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NIHON

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PRICE RANGE
US$ 21 - US$ 30
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Pub
Meals
Dinner

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Menu

PANINI
All of our sandwiches are made with the toppest ingredients and served on LoCoco's home-made bread. Add a side salad to all sandwiches and paninis for $3
$11.0
Caprese
basil pistachio pesto, fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil, evoo, 18 year balsamic
$11.0
Chicken
lightly breaded baked chicken breast, roasted bell pepper spread, provolone, tomato, greens
$11.0
Steak
thinly sliced tri-tip, sauteed onions, mascarpone, black pepper, tomato, greens, evoo
$11.0
Carnitas
Almond poblano spread, carnitas, Oaxaca cheese, avocado, mixed greens, homemade jalapeno salsa, pickled onions
$11.0
Amphora
butternut squash, ricotta, toasted pine nuts, cracked black pepper, balsamic mustard vinaigrette, greens
$11.0
Prosciutto
prosciutto di Parma, ricotta, cracked black pepper, evoo, 18 year balsamic, seasonal fruits, tomato, greens
SALADS
Our salads are proudly prepared with Amphora Nueva's ultra-premium olive oil and vinegars
$13.0
Pink Onion
organic mixed greens, goat cheese, toasted pecans, currants, fresh fruit, blood orange vinaigrette
DRINKS
WINES ON TAP
$9 glass; $18 1/2l; $35 1l
WHITES
2015 Rickshaw Chardonnay
2015 Verdad Winery Alboriño
2015 Bodkins "Hotspur" Rose of Syrah Reds
REDS
2015 Rockwall Zin
2015 Dancing Cayote Petit Sirah
2015 Rickshaw Pinot Noir
BEERS
$6.0
Heineken
$7.0
Sculpin Grapefruit
$7.0
Allagash White
$6.0
Prima Pils
$7.0
Heretic Chocolate Hazelnut Porter
$6.0
Kostrizer Black
$6.0
Lagunitas - Aunt Sally
$6.0
Lagunitas - 12th of Never
$6.0
Guinness
$7.0
Standard Deviant Smoked Kolsch
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Reviewed 9 January 2019

Wanted to try Nihon Whisky lounge because of their wide selection of hard to find Japanese whiskies. We arrived at 6:00 pm (during happy hour that ends at 7:00pm). Many food items are 50% off during happy hour. We tried their sushi, skewers, rolls, hand...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Brad L
Reviewed 29 September 2018

During a visit to San Fran, my wife and I stopped here after checking out a viewing of Lost in Translation at Roxie Theatre. We were in the mood for some good Japanese whisky and Nihon had several to choose from. Nice, relaxing bar with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank marcridesbikes
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I know my Whisky. That being said, it still took me over 10 minutes to peruse the best Whisky collection in San Francisco. I see people eating here, and my advice would be: grab a drink first and enjoy the lounge. You may never make...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank FBIAgent
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I went to Nihon to meet a friend/business acquaintance for a drink. I am by no means a whisky drinker so upon arriving I felt a bit disappointed & unsure of what to order. To my surprise the bartenders were extremely knowledgeable about all types...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 19 February 2017

If you happen to like whiskey or scotch, this should be on your "must visit" list when in San Fransisco. Walking in you will notice an entire wall filled with whiskey and scotches from all over the world. While it can be a little overwhelming,...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Staff61
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately paying more than you should has become a way of life in San Francisco. Somehow Nihon takes that proposition to an entirely different level. As many of the other reviews indicate, Nihon is wildly overpriced, with bottles of Sake starting at $80 (and soaring...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank David M
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Good atmosphere, cool bar and whiskey display. Great people watching place. The service was ok and so was the food but overall it's eye wateringly over-priced!

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank helentr
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This lounge is situated in a not so popular area of San Fran (a couple of blocks away from Tenderloin). The place is quite cool with a large selection of whiskeys and other drinks. Food was good, even though the service left much to be...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank gilbertc724
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Visited after hearing about this place from friends. Full name was Nihon Whisky Lounge but I think it's s little confused between food or whisky. The whisky range was definitely good by typical bar standards. However expect only the typical popular selections. They had a...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank SometimesFlyer
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We went there with friends because they have pretty good happy hours deals. They have some meals and drinks on happy hour discount what is a pretty good deal. We didn't know that the beer is not included in HH and we ended up paying...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank 755idm
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