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Live Sushi Bar

2001 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-5012
+1 415-861-8610
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (15 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
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2001 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-5012
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Been going to Live Sushi for almost 10 years now and can attest that they are consistently delicious! The vibe of this place is good for outings with friends, family, or a date and food focused rather than overly trendy. Favorites are the aji tataki...More

Thank Go_onthe_Go
Reviewed 23 December 2017

I love Sushi so much and I truly enjoy going to live sushi. Only thing I dont like is the really HUGE check at the end!!! L O L

Thank 55Mickey
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Incredible selection of fresh fish. Plates served artistically and so delicious . Nothing to sneeze at decor wise but food is worth the trip.

Thank WindsorBelle
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I live locally and this is my favorite sushi place in the city. The food is right, the price is right. They have a lot of delicious veggie rolls in addition to an extensive sushi menu. I’ve never had to wait too long. They’re open...More

Thank Tessa J
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I stopped by here because it was pretty much the only place nearby; lucky choice! I sat at the bar, asked the chef for omakase, and let him go to town. Two plates of sashimi (one of shellfish, one of fish), two sets of sushi,...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Swung by on a friday evening around 8.15pm. Once seated, it took us a while to be served (10-15mins). I had to ask a couple of times for a server. Finally, we ordered 2 Miso (which came pretty quickly) and then 3 rolls. 50 minutes...More

Thank katherine m
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I have been to Live Sushi over 10 times in the past year. It is the #1 Sushi restaurant in San Francisco. The Sushi is fresh. Ask about the various Salmon in stock and let the Sushi chef select the style for you. They will...More

Thank Mari M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

From what they said, it was mostly an order out type of thing. WHICH WAS GREAT! BECAUSE, we were the only ones in there! Of course, the service was excellent! But, I couldn't imagine it any other way. The fish was to extremely fresh and...More

Thank Luvsalot
Reviewed 10 March 2017

It's tough to separate yourselves from the pack, especially when it comes to sushi in SF. There are not many elements to sushi, however IMO, Live does the important things great; rice and fresh fish. We had an assortment of sake, hamachi, toro, unagi, raw...More

Thank Jason563
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Our waitress was the best! We told us to bring her favorites, and one after another, it was something new, different, and DELICIOUS!!

Thank JennRosenblatt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2001 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-5012
  • Public Transportation: Bus Routes 22 27 9
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-861-8610
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