Located at 1800 Divisadero Street (San Francisco, CA 94115), a short drive away from San Francisco’s Japan Town, one can find “Godzila Sushi”.

I had driven past the location many times, but despite the name I never gave it a second thought. Godzilla named foods are not all that uncommon, High Tech Burrito has their Godzilla burrito for example. Furthermore, sushi restaurants are a dime a dozen in San Francisco. It wasn’t until I actually walked past the location that I had to do a full stop to stare inside in wonder. Godzilla was everywhere inside, and the restaurant clearly didn’t just pick a random name, but was themed around the concept.

I had to go.

While the food was nothing special, featuring two Godzilla items on the menu, the restaurant itself was quite memorable. I snapped all kinds of pictures of the Lower Pacific Heights location. From the mural to the posters and toys, while submitted art is also everywhere. The place is an homage to Godzilla, even down to the t-shirt they sell for the sushi location. It’s a lawsuit waiting to happen (Toho’s lawyers would likely scoff at the missing “l” defense), but a pretty cool spot. Below are some of the many photos taken, to offer a visual tour of the place and show off the Godzilla themed items.

The mural on the back wall
The open kitchen with posters above
The menu, which serves a “Godzila” Salad
Back of the menu, with a “Godzila” Roll and a King Kong Roll
The sake menu
The “Godzila” Salad
The “Godzila” Roll
The entrance which has a Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000) poster, the only Japanese one here
Close-up of the open kitchen
Some of the hand drawn art on display
The bathroom decor
More of the art on display
Even more art, most of which uses “Godzila” although a few let Godzilla with the double Ls slip
More of the art on display
More of the art on display
More of the art on display
More of the art on display
The Godzila Sushi shirt

As a side note, these photos were taken back in November of 2014.

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