Izakaya Minato

$$ • Izakaya, Japanese

54 Washington Ave, Portland
(207) 613-9939


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Izakaya Minato

Popular restaurant - recommend reservations. Our group of 4 did the chief choice - $40/pp. It includes the JFC - Japanese Fried Chicken - their signature dish and was more than enough food for even our 16 year old. Everything we had was fresh, delicious, and inventive. I also order the Saki flight - this provided a range of Saki flavors.

Yet another fabulous surprising Portland restaurant. Japanese “gastropub” a bunch of well priced super unique dishes that were uniformly delicious. We got the omakase which is basically a selection of their best dishes. Favorites: blue fin sashimi of the day in a ponzu, oyster in miso custard (wow), bacon wrapped mochi, spinach salad with grilled veggies, and the ultra fresh sashimi were our favorites. They could improved their wine list but so great and unique. We live in...read full review
Izakaya had so much potential in my mind - I love Japanese food, the menu sounded awesome and the interior seemed so warm and cozy. Among the 8 or so dishes I had the opportunity to try, all were perfectly cooked, well seasoned and seemed to have high quality local ingredients.But at the end of the meal both myself and my partner agreed that nothing really stood out as amazing. Both drinks and food just really failed to "wow" us for whatever reason. I'm not sure if it's just not...read full review

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Monday Closed
Tuesday 5 - 9PM
Wednesday 5 - 9PM
Thursday 5 - 9PM
Friday 5 - 10PM
Saturday 5 - 10PM
Sunday Closed

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