From sushi to soba, Voice Places is your guide to Japanese cuisine in San Francisco / Bay Area. Our professional and user reviews and easily searchable listings help you find a restaurant that suits your taste and your price range.
This ain't the old Fillmore jazz scene - where once small, smoky joints like Bop City reigned among the mid-century locals-in-the-know. This Yoshi's... More »
Christian Geideman, chef-owner of the Japanese yakitori restaurant and shochu bar in Berkeley, uses every molecule he can of the free-range chickens delivered to... More »
This tiny, plain-spoken spot, hidden off Japan's main restaurant strip, has a five-seat sushi counter and three small tables. A reservation is probably a good... More »
This friendly Japantown venue showcases Japanese cuisine above and beyond the standard sushi and tempura. Among the stars: rich, succulent salt-broiled mackerel; an... More »
This small, spare, modern spot features wonderful Japanese noodles (ramen, soba, udon) with a variety of toppings, from the expected (green onions and... More »
There's nothing bland, unsatisfying, or overtly cosmic about the food at Cha-Ya, a Mission District purveyor of vegan-friendly... More »
One of the friendliest sushi spots in town serves up wonderfully succulent yellowtail, salmon, and eel at bargain prices. Sit at the counter and enjoy some of the... More »
Spectacular sashimi complements a large selection of specialty maki, including the Salmon Reunion Roll (salmon skin, salmon, salmon roe) and... More »
One of the best sushi restaurants in San Francisco, this small, bright, clean, modern place offers, in addition to an enormous menu of superlative raw fish, a... More »
This tiny, sleek sushi bar, which seats about 10 at its blond wood counter and the same number at a row of little tables, specializes in classic nigiri made from... More »
Armed with blinding guitar skills, bone-dry wit, and a deep baritone voice, Austin-based country institution Junior Brown has been entertaining audiences across the globe for decades. He got his start in the '60s, playing guitar and lap steel in New Mexico roadhouses as a teen. But it wasn't until after Brown invented his hybrid double-necked instrument, the "guit-steel," that he...
We've come to the time of reckoning when we must atone for our sins of holiday over-indulgence. Seeking an antidote to the culinary three-ring circus of December, I headed to Eiji, a tiny Japanese restaurant on the edge of the Castro known for its house-made tofu. The oft-maligned soy bean curd is...
On The Bridge has authentic, homestyle Japanese cuisine and snacks, with a family atmosphere. Plus you're surrounded by the wonders of Japantown, S.F., including a fabulous bookstore (upstairs and downstairs; don't miss Kinokuniya's annual brief but fun wall calendar selection), an interesting stationery store, a plant nursery, japanese style crepe and...Read Full Review
I love this restaurant. It has such a funky vibe and the food is really great. They stock about 100 different Japanese speciality liquors, including a great selection of Sake. They have an outdoor bar (at the restaurant entrance). I've been here three times and last night I tried (and LOVED) the chicken tartare (yes, chicken tartare).Read Full Review
I can't wait to watch this YouTube Superstar's LIVE Performance!!!Read Full Review
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