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Ponzu - CLOSED

401 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1701
+1 415-775-9997
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
12 Oct 2010
“Excellent Asian dinner choice, great tastes, surprisingly different”
30 May 2010
“Excellent and good value”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
401 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1701
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Reviewed 12 October 2010

Visited Ponzu Restaurant in the Union Square area of downtown San Fran and thoroughly enjoyed the dinner. Today's street appeal is lacking due to extensive exterior scaffolding surrounding the entrance and windows, but that did not detract from the service or food one bit. We...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2010

Ate here for our first night in the US after a 10 hour flight, we were not very hungry so just had starters + fried chick peas, really tasty and good value. Would recommend

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Reviewed 28 April 2009

A bit closer to the high side as far as expense; good place though. We went for breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed it. The wait staff had good timing and manners. The food was very good.

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Reviewed 30 January 2009

I was on an 8-day business trip and was not looking forward to hunting for food in SF... But I ventured into this bar connected to Serrano Hotel and I like to say that I had the best time. The bartenders were nice and not...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2008

Good food and great drinks. Friendly bar staff.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 13 September 2008

Yet another asian fusion establishment. dishes can be very good or mediocre

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Reviewed 2 May 2008

Food is just okay, but go for the Tacky Tiki ambience and the cocktails.

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Reviewed 18 April 2008

I wasn't impressed by the dishes they put out at all. I thought the dishes were bland and too simple for the cost of the dish... I would give them a half a star if I could instead of one star

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Reviewed 3 February 2008

Ponzu's effort in combining Asian cusines of all types failed in presentation and in flavor. A random pick in any Southeast Asian resturant will most likely dish out a better tasting veggie curry dish. In a large bowl, I had to fish out less than...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2007

1.Dank/Dark/Funky hallway leads to your table. This is when you should start asking yourself-why are we here? 2. Advance booking (2 months prior) gets a party of 4 an odd table, where 3 people sit on a funky sort of banquette with 1 person in...More

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1701
  • Public Transportation: Powell Street station servicing the J, K, L, M, N, T lines and BART is four blocks away. Located directly on the 38-Geary and 27-Bryant lines.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-9997
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