We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tanuki Restaurant

€€ - €€€Sushi, Japanese
4419 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118-1212
+1 415-752-5740
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 Aug 2017
“Great Neighborhood Sushi Near Legion of Honor or De Young Museums”
19 Sep 2016
“Great neighborhood Japanese food!”
Closed Now
Sushi, Japanese
€€ - €€€
4419 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118-1212
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (17)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Sat at the Sushi bar, the Sushi chef was on top it. Asahi Extra Dry on tap, Himachi roll, Lobster hand rolls for $6, a salad with marinated shitake mushrooms, Hirame (Halibut) Nigiri. All good. Order off the special menu behind the bar.

1  Thank Johnny D
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Always nice to have good restaurants that are walking distance from home. Also really handy to the bus 1 California. Now the restaurant .. Great variety of Japanese dishes depending on what you want. Wonderful list of rolls, small plates that have great names and...More

Thank Dorothy J
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Enjoyed great variety of sushi, prompt service, neighborhood atmosphere. If you are more about the food, this is a good place! And price was good.

Thank carrieul
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Been visiting for years whenever I see family in SF as is in walking distance of home. Hands down the freshest, most inventive sushi one can get. these guys must create this stuff in their dreams. Last visit got the coolest special which was actually...More

2  Thank geckogal00820
Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

I've been eating here for years and it is always consistently good! Great value and service. Sushi, sashimi, cooked entrees, salads (the noodle salad is my favorite!). The Clement Street neighborhood is a great shopping experience.

2  Thank pleb1
Reviewed 7 January 2014

This is a busy little Japanese restaurant located a block away from the busy Clement St. It is next door to a laundromat which is the same owner as Tanuki's. Parking can be challenging as meters operated until 6p.m. and there is somewhat limited street...More

Thank karenpammy2016
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Fantastic sushi! As something of a "foodie," and very very picky with regard to sushi and shashimi, Tanuki's is without question the best and freshest I've had in the U.S. From Boston to NYC, Houston to Chicago, and LA to Miami, this place is hands...More

Thank Perry B
Reviewed 8 May 2012

When it comes to dining in San Francisco, the best places to eat are those small neighborhood restaurants. On my recent visit to San Francisco, my sister, two of my aunts, and I dined at Tanuki Sushi Bar/Restaurant. This was a great find. It is...More

Thank MMasumoto
Reviewed 27 March 2011

This is a nice neighborhood sushi joint. It's consistently good and the staff is always friendly.

Thank dgrumm
Reviewed 24 July 2008

Big portion!

Thank pikoriina
Nearby HotelsSee all 230 hotels in San Francisco
Geary Parkway Motel
353 reviews
.65 km away
Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel
128 reviews
1.64 km away
Hotel Drisco
1,544 reviews
2.07 km away
Stanyan Park Hotel
232 reviews
2.13 km away
Nearby Restaurants
173 reviews
.05 km away
Cafe Europa
23 reviews
.11 km away
Cafe Bunn Mi
24 reviews
.22 km away
Wing Lee Bakery
21 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hidden Garden Steps
36 reviews
.94 km away
Neptune Society Columbarium
13 reviews
.64 km away
Laurel Village Shopping Center
7 reviews
1.18 km away
Golden Horizon Tours
722 reviews
.88 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tanuki Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:15
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4419 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118-1212
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-752-5740
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing