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Friends, there are just 3 days left to make us the 'Most Mouthwatering Brunch' — Cast a vote for our Tamago French Toast, or the Pork Fat Miso Scrambled Eggs, or hey — That Ramen! It would mean the world to Team ICHI + NI! 
We asked, and you answered! Thousands of our lovely readers answered our call for nominations for this year's Best of SF. And now the time has come to vote. Let your voice be heard! 
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We are so proud that our very own Jorge Arciga is one of the secret weapons in the SF restaurant industry! His dedication and work ethic is essential to ICHI. Thank you +ZAGAT and Lauren Sloss! 
There's no doubt about it: our top chefs are truly some of the biggest celebrities in the Bay Area. But behind every big-name chef and hotter-than-hot restaurant there's a kick-ass team that makes things happen. These under-the-radar stars work hard, get the job done and usually don't get ...
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Thanks, #RestaurantUnstoppable  for talking #hospitality; #success; #failure, #community  and resources for people growing their own #restaurants. We also talk about how meaningful our relationships with #SOSH+OpenTable; +Dropbox; and +UpdateZen are in our day-to-day work!
  WOOT WOOT! First husband and wife interview! Erin and Tim Archuleta are the proprietors of ICHI Sushi + NI Bar as well as Ichi Kakiya. Since opening, ICHI Sushi was named one of American’s Top Restaurants in the Zagat 2013 guide and Zagat San Francisco Bay Area Guide 2013’s Top 20 Restaurants, has won...
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Big thanks to +Tasting Table and +Lauren Sloss for featuring our upcoming oyster bar in your Spring 2015 Preview!
From high-profile sophomore projects to brand-new burger joints, we're ready to bust out the stretchy pants for an epic season of eating. Pair that with some top-notch new bars, can't-miss food events and exciting new cookbooks, and springtime will be about set.
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Chef Erik had a great time talking Japanese pickling with +Sean Timberlake! Check out an at home recipe in the link:
Photo: Alanna Hale Japanese cuisine is perhaps my favorite, or at least certainly in my top three. If I were stranded on a desert island, I'd be just fine so long as there was ample seafood, rice paddies, and someone to turn it all into perfect sushi every day. Hands down our favorite sushi place in the city is ICHI Sushi, and its izakaya bar, NI, in the back. We've been fans since their early days, occupying a tiny and fairly charmless space tha...
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Read about the Mission Bernal Merchants Association's work in promoting community and culture with +Erin Archuleta by San Francisco Small Business Week. #SFSBW2015  
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Thank you so much +Tastemade for listing us as one of the best sushi bars in SF! :)
Let’s rock and roll at these stellar spots that showcase pristine seafood, along with a deep lineup of over-the-top creations, well-filled and often fried. Masters slice and serve fresh fish to perch beautifully on nigiri at Ichi Sushi, Zushi Puzzle and Akiko’s Restaurant. And nothing feels more like Tokyo than the basement bar-like set-up of Ryoko’s, which pumps out beats and albacore into the wee hours.
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We're participating in +OpenTable's #100opentables! Enter to win omakase + drink pairings for two!
The experience of a lifetime awaits. For your chance to win an amazing meal with friends at one of the #100opentables visit www.100opentables.com
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Huge thanks to +Mise Magazine and Cassandra Landry for featuring Chef Tim in your article on on the subtlety of food!
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We can't wait to be at  #SFTaste  for +No Kid Hungry on March 26th! 
City View @ The Metreon. Nearly half of all children in the United States will be on food stamps at the some point in their life. Today, 1 in 4 children experience food insecurity and hunger in California alone. For each dollar raised by Taste of the Nation San Francisco, a child will have the ...
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Huge congrats to Riley Lagesen of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP! 
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3282 Mission St San Francisco, CA 94110
3282 Mission StreetUSCaliforniaSan Francisco94110
(415) 525-4750ichisushi.com
$$$Sushi Restaurant, Asian Restaurant
Sushi Restaurant
Asian Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
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Today 5:30–10PM
Wednesday 5:30–10PMThursday 5:30–10PMFriday 5:30–11PMSaturday 5:30–11PMSunday 10AM–3PMMonday 5:30–10PMTuesday 5:30–10PM
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A sustainably-minded sushi bar and Izakaya in Bernal Heights/Outer Mission
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Compact, low-key Japanese joint serving seasonal menus of sushi accompanied by sake, wine or beer.- Google
"Fried chicken wings - these were just ok."
"The spicy scallop roll was excellent."
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Harrison Hardin
a week ago
I had a terrible experience at ICHI Sushi, more specifically with a bartender at the NI Bar. I had walked by the restaurant several times and was looking forward to trying it. When I came in, I stood by the podium for a moment and seeing that the host was busy with something else with back turned, and that the bar was half empty I tried to approach it before a man working at the bar rudely told me to go back to the station and wait to be seated. The host was really gracious and nearly convinced me to stay, but the thought of going back to sit in front of a man who doesn't realize he works in something called the hospitality industry made me think again. I didn't get his name, but he singlehandedly ruined my experience with this place and thought I should share this fact.
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Dave Bledin
a month ago
Really enjoyed our dinner at the sushi bar. Very fresh and innovative flavors. Highlights were the chicken wings, trout skin roll, and handful of omakase choices. Liked how you could tailor the omakase to the number of pieces you want.
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Elisa Lou
3 months ago
Table of 2, Friday night reservation. There was room at the bar but we opted for a table. Didn't really have a great first impression because the layout of the restaurant is actually a maze. if you're sitting towards the front of the restaurant, you can only get out one way, and the tables are too close together to walk through. Figuring out how to get the bathroom also required a double take. There are a ton of options available on the menu. Many people recommend the omakase on Yelp, but we were told it would be in the $90+ range. Instead, we opted to try a few of their more izakaya style dishes. Miso Asari Clams: A salty mixed miso soup with clams. It was very oily but delicious. Then, some nigiri. We got the Maguro Zuke, Saba, and Shiro Toro. I didn't like the large amount of wasabi they put on these, since they used fake wasabi. The maguro zuke had very little flavor, and literally tasted like nothing. The other two were a bit more flavourful, but definitely not worth the $3.5-4 per piece price. We were pretty disappointed by the quality of the fish. We then got momo yakitori, which is chicken thigh. The meat was very tender and juicy, making us want to order another skewer. We chose the buta katu niku kushiyaki, which was pork shoulder. Also amazingly juicy and delicious. A single skewer was only $3.50 each, making it the best value to price ratio on the whole menu. I'm surprised no one is talking about these skewer dishes at all. We also tried the kampachi kama, which is amberjack fish collar, the best part of a fish. Very delicious and more filling than most items on the menu. This was $12 and great for sharing. We were not full after finishing all the dishes I named above, but had already spent ~$30 each so decided to call it. The service was friendly overall, the interior is very modern and clean, although the layout really bothered me. The non-sushi options on the menu are AMAZING, definitely recommend trying them over the overpriced sushi.
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Daniel Chaitow
2 months ago
The happy hour (which runs till 7, i think) is great value for carefully prepared, tasty food with nice accompanying drinks. The main menu isn't quite as good a deal but is still better than average sushi and other dishes. But overall a good place if you're in the mood for Japanese food.
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Taylor Mentzer
3 months ago
This was my second time here and it was just as fantastic as the first time. I sat at the sushi bar and I feel like this is the best way to go because you can have a customized course selection determined by the sushi chef. He selected pieces based on our preferences and made them in an order similar to how you taste wine or beer, lightest to heaviest. We finished with the wagyu sushi and I'm still thinking about that today because it was like "cheeseburger sushi". A thin beef slice topped with torched fat gave it a slightly caramelized sweetness. Oh my god, so good. I'm not a connoisseur of sake so when I described to the server the kind of tastes I prefer in a wine or beer, she delivered just what I was after, Thank you ICHI for making such a memorable meal for me. I also love the hexagonal tile in the bathrooms, overall the design and decor is very fine and 5 star as well.
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Rohenne Lee
3 months ago
Omakase must eat at the sushi bar! Fish is fresh & delicious and the best part is, it's not extremely pricy like omakases usually are. It's also close to lots of bars and Mitchell's ice cream, so a great spot for fri or sat nights.
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Mike Wilson
4 months ago
I've been looking for a suitable replacement for my favorite sushi restaurant since my previous favorite closed. Ichi is definitely in the running. The staff was excellent and the sushi was top notch. We ordered the chef's selected menu and were not disappointed. Can't wait to go back!
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Kenny Tao
3 months ago
Ok sushi - not nearly as mind-blowing or creative as they tout it to be. Decent beer menu and some ok shareables if you're looking for sushi.