Ijo Izakaya

Japanese, Sushi Bar, Izakaya

1463 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 679-5200


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Ijo Izakaya

We were craving something light during our visit to the Bay Area. A quick Yelp search turned up some local Japanese restaurants but sadly, most of them were closed on Monday. Luckily we found this place that was not too far from where we were staying. The interior was rather dreary. There were the obvious Japanese touches around the room but it leaned toward the divey end of the scale. The menus have seen better days and the servers are all business and virtually no personality....read full review
Okay restaurant. Not at all the classy atmosphere I was expecting. The people seemed nice but at the same time, clueless. We ordered the kimchi udon and stated no seaweed. The waitress comes back later with the udon and some seaweed. We told her we already stated no seaweed and she only said "oh" and went back into the kitchen to replace it. But I do like how they offer free edamame appetizer with a yelp check in! We also ordered their salmon roll. In my opinion, the rice was...read full review
We picked this place on a whim for my birthday dinner and it turned out to be soooo delicious! The restaurant is small medium sized, seating maybe 40 max. The decor is super cute and homey, with lots of handwritten/drawn tasty dishes on the walls, and they play calming Ghibli music in the background We ordered: - salmon carpaccio - kimchi cream udon w shrimp - hamachi tataki - mixed skewer plate - edamame (free w check in) Everything was good! The seafood is really fresh -...read full review

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Monday 11:30AM - 8:30PM
Tuesday 11:30AM - 8:30PM
Wednesday 11:30AM - 8:30PM
Thursday 11:30AM - 8:30PM
Friday 11:30AM - 8:30PM
Saturday 11:30AM - 8:30PM
Sunday 11:30AM - 8:30PM

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