At WAKO we believe cooking with seasonality and the Japanese tradition in mind is our utmost priority. We strive to create visually striking dishes and serve our customers with confidence. We procure from carefully selected purveyors; our most basic ingredients straight from Japan, and locally source seafood and produce as much as possible. We welcome you to relax and enjoy this melding of Japanese and California cuisines, which the name of our restaurant “WAKO” represents. THE PEOPLE As a neighborhood restaurant, we welcome our patrons with open arms and communal spirit. THE NAME Our name comes from the union Japanese culinary tradition and the fragrant aromas that are born from it. THE TASTE We strive to unite flavors that dance and sing in your mouth.

Additional Information

Executive Chef Tomo Nakamura


  • Additional:
  • Beer, Counter Seating, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Dining Style:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Cuisines:
  • Japanese, Sushi
  • Cross Street:
  • 3rd Avenue
  • Dress Code:
  • Smart Casual
  • Price Range:
  • $50 and over
  • Payment Options
  • AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Concierge Recommended 2015
  • Michelin Star


Hours of Operation: Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday 5:30pm - 10:00pm

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(415) 682-4875

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