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Naked Fish

4.7
29 reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese

Naked Fish is located on Chestnut Street in San Francisco, California, and offers an extensive menu of soups, salads and sushi rolls. The large menu offers a wide variety of fish, beef, chicken, and vegetarian dishes such as hamachi kama, beef teriyaki, naked lettuce cup, and wakame salad.

In addition to classic Japanese dishes, Naked Fish offers many popular signature rolls such as the autumn delight roll, the snow whole roll, and the Tokyo breeze roll. It even offers classic Japanese desserts such as mochi, green tea ice cream, and black sesame ice cream. Naked Fish has proven to be an excellent place to bring your friends and family if you are looking for a great place to eat in the San Francisco area.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM, Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30 PM - 10:00 PM, Friday - Saturday: 4:30 PM - 11:00 PM, Sunday: 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM.
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Phone number
(415) 771-1168
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AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Michael Foong
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Cross street
Steiner
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Happy Hour, Takeout, Wine
What 29 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.1
service
4.0
ambience
4.2
value
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AmirSFO (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Dinner with my 8 yr old; she loved the cucumber sushi but not so much the grilled chicken

My assortment of sushi was excellent for the price

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vipKateP (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on November 17, 2017

Great for groups.

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vipLaura (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on September 3, 2017

We got a last minute reservation on a busy Sunday night and found a parking space on Chestnut! Food and service was good. Will come back.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on August 25, 2017

I love the happy hour here (everyday 4:30-6:30). The service is amazing and they are so friendly and attentive. They come by before it ends to make sure you don't want to add anything else before the price changes. Love the crunchy California rolls! And the rainbow roll and California rolls! The warm saki is $4 and it was every bit worth it. Not too busy and quiet enough to hold a conversation and catch up with friends. We got there early and they seated us right away.

Only negative - there were a few gnats flying around.

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OpenTable Diner (Tahoe)
1.0  Dined on August 5, 2017

Awful food and poor service and didn't get one item we ordered.

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Stefan (Hamburg Area)
2.0  Dined on July 21, 2017

Sushi is very good, but people drinking shots and screaming make a terrible noise and ruin the dining experience

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on May 19, 2017

Good food but didn't like being charged for a refill on a fountain-drawn Coke.

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vipGoodSushi (New England)
3.0  Dined on April 10, 2017

Fresh, good but they"forgot" half our order and the wait once we raised the issue was too long.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2017

Our meal at Naked Fish was very good. They had some interesting menu items, and everything we ordered was good. I can't rate the items we ordered on a level with similarly priced sushi places in LA (with which I'm more familiar). But it was definitely a place we would eat again.

We came on Valentines day, which might be their busiest day of the year. So our food took a while in coming. But the waiters were very gracious and did their best to get our meal out as quickly as possible.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 21, 2017

I made a reservation here for a group of 8. They easily accommodated our group size with a nice table in the back. They took our drink order pretty fast but took awhile to come back to take our order for food. Once they did the service was fast and the food was great! All the rolls were good sized and really delicious.

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Dziadziu (Detroit)
4.0  Dined on January 11, 2017

I loved the BBQ albacore. The sushi rolls were great. Wait staff was attentive. I am not fond of sushi as my sole diner option but my family loves it so we came here. I had miso soup and beef teriyaki and was highly satisfied with the meal. Was appreciative that the hostess seated us in a place that I could hear the table conversations

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Lauren (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 8, 2017

This place was so good! We were visiting from NJ and went here for my boyfriends birthday. It was near our hotel and right on Chestnut so we could go get some drinks after as well. Naked Fish was such a great place! Food was amazing, Im still thinking about the hamachi carpachio I had as well as the rolls. My bfs food was also amazing. He got the seafood tacos as an app and we were shocked by how huge they were. Service was great, food came out so quickly. Everyone was very friendly. I def recommend this place

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vipComfortFoodie (Salt Lake City)
5.0  Dined on November 5, 2016

Not only the best sushi in SLC but also all of the tapas style appetizers that I have tried have been outstanding. The only negative is the atmosphere which is cold and stark (as opposed to Takashi which is not nearly as good but is always bustling and has a great ambience).

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vipRachelG (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on November 21, 2015

Some friends were in town from San Jose for a quick lunch so I made reservations at Naked Fish so they could see Chestnut Street but eat somewhere we didn't have to yell at each other to catch up. Meal was very reasonably priced and the ambiance was great, I think we made most of the noise to be honest. Great wine selection and everything from the Poke to rolls were yummy. We will likely be back!

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underwhelming (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on November 20, 2015

No wonder they were the only restaurant available on a Friday night, three hours before the reservation time. Food was subpar, service was even less accommodating, and the price didn't match what we received at all. Won't be back.

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indiestace (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on September 12, 2015

First of all, this place gets LOUD at night when big groups arrive to share lots of excellent sushi. If you can handle the noise level, don't be shy. Beer & wine is either reasonable or actually CHEAP, which is lovely. We stayed away from sake cocktails, started with miso soup & edamame, and proceeded to devour 8-10 rolls (a party of five). Each was wonderful, except there was one we didn't love (the Red Caterpillar, only because the sauce on top reminded us too much of ketchup). Our faves were the Naked Fish Roll, the Godzilla, the Marina Angel, and the Fire Cracker Balls. I can't wait to go back!

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FIRSTDATE (Miami)
3.0  Dined on June 2, 2015

Made reservations for 7pm, got there early, they did not check for reservations for a table instead asked if we wanted to sit at the bar.
Ordered beer and came within 5 min, then placed 4 dishes of sushi and waited almost 45 min to arrive. The 2 tables on each side came in after us and had larger orders and 2 extra people yet were mostly done eating when I got up to ask what happened to our order.

Since this was our first date, it was a little embarassing expecting more professionalism.

I would come back, but not immediately since the food was well prepared. We actually decided
to go somewhere else for dessert in fear of waiting again.

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vipNikiL (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on March 19, 2015

Love getting edamame when you first walk in. The wakame salad was delicious as well as all the following dishes. My favorite is the 49ers roll with crab, salmon and a thin slice of lemon on top. I would go back for that roll alone! Also recommend the veggie pot stickers. Yum!

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OpenTable Diner (Yosemite)
2.0  Dined on January 31, 2014

I would not return to this establishment. The sushi was uninspired. The place itself is run down.

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vipMike (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2014

Reasonably priced and very fresh fish. Staff is very friendly and helpful. I also enjoy sitting at the sushi bar and chatting with the sushi chef. With 5+ sushi options in the area, this is my go to.

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