Izakayas are one of Japan’s oldest style of eatery, born from sake shops along main trade routes. These Japanese tavern’s are casual places for friends and colleagues to gather and unwind from the day’s stress.  Beverages such as locally crafted beer, sake & shochu are the heart of the Izakaya culture. Many describe the food at these bars as “pairs well with alcohol”.


From uniquely crafted Tonkotsu to simple vegetable options, we take pride in our craft noodles!


With fresh cuts, fine ingredients, and attention to ALL the details, we are not afraid to admit it; We have the best rolls in Knoxville 🙂


A group favorite.. our Yakitori menu offers a wide variety of meats & veggies. Can’t pick one? Try them all!


We don’t mess around when it comes to our Sake- Bottled and draft… cold and warm… we have all your Sake dreams in stock.


Suntory, Hatozaki, and Iwai just to name a few. Enjoy your favorite on the rocks or find your fav with our Japanese Whisky Flights.

Locally Crafted Beer

With our location being in the heart of Knoxville’s Old City, delicious craft beer is being made right around the corner! (and across the street, and a block from here..etc) So you can expect to always find local brews on tap.. right between our Sapporo & Kirin of course!

About Us

As the sun goes down and the ambiance of another bustling day begins to build up, along the winding streets and corners of the city, the glow of the lanterns of the izakaya begin to turn on, inviting you to the refreshing comforts of a freshly prepared food and drink, for this is only the start of a magical, entertaining night before another bustling day of work.

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