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Katana-Ya Restaurant - CLOSED

347 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108-3611
+1 415-989-3245
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good60%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
6 Oct 2013
“Tasty ramen, good value”
26 Feb 2013
“Average ramen. Big portion”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Asian, Soups
347 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108-3611
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

We had lunch here one day while shopping in SF - this tiny place is in a pretty central location, and we went early to beat the lunch rush. Got a tight table by the window, service was average, but the ramen was very tasty...More

Thank Travelbag2013
Reviewed 27 February 2013

I think the ramen is okay. Everything is average and good enough to satisfy you if you have a ramen craving. The noodle that they use isn't really authentic and a bit mushy. The egg is also not soft-boiled egg. I probably won't be back...More

Thank MustLoveTruffle
Reviewed 24 September 2012

We had the Katana-Ya ramen with Miso broth and it was deliciously filling! Fried chicken, great noodles, pork, everything in one bowl makes this option very affordable, especially for San Fran. We had to wait aboout 15 minutes on a Tuesday night but it was...More

Thank VanessaPi3
Reviewed 14 July 2012

Try the spicy tofu ramen (think perfectly-cooked ramen noodles + kimchi chige + miso broth) = so good! Would be perfect on a cold day! My husband had the katana-ya ramen and we both agreed the spicy kick of the tofu ramen was better. Typical...More

Thank tacotacotaco
Reviewed 13 July 2012 via mobile

After waiting in the cold for 30 mins outside the restaurant I finally got in for the lunch rush! Ordered BBQ pork ramen with spice....yum yum yum!

Thank Camnicsydney
Reviewed 10 July 2012

I had looked up ramen restaurants in San Fran before our trip as my husband and I are both big fans. Katana-Ya was consistently rated at the top and now I know why!Although we had to wait about 40 minutes for a table (restaurant only...More

1  Thank Mizzen16
Reviewed 21 June 2012

We're staying at the Westin on Market Street and a waiter in the bar suggested Katanaya Ramen since he was Asian we decided to go and eat at the restaurant. The walk was nice and the hotel is in a great spot. The restaurant in...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 14 June 2012

The ramen is as great as everyone else says it is, and good value also. Service was quick and friendly. The place is tiny though, and I was quite lucky to get a seat at the bar in the middle of the lunchtime rush. Probably...More

Thank dsmetcalfe
Reviewed 11 December 2011

Best Ramen in the city. Tanpopo is not even close So i strolled in at 11.30a on a Tuesday and there were 6 people in the restaurant and plenty of seats. When i left around Noon, the restaurant was still more than half empty. I...More

1  Thank jocelynlee
Reviewed 4 November 2011

Wowed by its Ramen Noodle (popular dish): the one that has everything: roast pork, egg, Gyoza and it's rich, flavorful broth.

1  Thank Cui-Li
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 347 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108-3611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-989-3245
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