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Mifune

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1737 Post St, Japan Center Upper Floor of West Mall, San Francisco, CA 94115-3628
+1 415-922-0337
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11:00 - 23:00
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Toulouse, France
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Restaurant in the Japan Center specialized in Don. Tried the sushi. They were OK. Very basic don. Nice staff, the prices are correct.

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Thank Lews31
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The mifune resturant had 1.Terrible service (waiting time around 1hr 30 for drinks and food) 2. to be fair food was alright....when it actually came 3. The waitress returned 15 minutes after taking the order to say items were not available and then refused to change the order to accomodate this.

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Thank Travellerspet1
Petropolis, RJ
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222 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

With so many similar options in the Japan Center, choosing one place was quite a challenge. We decided for this one and I believe it was the right choice, as we ended up eating there like three days in a row. Many options to try, but I will remember the udon. Like its neighbours, small, modest and with efficient service... More 

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Perugia, Italy
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Busy restaurant in the heart of Japan town. The beef ramen was excellent! Very good value for money... Would love to go back.

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Thank 541cwebber
Manila, Philippines
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165 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great food, great servers! my family absolutely loves Japanese food- and this is one of the best we've had! Been to Japan several times and in my opinion Mifune food is quite like what we've had in Japan- but only bigger servings ! Clean place, friendly servers. Price quite reasonable, too.

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Thank C L
Atlanta
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249 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed a nice lunch at Mifune during a shopping trip to Japantown. The food was very tasty, service was quick, and it was inexpensive. A good choice for lunch at Japantown!

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Thank Carolyn G
Vancouver, Canada
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120 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Just visited the restaurant and had the AYCE shabu shabu. I have to say it wasn't the best experience. First off, I went around 8pm on a Tuesday with my partner and there were about 5 other tables in the entire restaurant. Once we were seated, it took awhile to take our order. Then, it took about 20 minutes to... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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128 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Decent food, decent service, great prices. Brings back the memories when I used to come here almost every week during college. Can't go wrong, whether you get the donburi, udon, soba, or curry.

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Thank nahlalee
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138 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

The food was good. The waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable. She made me feel welcomed and explained everything to me if I had questions. I really enjoyed my food and the portions are large. I did not feel like I wasted money on small portions.

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Thank Bythelightofthemoon
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94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

There are many places to eat in Japantown but we settled on Mifune based on the travel book reviews. It did not disappoint. We ordered 2 of the lunch specials which included udon, soba, sushi and tempura. My kids ordered more sushi and a chicken special. Food came in a timely manner and everything tasted great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 1737 Post St, Japan Center Upper Floor of West Mall, San Francisco, CA 94115-3628
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Japantown
  • Neighbourhood: Japantown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-922-0337

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?