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Sanraku Japanese Restaurant

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704 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109
+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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Maryland
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132 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Don't go to Sanraku looking for TLC. The service is abrupt and no-nonsense, but it is efficient. Clearly the staff was trying to move people in and out during the lunch hour. That's fine, because the food was well worth it. For $11, I got a heaping plate of chicken teriyaki, preceded by a small salad and bowl of miso... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the miso soup and crunch roll, skip the soup and just get the roll. It's a small place, but at 4:10 on a Wednesday we got right in.

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Thank Acire24
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a woman travelling for business this restaurant was perfect for me. The service was quick and friendly and the sushi was the best I've ever tasted. Highly recommend the sashimi and sushi platter

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

absolutely wonderful. the sushi and rolls were so fresh and delicious, the gyosa were fabulous, and the service was fine. it gets very crowded - go early, or expect to wait for a table!

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Thank R G
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10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived at 12:30pm for a lunchtime business meeting. The place was very full with little room to walk and this caused some issues for the servers. One server bumped our table and our server spilled some tea while delivering it to the table. The servers just need a bit more mindfulness. Despite how busy the place was, the food... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked down the block and spied this jewel, thought we'd try it, lots of people inside already enjoying their food. Oh my, it was a crown jewel. Specialty drinks, memorable soda from Japan, great choices, wonderful appetizers! We went back twice more and tried other dishes, too bad we were only in town for a week.

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Thank PeggyCSterling
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a bento box at lunch time and it was really good. I had a vegetarian version and staff were nice to accommodate my needs. It's very good value for the price you pay and also tasty!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was perfect, I had sushi and sashimi platter and also rainbow sushi. Both were fabulous. Sashimi was absolutely fresh.

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Silver City, New Mexico
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Good sushi, fresh, and good service. Yellow tail tuna carpacchio was delicious appetizer. Pricey but no more so than anywhere else in SF. Decent servings.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were surprised we were able to get a table so quickly on a Saturday night. Ordered an appetizer, sushi, and a combination dinner and it was more than enough food for two people. If I recall, we ordered the special clam karaage and it was just so-so. The sushi deluxe (10 pieces plus 6 pieces of California roll) was... More 

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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
US$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
  • 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?