2130 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 665-1969


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Reviews for Ippuku

I have come here on two separate occasions, but upon going again last week I was pleasantly surprised again by their tasty, flame grilled morsels. My party and I ordered a plethora of our favorite bits and parts; grilled chicken wings, thigh oysters, hearts, Hokkaido squid, and panko fried crab croquettes, to name a few. The meats' natural tenderness and savory nature is released by the wood grilling method (Yakitori) and everything was seasoned very well. Staff was visibly rushed...read full review
This Izakaya is one of the best I have ever tasted! I went in on a late Tuesday night and ordered the Omakase meat that consisted of: - Tebasaki - Sunagimo - Negima - Sasami - Momo It was SOOOOO delicious! Everything is made so carefully and beautifully. I felt like I was in Japan. I also tried the Fishball Tempura with matcha and Chicken Karaage! So AMAZING! If I could come and eat here every single day-- I would. My friend and I sat at the bar, yet the ambiance was so intimate....read full review
Ippuku is a great Japanese izakaya tucked away in a side street off of Shattuck. I've been eating there for the last 7ish years and I always love my experience there. The menu is filled with anything and everything you could ever want from an izakaya and they have seasonal dishes as well with specials too. If you're looking for GF options, this is not the place for you. When you're finished eating, don't pay the check until you've tried one of their desserts. I'm serious....read full review

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Monday 5 - 7:30PM
Tuesday 5 - 7:30PM
Wednesday 5 - 7:30PM
Thursday 5 - 7:30PM
Friday 5 - 7:30PM
Saturday 5 - 7:30PM
Sunday 5 - 7:30PM

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