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Akikos Restaurant & Sushi Bar

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Chinatown
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431 Bush St, btw Claude Ln & Mark Ln, San Francisco, CA 94108-3732 (Mark Ln and Cluade Ln)
+1 415-397-3218
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Mon 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Tue - Fri 17:00 - 21:30
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Toronto, Canada
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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Best sushi I've had - hands down. Fresh ingredients, great service and good value for the quality you're getting.

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Thank joliefolie20
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I work in a expensive sushi restaurant at a Ritz Carlton Reserve and since I had the oportunity to visit San Francisco I made it my mission to find truly great sushi places. It was harder than expected. This was a notable exception. I dined omakase style and was not dissapointed. I felt inmersed in true world famous sushi. Whole... More 

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Thank Kevin R
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This sushi was really good. Tasted so fresh. Had miso soup, edamame, tuna roll, salmon roll, yellow tail roll, plus king salmon, trout, and tuna sushi. It was all really flavorful. Big rolls. Overall really tasty. I thought it was just a tad high on the cost, but it was good sushi. So a little torn. Total cost for three... More 

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Thank Mundolocolv
Singapore, Singapore
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142 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a fantastic business meal at Akiko's. Started with some miso, a selection of Nigiri, then a seasonal selection of Sashimi. The overnight flown Hokkaido Hotate (Scallops) were sensational. A few other bites like fried baby mackerel to finish off. The quality of sushi here is second to none. The staff had brilliant service. And it very quickly became busy.... More 

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Thank sing_trav_888
Calgary
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223 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Omakase at the sushi bar was superb: creative, excellent quality, friendly professional service. I sat next to 3 business men from Israel, one who was having sushi for the first time. It's gonna be hard for him to top this experience. Omakase at Akiko's is an expensive night out, especially if you can't make yourself stop. But it's very special.

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Thank JimBCalgary
Paris, France
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We have enjoyed sushi nearly every evening during our trip and by far Akikos (Bush street!) has been the best. While more expensive than other restaurants, the quality was evident and worth it. Specialty rolls (grouper and toro) were melt in your mouth delicious with amazing topping (fried onion with ponzu). For a special night out, make a reservation and... More 

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Thank Stoneman2
Mill Valley, California
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100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I have reviewed several of the top sushi places in town and each has it unique benefits. This place emphasizes sustainable and organic, not using overfished species, and the choices are mind-blowing. They show where each fish was caught and have them divided into two categories of Mild and Full Flavored Buttery. I was surprised to find the Hamachi in... More 

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Thank loveandpeace47
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great sushi in most likely the most US competitive market for such restaurants. Very efficient service; plus a chef going out of his way to discuss the food and the way to best enjoy it. A restaurant to revisit on a future trip.

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Thank ArnoldVDV
Brisbane
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great sushi experience, the quality of the fish is excellent ! Stuff are friendly, chefs are very professional and the owner gave us free sake ! You must try it !! Totally worth it !!

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Thank ChiccoDellaGiovanna
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Made a reservation over the phone , two days ahead, just to find out on our visit that we were not listed for the desired date - listed on the date of our departure from the city. No regrets from the staff, no even an effort to accommodate or compensate for their mistake. Fairly unusual non-welcoming reception. Off my list.

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Thank Andrei P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 Bush St, btw Claude Ln & Mark Ln, San Francisco, CA 94108-3732
    (Mark Ln and Cluade Ln)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-397-3218

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