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517 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4213
+1 415-864-2181
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
Oct 5, 2013
“Not worth the hype, disappointing”
Jan 24, 2013
“High price good sushi. Everything else is just average”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi
$$ - $$$
517 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4213
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed October 5, 2013

3 pieces sushi ordered to test for each of us. Based on this we would decide if we would order more. 2 types tuna and 1 Arctic char. Lighter tuna, soft but lacking texture and taste. Lean tuna, wow, the tendons and gristle were in...More

Thank Avid_Reader_10
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Let me get the price out of the way first. I went with another friend of mine. We each had 6 pieces of nagiri, 3 pieces of palate-cleansing mini cucumber rolls. A seaweed appetizer, and a piece of baked salmon fillet. We also had a...More

2  Thank MustLoveTruffle
Reviewed December 16, 2012

Sushi as good as we have had anywhere. The fish was the right temperature not overly chilled as is often the case. The mackerel was outstanding as was the uni. Also try the whole grilled squid and tune chunks with a topping of seaweed. There...More

Thank AMRFamily
Reviewed November 10, 2012

I say good, but it was better than good. Amazing works! Sebo blew us away. There was a Giant's game on, so the restaurant was quiet. In Los Angeles, this place would never be quiet! Loved the feel. Service was warm and spot on. Our...More

Thank Jess B
Reviewed October 19, 2012

Be prepared to forget all your previous sushi experiences. This one will reset the bar... and it will be VERY high. best sushi i've ever had by far!!!

Thank Bryan L
Reviewed July 1, 2012 via mobile

This little sushi place is amazing in the level of fresh fish-really out of the world amazIng! They also have some very nice cold saki to accompany your delicious meal.

Thank kgthomas
Reviewed September 8, 2011

Sebo at 517 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 Tuesday-Sunday from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm Sebo was featured on one of Anthony Bordain’s “No Reservations” shows on Travel Channel. We built our entire SFO business trip on Anthony’s recommendations. Sebo imports most of its fish from...More

Thank drdavenyc
Reviewed July 24, 2011

Sebo has a reputation as being a sushi connoisseur's restaurant, but it comes off as self-important and over-priced. It's also not very much fun. The interior is sedate and lovely, but the service is glacial. And an insistence that the sushi should only be enjoyed...More

1  Thank honkzilla
Reviewed October 10, 2009

Sebo is supposed to have great nigiri and be cool. Well the service is pretty terrible so if you can do without the cool, skip it.

2  Thank stevenwong
Reviewed September 8, 2009

The fish was pretty fresh, but we have several issues: - They do not take reservation and that is fine. We went there on a Tuesday night at around 8:10pm, no table for 2 was available. The hostess said the wait would be about 30...More

2  Thank TopCatWaWa
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$21 - $30
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  • Address: 517 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4213
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighborhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-864-2181
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