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Sanraku Japanese Restaurant

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704 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109-6417
+1 415-771-0803
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Napa, California
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

Returned to Sanraku on a recent trip to San Francisco. Oh my, what a disappointment. The weary staff showed no enthusiasm or desire to be helpful. They seemed totally content to stand by the hostess stand and converse among themselves. We wanted some hot tea but we were told that the hot water machine was broken. Does no one know... More 

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New Mexico
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86 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

So we get here and we are pumped because we love sushi and living in New Mexico is a bit of a let down on the sushi front. We ordered way too much, happily. We were chatty until we each took our first bite. Then, dead silence for the rest of the meal. The food was so good we literally... More 

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Tel Aviv
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31 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

Small place, I sat on the bar. Amazing selection of very fresh and tasty fish, creative rolls. I enjoyed it very much.

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

The sushi was delicious and service was very fast. Coming form Ontario I expected something that would knock my socks off a little more. But all in all, very good.

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Fallbrook, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

This place was amazing the rolls and salmon Nigri was so good it all tasted very fresh. The service was efficient and kind.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

We chose this restaurant after reading TA reviews. Distracted by an excellent local bar we didn't turn up until after 8. The restaurant was really busy by then, but we were politely seated in the waiting area, offered some excellent sake, and then seated at the sushi bar half an hour later. It was great to watch the chefs in... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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229 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

It was almost right next to the Wyndham Canterbury SF. Nice walking distance... food to value was relatively ok for the City. It could get very busy - depending on the time.

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Canada
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

This place is always busy (we went there several times during a recent visit). If you don't want to wait, try to get there before 6PM, The food is consistently good, and fresh, and the service is efficient. The gyoza and chicken don buri bowls were some of the best we have had. The prices were reasonable.

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Key West, Florida
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

One of the finest Japanese restaurants I have experienced. Small, exceedingly clean and within walking distance of all the Union Square hotels Sanraku is pleasure for even the gourmet pallet. It was recommended by a friend and our hotel was only a block away so we tried it. Fortunately we were told to eat early. By the time we left,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Recommended my the concierge at my hotel. Sat at the sushi bar for a quick bite. Great sushi and sashimi at a good price. Service was unobtrusive and efficient. Will be back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109-6417
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-771-0803

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