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Namu - Closed

439 Balboa San Francisco, CA 94118 | Richmond (Inner) | 415-386-8332

Location Description:

Dark, urbane, and minimalist, Namu serves elegant Korean-Californian cuisine on an otherwise quiet stretch of Balboa. Chef Dennis Lee and his brothers make their own kimchi and ramen noodles, wrap grilled short ribs in toasted nori (Namu's famous Korean "taco"), and braise oxtail with daikon, all using sustainably sourced, local products. Try one of the signature fresh fruit and tea-infused sojus, or choose from a large selection of sakes, sojus, and wines by the glass.

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  • Cuisine(s): Asian Fusion, California, Korean
  • Hours: Sun-Tue 5:30pm-10:30pm, Wed-Sat 5:30pm-12am
  • Price: $$, $$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine
  • Reservations: Accepted, Online Reservations Available
  • Parking: Meters, Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Attire: Casual
  • Extra Info: Muni: 5, 38, 31, 21
  • Features: Catering, Delivery, Private Party, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible

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