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“Best Sushi in San Francisco (and everywhere else east of Tokyo)!”
Review of Tanuki Restaurant

Tanuki Restaurant
Ranked #2,329 of 5,860 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $0 - $12
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Reviewed July 19, 2012

Fantastic sushi! As something of a "foodie," and very very picky with regard to sushi and shashimi, Tanuki's is without question the best and freshest I've had in the U.S.

From Boston to NYC, Houston to Chicago, and LA to Miami, this place is hands down, tops. Fresh tasty creative morsels, artfully prepared and presented.

Very special unusual creations are offered daily and the sushi masters are quite open to special requests (and will offer options not present on the menu).

A bit out of the way, in Richmond, but not on Geary's restaurant row, get directions and GO!!!

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Reviewed May 7, 2012

When it comes to dining in San Francisco, the best places to eat are those small neighborhood restaurants. On my recent visit to San Francisco, my sister, two of my aunts, and I dined at Tanuki Sushi Bar/Restaurant. This was a great find. It is located on the south side of California street, between 5th and 6th Avenues in the Richmond District. The restaurant has small Sushi Bar, and about 15 tables. The service is outstanding, and the food is nicely presented and fresh. Besides Sushi, they have an ample selection of traditional Japanese dishes. All meals are served with a salad, soup, and rice. I had one of their Sashimi combination dinners, Tempura/Tuna Sashimi, for my main course. The tempura was nice and light and not greasy. The tuna was so fresh that it melted in my mouth. My aunts and my sister had the traditional teriyaki dinners and they thought they were excellent. We share a roll of futomaki which was perfectly rolled and tasty. If you find yourself in the Richmond District of San Francisco, and if you like Japanese food you should make a point to stop at this wonderful little place.

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Reviewed March 27, 2011

This is a nice neighborhood sushi joint. It's consistently good and the staff is always friendly.

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Reviewed July 24, 2008

Big portion!

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Reviewed April 3, 2008

Good home-style Japanese food and sushi in the Richmond district. Very generous portions.

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