We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Maru Sushi

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Union Square
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
529 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94108-3805
+1 415-393-9911
Website
Today
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

331 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 243: English reviews
Tustin, California
Level Contributor
475 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 440 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time dining here; came with a friend of mine who recommended it as more for locals than tourists (I'm the latter). Overall, it was a decent meal for an okay price: two bento dinners, one nato maki and two cokes = $52 before tip. The food was fairly tasty and I had enough to eat without being stuffed. No... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jim L
Santa Rosa, California
Level Contributor
38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Union Square or on Nob Hill, worth eating here. Very nice staff, delicious sushi and udon bowls. Yummy Lava cake. Good for families, alone or a group. Only cons- no kid chopsticks, and the tea is just a tea bag in a cup.

Helpful?
Thank J-mom-of-three
Warsaw, Poland
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The sushi rolls are fairly decent however they use surimi crab stick heavily in almost every roll as a cheap filler (a real Japanese restaurant would never use surimi in the first place) and considering the ingredients, prices are quite high. The deco is rather old but I guess this is common in this area. I would suggest there are... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank saincontact
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you like sushi or other Japanese food this is a good choice. Near Union Square and close to theaters. Good service and a large selection.

Helpful?
Thank tomdJ5012PX
Brasilien
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The sushi is good and the space ok. Service was a disappointment. Stressed waiter having little time for taking order, almost rude.

Helpful?
Thank Jan B
Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

i've had a great lunch here, friendly people looking after you and a big choice on the menu. Prepared in an open kitchen

Helpful?
Thank coto113
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The rolls (dragon roll & lion king roll) and the edamames where delicious. We ordered an appetizer that I did not like very much but my husband did. I would definitely come back.

Helpful?
Thank Erika R
Colchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stummbled over this Sushi Bar just because it was near our hotel and went there twice it was so good. The Sushi here is amazing, particualalry the Tuna sashimi and nigiri. I have never had so much fish covering my rice !!! The soft shell crab hand roll was out of this world. The set menu sushi seemed to... More 

Helpful?
Thank AndyLargey
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I spent 6 years in Japan when I was in my 20s and when I tasted the miso soup I was transported back there again. Good food good service good value.

Helpful?
Thank Stephanie C
bra
Level Contributor
29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Sunday night before Labour Day... no need to book! Good food (try their Maki in a great variety) and beef teryaki. A little pricey but clean, quiet and in the heart of SF.

Helpful?
Thank paolobra

Travellers who viewed Maru Sushi also viewed

 

Been to Maru Sushi? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 529 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94108-3805
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-393-9911

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Maru Sushi staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Union Square

Neighbourhood Profile
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
Explore this neighbourhood