$$$ • Izakaya

2130 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 665-1969


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Ippuku

I went to Ippuku after they reopened last week. I ate at the bar. I felt safe, the staff all wore masks and customers wore them while not at their tables. I noticed a man going behind the bar, and going to the open kitchen in the back without wearing one. I found out that was the owner -- Chris Geideman. I asked him if he'd consider wearing a mask while walking around the restaurant, and he refused, saying he'd considered it, and that's why he wasn't going to. When I went to talk...read full review

I love Ippuku! I've been there many times and the food has always been amazing. I recently ordered a large takeout order online for a special occasion. The third party delivery service cancelled the order because the driver could not find the restaurant, which resulted in the food being delivered late. Despite the fact that this was not at all the fault of Ippuku, they went WAY above and beyond to make the situation right. I was astonished. Great customer service!

Ippuku has been proven to be solid over the years and my go-to during the pandemic. All the yakitoris are so delicious and much more filling than I always think they will be! Service is great and vibes are super fun and makes me feel like I'm in Japan!

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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 4 - 8:30PM
Thursday 4 - 8:30PM
Friday 4 - 8:30PM
Saturday 4 - 8:30PM
Sunday 4 - 8:30PM

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