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14 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Late-night Find

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At Ssisso in San Francisco, be prepared for a hot new take on Korean food. Combining traditional Korean cooking with the innovative flair of Korean street food, Ssisso offers clean presentation using the freshest ingredients, making a visit an exploration of new meets old. Noodles, hot pots and Korean-style BBQ means there’s something on the menu for everyone’s taste. Try starters like tofu fry or bulgogi salad, or a budaejjigae hot pot to share with the whole table.

Emphasizing the fresh ingredients of Northern California with the Korean love of all things spicy, dinners in the Bay Area will not want to miss a trip to Ssisso.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Korean, Contemporary Korean
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Daily 11:30am-5:00pm

Dinner: Su-Th 5:00pm-10:00pm

Dinner: F-Sa 5:00pm-12:00am
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Phone number
(415) 441-1522
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Cross street
Buchanan and Post St.
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Parking details
Japan Center Main Garage
1610 Geary Boulevard
San Francisco, CA 94115
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
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3.7based on all time ratings
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on September 9, 2014

Always a great adventure when I come here! Janet and her staff are wonderful! The food is delicious and the portions are huge! Great for groups and parties! Definitely will be back soon!

5.0Dined on August 7, 2014

Excellent! Food was delicious and service, on point!

4.0Dined on August 2, 2014

went here for my birthday dinner with about 9 or so guests. food was good and inexpensive. drinks were good but no hard alcohol. everything made with sake (cocktails). service was decent but forgot some drinks often and didn't check in with us as much as you'd expect w/ a large group. the lighting is too bright. overall, it was fun, but could use some improvement.

1.0Dined on July 19, 2014

Was seated for over 20 minutes with no service - finally had to flag down a server to ask if we could order food. The order did come out fairly quickly and was okay.

4.0Dined on June 28, 2014

We decided to try this place for the first time. It was a great dining experience for all four of us. We each said we would definitely return.

The potions are very generous (two could easily split a single meal). Very tasty! Highly recommend this place if you're after Korean BBQ.

4.0Dined on June 9, 2014

Honey shrimp and potsticker appetizers were delicious and a good size, very shareable for 4 people. The dolsot bibimbap was also very good, why would you get it in a regular bowl when you could get it in a dolsot?! I will be back, I am curious about the beer tower but I need to round up more people to share it with me first!

5.0Dined on May 31, 2014

Quick service and tons of food. Their wings and kimchi fried rice are the best! And a new fave - shrimp salad with black miso dressing!

4.0Dined on May 11, 2014

Great choice of food, but definitely loved the bibimbap.

4.0Dined on May 5, 2014

This is one of the few Korean restaurants in the east part of the city. The galbi was a little too fatty, but the soontofu was amazing. They charge $1 extra for an egg whereas Korean restaurants in LA give it for free. Overall, the ambiance and service were great. I will definitely be coming back if I am craving Korean food again.

1.0Dined on May 2, 2014

The food was remarkably awful and inedible don't go here!

4.0Dined on April 11, 2014

Went here with out of town visitors in the mood for Yakiniku. Their chicken wings were great, a bit spicy. The kalbi was well-seasoned, although with more gristle than I'd like. Would also recommend the kim chee fried rice. Mango soju cocktail awesome. Bulgogi also well seasoned but on gristly side. The food was brought out very promptly (especially for a Saturday night). They cooked the meats and brought it to the table (rather than cooking at the table), which was fine cos who wants to smell like BBQ when going out?

4.0Dined on March 25, 2014

Not having any experience with Korean food, we were happy to find a place close to the office with good reviews. We had a wonderful experience, mostly due to our fabulous greeter/waiter, Albert. I had called that we were running late, and due to it being on a weeknight, he said no problem. He greeted us at the door when we walked in, then proceeded to walk us thru the menu, Korean beer options, & portion sizes. Everything he recommended was wonderful. He was spot on about NOT ordering too many dishes since they are huge portions. We got one salad, one appetizer (chicken wings were great) & 2 "entrees" all shared between 4 people. And there was food left over since the portions are so large. Albert, thank you for a great experience.

4.0Dined on February 27, 2014

We went a group of 6. The service was really good and the food was awesome, and quite big portions.

4.0Dined on January 31, 2014

i searched on yelp for a restaurant in a particular geographic area (near fillmore and Geary) and this was one of the few that had 4 stars. It may have been the only one in this category to have 2 vs. 3 or 4 $ signs. We all enjoyed the food. The portions were generous. The dishes of kim chee etc that they provide to the table before the meal were refilled several times. Overall we were pleased.