Hana Japanese Restaurant

4.8
976 Reviews
$50 and over
Japanese
For over 25 years we have had the honor of spreading some of the most traditional Japanese dishes from "izakaya" style bites to a full on sushi bar, the experience at Hana is a bit out of the ordinary but we assure you that the flavor of the food hits home for anyone who has been exposed to real Japanese food culture.

While offering the most extensive sake list & the origin of sake tasting rooms in California, Danny Pitassy - Beverage Director/Sake Sommelier - will present each different sake with it's own unique and distinct flavor notes in a fashion that even as a beginner, you would be able to come up with your own tasting notes the next time around. Most importantly, behind the sushi bar will be chefs that perfected their craft in Tokyo to meticulously translate the Kantō flavors of Chef Owner Ken Tominaga here in Northern California.

KANPAI!
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Sophie13
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was excellent and the service was among the best I have had, highly recommend.

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vipBrianG
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Fresh fish, high quality preparation, consistently good service. Our family eats here 2-3 per month, and we never have been disappointed.

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vipDaveJ
Sacramento
13 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner for Valentine’s Day. We were seated promptly, service was great, food was amazing and the pace was relaxed and allowed us to enjoy the evening. Thank you!

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KevinA
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The best Sushi place by far outside of Japan. Most sushi places have handful of frozen fish and their fatty tuna is not very good. Hana has the best quality and freshest melt in your mouth (literally) fish. Before Covid they would have many special selections such as black throat, Barracuda, and other fishes that were gret to try. Unfortunately with Covid the selection is limited but the quality is still great.

I just cannot say enough good things about Hana. Any other sushi place you may like will not even come close to competing with Hana. But you will pay for the experience and it is very well worth it!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love this place. Hope they make it through all the COVID craziness and will be around a very long time. By far the best Sushi in Sonoma County!

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qsauditor
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was terrific. Service could have been a bit better. It took about 15-20 minutes after we were seated to get the waiter to take our order. Also, the food in the Bento Box was too salty for my taste.

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LivC
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

They did a great job with the new patio space. We were warm and comfortable. The food is always amazing. Our favorite Sake somm was our server and he was fantastic. Great dinner, love Hana.

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vipCindyB
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was cozy and warm and felt very private

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazingly attentive staff and fabulous sushi! 10/10 would go back in a heart beat 👍

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DustinValette
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner! Haha is the best sushi in Sonoma county!

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vipDaveM
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

After all the build up to dine here from friends testimonials about the food and experience being “next level”, I find the food was good but not “best ever” quality and the service was downright atrocious and long long long long long waits. Yes, COVID. But I’d rather not go to your restaurant at all if the best you can do is mediocre.

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maxxratt
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I haven't been here in years. I remember it being top notch then, hoping for the same.

It still is very good. I can't speak to the sushi as we has a couple of apps and a bowl of Udon and Ramen. All were perfect for a chilly evening.

The outdoor seating was spaced apart per Covid 19 sanctions, as well as barriers for other sections that created a cozy atmosphere.

Our host Danny was our server as well. He seemed very happy and proud of what was going on at the restaurant.

While we didn't get sushi the menu had many more items I wanted to try. I can't wait to go back.

It was a great evening out.

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vipluv2dine
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always an amazing experience dining at Hana! The food is exquisite and the menu provides something for everyone, from rare fish from Japan to homier options like the mouthwatering chicken meatballs! Hana dining outdoors is perfect as they have installed wooden walls that separate the tables, with heat lamps above. You will be comfy, cozy dining here even during SIP.

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SSFMOBNICKA
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply the best experience for a birthday date.... It was clean, very professional, and nicely setup. We had a good table to ourselves more than 6ft apart. The waiters/waitresses were all helpful with even the humble chef taking care of us too. They were professional keeping their masks on and tending to our every need. The food was delicious you must try the waygu they just melt in your mouth. The entrees were extraordinary with the chef's choice of sides to compliment the dish even more.. Just an amazing night overall and great experience.. Don't forget to try the dessert well worth it.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved my experience at Hana. Truly great food and friendly staff. A hidden gem! We will be back!!

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vipJackL
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best sushi on the West Coast. KenSan and TakaSan always make sure their guests are taken care of.

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vipVideurFinGourmet
Houston
27 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience4

great sushi dinner, extensive roll choices, perfectly fresh.
They've created an attractive well spaced outdoor space for the times.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The wagyu appetizer was phenomenal. Great selection of rolls and sashimi. The saki recommendations from our hostess were great!

