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Kyoto Sushi

1233 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-5506
+1 415-351-1234
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“unagi” (3 reviews)
“sushi” (18 reviews)
“saki bomb” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1233 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-5506
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

During a recent conference at a nearby hotel (they give 10% discount for those staying at the Holiday Inn) we actually stumbled across this place and after eating here one day for lunch, came back a second time because the food was excellent. The first...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This place used to be good like 10 years ago. Now, the staff is polite and efficient, the chef mediocre, the nigiri sushi quality horrific (compared to what you can get down the street in JapanTown) and way over priced. They still get "the unknowing...More

Thank CreateSF
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Hot Pot seafood Udon. Really good. Also ordered the yellow tail Hamachi Lovers Roll. Very good. Good atmosphere, music was perfect volume and appropriate.

Thank ant p
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Went in for a late lunch. We were the only 2 sitting at the sushi bar-counter. It was about 430pm. I ordered some draft beer at happy hour prices of $1.75 and even got a Saki bomb drink at $2. Saki bomb is a shot...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic!! Just walked there from the Payne Mansion. Awesome rolls, traditional sushi chef that was old school cool. Great plum wine. Fresh n very tasty. We are picky n ask for no unagi sauce n no eel n our rolls were made to perfection. Strongly...More

Thank Tierandy
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Excellent sushi - quite expensive but absolutely reasonable price for what you are served! Waitress and chefs are extremely nice. Absolutely worth a go!

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

We stopped in here after having a horrible experience at a sushi place down the road and it was beyond more impressive and better service. The sushi is great and was of good quality. The prices are fair and there are some great deals...get the...More

Thank Dlm621
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Thought the sushi was great here. Was in San Fran with my family on vacation and after we did a vote on what type of food it was to be, we headed to the nearest sushi place which turned out to be Kyoto. Wasn't expecting...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 21 April 2015

When I lived in San Francisco at DBC I would go here periodically and I remembered it as being much better than it currently is. I ordered my standard, Unagi, Maguro, Sake and Spider Roll. I was in the mood for tempura, and thought why...More

Thank CreateSF
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We found this place by accident on the way to japan town. It's an all you can eat sushi that are made to order. It wasn't cheap but reasonable by S.F. standards. Sushi were fresh and tasty. Each roll is huge. One issue I had...More

Thank sam g
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1233 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-5506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-351-1234
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