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150 Ainslie St Brooklyn, NY 11211
150 Ainslie StreetUSNew York11211
$Japanese Restaurant, Breakfast Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Breakfast Restaurant
Ramen Restaurant
Today 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 6:00 – 11:00 pmTuesday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 6:00 – 11:00 pmWednesday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 6:00 – 11:00 pmThursday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 6:00 – 11:00 pmFriday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 6:00 – 11:00 pmSaturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pmSunday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
We are a neighborhood Japanese kitchen with a focus on regional seafood and Mottainai cuisine. Each day we offer a traditional Ichiju Sansai set meal for breakfast and lunch.

Created by Co-Executive Chefs Tara Norvell & Yuji Haraguchi
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Small Japanese place serving ramen at night & a traditional set breakfast & lunch menu by day.- Google
"Do yourself a favor and try both the traditional breakfast and ramen dinner."
"The miso soup also featured broccoli rabe flowers."
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charles Dreyer
a month ago
Great Place,I found this place just by wondering around the neighborhood and I'm definitely going there again, in 3 points; 1. Amazing decoration, The place is tiny, and that's a great thing. It really gives that unique Japanese vibe. 2.Service is on point, The waitress was super nice and professional. 3. The food was great, I give it a strong 8 out of 10, I went for a classic bacon egg ( the katsuobushi was a great suprise ), I will try something more daring next time.
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Crystal Cun
6 months ago
Super cute, super tiny restaurant with a great Japanese breakfast (seasonal soup, rice, fish, veggies, tea) for $15-18, though you'll be tempted by the other appetizers and add-ons (definitely spring for the runny egg on your rice, and if you're feeling extra fancy, $7 gets you an egg, roe AND sea urchin). This restaurant proves that you CAN have food that looks good, tastes good and is good for you! The only downside is the wait. Our group of 4 showed up at 11:30 am on a Sat, and waited 75 min to get one of the 2 tables. Luckily the cheese/beer/sundries shop around the corner was entertaining, and they have awesome breakfast biscuits to hold you over if you're starving.
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Daniel Lodewyk
a week ago
Really great experience. Fantastic service and food.
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Daniel Holzman
6 months ago
They take everything they do very seriously. Delicious traditional Japanese food at ridiculously affordable prices.
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Daniel Nabavian
4 months ago
12 seat restaurant serving up out of the ordinary (for new york, at least) japanese food. Less seats mean more attention is given to your meal. No menu, you basically sit down and the very friendly staff tell you what you're going to be eating. You can swap certain things like Tuna or Yellowtail. But not much else. They have a morning breakfast which i've yet to try. Weekend brunch is excellent but expect at least a one hour wait. If you're planning on going for dinner on a weekend, it's by reservation only (set it up a week in advance) and it's a multi course meal. Expensive, but definitely worth it!
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Esther L.
7 months ago
Everyday food at an everyday price. Okonomi brings old, deeply reverent simplicity to new life (in Williamsburg, duh). $9 buys you a healthful, tasty 一汁三菜 (ichi juu san sai) set meal in a tiny 10-seat pristine kitchen + dining room. This less-is-more meal is traditionally served with miso soup, a rice bowl, a protein, and three sides. Drink options: water, unsweetened iced tea, one warm cedar-aged sake, bottled Orion beers. When I went for the first time, Chef Yuji Haraguchi offered two options for the protein: sake-kasu (by-product of sake fermentation) marinated hake, and grilled mackerel. I tried both the hake and the mackerel--both excellent. Direct heat with no added fat. As for the san sai: the fish was plated along with lightly and refreshingly pickled daikon radish and seaweed tsukemono, a perfect petit-four of tamagoyaki, and broccoli rabe shirae. The miso soup also featured broccoli rabe flowers. And the brown rice was improved by crisped bonito flakes true to the mottanai philosophy espoused here on the ceramics, the walls, the place settings, the portions, the floral anti-arrangements, the kitchen.
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Jason Fried
a month ago
The best. Do yourself a favor and try both the traditional breakfast and ramen dinner.
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Julie Xiao
7 months ago
I came here with 2 friends for the breakfast set. The place is really small so you have to wait all the time. There's only 2 tables for 4 and a bar area which seats 4 people. The food was fresh and tasty but the portions were pretty small. It's fine for me since I don't eat a lot of food for breakfast but I don't think I'll come back to wait one hour for food.



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