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Kushi Tsuru

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APPETIZERS​
3.25
Edamame
Lightly salted whole soy beans
4.00
Takuwan
Japanese pickled daikon radish
4.00
Tsukemono
Japanese​ pickled vegetables
3.25
Green Salad
Small green salad with lettuce. cucumber. and house dressing
4.00
Spinach Ohitashi Salad
Japanese spinach salad with roasted sesame
4.00
Cucumber Sunomono Salad
Japanese cucumber salad vinaigrette
5.25
Seaweed Salad
Japanese seaweed salad garnished with tobiko roe
4.00
Croquette
Deep fried japanese style mashed potato cakes
4.50
Shrimp Tempura Appetizer
Deep tried tempura prawns 3pcs
5.00
Fried Gyoza
Deep tried japanese meat dumplings
SAKE​
4.00
Nama 180 Ml.
Nama means "draft sake." unlike other types of sake that is filtered twice. Nama is micro filtered which gives it's fruity taste with pleasent aroma.
10.00
Junmai 300 Ml.
The name means ‘pure rice.. Junmai is a sake composed of only rice. water, koji and sake yeast. No other ingredients or additives such as alcohol or sugar. This sake has a full bodied and slightly acidic taste.
10.00
Ginjo 300 Ml.
Ginjo​ is not a brand name, but a style (a grade. category, class) of sake using rice that has been polished over 50% and fermented at colder temperatures for longer periods of time. The result of the slower, longer process is a silky smooth, rich texture and fruity flavor.
10.00
Nigori Creme de Sake 300 Ml.
Nigori means cloudy. This sake is unfiltered or roughly filtered so that some of the grain solids will be left behind in the fermenting tank. This sake is a milky white appearance with a bold and sweet taste.
Small 3.50
Large 6.50
Hot Sake
Warmth increases the effect of the alcohol and enhances the flavor in sake. Perfect with sashimi
SHOCHU​
12.00
Iichiko Shochu 200 ml.
Asian Vodka, Japan's best selling shochu, is a distilled barley, with a very smooth and clean taste lichiko is a term from the Oita dialect of Japanese meaning fine” or good Made out of carefully selected barley. the blessings of pure water and fresh air, its excellent taste goes well with all Japanese dishes.
NIGIRI SUSHI​
2 Pcs. Each
12.00
Sushi In Line
Maguro, hamachi, sake, ebi, tai, and Shiro maguro nigiri - 1pc.ea., California roll - 2pcs Veggie roll - 3pcs served with miso soup
3.00
Tamago
Sweet Egg Omelet
3.50
Shiro Maguro
Albacore tuna
3.50
Tako
Cooked octopus
3.50
Ebi
Cooked prawn
4.00
Kani
Crab​ salad
4.50
Sake
Salmon
4.50
Maguro
Tuna
6.00
Ikura
Salmon roe
TEMAKI​
Hand rolled cone like for m of sushi
4.50
Salmon Skin Temaki
Crispy salmon skin, cucumber
5.00
Unagi Temaki
Fresh water eel, avocado
5.00
California Temaki
Crab salad, avocado
5.00
Kani Temaki
Crab salad
5.00
Spicy Tuna Temaki
Spicy maguro tuna
5.00
Unagi Temaki
Fresh water eel, avocado
CURRY​
Japanese curry served with miso soup
8.25
Cha - shu + 1.50
Spice +0.50
Veggie Croquette Curry
Curry rice topped with vegetable croquette
9.00
Cha - shu + 1.50
Spice +0.50
Beef Curry
Thinly sliced rib-eye curry over rice
9.00
Cha - shu + 1.50
Spice +0.50
Chicken Karaage Curry
Curry rice topped with chicken karaage
9.00
Cha - shu + 1.50
Spice +0.50
Katsu Curry
Poek​ tonkatsu curry over rice
RAMEN​
8.00
Shoyu Ramen
Seaweed, cha-shu. bamboo shoots. bean sprout, Naruto fish cake, onion, noodles in soy broth
8.00
Miso Ramen
Seaweed, cha-shu, bamboo shoots, bean sprout, ginger, onion, Naruto fish cake, noodles in miso broth
8.50
Tonkotsu Ramen
Seaweed,​ cha-shu, bamboo shoots, beansprout, ginger, onion, naruto fish cake, noodles in pork broth
8.95
Tonkotsu Shoyu Ramen
Seaweed, cha-shu, bamboo shoots, beansprout, ginger, onion, Naruto fish cake, noodles in pork and soy broth
8.95
Tonkotsu Miso Ramen
Seaweed, cha-shu, bamboo shoots, bean sprout, ginger, onion, Naruto fish cake, noodles in pork and miso broth
DONBURI​
Rice bowl dish served with miso soup
7.50
Oyako Don
Chicken, egg, onion, omelet rice bowl
7.50
Tanin Don
Beef, egg, onion omelet rice bowl
7.50
Ten Don
Shrimp and vegetable tempura rice bowl
7.50
Chicken Teriyaki Don
Boneless chicken teriyaki rice bowl
8.00
Katsu Don
Pork​ cut lut, egg, onion, omelet rice bowl
10.00
Unaju
Broi led fresh water eel dipped in a sweet soy sauce-base sauce over rice
SOFT DRINK​
2.00
Coke
2.00
Diet Coke
2.00
7-Up
2.00
Milk
2.25
Tejaava Iced Tea
2.25
Sparkling Water
Crystle​ geyser
2.50
Orange or Apple Huice
3.00
Ramune
Regular, strawberry, and orange
3.00
Calpico
3.00
Melon Soda
BEER​
Small 4.00
Large 7.00
Sapporo
Small 4.00
Large 7.00
Asahi
5.00
Yebisu
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After walking around the Japantown area, my family and I decided to find some good Sushi. There were many selections all over the place. This location was just OK because... * The Sushi selections were quite typical * The Rolls and Nigiri was nothing special...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank timtex0527
Reviewed March 23, 2019

