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Tokyo Express

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814 Mission St, Near Mission & 4th St., San Francisco, CA 94103-3018
+1 415-222-9933
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11:30 - 20:00
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Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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208 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant which is well located. Great sushi all around. Tried a few different rolls here and they've all been great. Don't miss the little bottle of pepper flakes to add to your sushi - great find !

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Thank Aftab T
Modesto, California
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223 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Stopped in here as we were heading back to our hotel and the food was great.We had Katsu chicken and tempura prawns and vegetables.Both were amazing and prepared Perfectly and hot.It.It also came with soup and salad. The food arrived at our table quickly and dipping condiments to make the meal even tastier.Also,the prices were reasonable especially for San Francisco.There... More 

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Thank Yosemitesteve
Los Angeles, California
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123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I was in SF on the weekend and ate dinner between business appointments during the days. This was not the place I was looking for originally; but I was not disappointed and would definitely come back again. The high min-wage has taken it's toll on restaurant prices I'm afraid. I had the chiriashi for $18.49 plus a tip for $20... More 

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Thank BJBrew
San Jose, California
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Tokyo Express is a fairly large location here with a solid menu. You'll order at the counter, take a number and find a seat where they bring the food to you. The Hawaiian Poke salad is delicious. It's the traditional chili/soy style - no mayo. Excellent. The other items are good, but the Poke is the stand out.

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Thank IntrepidFeline
MPLS
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

It was later in the evening when we stopped in for a bite. I had a bowl of udon noodles and they noodles were fresh and the broth was too. Tasted like spring to me. A large bottle of Asahi, some sake....very pleasant. Easy, casual atmosphere. Nice food. I'd easily eat here again.

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Thank doug001
Turku, Finland
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133 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Tokyo Express is a great choice if you are for example attending an event at the Moscone center and really don't have a lot of time in your hands. This restaurant also stays surprisingly uncrowded even during the biggest rushes, probably thanks to its swift service. The prices really can't be beat though. Mel's across the street will run you... More 

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Thank JD S
San Francisco, California
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65 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Going to this location for over two years now, never had any issues with food or service in the past until today. I notice straight away they had another price increase , this is second one in last 6 months so they keeping getting more expensive. Quality of food is always good and have no issue with food. Today, like... More 

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Thank Eireboi
Davis, California
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114 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

There for a meeting at the Moscone Center, I went to the restaurant for a quick lunch. I had the special salmon lunch for $7.95. It was very good for the price, with 3 pieces of grilled salmon covered with teriyaki sauce. It also came with miso soup and a salad which were tasty.

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Thank Stan N
Alpharetta, Georgia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Walked in and lost the sounds of downtown. Great food. Super fast, very good price.... OK. So happy to actually walk in and find this place I had to get a beer too! I will be back Highly recommend

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Thank Hiketheoutdoors
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Tokyo Express is in the heart of downtown San Francisco. It's bustling, noisy, and bright outside and when you come inside you can get away from all that. There is a big umbrella blocking the light from outside. The menu is nothing special but they have a decent sushi chef who makes a variety of rolls. You get your food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 814 Mission St, Near Mission & 4th St., San Francisco, CA 94103-3018
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-222-9933

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in SoMa

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SoMa
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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