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Otoro Sushi

205 Oak St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5807
+1 415-553-3986
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“otoro” (12 reviews)
“sushi” (29 reviews)
“tempura” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
205 Oak St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5807
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The nigiri sushi and the roll we had were very nice but neither the taste of the rice nor the freshness of the fish is as good as Shige in Cotati. The menu is full of interesting offerings that inspire us to return.

Thank Maurice B
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Split 4 sushi rolls between a friend and it was really good. Had a bottle of sake which was good too. Only caveat was that we felt rushed to leave from the server.

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Full disclosure: I do not eat raw fish, so I cannot review this restaurant for its sushi and sashimi menu items, but if you, like me, some times are with a group that wants sushi, then here is a review for items you can eat....More

Thank HereWeGo282
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great hamachi, uni. And fatty tuna. Also a wide variety of special rolls. In Hayes valley on Oak near Gough

Thank Paul S
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
  • 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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