A few years ago, someone in another restaurant in Japantown, told me there was only one Japanese owned restaurant left. The rest had been sold to Chinese, Koreans and Thai owners, who now ran them as Japanese restaurants, but the quality had slipped. This restaurant...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Donald S
Reviewed February 23, 2019

My family has eaten hear quite a few times over the years and haven't been disappointed...in the food. We love their croquette, curry udon, tempura udon, chicken katsu, and gyoza. I've seen poor reviews on Yelp, so personally would shy away from their sushi and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
13  Thank AnalyticalTraveler11
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Its been a while since eating Kushi Tsuru Japanese Restaurant in the San Francisco Japantown, like August 2016! Now its time by chance to return and eat there. My friend and I were going to try Benihana for its Lunch Boat Bento; However, there were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Quasarsoujourner01
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

In the middle of the Japantown mall there are any number of restaurants, but this one stands out for the variety on its menu, the overall quality of the food, and the prompt, courteous staff. We had sashimi, tempura, soba, and two rolls. The unagi...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Rob D
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

I had bento box lunch special with sashimi and mackerel. Nothing wrong about it for $13. Located in the Japan Center Mall.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 960willemk
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Broke from 'tradition' of always splitting my dining between Mifune and Tenroku to explore. Good call! The place is immaculate and smells wonderful. I was seated quickly and my drink order was delivered with the menu. (I'd read the menu at the door, so I...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank usblueflyer
Reviewed October 21, 2017

We were looking for a quick and good lunch before we went to the AMC movie theater in Japantown, and this place looked enticing. We were right! We got chirashi and a few different rolls, all very fresh and colorful plus the textures were wonderful....More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank kcdenman
Reviewed September 21, 2017

The portion of potato croquettes (deep-fried mashed potatoes), rice and meat and vegetable curry was large, filling and very delicious. The only problem was maybe that both the curry sauce and croquettes had potato in them so too much of it. Otherwise really pleasurable dinner.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Eira T
Reviewed September 10, 2017

When we first arrived in San Francisco, we walked to Japan Town and had lunch at Kushi Tsuru. We ordered an assortment of Nigiri sushi and sashimi. Both were fresh and very good. The server was pleasant and the prices were reasonable for San Francisco....More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank AldebaranFlorida
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