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Explore the Japanese Izakayas of Las Vegas

Stop by these 11 izakayas all over the city

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The Japanese equivalent to a bar or pub — the izakaya — brings together the perfect balance of food and drink. Some compare izakayas to tapas bars because of their many small plate options on the menu, but these menus feature hot and cold dishes, sushi, and sashimi, appetizers including edamame, as well as noodle and rice bowls, and of course, dessert. The drink lists encourage customers to linger after their meals. Here, a look at some of the best izakayas in Las Vegas, listed from north to south.

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1. Shinya Maru Ramen & Izakaya

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520 Fremont St #150
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 790-4340
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Shinya, which translates to “late in the night,” stays open until midnight on weeknights and 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Situated near the lively Fremont Experience in the hip Fremont East district, Shinya serves shareable small plates such as edamame, chicken karagge, gyoza, and simple sushi rolls. True to its name, Shinya also offers ramen with flavors such as spicy miso and black garlic. Late-night diners can get specials on shots, cocktails, beer, and ramen after 9 p.m.

Bowl of ramen on wooden table
Shinya Maru Ramen & Izakaya
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2. Hatsumi

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1028 Fremont St suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 268-8939
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Dan Krohmer’s first restaurant at the revitalized Fergusons Downtown has made a big splash on the Fremont Street dining scene thanks to its izakaya appeal, which is influenced by Tokyo lobby bars. Diners can step inside the intimate space and order skewers including pork belly, okra, and quail, while looking at artwork from Ryan Brunty of Depressed Monsters.

Restaurant interior centered around bar top and art
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3. Hachi Japanese Yakitori Izakaya

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3410 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

Diners can linger here until 2:30 a.m. and try Japanese tapas such as chicken karaage, ika karaage, cheese chikuwa tempura, and garlic edamame. Cocktails made with lychee, oolong, and matcha come with $5 refills.

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4. Raku

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5030 W Spring Mountain Rd #2
Las Vegas, NV 89146

Raku serves up kurobuta pork cheeks, bacon-wrapped enoki mushrooms, chicken thighs, and sake. The Chinatown restaurant, which has been nominated for multiple James Beard awards, is helmed by chef Mitsuo Endo, who hails from Toyko.

Salmon with Ikura Oroshi at Raku
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5. Sushi Takashi

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5300 W Spring Mountain Rd #101
Las Vegas, NV 89146

At Sushi Takashi, diners will find rolls, small plates, and specials on sake and soju. The restaurant is also known for its weeknight specials including $1 shrimp tempura on Tuesday, and $1 house sake on Thursday.

Sushi Takashi
Sushi Takashi
Sushi Takashi

6. Ichiza

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4355 W Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
702-367-3151

This late-night Chinatown dining destination serves croquettes, skewers, deep-fried octopus, tuna sashami, and more until 2:30 a.m. Diners will also find tempura bowls, fried rice, udon, and daily specials, plus Japanese beer and cocktails.

7. Izakaya Go

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3775 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
702-247-1183

Another post-midnight Chinatown spot, Izakaya Go offers hours until 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday. The trendy, dimly lit urban setting sets the stage for Japanese tapas including tofu with bonito flakes, pork belly with boiled spinach, and dumplings. The menu also offers sushi burritos, noodles, and sake.

Mullet roe, miso cream cheese with daikon radish on a rectangular plate.
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8. Zuma

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The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

This stylish space inside the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, which won the 2017 Eater Vegas design of the year award, serves upscale Japanese tapas including wagyu truffle gyoza, hamachi sashimi with ponzu, and fried softshell crab with wasabi mayo. Diners love Zuma’s creative cocktails, like the Hachiko, which is made with vodka, yuzu, hibiscus, and cold-pressed grapefruit.

9. Morimoto

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3799 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Located inside the MGM Grand, patrons rave about Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s restaurant Morimoto. The dinner menu contains a blend of Japanese dishes with an Americanized twist such as the tuna pizza or Yellowtail “pastrami.” The cocktail list includes aged sakes, an impressive whiskey list, and shochu from Japan.

Round yellow dish containing spread of sushi
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10. Umezono Sushi and Grill

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9700 W Tropicana Ave ste 100
Las Vegas, NV 89147
(702) 778-9116

This westside spot serves skewers, sushi, noodles, and cocktails in a lively setting. Diners can stop by for happy hour Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m., which features $5 glasses of wine, $3 draft beers, and 20 percent off sake bottles.

11. Kyara Japanese Tapas

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6555 S Jones Blvd #120
Las Vegas, NV 89118

Kyara Japanese Tapas serves yakitori-style tapas and other small plates. Skewers include asparagus bacon, squid, jidori chicken, and beef tongue. The menu also includes chilled mackerel with ponzu, spicy tuna dip, plus sake, shochu, and cocktails made with green tea, yuzu, and ginger.

