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Tanpopo

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Japanese, Sushi, Asian
1740 Buchanan St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3209
+1 415-346-7132
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average27%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ramen” (25 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“tampopo” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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Value
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LOCATION
1740 Buchanan St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3209
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried ramen for the first time here and loved it. Really good food and friendly staff, nice and quiet place.

Thank Karianne F
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Tried Ramen for the first time and loved it! Calm and nice ambience, friendly staff and good, filling food for a decent price!

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I stuck to the basics and ordered three different roles. Each were delicious! The servers were really nice as well and attentive. As a visitor, it was also nice to see regulars in there as well!

Thank kiwa22
Reviewed 17 September 2017

It's been 4 years since we were in USA last and this return trip to San Francisco would not have been complete without a return visit to Tanpopo. We walked from our hotel thinking we knew just where it was, got a little confused, but...More

Thank JennyWren6398
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Good Japanese food, very authentic. Ramen was delicious and massive. Karage, tofu, moro-q was tasty too. The only downside was that it was a little expensive for what it was (izakaya food).

Thank T R
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Ok for quick dinner, all our food tasted good but the curry sauce was a bit thin. The gyoza was really good, crispy on the bottom but soft and hot on top. Spicy sashimi salad was nice. Not a 5 star place at all but...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Our party had two specials this trip, including the newly launched katsu curry ramen which was pretty awesome, once I added some table spices. But spice is not heat, and when the attentive server saw what I was doing, she showed up with chili oil...More

Thank Birdsong859
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Arrived here after a long journey Andy just before closing. It was really busy but nevertheless the accommodated without problem. The draft beer (Asahi) was superb and the food: amazing. Highly recommended

Thank y0rkshirewhite
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Authentic Japanese place in Sf!! The noodles dishes were awesome cos they used home made ones. I luv my yakiudon..very tasty..dynamite rolls were great as well. Will surely come back again...

Thank Pichayada H
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Good Sushi, fast and friendly service, fair prices. Nothing to complain about.. 😊 dont expect anything fancy though!

Thank Han W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1740 Buchanan St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3209
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Japantown
  • Neighborhood: Japantown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-346-7132
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