Aki's Japanese Restaurant

$ • Japanese, Taiwanese, Soup

2505 Hearst Ave C, Berkeley
(510) 848-0208


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Recent Reviews

Always wanted to try this spot since it was right next to Seoul Korean Corndogs, but was closed bc of COVID, came in today and got their Fish Katsu bento box!

Their  Katsu was great! Nice and crisp with a drizzle of sweet katsu sauce on top, that with the teriyaki chicken and tempura veggies, this is HELLA food for $12!

I would note that they gave a "small" amount of rice for the bento, but I'm willing to take the lower rice to meat/veggie ratio if that means I'm...read full review
Getting to the restaurant is a real treat. You walk down what I can describe as a small alleyway of food shops that made me feel like I was walking through the markets of Japan. Even better is the restaurant itself! It's a nice hole-in-the-wall with the Japanese style wooden interior with sliding windows and the zen-like atmosphere. Really loved it. Unfortunately the Beef Udon I ordered was subpar. It was a bit salty and just meh. Nothing really jumped out nor felt like it matched...read full review

At 11-16 a plate, the place doesn't really stand out much as a value, like it once did. The quantity of food might be large but that's about it, and the food itself isn't very noteworthy either. Seems fine if you live very close by, good atmosphere if a bit cramped. Nice staff, they're most of the stars I'm giving.

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Monday 11AM - 6PM
Tuesday 11AM - 6PM
Wednesday 11AM - 6PM
Thursday 11AM - 6PM
Friday 11AM - 6PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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