Bacon-wrapped asparagus skewers
Kyara Japanese Tapas
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1. Shinya Maru Ramen & Izakaya

520 Fremont St #150, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Bowl of ramen on wooden table
Shinya Maru Ramen & Izakaya
Shinya Maru Ramen & Izakaya/Facebook

Shinya, which translates to “late in the night,” stays open until midnight on weeknights and 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Situated near the lively Fremont Experience in the hip Fremont East district, Shinya serves shareable small plates such as edamame, chicken karagge, gyoza, and simple sushi rolls. True to its name, Shinya also offers ramen with flavors such as spicy miso and black garlic. Late-night diners can get specials on shots, cocktails, beer, and ramen after 9 p.m.

520 Fremont St #150
Las Vegas, NV 89101

2. Hatsumi

1028 Fremont St suite 100, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Restaurant interior centered around bar top and art
Hatsumi
Louiie Victa

Dan Krohmer’s first restaurant at the revitalized Fergusons Downtown has made a big splash on the Fremont Street dining scene thanks to its izakaya appeal, which is influenced by Tokyo lobby bars. Diners can step inside the intimate space and order skewers including pork belly, okra, and quail, while looking at artwork from Ryan Brunty of Depressed Monsters.

1028 Fremont St suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89101

3. Hachi Japanese Yakitori Izakaya

3410 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Hachi
Hachi
Hachi

Diners can linger here until 2:30 a.m. and try Japanese tapas such as chicken karaage, ika karaage, cheese chikuwa tempura, and garlic edamame. Cocktails made with lychee, oolong, and matcha come with $5 refills.

3410 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

4. Raku

5030 W Spring Mountain Rd #2, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Salmon with Ikura Oroshi at Raku
Raku
Raku [Official Site]

Raku serves up kurobuta pork cheeks, bacon-wrapped enoki mushrooms, chicken thighs, and sake. The Chinatown restaurant, which has been nominated for multiple James Beard awards, is helmed by chef Mitsuo Endo, who hails from Toyko.

5030 W Spring Mountain Rd #2
Las Vegas, NV 89146

5. Sushi Takashi

5300 W Spring Mountain Rd #101, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Sushi Takashi
Sushi Takashi
Sushi Takashi

At Sushi Takashi, diners will find rolls, small plates, and specials on sake and soju. The restaurant is also known for its weeknight specials including $1 shrimp tempura on Tuesday, and $1 house sake on Thursday.

5300 W Spring Mountain Rd #101
Las Vegas, NV 89146

6. Ichiza

4355 W Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89102

This late-night Chinatown dining destination serves croquettes, skewers, deep-fried octopus, tuna sashami, and more until 2:30 a.m. Diners will also find tempura bowls, fried rice, udon, and daily specials, plus Japanese beer and cocktails.

4355 W Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102

7. Izakaya Go

3775 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Mullet roe, miso cream cheese with daikon radish on a rectangular plate.
Izakaya Go
Izakaya Go/Facebook

Another post-midnight Chinatown spot, Izakaya Go offers hours until 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday. The trendy, dimly lit urban setting sets the stage for Japanese tapas including tofu with bonito flakes, pork belly with boiled spinach, and dumplings. The menu also offers sushi burritos, noodles, and sake.

3775 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102

8. Zuma

The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

This stylish space inside the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, which won the 2017 Eater Vegas design of the year award, serves upscale Japanese tapas including wagyu truffle gyoza, hamachi sashimi with ponzu, and fried softshell crab with wasabi mayo. Diners love Zuma’s creative cocktails, like the Hachiko, which is made with vodka, yuzu, hibiscus, and cold-pressed grapefruit.

The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

9. Morimoto

3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Round yellow dish containing spread of sushi
Morimoto
MGM Resorts International

Located inside the MGM Grand, patrons rave about Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s restaurant Morimoto. The dinner menu contains a blend of Japanese dishes with an Americanized twist such as the tuna pizza or Yellowtail “pastrami.” The cocktail list includes aged sakes, an impressive whiskey list, and shochu from Japan.

3799 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

10. Umezono Sushi and Grill

9700 W Tropicana Ave ste 100, Las Vegas, NV 89147

This westside spot serves skewers, sushi, noodles, and cocktails in a lively setting. Diners can stop by for happy hour Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m., which features $5 glasses of wine, $3 draft beers, and 20 percent off sake bottles.

9700 W Tropicana Ave ste 100
Las Vegas, NV 89147

11. Kyara Japanese Tapas

6555 S Jones Blvd #120, Las Vegas, NV 89118
Bacon-wrapped asparagus skewers
Kyara Japanese Tapas
Kyara Japanese Tapas/Facebook

Kyara Japanese Tapas serves yakitori-style tapas and other small plates. Skewers include asparagus bacon, squid, jidori chicken, and beef tongue. The menu also includes chilled mackerel with ponzu, spicy tuna dip, plus sake, shochu, and cocktails made with green tea, yuzu, and ginger.

6555 S Jones Blvd #120
Las Vegas, NV 89118

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