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“Fantastic choice”

Sanraku Japanese Restaurant
Ranked #62 of 5,645 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Calgary, AB
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“Fantastic choice”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal. Sushi was top notch, the service was second to none. Unreserved praise for the quality.

Visited January 2014
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“Repeat visitor”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

I'd travelled to San Francisco from the UK for a conference and was basically dead on my feet from 5 or 6pm onwards each evening. Our hotel recommended this restaurant and we ended up visiting four nights in a row!

Good sashimi, great sushi and the 704 rolls in particular were well received. Washed down with some ice cold Sapporo, our nightly visits were very, very pleasant. I should mention the service was very good too. Next time I stay near Union Square, I'll certainly visit again.

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LA
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“Pleasant Japanese Dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2014

Very nice Japanese place near our hotel in Lower Nob Hill. Quick service, good food, relaxing atmosphere.

Visited December 2013
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“Small restaurant with very good flavors”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

We were headed off to a different Japanese restaurant when our hotel staff said we would enjoy the Sanraku much better. Reservations were a must on the Friday night we were there. In fact, many people were turned away. There is counter/sushi seating but no bar where you can wait. In our group we ordered the sushi/sashimi plate which was said to be very good. The same was true for the shrimp and vegetable tempura. The teriyaki grilled salmon was excellent. Service was also very efficient. Would definitely recommend. It is an easy walk from Union Square and many hotels.

  • Visited December 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“Great value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

Japanese restaurants can be very pricey. Often you pay more for the presentation than the food quality. Located in the very tony Union Square district, Sanraku feels more like an unpretentious neighborhood eatery. The sushi and sashimi are excellent. Service is friendly and attentive. The place gets mobbed, so dinner reservations are a must. Pricing is very reasonable. Great place to satisfy a craving for saki, hamachi or octopus.

  • Visited December 2013
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