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The 10 Best Sushi Restaurants in San Francisco

Updated: February 19, 2021

Figuring out which ones are San Francisco’s best restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the top restaurants, we checked out the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours in one place, and make your decision easier than ever.

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Wako Japanese Restaurant

Japanese
San Francisco, Inner Richmond
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Akiko’s Restaurant

Japanese · $17 avg. sushi
San Francisco, Chinatown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Saru Sushi Bar - Noe Valley

Japanese · $13 avg. sushi
San Francisco, Noe Valley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Robin

Japanese
San Francisco, Van Ness - Civic Center
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Ebisu

Japanese · $7 avg. sushi
San Francisco, Inner Sunset
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Live Sushi Bar

Japanese
San Francisco, Potrero Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Sushi Hon

Japanese · $6 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Hinata

Japanese
San Francisco, Van Ness - Civic Center
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

An Japanese Restaurant

Japanese · $7 avg. sushi
San Francisco, Lower Pacific Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Koo

Japanese · $8 avg. sushi
San Francisco, Inner Sunset
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Francisco. We analyzed 31320 San Francisco restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 San Francisco restaurant reviews, and 1539 lists and articles – looking closely at what Trip 101, TimeOut and USA Today had to say – and applied our Feastfox magic. Yes, we even looked at Trip 101 - Best Japanese Restaurants In San Francisco, California, TimeOut - The best Japanese restaurants in San Francisco and USA Today - 10Best - The Original 'Foodies': 10 Best Japanese Restaurants in San Francisco to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Pick your dollar sign

Know what prices to expect in every neighborhood. Deal-seekers will love the lower prices at Inner Sunset, while those who love to splurge may enjoy what Hayes Valley has to offer. These average prices of 2 pc salmon sashimi are a great way to gauge overall restaurant pricing.

NeighborhoodAve. price for 2 pc salmon sashimi# Sushi restaurants
Hayes Valley$408
Financial District$2617
Marina$238
Lower Pacific Heights$1616
Downtown$1416
Noe Valley$144
Yerba Buena$146
Russian Hill$126
Central Sunset$95
Inner Sunset$87

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