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Otoro Sushi

205 Oak St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5807
+1 415-553-3986
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“otoro” (11 reviews)
“sushi” (26 reviews)
“tempura” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
205 Oak St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5807
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

I have been here a couple of times because its on my way home from the office ... but much more because it is a friendly, welcoming place run by a great team and offers nice food at a fair price (yes: on SF level,...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The sushi was really good, I'll start with that. BUT--the server ignored us the entire time and we had to keep flagging her down but were not very successful. When they ran the check, they charged us more for dinner than was on our check...More

1  Thank Jillbertnyc
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Have visited Otoro numerous times, and never disappointed--this meal was again great. Started with simple tempura--their tempura is perfectly done (magic batter?!)--veggies just right & shrimps totally excellent. Next we shared 1 ahi & 1 salmon-topped scallops sushi--both expertly prepared, tasty, fresh as humanly possible...More

Thank Econo-Bob
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Excellent food, small place with minimal seating and very busy. A popular place with excellent food and high quality ingredients.

Thank 13,050,336,757
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Like the other poor review, if you are a little late because of traffic, difficulty parking, or SF construction zones disrupting your path, they will cancel your reservation and mark you as a no show as quick as they can. My recommendation: if you find...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Just outside the centre of SF we experienced an unexpected high quality restaurant. Excellent sushi and otter Japanse food. A great sake wine card. Fresh and delicious. Sushi with perfection and passion. I highly recommand this place.

Thank RobxxxL
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Otoro was recommended by friends who live locally. Food was really great, very fresh. Service was excellent and friendly. Not expensive. Good find.

Thank Keyscritter93
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Otoro is my go to place when I want great sushi. There sushi is always very fresh and they have a variety that you will not see in most sushi restaurants.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We were a little apprehensive as the storefront was unassuming and this city block was less than inviting. But it was a welcoming experience within - excellent service with knowledgeable wait staff navigating the diners through a wide array of sushi and seafood, much of...More

Thank 1SFOSO
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Great selection of all kinds of fish, love the sashimi, always check the daily specials. Service is excellent and helpful.

Thank Stefan K
Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky
shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to
imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of
a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation
of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a
community park at its center and dozens of trendy
businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$30 - US$31
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Oak St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5807
    (Gough St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-553-3986
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Otoro Sushi is a hidden gem in the Hayes Valley. Our sushi experts will go to great lengths to bring you the freshest ingredients to offer San Francisco Bay Area patrons Japan"s best traditional sushi and tapas. Otoro Sushi is perfect for small groups and also has a wonderful sake and wine selection.
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