This place is close to CAL. Narrow space with booths on one side and large areas for 4 or more on the other. It seemed shoes were off on the large side. Front door open so the spots near the front are cold. Heaters provided...More
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Ippuku specializes in grilled chicken. For about $8 you can get two skewers of thighs, breast, neck, knuckle or other parts. We got the thigh which was ten medium sized bites. We also ordered fried smelt, a soup and a large perfectly cooked piece of...More
Finally went here with a Japanese person! She ordered for the table and we had many little plates of delicious traditional Japanese 'pub food.' It was all good, but a little too salty for several of our palates.
and the table was warmed from underneath which was much appreciated on a cold day!!! so many delicious choices and you reach capacity and wish there was room for more...the pacing is great so you have a chance to share and appreciate the delightful flavors...More
I can see the hype as the atmosphere makes you feel like in Japanese street. The food was a bit overrated. Tiny portions and some chicken skewers were not cooked well. The pork was way better. The pork belly was good. Would do Brazilian or...More
There's no local restaurant quite like Ippuku: lovely booths, warm service, and unique Japanese food. This is one place not to miss!
The food was decent, simple dishes and didn't really stand out in the creativity aspect. The portion of the food was very petite and it was pricy. Be aware - they charge $7.00 per person, so call table charge.
This restaurant made two mistakes with our reservation and then herded us through our meal like we were cattle. I called on Monday to make a reservation for Saturday. Rather than having an individual answer the phones during the day to take reservations, they leave...More
We've been coming to Ippuku for several years and were very disappointed in the service this past Sunday, Oct 01. We had a reservation and waited about 5 minutes to be seated. After about 5 minutes we got glasses of water. And then we sat...More
The short story is the service was so bad we had to finish our meal at another restaurant. You walk in excited by the casual, interesting atmosphere. You are soon disappointed by the staffs lack of knowledge about their menu and it is difficult to...More