Aki's Japanese Restaurant

$ • Japanese, Taiwanese, Soup

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


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Recent Reviews

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.

I really like this hole-in-the-wall type Japanese restaurant. This was my second time here, and I got the same thing - curry katsu don. I visited during lunchtime on a Saturday. My entree came with miso soup, which came out promptly. The katsu curry, however, took about 20 mins, which seemed a little late. However, the restaurant was a little busy, so that's okay. The food was tasty, but I think it could have been a little better. I think there may have been a little too...read full review

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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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