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Yu Zen

Map & Directions 4036 Balboa
San Francisco, CA 94121
  • Japanese, Sushi
  • Sun-Mon, Fri-Sat 11:30am-2pm, Sun, Thu-Sat 5:30pm-10pm, Mon-Tue 5:30pm-9:30pm
  • MasterCard, Visa
  • Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Accepted
  • Street


SF Weekly's Description

A lovely find: This small mom 'n' pop restaurant in the avenues is surprisingly posh (wrapped in warm polished wood halfway up its creamy walls) and comfortable. It features well-made classic sushi and sashimi alongside other Japanese dishes. In addition to impeccably fresh fish, you'll find izakaya small plates: Try the simmered pork belly and the broiled eggplant. The deluxe chirashi sashimi over rice is a beautifully arranged bouquet. Full dinners include beef teriyaki, broiled salmon, and seafood hot pot.

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  • yama on 10/02/09

    order the cheese katsu for crunchy fried fun - and you can't go wrong with the sushi here

  • Annie A. on 03/09/14

    Their sashimi is very fresh ! Service also good. Try Uni and deluxe sushi set - yummy !

  • Adelle K. on 01/20/14

    Deluxe Chirashi FTW! Best sushi I've had outside of Japan!

  • David P. on 04/08/13

    They are out of business

  • Scott D. on 03/30/13

    Karage, simple dish (app/izakaya style) to enjoy with a friend.

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