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Shimo - CLOSED

2339 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-1919
+1 415-752-4422
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
29 Sep 2014
“Authentic Japanese”
9 May 2013
“Good Sushi; Great 'Itasan'”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Sushi, Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2339 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-1919
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Reviewed 29 September 2014

If you want old school, authentic Japanese - this is the place. May not be for everyone, and especially if you are younger & only want rolls...great fresh fish ALWAYS and sashimi is worth every penny. Old school atmosphere, and most all of the clientele...More

Thank DogMomKing
Reviewed 9 May 2013

This is one of those neighborhood jewels in the Outer Richmond. It is only a handful of blocks away from the other great Japanese restaurant in the neighborhood, Yu Zen on Balboa. I found these places because a close friend used to live between the...More

Thank TheBlum
Reviewed 6 February 2013

Looking for a late night dinner, with a taste for sushi, we tried ShiMo. It looked busy so we walked in and fortunately we got a table right away. We ordered Sushi and sashimi. Everything was wonderful. The service was a little slow, but not...More

1  Thank GarryZ
Reviewed 23 December 2012

We three were the first ones in the door at 5 PM on a Sunday night. No one else. And yet it was a full 10 minutes before anyone even bothered taking an order or even offering to serve water. Really? We're the only people...More

Thank TanTien
Reviewed 19 September 2012

This was our best Japanese meal in San Fran and we regretted not coming here first, second and third. We watched the sushi chefs with amazement, all of the sushi looked so good and the boards loaded with wasabi, pickled ginger and shaved horseradish?? that...More

Thank Comms_Guy11
Reviewed 18 July 2012

From the sushi to the sashimi or other entres I've never been disappointed...I look at the specials and the menu every time but usually end up with my favorite the Sashimi Dinner and I've not been disappointed one single time. It can be hectic on...More

Thank catbell7
Reviewed 27 October 2010

Few tourists ever make it to the Outer Richmond neighborhood, which is too bad: it has a variety of excellent restaurants, priced more reasonably than downtown and other areas more popular with travelers, and which often serve better food. Shimo on Clement Avenue (the second...More

Thank sakura_senshi
Reviewed 3 April 2010

I'm Japanese and I'm always looking for a good Japanese restaurant. Ive been going to Shimo for the past 5+ years, and their quality has not gone down at all. They always have fresh fish (which is hard to find in the millions+ of Japanese...More

Thank higakic
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Reviewed 22 August 2008

good but too crowded

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5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2339 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-1919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-752-4422
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