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Post and Buchanan Streets, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-922-6776
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A small neighborhood with Japanese restaurants, shops and other attractions.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Post and Buchanan Streets, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-922-6776
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Reviewed yesterday

We came here towards the end of the day and it was pleasant to walk around and take in the sights and history. Plenty of restaurants to choose from with epic food. Don't miss this area of San Francisco.

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did see the tower and take some pix, but there wasn't much else there. We got there around 9:30 and a lot of the shops didn't open until 10:30 or later

Thank TravlerMary
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you like Japanese food and you're in San Francisco, head straight to Japantown. This little pocket not far from city (take a cab unless you feel like working up appetite with a decent walk) is packed with big restaurants, small eateries and takeaways with...More

Thank MrsWaterhouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic part of tbe city where you can find unique japanese merchandise from produce to cosmetics..

1  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed shopping at Japan Town San Francisco . Cheap clothing and Japanese Restaurant are everywhere . I would recommend this place to everyone . Come and see it for yourself you won't regret coming to Japan Town..

Thank Kristine D
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Japantown was a place I had wanted to visit for quite a while before I had ever gone to San Francisco, and I was very pleased with my visit there. Walking distance from Union Sq area, it feels like you're suddenly in Japan rather than...More

Thank nettlg14
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Places to see: take fun pictures at Pika Pika, buy fun beauty products at K pop beauty, everything $1.50 at Daiso, Dragon's Breath at Chocolate Chair. You can eat anywhere and it is delicious.

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Every time I'm in SF, I stop by Japantown for some shopping and good eats. Daiso is a must visit for cheap Japanese trinkets. The mall also has great stores for makeup and snacks.

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed walking around. The Mall was fun and had several places to eat and shop. We visited bookstores and walked back to the BART station, about 11 blocks away at Market St.

Thank anonymousLosAngeles
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This small Japan town right in the centre of San Francisco has a great choice for Japanese food including ramen, yakiniku, ice cream, and drink. It also has many shopping selling souvenirs, handcraft, clothes and many more imported from Japan. Don't miss the nitrogen snack...More

Thank Suwatss
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Lindsay C
5 April 2017|
Response from Rose Ada M | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking garage under the mall. I usually use public transportation which is convenient and inexpensive.
Fiona C
23 June 2016|
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Response from Monique P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think it is. My family and I walked around 9:00pm and the streets were busy but we felt safe.
25 February 2015|
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Response from ChitoD | Reviewed this property |
Stay around Union Square, which is pretty central to SF sites: Shopping centers, Chinatown, Financial District, North Beach and the Embarcadero. You could walk to these places or take the muni or the cable car, which can... More