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KUSAKABE

4.9
221 reviews
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$50 and over
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Sushi
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Kusakabe is a gourmet sushi experience in San Francisco that offers diners a delicious way to taste a style of sushi they may not be familiar with. The chef at Kusakabe serves a prix fixe meal every night that features the Kaiseki style of sushi. After the meal has been served, diners may order additional fare from the a la carte menu.

During their meal, guests at Kusakabe will enjoy freshly made seasonal sushi, including a medium fatty tuna cured in soy sauce, sashimi served with fresh wasabi and onion sauce, Japanese oysters served with caviar and a soup of snap pea and white bean paste. More sushi, including the chef�s choice of the day, completes the meal.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Sushi, Japanese
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Hours of operation


Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm and 10:00pm
The last seating for dinner is at 8:30pm
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Phone number
(415) 757-0155
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Mitsunori "Nori" Kusakabe
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Cross street
Montgomery
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Parking details
Valet parking not available. Street parking or parking lots nearby. (Closest one at Hilton Hotel)
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Public transit
Walking distance from Embarcadero and Montgomery BART stations.
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 221 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Very reasonable price and excellent quality

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Thunderhawk (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Outstanding food, drink and service. Knowledgeable staff, and friendly. Never felt rushed throughout the entire dinner.

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vipOpenTable Diner (London)
5.0  Dined on December 18, 2017

Good service, nice food, so amazing!

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vipMatt (Houston)
5.0  Dined on July 8, 2016

Best sushi experience in the city. Do not miss an opportunity to dine here.

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vipPaulT (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on July 2, 2016

Easily one of the best omakase menus in San Francisco. The staff is extremely warm and kind and the food is always amazing. It is pricey (2 menu choices of $95 or $150), and with drinks and any add ons, it can get expensive. But it compares very favorably to places we have been in Tokyo - so it is well worth it for a special occasion.

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Bill945 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on June 18, 2016

We couldn't be more pleased with the "Sushi in Kaiseki Style" selection. It was our first visit and we wanted to have the full experience and it was a joy.

The quality of the product was amazing ... we're still delighting in our post sushi-glow ... the toro, the uni (from Japan not Santa Barbara), the Wagyu beef, all of it left our mouths, minds and foodie hearts fully satisfied and impressed.

Ken, our chef at the sushi bar, was incredible! His elucidations about so aspects of the food were wonderful and impressive. But it was his passion, his passion that made the experience. And passion about not only sushi but also about the joy of dining ... no rushing, taking one's time, appreciating and savoring ... what a joy to have had him be our guide through this culinary adventure.

If you enjoyed Ju Ni, you won't be disappointed here. But note, it's a slightly different experience, but in this case different was great!

Enjoy!!!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on June 18, 2016

Great dishes and great service. Felt special the whole night.

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vipDisappointed (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on June 7, 2016

Second visit this year and better than the first! Always surprises me with new fish choices. OMASAKE rivals Tokyo. Amazing experience and exquisite level of detail expressed in the food and sake. Ken was an outstanding sushi master. Thank you.

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vipZeyaY (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on June 2, 2016

Have been here twice now. Best sushi in SF.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on May 24, 2016

Great food. Loved watching the chefs prepare the food. Overall experience was really enjoyable.

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