Umi

Food & Drink
1328 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 1328 18th Street, San Francisco Directions
Today 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Open All Hours
+14153551328
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About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Japanese, Sushi, Cafe, Seafood
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    $15-$30
  • Hours
    Sun
    5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Mon-Thu
    11:30 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Fri
    11:30 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Sat
    5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Cuisine
    Japanese, Sushi, Cafe, Seafood
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Street
  • Delivery
    No
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Reservations
    Yes
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From Our Editors

Umi: A User’s Guide

Sustainable Seafood | Fish Imported from Japan | Seaweed Rolls | Extensive Sake Menu | Artistic Presentations

Sample Menu

  • Appetizer: grilled eggplant with light miso sauce
  • Nigiri: tobiko (flying fish roe from Japan)
  • Roll: the Golden Dragon, a california roll topped with sustainable salmon, sliced lemon, and ponzu sauce
  • Drink: Suigei sake, a favorite amongst sushi chefs

Vocab Lesson
Sashimi: sliced raw fish or meat that, unlike sushi, is not served with rice.
Uni: sea-urchin roe, a delicacy popular on sushi menus.

Who’s in the Kitchen: Chef-owner Stewart Chen moved to the U.S. in 1988 from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He began training in the culinary industry, starting as a dishwasher and working his way up to restaurateur. Today he owns four sushi spots that focus on freshness and artistic preparation.

When to Go: Visit during lunch hours (11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.) for specials on bento boxes, sushi combos, and donburi (hot rice bowls).

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Umi

Sun
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Mon-Thu
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Fri
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Sat
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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