Okane

4.6
200 reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese
Okane specializes in izakaya and sushi, providing the Bay Area with an engaging new dining and drinking option that affords guests one of the City’s most authentic Japanese izakaya experiences with an emphasis on traditional dishes.
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SV
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it. Thank you. I’ll definitely be back again.

OT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 2ambience 5

Took forever to get our food. Like over 30 min to get the first item after we ordered. They did bring us complimentary lotus chips due to the delay. Food is really good though!

K
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Service was excellent! Food was great but a little expensive.

H
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the fresh sushi and the waitress was so knowledgeable!

RM
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very good Japanese food. Japanese restaurant owner and chef Japanese ( not Chinese).

Excellent udon and dashi.

M
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot. Great service!!!

AB
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We just love Okane. Always great everything- service, freshness of food and creativity of the chefs.

d
San Francisco
29 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Exceptional quality sushi. Not busy on a Monday night. Servers will make suggestions if desired. Street parking can be difficult.

e
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The sushi is the real deal- I think the sushi chef was properly trained and knows how to cut the fish and present it well. Melt in mouth deliciousness.

JU
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Had various sashimi to start- of note, hirame was particularly good, salmon was just meh. The hand roll with salmon skin, uni & ikura was stellar. Could have eaten another 4-6 of those alone!!
The salmon & ikura ochazuke as the last item (“shime”) was perfect. We ordered two but the waitress placed only one order by mistake. Ultimately it was fine for the two us to split it but this item also, i would’ve totally enjoyed had I been given a full serving.

CS
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our go-to for excellent sushi

a
New York Area
46 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

The girls working tonight were off. They need to be trained. Been there and at Omakase many times, but will not return. Nigiri was as disgusting as the amateur service. You have failed.

OT
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Great food, service was just ok.

OT
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 2

Wanted a decent and tasty Japanese lunch near my athletic club in SOMA. Checked Michelin rated ones and Okane review looked to be a go. It was 1:15 and only a few tables were already served. I ordered nigiri: amaebi and asked if they fried the head which they do; unagi and maguro. All served together except the fried amaebi head. The sushi su and rise was very good. The maguro didn’t have much flavor; the unagi was delicious ; and the amaebi was somewhat mushy. The amaebi deep fried head was oerfectly prepared. I was still hungry so I ordered a Okane temaki ( shiso, salmon skin, salmon roe, spicy maguro) which was a very very small serving. I was still hungry but knew it would be excessively expensive to order anymore so I stopped. While I was still eating and chewing my food, the white waitress starting removing my plates in front of me!! I tilde her I am not finished as still had shoga to eat. I was in disbelief that she didn’t bother to let me finish my meal at this overpriced place. It was so so rude! 6 small nigiri pieces was $29 and the small temaki was $11! $40 and I was only 1/3 full.. $50 plus with tax, health tax and tip!

Very small servings, pricey and they din’t let you finish your meal without intruding on your dining space! And no one was there!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I’m vegan and they always have delicious vegan options.

t
Detroit
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

very good sushi spot for nigiris. The rolls are also good but I would recommend for people looking for good sashimi or nigiri pieces. Rice was well seasoned and the fish were fresh.

H
Austin
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

The sushi was expensive for the quality. This place is OK, but you can get better fish for less elsewhere.

AW
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food. Great selection of Sake. Service was wonderful. Staff knowledge of fish and dishes was spot on. Music selection wasn’t my favorite but overall it was a great experience.

FB
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Greatest sushi anywhere except maybe right next door. 🥰

OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 2ambience 4

Food’s good. Prices are reasonable. Please improve your service

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 2

Mother's day brunch was not great.

LL
London
5 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The fatty tuna is exquisite. So fresh and just melts in your mouth.

J
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

The roll was delicious, the sashimi a bit overpriced. It took very long for the food to come. And there is no explanation nor anything offered while waiting for the ordered food to arrive.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and the food is amazing!!

AB
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently delicious and great service.

SB
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Lunch at Okane was a wonderful experience. As a solo diner, sometimes ordering sushi can be complicated, because you want to try so many things, yet most things come in sets of 2 or 5 (appetizers, sushi/sashimi, etc.). At Okane, they were happy to accomodate me and adjust the serving sizes so I could try multiple menu items in smaller size portions. The highlights of my meal were the fresh ikura (salmon roe) nigiri, the sea urchin (both from Hokkaido (Japan) and Santa Barbara) nigiri, and the Salmon Aburi with Avocado appetizer (a la carte menu). Service was top notch and the food was fresh and delicious. Thanks Okane!

AV
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Server was way so soft spoken. Never checked up on us either unfortunately but may have also been the owner? Sushi was outstanding however.

J
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Always great there. Fish is fantastic. Try sake-glazed cod!

GR
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I enjoy Okabe. The food is very good, and the staff is very informative and helpful.

ML
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always fresh, always delicious! Fantastic friendly wait staff!

JL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I come here all of the time. We love everything about it.

GR
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 5

Very disappointing experience at Okane this time. We come here all the time and the food is always superb, but it wasn't this time. Our nigiri was over seasoned, tofu was cold and the service was terrible. Because we are regulars, we will come back and really hope that we will have our normal amazing experience.

AA
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great spot. Great people working there. Food was thoughtful and delicious. I understand margins and food cost, it was a little more expensive than I had thought but I understand why. Would certainly go again. Great meal.

J
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great, as always. The food is superb, both cooked and sushi.

AL
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

lovely place. Okane is our favorite place to go for sushi.

SM
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

Overall it was an okay experience. Drinks took about 30 minutes to get to the table and our order was not placed so we waited over and hour for any food. However, the staff was very apologetic about the situation and comped our meal. Food, once received was good, but not a great first impression with service and the price we could have paid for food and drink.

CS
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place for sushi and other small Japanese dishes

HE
London
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and friendly service. Decor and ambience are nice, and makes a relaxing setting for lunch.

OT
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Came here as a party of four and had a great experience. Food was good and seating was comfortable.

MA
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love Okane! It's my favorite sushi spot in San Francisco.

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