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Ryoko's Japanese Restaurant & Bar

Ryoko's Japanese Restaurant & Bar

Sushi Restaurant and Sake Bar$$$$
Lower Nob Hill, San Francisco
343 Tips and reviews
  • sushi
  • lively
  • good for a late night
  • sashimi
  • authentic
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  • James T.
    James T2 days ago
    Sit at the bar and talk to your sushi chefs! They will treat you right.
  • James T.
    James T2 days ago
    Always get the fresh Saba (mackerel) if they have it.
  • Svetlana
    Svetlana5 days ago
    Amazing sushi! Probably the best outside of Japan. Try the fatty tuna, it's unbelievably mouthwatering!
  • Simon T.
    Simon Tan2 weeks ago
    Not sure what's so special about the jumping rolls - they are just fried versions of pretty plain rolls
  • Vanessa T.
    Vanessa TOctober 29
    Amazing quality sushi for a decent price. Fun atmosphere with DJ and dance music playing throughout. Feels like a club!
  • Christian L.
    Christian LutzOctober 29
    first get fantastic rolls and sushi, then the grilled stuff, incredible the filet, or even just the chicken
  • Helio M.
    Helio MedeirosOctober 24
    Awesome food!! Get prepared for its front line
  • Alex K.
    Alex KOctober 16
    Sushi tastes really good
  • Brett V.
    Brett VenkerOctober 10
    Absolutely amazing. Very reasonably priced and so good. Get there right when they open and get a seat otherwise you are in for a substantial wait.
  • Adrià
    AdriàOctober 2
    Go early, it gets really full. There's a list on the entrance, no reservations. Great sushi and service.
  • D & C.
    D & CSeptember 30
    The jumping California and white tuna tataki were excellent!
  • Jowey R.
    Jowey RodenSeptember 26
    Rolls and atmosphere are on point. Check the specials list. 🍤🍣
  • Chris H.
    Chris H.September 25
    Be sure and check out the specials, especially the options from Japan.
  • Juan Ignacio C.
    Very nice environment with live music. The sushi is great!
  • Emily R.
    Emily RoseSeptember 16
    Uni and Pokemon roll 👌🏻 however no scallops or oysters after only 30 minutes of opening hours😱!!
  • Mike J.
    Mike JonesSeptember 9
    DJ on Saturday night. There's almost always a wait, but certainly worth it!
  • Marcela S.
    Marcela SaponeSeptember 5
    It's always good - get the sushi specials and skip the rolls. Oysters are insane here (like Maison premiere in NYC). Their miso and seaweed set the bar- go for the esoteric over sake and tuna
  • Colleen S.
    Colleen SheaSeptember 1
    Get the tiger roll and he jumping tuna roll
  • Gio P.
    Gio PeroneAugust 12
    49er rolls
  • Alexander S.
    This Place is outstanding. Great quality Sushi & sashimi. Be there early as they so not make reservations ( opens at 18:00) very crowed but very cool and In athmosphiere!
  • Chris C.
    Chris CamargoAugust 8
    Been here 5+ times
    Get here early! They get really busy after 8pm.
  • Safitri B.
    Hamachi kama
  • Omar S.
    Great food. Just beware the prices, they're different from those shown here (more $)
  • Vivian Z.
    Hot sake and all things yuzu-flavoured
  • Heena K.
    Loved the vegetarian sushi here. Super big portions of 5 pieces. Best part was the dj. The place has such a chilled out vibe. Popular place with long queues.
  • Itir E.
    Itir ErelJuly 6
    Volcano and dragon was perfect. Portions are large. Place is really cozy and prices are very normal.
  • Yas A.
    Yas AbJuly 6
    Go solo if you want to be seated quickly without being wait listed. You can't go wrong with their rolls, my favorite is the Pokemon (mango!) and anything with eel.
    Upvoted Sep 25
  • eifeh s.
    eifeh sJune 30
    Popular basement-floor sushi spot in Lower Nob Hill. Dinner seating starts at 6pm, but line starts by 5:30pm. Rolls are pretty good, but small (5-6 pieces). Big Mama, Pokemon and Dragon were good.
    Upvoted Sep 28
  • Thom N.
    Shashimi is fab, try the yellowfin tuna
  • Kelsey K.
    Been here multiple times, best and reasonable pricing for sushi for SF. Favorite rolls are jumping Unagi and spicy golden gate
  • Gregory S.
    Excellent Food in authentic japaneese kitchen. A must to visit and try the daily menu
  • Zayil V.
    Tried 49ers sushi roll and a sake bomb. Really good!! Definitely will go back to this place in my next visit to San Francisco!!! :)
  • Fabio T.
    Go with the rainbow, great 7 pieces chosen by the chef! Also check the Toro, super fresh!
  • Lucy P.
    Lucy PerryJune 17
    The California rolls and salmon sashimi are delicious
  • Burcu A.
    Sushi was delicious especially crunchy roll.. But we have forgot our starbucks mug there in 2 minutes it was gone 😫
  • Mark M.
    Mark MunroJune 13
    Best late night sushi in SF.
  • Dana M.
    Dana MoyalJune 13
    Got the most terrible indignation after eating dinner at this place. NEVER coming back!!!!
  • Katsunori K.
    Be there before 6:30pm if you don't want to wait.
  • Liliane B.
    Try to sit at the bar to watch the chefs prepare your dish. Sushi very good.😋😋😋
  • Steven C.
    Don't let the dive atmosphere fool you. The food is legit. Sashimi is super fresh! Good vibes all around!
  • Billy J.
    I went on Wednesday at 6:30 and it was pretty busy, by 8 there was a huge line. I got edamame, a seaweed salad and mackerel to start which were all good, but the best part was the jumping tuna roll.
  • Julian E.
    Great food, funky music, lively atmosphere. What's not to like.
  • Tom S.
    Great vibe and amazing sushi. The San Francisco spicy roll is amazing!
  • Heather N.
    Deep fried cheese? You bet! This is a wonderful little basement of sushi heaven. Some great combos found in their sushi rolls including the Pokemon roll... I'll let you ponder on it!
  • Pei 👻 W.
    Get everything! You can't go wrong with the menu.
  • lisa S.
    lisa SApril 30
    The spicy tuna sushi was amazing! And the cocktails are great :)
  • Priscila B.
    Saporo rocks!
  • Elliott C.
    Fantastic Sushi & Sashimi. Highly recommend the Spicy Golden Gate Sushi Roll. Awesome non fussy, chilled and friendly atmosphere!
  • M N.
    M NApril 26
    The music was cheesy and loud. The staff unpleasent...I Don't even know why this place is top rated. Never again...
  • AlfonsoMarcelo R.
    The best sushi in SF!!
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