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vipJerryA
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great wine region location, authentic Japanese food and attentive service.

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NelyaS
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall1food2service3ambience3

My husband was sick all night after eating at this restaurant.

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vipJackL
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Due to the wild fires in Napa the ambience was docked one star but still great. Still the best nigiri on the West Coast.

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vipDanaS
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The very best sushi we have ever had. Ever. Super fresh fish, exceptional fish selection and great wine and Sake list. Ken and his team are the best!

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OpenTable Diner
Sacramento
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always an amazing experience

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Everything was perfect but so strange they did not have my reservation that I booked through open table...

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diningduo
Sacramento
3 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food is excellent. All pandemic precautions observed.

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vipluis
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Found this cute speak easy style Japanese restaurant with above average food and acoustics music with nice lighting for ambience. Definitely recommend.

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SammyK
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hana always delivers! They have done a great job adjusting to COVID. Indoor dining felt very safe and the food was outstanding as ever. Outdoor dining also looked nice, with a view of the golf course. Best Japanese restaurant in the Bay Area....will find any excuse to drive up from San Francisco!

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KevinA
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best sushi outside of Japan and as good as many in Japan. Fresh melt in your mouth with variety not the same old 4 fish you get other places.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I feel like I am cheating if I get sushi from somewhere else

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JudiF
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We basically had the bar area to our selves. The waitress was very attentive and recommended some wine. It was our anniversary and it was quiet and lovely dinner.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
60 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

The food is outstanding! Serving old favs and interesting specials (yellow eye snapper) very well. Service was sporadic from good to excellent.

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vipCORN
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Used to come here often. Moved out of the area but gathered with a couple of friends. The wait time for hot sake and drinks was at least 15 min from when we were seated. It was because the sake had to be warmed up... if that were the case why not have hot water ready just for that occasion. Sitting and waiting just to have a drink while waiting for food is not enjoyable. Point of going out with friends is to socialize over drinks and a meal. Other than that it was great as usual.

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HappyRetiree
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was hosting 5 friends for a pre-lecture event at Sonoma State- time was limited to an hour. Normally we would have stayed much longer. It was going to be a light dinner of sushi rolls. I had asked when I made the reservations if I could call that morning to preorder. Before I had a chance to call them, they called me Tuesday morning. I was able to pre-order a couple of appetizers and two rolls - and additional rolls to be brought after we had begun. Two additional rolls were ordered during the evening. The staff was wonderful. And of course the food at Hana is always fantastic. I had not had the Crunchy or the Tokyo rolls before - would definitely have again. My friend the beer fan - raved about the sweet potato beer. Ended up sharing a second with another friend. Another friend who loves sake asked about a dry one...the server brought two over for her to taste before she ordered one of them. (Very sizable tastes). They have an extensive sake list. I was impressed with the value of the wines by the glass. Saying that Hana was an economical dinner for six people, does not sound possible, but the rolls served six. If you plan ahead with rolls it is a great place for a group of 6. Have to admit if left on my own - I would be eating nigiri all night...Truly made my day! Thank you Hana. Great way to start my 75th year. to my delight no one in my party pulled out their phone to take pictures of the food. We just enjoyed it!

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Karin
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Always love coming here. Best Sushi around in Sonoma County. Wish Hana was in Healdsburg so we could go more often!

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vipOpenTable Diner
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Most fresh fish we’ve had in quite some time. Will definitely come back!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best Sushi in the north bay !!

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vipdenaligal
Anchorage
14 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Overpriced for the level of service and the sub-par sushi. Do not order the tuna poke ...it is a pile of spicy tuna, would not return

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vipSusan
San Diego
21 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We celebrated our son's 31st bday at Hana. All of us had the Omekasi. A pricey evening, but lots of fun with amazing dishes, each done beautifully. The best part of the evening was the Sommelier, Danny. He really made the evening for us. He presented a saki paring for each course, explaining why each saki went with what we were about to eat. He gave a brief explanation about each saki as well. He answered all of our questions, and explained some of the dishes we were not sure about. He truly made it a night worth remembering.

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LikeToEat
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, service and ambiance. The best Japanese restaurant north of the Golden Gate Bridge.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great sushi!

FAQs

Hana Japanese Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (707) 586-0270.

Hana Japanese Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 976 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.