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Sanraku at Metreon

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101 4th St, Ground Floor at Metreon, San Francisco, CA 94103-3003
+1 415-369-6166
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't fault this Japanese, as good as any I've had in Sydney and have awesome seafood. Very friendly efficient service, more like a classy restaurant than one within a shopping centre. Great value, very fresh.

Thank Rachel D
San Diego, California
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73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While attending a conference at the Moscone Center, wondered into the Metreon in search of lunch. Amongst all the hubbub of a food court was a quiet & serene spot that is Sanraku. Classic Japanese noodles, donburi rice dishes as well as a full sushi bar were all available. The cold buckwheat noodles with tempura was very good, and now... More 

Thank James S
Asheville, North Carolina
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271 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This little Japanese restaurant is a small establishment with big flavors right off the Metreon food court. It overlooks the lovely Yerba Buena Gardens in the heart of downtown SF near many hotels and SFMOMA. The service is impeccable- friendly, efficient and quick. In any other city than SF, this would get a TripAdvisor 5 rating for the fresh sushi... More 

Thank Frank E
Ibiza, Spain
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201 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Sanraku perfectly located for a quick and tasteful lunch after visiting SFMoma. Had a very good Sushi / Sashimi dish and a very good tempura. Chirashi de Luxe also perfect. All dishes fab quality of fresh fish and therefore very enjoyable

Thank edmund s
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149 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

For spicy tuna lovers, there are two alternatives. The Volcano rolls are fantastic if you are into hot and spicy. The dynamite rolls are good too. The grilled hamachi cheeks are excellent value if you cooked instead of raw. Ask for teriyaki sauce and rice. The hamachi sashimi is some what disappointed. The way the hamachi was sliced was not... More 

Thank Chia Li C
Hong Kong, China
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

First, they serve many nice beer from Japan; no matter which type of Japanese food you want, they've got all, from soba to tempura, from sushi to tonkatsu, And I like their Combination Lunch, you can pick two different items.

Thank bird415
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I was craving sushi but didn't want to spend a fortune on sushi. I found Sanraku on Yelp and decided to give it a try. I was planning to see a movie and Sanraku is located inside the metreon. How convenient! I had the omakase and it was good but nothing spectacular. At $50, I didn't expect much but it... More 

Thank JJ_EATS228
Michigan USA
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215 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We go back every year during a conference at the Moscone Ctr and there is never a disappointment. Service is prompt and well done. It's crowded but they do take reservations for large groups.

Thank DHK44
Paris, France
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We had dinner with friends here, had a nice dinner, quality ingredients but the food was nothing special. We had many appetizers and sake so maybe this is why the bill added up at the end and I was still hungry. The restaurant is in a mall and one needs to pass through the food court but it's totally separate.

Thank Susy1921
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87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We try to visit Sanraku when we are in San Francisco, the Metreon location has been better for food quality on recent visits!

Thank ronald h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 4th St, Ground Floor at Metreon, San Francisco, CA 94103-3003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-369-6166

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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