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Koo Sushi

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408 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2512
+1 415-731-7077
17:30 - 22:30
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Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is a neighborhood gem. It is a lovely space with top quality sushi. It's expensive but the quality is there. We loved the shrimp dumplings especially the dramatic presentation, and the maguro and salmon were of incredible quality in the nigiri sushi. Don't tell anyone about this because I don't want it to be too crowded!

Thank Rachelle C
Milan, Italy
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88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Great hamachi, toro, shiro maguro (I measure the sushi restaurants on these cuts), nice sushi bar, very friendly service!

Thank simon m
San Francisco, California
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176 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Spectacular! Fresh fish is the key. I can not say enough about the quality of the fish. The creativity and love that goes into everything they do is apparent in every dish. No matter what you do have a spoonful of happiness!

Thank AdventureMonkey12
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I live in Tokyo and often go to SF. Without fail, I always go to Sushi Koo because of the high quality, fresh sushi at decent prices. This place is authentic and the sushi chefs are all Japanese--which is very important as many sushi lovers would know. This place is comparable to many of the top end places in Tokyo,... More 

Thank philerupPX
San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is my favorite Japanese place in San Francisco. Always fresh and prepared with dedication by talented chefs. The atmosphere is very warm and the staff very nice and helpful.

1 Thank Laure V
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

My husband and I chose this place because it was close to where we stayed in the city. I think we got lucky, because it is more affordable than spots near the union area and it was probably just as good. We had a few different rolls, but the salmon was so so so good. We've had sushi in several... More 

1 Thank Danielle O
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

The sushi was really good and reasonably priced and the atmosphere was warm and inviting. I would recommend to anyone.

1 Thank Airadam
Nyon, Switzerland
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217 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

The fish was excelent The head chef was very well spoken and nice The rest of the staff was extremly nice and helpful The bar is a little too low, which means that you do not see the chef's hands very well I asked for a chef to serve me what ever he felt like (classic Omakase) and my mind... More 

Thank MaximeSuisse
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We had a great time. It is a nice setting and nice decor. Great choice of sushi. It was fresh tasty, well presented, generous and genuine. As far as I am concerned the sushi rolls had too much rice. Otherwise it was great sushi. We would go back for sure.

Thank Uge A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

We ordered Tempura and sushi. Both were excellent. They have an wide selection of Nigri that was extremely fresh. There were ~20 varieties not found on your standard sushi menu. I am always looking for excellent sushi and this place didn't disappoint. Some examples of what we had were, Shima Aji, Kanpachi, wild Hamachi, Hagatsuo, and fresh Hotate. I will... More 

1 Thank Rkymtnm3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2512
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Sunset
  • Neighbourhood: Sunset
  • Phone Number: +1 415-731-7077

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?