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Koo Sushi

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408 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2512
+1 415-731-7077
Today
17:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Milan, Italy
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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Thank simon m
San Francisco, California
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144 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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!

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Thank AdventureMonkey12
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 

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Thank philerupPX
San Francisco, California
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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1 Thank Laure V
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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1 Thank Danielle O
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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1 Thank Airadam
Nyon, Switzerland
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217 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank MaximeSuisse
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Uge A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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The Villages, Florida
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604 reviews
437 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

There are about 30 catch of the day sushi ingredients, many of them flown directly from Japan. There are of course other Japanese dishes but we went for the sushi. The place is run by relatively young Japanese couple. The wife runs the front and her husband runs the sushi area with two other assistants. Haven't had such delicious sushi... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
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?