Welcome to Kushi Tsuru Japanese Restaurant

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Kushi Tsuru (pronounced: Koo-she-tsue-roo) Japanese Restaurant serves a full range of traditional Japanese Cuisine with Western style seating. We offer tables and booths.

Located in the center of the Kintetsu Restaurant Mall in San Francisco's Japan Center, directly across the hall from Benihana.

Traditional and Creative Japanese Cuisine

Our vast menu has many recipes passed on from previous generations combined with inventive sushi creations. Traditional soba or udon noodle dishes, soups, tempura, meat cutlets, seafood dishes, sushi and sashimi, teriyaki dishes, sukiyaki: a variety to satisfy any taste.

Comfortable Dining Experience

Our wood paneled walls and serene Japanese décor offers both table and booth seating. Relax in a family atmosphere and let your imagination guide you through our tempting menu selections as you sip green tea or order sake or refreshing Japanese beers.

A perfect place for a relaxing lunch, afternoon touring Japan Center or dinner before a night out at the movies a few steps away at the Kabuki Theater, or a few blocks from the legendary Fillmore Auditorium concerts, Rassela's or Yoshi's jazz clubs, live Blues, or Soul music at The Boom Boom room and much more.