Picture this. A hostess telling your party five times over that the wait is 20 minutes, a waiter that slams your drinks on the table, neglects to bring you an ice bucket, and is so eager to empty the bottle that he pours your glasses...More
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If you've just feasted around the corner at Yakitori Taisho or Kenka and are seeking a chill place to sip sake with a few friends, look for the little sign leading down to a basement door. Inside is a tiny space rich with gritty ambiance...More
A restaurant always full of people, but absolutely no comfortable. Waiting line is about 30mins, and then you are forced in a narrow space, without space to eat: we were five in a table of two, and I am literally attacked to my table neighbors...More
Visited this bar after returning from a trip to Japan hoping to find a bar similar to the amazing bars we visited during our trip around Japan. Ordered some sake and food. Sake was nice, but food felt like it had been heated up in...More
I give this place 5 stars because it feel so sneaky to come down the stairs to this barely marked place. It's in a basement and the walls are covered in graffiti - it's really a fun atmosphere. Staff is attentive but their English isn't...More
A friend from NY told me to go here. If you don't know it's there, you will most likely miss it. Look for a small underground entry. They have a small counter bar and a larger back room. Great selection of sake, special cocktails and...More
Only a small sign leads to a downstairs entrance. You walk into a dark and crowded Japanese sake bar. Yes, it's all about sake here and it is very dark. There's also a good list of small apps to go along with the sake. Definitely...More
Walking down E 9th street and see some iron stairs leading into a basement with an red lit up 'On Air' sign which piqued our curiosity. After our initial confusion about how to order drinks, which may or may not have been due to previous...More
If you love sake and don't mind loud bars then go here. This sake bar has a HUGE sake menu, featuring lots of rare types of sake and Japanese tapas.
Good sake, an unbelievable amount of choice. We had a sparkling fruity one that was very drinkable. Setting was cool if a little intense, dimly lit with odd music playing - felt a bit like a opium den. Definitely an experience, worth a visit.