine at Taraval Okazu Ya.Parking is somewhat difficult as there are only off street parking. It's SF so meters are expected. It's not a hole in the wall restaurant but more of a family owned restaurant. We were waited upon promptly and the food came in a very timely manner. It was crowded. The Miso soup... More 

Thank Kings2nT
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105 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

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 

Thank SandmannX
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93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1735 Taraval St, San Francisco, CA 94116-2308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Sunset
  • Neighborhood: Sunset
  • Phone Number: 415-759-6850

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?