Otoro Sushi

4.7
728 Reviews
$30 and under
Japanese
Otoro Sushi is a hidden gem in the Hayes Valley. Our sushi experts will go to great lengths to bring you the freshest ingredients to offer San Francisco Bay Area patrons Japan"s best traditional sushi and tapas. Otoro Sushi is perfect for small groups and also has a wonderful sake and wine selection.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 728 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.3
ambience
4.3
value
Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Outdoor seating is cute but smells bad. Food and service was great! The yuzu sake was so tasty

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vipCharlesH
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food great variety great gear service great price point

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JudithC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really great sushi. Like to go before the symphony.

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MrDodgy
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

There was a special, seared salmon, on a scallop, on a slice of cucumber. This was very good, but the seared salmon was utterly exceptional.

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vipKent
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have always enjoyed everything about Otoro. Our first dine-in choice after pandemic.

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SantiR
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An amazing restaurant with great customer service and wonderful custom rolls.

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MicheleHD
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Get the pork belly! You won't be sorry. This was our first visit and we sat outside. All of the staff was masked, courteous, and efficient. Our food was delicious and a good value. We will definitely be back!

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JEMB
San Francisco
36 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been coming here for a few years. The food is delicious and creative and the staff friendly and attentive. Since we don't live in SF, we had not been here since last year due to the closure of the symphony season. We were very glad to be back and also to experience outdoor dining here for the first time.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Host was strange about a couple wanting a table between them and other guests be left unseated. Seems strange for such a small restaurant to lose a whole table of business to accommodate a random couple, but won’t be returning because of this. Food was decent. Service was acceptable.

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Cheetah
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great local neighborhood sushi spot. Clean, fresh fish, and very kind and attentive staff. It's reliable and delicious. I usually go for two rolls, and 7-10 nigiri pieces (for two people). Highly recommend, perfect spot pre-opera or pre-symphony

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TiffanyB
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was fresh and well prepared. Loved everything about this restaurant. Will definitely come back.

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Andrew
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience2

I went here 5 years ago and it was amazing but in my recent visit, I was hoping it would be the same but it sadly wasn’t. The food was very bland, expensive and definitely not worth the money. The fried dishes tasted as if they were cooked in old oil and were very soggy. Sad to see the quality dip so much for this once good spot.

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vipNY2CA
San Francisco
38 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Booked and secured a good table last minute while in SF. Tasty dishes at reasonable cost.

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StephK
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really good quality sushi, used to go there 5 years ago and the quality is still as good as it used to be if not better.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went here for a girls date night! We had a great time, the food is amazing!! The ambience was nice and so was the service!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
185 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This restaurant is a family favorite. Everyone (2 teens, one vegetarian) always leaves happy. So glad it survived.

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SusanW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent sushi & great service. Friendly and accommodating.

JL
vipJLBSLTN
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful ambiance and food for my son ‘s birthday celebration

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OpenTable Diner
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best sushi in s f

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vipHendersontherainking
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best sushi in SF. Great owner and staff. This is our go to place for sushi.

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LeahR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great meal for a good price! Will definitely go back

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neighborx
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good rolls. Creative and fresh. Sake recommendation was solid and the Japanese beer was cold. Appetizer Tataki was weak. Over cooked fish and a mound of onions buried the dish. Waitstaff was friendly and getting back to pre-COVID feel.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very good overall - food was high quality, service was impeccable — I’d definitely come here again!

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debo
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were blown away by the excellence.
What a great FAther's Day!

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vipHendersontherainking
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous as always.

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RichardH
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent menu and service for a pre-SFSymphony light dinner, and only a few blocks from Davies Hall.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Ordered off of the “Chefs Specials List”. Good taste but left hungry.

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CoryC
Anchorage
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food with traditional names, but unique spins on those common dishes made me do a few double takes of a much-needed surprise after such a long break from a good dining experience due to covid. The service was exceptional even when the place was packed both indoors and outdoors. My date was equally impressed and happy with this new and soon to dine in again place. Our food took just a tad longer than normal to get to us but being that the place was full to the brim with patrons, I would never hold this against the back-breaking and talented kitchen staff.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

I am looking for small sushi bar. They are mid size.

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dede
San Diego
10 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Great service an exceptional fish. Some decor(tables & chairs) look beat up and the place could be spruced up to make it better,

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yogablu
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This is a wonderful sushi restaurant. I like the vibe a lot. They play excellent music. And the owner is there on site which I really like. The place was packed and everyone seem to be having a good time. The dishes are pretty good too!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Good sushi!

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vipColtonW
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love Otoro! Jimmy always takes great care of me and my party and the food is always fantastic.

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ChrisL
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great, very fresh. Service was terrific. 10/10

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AimeeG
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was so fresh and our waiter Maxine was the best ever.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great experience, service was great, environment was calm and the waiters were super nice and the food was delicious!

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Otoro is the best! For years, this has been my go-to sushi place in SF. Fresh fish, good service, great atmosphere. Highly recommend!

MJ
vipMJLD
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Our food was delicious! We will definitely return!

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Lokitrickster
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sushi is always a fave date for the boyfriend, and otoro did not disappoint. The edemame was super fresh and still steaming when delivered. The tofu in dashi was delicate and flavorful. The rolls were great combos, and I love a good soft shell crab roll. Otoro’s was well-made as it didn’t fall apart when dipping in soy sauce.

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John
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience4

While the food was slow to arrive and dishes spaced out quite a bit, the wait staff was good. Several dishes were saltier than I'm used to for Japanese food and rolls in particular.

FAQs

Otoro Sushi does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Otoro Sushi also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (415) 553-3986.

Otoro Sushi is rated 4.7 stars by 728 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.