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potatoe Jun 3, 2009 06:27 PM

love blowfish but I want to try something new.

Thanks.

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    SFDude Jun 7, 2009 06:21 PM

    I think Kiji's on Guerrero at 22nd (so maybe just on the border of the Mission depending on what map you are using) is excellent. The fish is always fresh and high quality, and the rice has excellent texture. The rolls are creative without being weird. They also do a nice range of non-sushi items -- the vegetable gioza's and shitake miso soup are my favorites. Michelin recomends them, FWIW.

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    Kiji Sushi
    1009 Guerrero St, San Francisco, CA 94110

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      potatoe Jun 6, 2009 12:13 PM

      thanks for the suggestions. my husband and i ended up going to kiji on guererro. and oh my goodness it was so delicious. we had the sashimi sampler which was beautiful and a few different rolls. really sweet service, too.

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        rahir Jun 5, 2009 09:51 AM

        My favorite sushi in all of SF just happens to be in the Mission: Minako, organic and quite delicious sushi and homestyle Japanese. Open Wed-Sun eve. Last tables are sat around 9:00PM.

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        Minako Organic Japanese Restaurant
        2154 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

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          Kristine Jun 5, 2009 09:56 AM

          I have to second Minako, it has been our favorite for years.

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            david kaplan Jun 5, 2009 03:02 PM

            Minako is wonderful. While their sushi is quite good, their best dishes tend to be either Yoko's own creations or traditional homestyle items. Service, albeit loving, can be quite slow, and if you're at all high-maintenance as a diner then you might not enjoy the experience.

            Do not confuse Minako with Cha-ya on Valencia, which serves barely edible vegan Japanese.

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            vagetarian Jun 4, 2009 01:13 PM

            Tokyo Go Go is imo the best sushi in the mission. Make sure to sit at the sushi bar so you can order from the Itamae.

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            Tokyo Go Go
            3174 16th St., San Francisco, CA 94103

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