Superb food, friendly service. Nothing to fault. Can’t wait to go back!! Strongly recommended for anyone on the area.
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A must visit if in Berkeley and can afford it. Even the grandchildren enjoyed it which we found amazing. In spite of the place not being very spacious they were very accommodating with the kids.
When my mother suggested this restaurant, I knew it would be good since she is Japanese and grew up eating this food. She explained that we needed to arrive around 5:00 to be able to get a seat with relatively short wait. She was right!...More
Arriving 5 minutes before opening on a Tuesday, there was already a line to get in. Within 15 minutes the tables were full and the serious work of eating great Japanese food commenced. And what great food it was! Starting with a rich and flavor...More
An alumni from Cal I visit once a year friends & family in the Bay Area. Every time I make sure to at least once at Kirala. The food is fantastic with the best ingredients that you can find and the presentation is impeccable. The...More
Nice options on menu here at reasonable prices. Our group sampled various dishes including sushi and entrees which were all well prepared and good. Service was satisfactory. It can get crowded here and while there is a bar area to wait for your table, it...More
I had a great time w family and this place is busy!!! We had great service. The hot robata vegetables were very good!!! The spinach and seaweed salads good and light - small portion also. I thought some of the fish were excellent and others...More
I won't lie. When my Lyft driver dropped me off here, he laughed and I though: oh, shoot, what have I done? Fear not. This restaurant doesn't have atmosphere because it doesn't *need* atmosphere. It's small, cramped and noisy and no one cares. Because the...More
Since Kirala is so good and so many people know of its reputation that standing in line for a table seems like a necessary requisite with every visit. The sushi is exquisitely prepared but it is the grilled meats and fish that take top honors....More