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“Great sushi”

Ryoko's Japanese Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #76 of 5,693 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$8
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Take a walk around the heart of downtown San Francisco and you’ll come across Ryoko’s Japanese Restaurant and Bar -- a neighborhood staple that’s been around for 30 years. Walk down the stairs, and you’ve entered our high energy, underground restaurant. You’ll immediately be greeted by our team as we transport you to Tokyo in a restaurant steeped in Japanese decor and culture. Our food is authentic as can be, with things like our own distinctive style of miso soup and rice that's cooked with vinegar we make in-house. Our seafood is delivered fresh every single day for a distinctive, delectable flavor that’ll keep you returning time and time again.
Denver, Colorado, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great sushi”
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Went here late at night and had a great time. Very cool atmosphere. Ordered Uni and I liked it. Which is sometimes a gamble. Good rolls as well.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Anthony L
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Saratoga, California
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159 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Very fresh”
Reviewed 9 November 2013 via mobile

Very busy place. But, the wait list moved quickly for a party of two. The fish is very fresh and portions were good. I felt the sushi plate was over priced. Sushi were priced fairly. I will be back.

Thank mdh95070
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Sushi experience”
Reviewed 4 November 2013 via mobile

My husband and fell upon this great restaurant. We were looking for great sushi and found it simply by walking by. The wait was easy and the customer service exceeded our expectations. The sushi anywhere else just has not been the same since. We must go back! Find this place and enjoy.

Thank algalloway
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San Francisco, California
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Hands-down best sushi in SF!”
Reviewed 3 November 2013

We shouldn't be giving away this secret, but it's too good a restaurant not to share with everyone. Get ready for a wait, because this place is packed from 6pm to 2am (yes, you can get your late-night sushi fix here!) We came here on a Saturday night and this place was jumping! Live DJ playing really good music. Great young person atmosphere. Wouldn't recommend for a quiet romantic date or to take the family. But if you're out with friends or want a more energized place for a date this place is perfect. Once seated, the service was efficient and our dishes came out quick. We loved the checkerboard rolls, the Kentucky roll, and honestly all the rolls and sashimi we ordered. This is some of the freshest sushi we've experienced (and that's a lot since we go out for Japanese about once a month). Also a must order: the fried cheese. Imagine a Japanese mozzarella stick! Yes, it's a calorie bomb, but definitely worth it. So please, despite this raving review, please try to keep the secret as long as you can!

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank DP M
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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80 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Very interesting”
Reviewed 30 October 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

The salmon sushi was very very odd? Tough and chewy?
now the fish brought in from Japan was just amazing, id go back and just eat the Japanese sushi every time.

Visited August 2013
Thank mark q
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