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Hotei - CLOSED

1290 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2307
+1 415-753-6045
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good48%
  • Average28%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
24 Sep 2014
“So sad that it closed.”
9 Aug 2014
“Best Noodle shop”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Soups
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1290 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2307
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Reviewed 24 September 2014

I used to live in the area. This was my go to place for comfort food. I planned to go back, but I missed it by a month. Don't bother with Ebisu. When I went there it was nasty! Plenty of great restaurants nearby like:...More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We went there on a friend recommendation. It is across the street from the Golden Gate park. The ramen dishes are amazing. Don't miss it if in San Francisco. Sadly, it will close at the end of August. the owners seem to be retiring. Thank...More

Thank Mina50952
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

My brother is quite the culinary detective. He knows all the good places in SF to eat, and this was one of his top picks for sushi. It was busy, but not overly crowded, which was fabulous. We didn't have to wait long to be...More

Thank TrinityDiodore
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Ate at Hotei in early March 2014. Was surprised how small the place was. Loved the atmosphere. Was pleasantly surprised by the miso soup (never had it before). It was very good. Ordered the pot stickers which was also very good. They are well known...More

Thank drwofan41
Reviewed 18 April 2014

I used to live in this neighborhood and loved Hotei, particularly their tsukimi udon. THe ika fry is also very good. One of the main draws of this place is that you can get sushi from Ebisu across the street (has the same owners) without...More

Thank Retinol13
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Went there for work with my colleague who spent significant time in Japan. He loved Hotei's authentic vibe. We had the dish with chicken and eggs mixed in with rice and we both enjoyed it. Our waitress, from Japan, was a ton of fun, and...More

Thank BeeNBoo
Reviewed 11 November 2012

We wanted a quick place for a light dinner, and found this. Pretty good sushi and veg Gyoza. Good service. Not sure if I would recommend going out of your way for this.

Thank MrPickwick
Reviewed 11 August 2012

Nice fresh ramen noodles and savory broth. Tempura was nice and light. Good option to fuel up before or after the science museum.

Thank kujdi88
Reviewed 25 April 2012

Great stop on the way to the Golden Gate Park. Had a roll and some yakisoba. Food tasted good and price was fairly reasonable for portion size. Didn't feel super authentic Japanese, but it was tasty.

Thank Onesmallrat
Reviewed 16 March 2012

Not very good but just O.K. Restaurant Katsdon was good but miso ramen was salty

Thank Sammy_in_SF
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  • Address: 1290 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2307
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Sunset
  • Neighbourhood: Sunset
  • Phone Number: +1 415-753-6045
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