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Izakaya Restaurant

1335 N 1st St, San Jose, CA 95112-4710
+1 408-452-8751
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (14 reviews)
“okonomiyaki” (2 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
$$ - $$$
1335 N 1st St, San Jose, CA 95112-4710
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

The place is really tiny and not easy to find. But it's worth visiting because the food is delicious typical Japanese. When I went there also most of the customers were Japanese. Quite expensive but you get what you pay for

Thank LoreG_G7
Reviewed 8 December 2017

This sushi restaurant is attached to the House of Genji but has it's own distinct atmosphere. It is like being in Japan at a small side street sushi bar. But this is not any ordinary sushi bar. Not only is the atmosphere great but the...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent!! Been there for a business trip and can say the place gets packed (always good sign). The room isn't massive but it's really cosy! Had BBQ eel with rice box and Octopus okonomiyaki which were really tasty and plentiful (absolutely stuffed at...More

Thank Gianluca D
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Whenever I am in the area I always eat at Izakaya. It is right next to the train and several hotels.

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

When I walked up I noticed how small it was and that there were reserved signs at the sushi bar. Must be pretty good? It was awesome. Very fresh. Very well made. Banzai roll was the best I've had! Great dining experience.

Thank Clubnich2
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have been coming here for 10 years. Here are my favorites: 1. chirashi - the sushi rice tastes great and the fish is fresh 2. spicy tuna roll - only if you like spicy food (always have a glass of iced water handy) 3....More

Thank Buaya123
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I love going to places like this but this one was just a disaster because we had to wait so long because we had no reservation but they weren't even packed and didn't have a lot of people inside. Then the guy cooking our food...More

Thank knichole15
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The restaurant is very small inside so small parties are best. We also didn't linger too long after dinner as there was a line forming for people to sit. Great sushi! We asked the Hotel a place they would recommend for sushi and this is...More

Thank Emily T
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I was here for lunch. They have special lunch menu of good value. The food is quite good. Service is professional and friendly. It is like a family Japanese restaurant, medium size by Japanese standard. We are quite happy with what we got. Will come...More

Thank SiuMui
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This place serves high quality food, tasty and very fresh and clean. But don't expect anything fancy, small place, small tables and everything is very tight. I would come back for more!

Thank Gazitos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1335 N 1st St, San Jose, CA 95112-4710
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-452-8751
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