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Izakaya Kou

€€ - €€€Japanese, Asian
1560 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3516
+1 415-441-9294
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi rolls” (2 reviews)
“tamago” (2 reviews)
“sake list” (3 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
Japanese, Asian
€€ - €€€
1560 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3516
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

We ate at Izakaya Kou before going to the movies at Kabuki in Japan town. The place has a hip atmosphere and cute little private rooms for parties of 6 or more. We ordered a combination of raw fish and sushi. It was all super...More

Thank joan g
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

A nice place to meet friends and enjoy a Japanese dish very well done in a nice atmosphere! Many options and also good beverages

Thank Marcos_mmdo
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This is a popular restaurant around the corner of Geary and Fillmore. Both sushi rolls- Volcano and Tiger were good with streaks of salad dressing to boost up the taste. The grilled cod(2 large pcs) was excellent, moist and tender. The Unagi Don was in...More

Thank 714borisy
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Third visit in the past year. First time was by accident because we had tix to the Fillmore. Sat at the counter and had a delightful experience. This time around was planned with family from 18 to 78. What was fantastic: Takowasabi (raw octopus in...More

Thank TravellingTotoro
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

It was a lazy Saturday afternoon with no plans - an ideal day after a week of working hard (or hardly working!). We were watching episodes of Samurai Gourmet when the hunger switch came on. Having seen the simple Japanese dishes featured in the Samurai...More

Thank OletAbad
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Been here many times. Service good and was as good as ever this time, but our favorite food was not available at 10pm. What we found was that the our favorites like Okonomiyaki and a couple other dishes are great, but honestly, the rest of...More

Thank BayJouneyman
Reviewed 17 June 2018

They offer both Yakitori and Sushi and it's more like a Asian Fusion hipster type of place. The music was fun. We were visiting for a few days and enjoyed both food and service. The price is reasonable too. Order the corn/cheese plate as an...More

Thank Foodielawyer505
Reviewed 18 May 2018

A hip restaurant with bar-like vibe, the food at Izakaya Kou is good, although portions can vary from generous to not-so filling. This makes some of the dishes pricy for the portion served. Service is good, but my main gripe: the music/noise. I found the...More

Thank Globetrotter105
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We had a group of 6 and got one of the small rooms. Even in one of the private rooms, the noise was loud. There is a 'bell' for service. Service was fairly prompt. There is a good choice of food and sake.

Thank SpikeIII
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Great experience, reservations could have been better but we did change the number of people. Did not work on open table, you need to call them. Once seated we had a lovely time. We (7 of us) asked out server to just make us happy...More

Thank bobg408
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1560 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3516
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-441-9294
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