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Namu Gaji
Asian Restaurant$$
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499 Dolores St San Francisco, CA 94110
499 Dolores StreetUSCaliforniaSan Francisco94110
(415) 431-6268namusf.com
$$Asian Restaurant, Brunch Restaurant
Asian Restaurant
Brunch Restaurant
Bar
Today Closed
Monday ClosedTuesday 5:00 – 10:00 pmWednesday 11:30 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 – 10:00 pmThursday 11:30 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 – 10:00 pmFriday 11:30 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 – 11:00 pmSaturday 10:30 am – 4:00 pm, 5:00 – 11:00 pmSunday 10:30 am – 4:00 pm, 5:00 – 10:00 pm
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New Korean American (NKA) cuisine is humble, innovative and personal while keeping a Korean sentiment close to heart. AKA No Known Allergies, National Karate Association because we eat everything, and we will flying side kick your ass. Call us what you like, we do our best to serve incredible, thoughtful food using the freshest and finest ingredients from our Namu Farm and beyond. 
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An open kitchen turns out innovative dishes by way of local produce & Korean culinary traditions.- Google
"Loved the Korean tacos and Okonomiyaki!"
"The Dosirak made for pleasant lunch sustenance."
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Alyssa Ackerman
8 months ago
Incredible food and atmosphere. I'm a vegetarian and they had so many great options (not just that one pasta they have to put on the list to please us). The cabbage salad and mushroom appetizer were awesome and split-able. I went with my dad and we also shared the veggie stone pot. That pot was a tone of veggies and rice, and for two hungry humans, we found 2 apps, 1 salad, and the stonepot a great amount of food. We also got great advice on a delicious sake to go with the food, which we drank out of custom made (in Berkley) ceramic tea cups. The staff was awesome as was the environment. I can't wait to go back.
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David Buettner
5 months ago
Not exactly sure why this place scores such high reviews. Ambiance is nice and servers friendly, but the food is nothing special. Actually, the Fish Sando is a downright insult - a slider-sized fish sandwich and a few leaves of baby lettuce for $13. Gamja fries were okay, but not great. Bottom line, I'd say don't bother with Namu Gaji. There are plenty of truly good restaurants in the vicinity.
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Susan Cadrecha
in the last week
Great food in a great spot. The dumplings are a true highlight!!!
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Casper Törnblom
3 months ago
Great food and atmosphere, try as many dishes as you can afford and share! The rice ale is a must!
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Jasvir Nagra
4 months ago
I am not a fan of a lot of Korean food but this California Korean fusion joint nestled in the Mission is perfect for people like me. There's a lot of unusual and creative dishes (I especially loved the pork belly and the flavor of the shirataki with ponzu), the staff are super friendly and the place is bustling. A couple of downsides - it may be little overpriced for what is served and if you're after authentic Korean food, I suspect you'll be disappointed. I'd also recommend getting a reservation - to get the particular ambience they are after, the restaurant is packed and can feel a little cramped especially early evening on a Friday or Saturday night.
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Marie T. Fisher
8 months ago
The notoriously long waits on weekends kept me away from Namu Gaji for far too long. Once I took the plunge, the wait for 4 on a weekend evening was less than a half hour, and the staff will gladly bring you sake while you wait. Although the restaurant is small and seating is limited, thoughtful touches like coat hooks by the door and tiny bouquets on the table up the comfort level.
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Jackie Roewe
a month ago
I definitely recommend this place. The fusion is genius and they have okinokiyaki. Drool
A Scheirer
11 months ago
Cozy Korean restaurant run by three Korean American brothers. All the staff here are warm and attentive. The food is bomb. We had the dumpling and salmon small plates, as well as the stonepot for our main. Everything was delicious and filled with rich flavors and textures. Can't wait to go back to this place. BONUS: If you don't get desert here, Bi-Rite icecream is right nextdoor...

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