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Kabuto Sushi

$$ - $$$
The Richmond
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5121 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118-2815
+1 415-752-5652
22:30 - 11:30
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Mon - Thu 22:30 - 11:30
Fri 22:30 - 17:30
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79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

To start with, the atmosphere is of a not so clean kitchen. Dirty mirror on the counter, stained, dirty and crumpled menu. Old mushy fish in sashimi and sushi rolls, and a waitress that is letting you know you are intruding. All this at a rather high price, and all you feel after a meal there is nauseous.... Do not... More 

Thank MaxineSF
Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017

One of my favorite sushi places of all time. Must try the ceviche and the blue fin. Clam miso is also outstanding. I tend to keep it pretty simple here and order about 5 orders of their ceviche- simple and absolutely delicious. I actually dream abut this dish!

Thank Rebecca T
Northbrook, Illinois
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237 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Enjoyed dinner with a friend who took me to this place when I suggested to have sushi dinner. As advertised, this is a gem of a place. Unassuming, fairly small, but the sushi and sashimi are extremely fresh and flavorful. Everything was excellent. From sashimi combo to octopus sunomono and rolls. Enjoyable! Would love to be back. The place is... More 

Thank Alex G
San Francisco, California
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221 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

These are the kinds of restaurants that I love to find. A little unassuming place with limited seating, but the service and food is outstanding. The fish is very fresh, the staff is very attentive. Recommend reservations if you have dinner after 5:00pm. We went on a Sunday and it was full with customers waiting outside waiting to be seated.... More 

Thank onebreakfast
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We came to this restaurant for dinner because of the reviews. Sorry this is one of the worst sushi restaurants i have ever been to. If you are a seasoned sushi eater don't go there. First of all the place is dirty, second the employees are using their bare hands to handle your food. Sushi chefs are not wearing any... More 

Thank marwah s
San Fancisco Bay Region
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Incredible edible in out of way place. It's been years since we visited this establishment. Used to be almost impossible to get in. Not now, so much. Call ahead for a reservation or just pop in on a week day. You may have to wait a bit for a table or the fish bar.. The place is small & spartan... More 

Thank soaringemu
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This was suggested by a local friend and he was so on the mark. We asked the chef to create what he felt was best and it was amazing. Everything was presented beautifully. The food was artful, and delicious. Everything absolutely fresh. We had Abalone prepared two ways and the contrast was amazing. The wasabi was fresh grated while we... More 

Thank Aaron W
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

This is your classic hole in the wall gem. You would easily walk by it, there's nothing special on the inside or out. The magic is in the taste. The serve some of the best plates I've had. Favorites are Jalapeno Yellow Tail {Very dangerous. repeat orders some seem to happen} Hamachi Pear {interesting combination} and Toro {best i've ever... More 

1 Thank Lorcan M
La Crescenta, California
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The dimunitive Kabuto storefront, sandwiched between apartment buildings, provides entry to a fine sushi restaurant. The simple interior allows clear views of the Chef as he works. The sushi is more nuanced, delicious and well presented, especially in combinations. I look forward to returning.

Thank Dave D
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116 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

This is the best sushi I has in San Francisco. It's. Not cheap but the quality is amazing. If you're into it, try the abalone spoons. They're super yummy and quite an experience for your taste buds.

Thank Sascha H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
22:30 - 11:30
22:30 - 11:30
22:30 - 11:30
22:30 - 11:30
22:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5121 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118-2815
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-752-5652

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