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Katana Ya
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Check out our website. Or, come to our traditional Japanese Ramen and Sushi Bar, Katana Ya, on Geary St in Downtown San Francisco.
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If you like to make your own Gyoza, this is how. If you like someone else to make them, come to Katana Ya Ramen Downtown and taste them the way they should be.
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430 Geary St San Francisco, CA 94102
430 Geary StreetUSCaliforniaSan Francisco94102
(415) 771-1280katanayausa.com
$Japanese Restaurant, Ramen Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Ramen Restaurant
Sushi Restaurant
Asian Restaurant
Soba Noodle Shop
Noodle Shop
Bar
Today 11:30 am – 2:00 am
Monday 11:30 am – 2:00 amTuesday 11:30 am – 2:00 amWednesday 11:30 am – 2:00 amThursday 11:30 am – 2:00 amFriday 11:30 am – 2:00 amSaturday 11:30 am – 2:00 amSunday 11:30 am – 2:00 am
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Katana Ya Ramen Downtown, recommended by Michelin Guide, just one block west of Union Square Park on Geary Street at the corner of Mason is a traditional Japanese Noodle House serving Ramen, Soba, Udon, and Japanese Curry. Come to Katana Ya Ramen for our Karaage, Gyoza, Takoyaki, Tempura. Katana Ya Ramen Downtown is also a sushi bar, with many other fine Japanese dishes too. Katana Ya has a variety of Sake, and Shochu (also spelled Soju, is sake made from different things, like sweet potatos, barley, brown sugar, etc.) and Draft Japanese Beers on tap. Last call is at 1:15.
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Tiny Japanese restaurant drawing long lines for its ramen, though it serves sushi too.- Google
"My favorite is the fried chicken ramen with rich miso broth."
"Possibly the best Japanese noodle place in San Francisco."
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James Hong
a month ago
I've visited San Francisco last month and this place last night of there. The staff, one of two women, looked like the asian, was very rude. She treated me as jumping a restaurant bill even though I had a credit card in my hand. She flagged down and hailed "No no no" with the bill in her hand. After I paid, she threw away a pen and bill in front me. Because, I think I didn't give a tip. holy crap. Please don't expect the tips from every tourists. A ramen? not bad. Just if you want to eat some fair priced meal in San Francisco, visit this place.
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Johnny Yap
a month ago
Maybe I have tried too many good ramen all over the places. Still some improvement required to meet my minimum standard for ramen.
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Duke Ferris
6 months ago
Get ready for a wait, especially for dinner, but if you have a bit of time to spare, it is worth it. Noooo reservations. Much more authentic Japanese food than is found at many restaurants in the Bay Area. They certainly have sushi, but this is a restaurant where you should try to branch out. Try the sukiyaki, their locally famous ramen, or my favorite takoyaki.
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Dan Fredinburg
3 months ago
The atmosphere and clientele may scare you into shoving your face as quickly as possible. So may the ramen.
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Stephen Nakada
a month ago
Decent ramen and the uni-ikura don was excellent. I've had better, but if the line isn't too long and I'm craving ramen, then I would go back.
Steve Milam
2 weeks ago
Good ramen at a fair price. If the wait is not too long, get on the list. You won't leave hungry.
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Ced Chan
5 months ago
Pretty decent chicken katsu. We also shared a dragon roll and california roll which was pretty good as well. Service was prompt and efficient.
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Debbie Lee
8 months ago
One of the best ramen places in town! Open till 1:30 AM every night and worth trekking and braving the TL for. Skip the sushi and order the ramen. My favorite to get is their butter corn with light miso. Their ankimo is also surprisingly good when they have it. Expect a long wait during meal times.