Chef Ken Tominaga brings forth a modern take on traditional Izakaya-style dining with PABU San Francisco. In partnership with Michael Mina this modern izakaya and sushi bar in downtown San Francisco is a dream brought to life for Tominaga and Mina. Located at the landmark 101 California space in San Francisco’s Financial District, PABU combines rustic, old-world Japanese charm with modern, urban sophistication to create a dynamic, social dining experience. Requests for the sushi bar cannot be guaranteed. PABU presents a modern take on traditional Izakaya-style dining. An A La Carte Menu is available in the lounge and dining room highlighting seasonal small plates, traditionally grilled items from the robata and composed entrees. Favorites include Chef Ken’s award-winning sushi and sashimi, fresh tofu, and tempura. In addition to the a la carte menu, we offer an Omakase, or Chef's Tasting Menu, available in the dining room only. The eight-course Omakase menu allows you to try over sixteen different types of fresh fish, followed by Shabu Shabu service and dessert. Our Shabu Shabu service emphasizes a unique and interactive clean eating experience for the guest, featuring A4 and A5 Japanese Wagyu and fresh vegetables cooked in savory broths right at the table.

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101 California Street
Financial District, San Francisco, California 94111
United States

Parking Details:
Valet parking is offered nightly beginning at 5:30pm on California Street. Street parking and various parking garages are located throughout the Financial District.

Public Transit:
Bart station is located conveniently on Market and Davis Streets. Muni is located at Market and Geary Streets.

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  • Executive Chef:
  • Ken Tominaga
  • Dining Style:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Cuisines:
  • Japanese, Sushi, Yakitori
  • Dress Code:
  • Casual Dress
  • Price Range:
  • $30 and under
  • Payment Options
  • AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Additional:
  • Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Wine
  • Entertainment:
  • The music at PABU is inspired by Quentin Tarantino soundtracks. Retro cool tracks set in a modern context, the music at PABU serves to create energy in the room.


Hours of Operation: Lunch: M-F 11:30am-2:00pm Dinner: Su-Th 5:30pm-10:00pm Dinner: F-Sa 5:30pm-10:30pm

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