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Kani-Kosen Japanese Seafood

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580 Crespi Dr, Pacifica, CA 94044-3487
+1 650-355-1281
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

First off the sushi didn't even come with soup after ordering $35 worth, the veg.rolls were little for the price. My friends were told that they had to order at least $15.00 of food to be served excuse me we wanted something light it was stated that the three of us share what we ordered. After a discussion with the... More 

Thank valdlaff
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Kani Kosen has the best sushi. Extremely fresh fish. Also the meat cooked dishes are excellent. My favorites are the ginger beef and the lamb chops. Kelly the chef is amazing. Keiko the owner is a lovely hostess. Very welcoming and friendly. We never miss a visit there when we are in town.

Thank PacificaAlex
San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

This was a good restaurant at one time not long ago. First they won't give you soup for the second person even if your ordering $40.00 of sushi is stingy. The food is overpriced with minimal satisfaction with the meal, It's not that the food was terrible , it's alright yet not worth the price. The restaurant has little atmosphere... More 

2 Thank kraor
Northfield, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

We attended with a group of 6 and the owner quickly arranged comfortable space and wonderful welcome for the range of ages (10 - 65) and sushi experience. It has a family owned feel and treats their guests as family. We shared a dozen entrees and enjoyed them all.

Thank mflicker22
Leopoldsburg, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Service and personal is very friendly and attending. Food is good but portions are rather small. If you want to leave with a full stomach your wallet will not be anymore.

2 Thank on4ajt
Half Moon Bay, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

I stopped in for some dinner, on a lark, and was pleasantly suprised. Good Japanese food, and large servings. My sashimi was great and fresh. The menu seemed a bit confusing , and ala cart items seemed high, but the meal I ordered could have fed 2. I did not go away hungry.

Thank ShaunFFung
Pacifica, California
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

I especially like the salmon teriyaki. It was all I ordered for years, I loved it so much. I also loved their generous salads; they have a delicious dressing tossed in. We have been going for almost 30 years and feel like familyl

1 Thank paperairplanes13
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

Even though we were warned they were short staffed and the kitchen was backed up a bit, the service was not too long and the dishes were impressive and tasted fresh - we were a party of six and everyone enjoyed!

Thank Joanne H
Pacifica, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Located in a n industrial mall, this restaurant specializes in crab dishes. I usually get some sushi appetizers and an entree. Always go away stuffed. Prices are a bit high but worth it. Open only for dinner. Located off of Crespi Drive just one block east of highway 1.

Thank Howard S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

Only opens for dinner, sushi rolls were moderately priced but they were small. The miso soup is not complimentary which was odd to us because all sushi places we have gone to offers it with the meal, and they charged me twice when I asked for more. I think the worst part was that the lady didn't know what sraracha... More 

1 Thank missssvivi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Seafood, Sushi
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 580 Crespi Dr, Pacifica, CA 94044-3487
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pacifica
  • Phone Number: +1 650-355-1281

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?