Japanese noodles and sushi in downtown SF (Union Square): Dojima-Ann

japanese noodles udon soup

Finding a good lunch place in downtown San Francisco, specifically the Union Square shopping area, is very difficult. Most places cater to tourists and serve greasy, disgusting, fast food that is barely above McDonalds.

So it’s great to find a Japanese noodle and sushi restaurant on O’Farrell and Powell that serves good udon and soba. The restaurant called Dojima-Ann. It’s tiny and most of the clientele are Japanese. They’re packed at lunch so go a bit early to avoid the crowds. They serve sushi, sashimi, udon and soba noodles, and tempura. The prices for the noodle soups range between $6.50 and $10. It’s healthy and filling.

219 O’Farrell Street (between Powell and Cyril Magnin)
San Francisco, CA

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