GUIDE: San Francisco

Rad Japanese

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    Chotto

    3317 Steiner St.

    Marina

    Cuisine: Japanese

    $$$

    SF Weekly loves Chotto's menu of three-bite dishes and calls the restaurant a “smoldering beauty in the Marina.” We agree. READ REVIEW

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    Delica Sushi Bar

    1 Ferry Building, Shop 45

    Embarcadero

    Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

    $$$

    “Devotees of the lush, California-inspired Japanese food to go at Delica ... will be ecstatic to learn that Delica serves sushi at tables in the evenings.”—San Francisco Examiner READ REVIEW

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    Izakaya Yuzuki

    598 Guerrero St.

    Mission

    Cuisine: Japanese

    $

    Izakaya Yuzuki is a spare spot where the delicate food is as artful as an ikebana arrangement. READ REVIEW

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    Nabe

    1325 9th Ave.

    Sunset

    Cuisine: Japanese

    $$$

    Sibling restaurateurs Hilwin and Hubert Wong showcase comforting hot pots of Japanese stew at Nabe in the Inner Sunset. READ REVIEW

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    Roku

    1819 Market St.

    Hayes Valley

    Cuisine: Japanese

    $

    Owner Jay Hamada, who also operates the JapaCurry lunch truck, injects the flavors of home into signature dishes like chicken nanbam, a third cousin of fish and chips. READ REVIEW

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    Skool

    1725 Alameda St.

    Design District

    Cuisine: Asian, Californian, Japanese, New American, Seafood

    $$

    The San Francisco Chronicle says Skool manages to “deliver a solid menu amid a compelling design.” READ REVIEW


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