Drink Menu

This is a sample menu only. Subject to change.

“Osusume” Recommendations
‘17 Chardonnay, Neyers, Sonoma County 16/64 ‘16
Pinot Noir, Noria, Russian River Valley 18/72

Sendai Mule 14
bulleit bourbon, cocchi americano, yuzu, ginger beer

Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky (mellow/sweet/complex) 16

Red Rice Ale, Hitachino 11.8oz can 12

Japanese Craft Beer
Hitachino 11.2oz bottles 13
Red Rice Ale / White Ale / Anbai Sour Plum

YOHO Brewing Co. 11.8oz cans 12
Umami IPA / Wednesday Cat, Belgian White Ale

Japanese Kanpai Whisky
Suntory Toki 12 (light-bodied/fruity/sweet)
Iwai Mars 14 (sweet/pear/caramel)
Kikori Rice 15 (light/smooth/cinnamon)
Kaiyo Mizunara Oak 16 (cherry/vanilla/ripe dried fruit)
Nikka Coffey Grain 16 (mellow/sweet/complex)
Oishi Rice 19 (floral/bright/warm)

Tokyo Highballs
choice of japanese whisky served with either ginger beer and shiso or sparkling water and lemon
individually priced as above

Signature Cocktails
Smoked Pear 13
tequila, st. george spiced pear liqueur allspice dram, lemon, mezcal spritz

Shiso Smash 14
bourbon, yuzu, shiso, simple syrup

Japanese Hot Toddy 15
japanese whisky, kuromitsu honey lemon, cloves

Sendai Mule 14
bulleit bourbon, cocchi americano, yuzu, ginger beer

Natsukashii 15
vodka, fernet, quince, lime

Pink Elephant 13
vodka, falernum, cherry liqueur, triple sec, lime

Japanese Mojito 12
ikkomon shochu, shiso, yuzu, simple syrup, sparkling water

Zakuro Martini 14
mezcal, campari, pomegranate

Dealer’s Choice
bartender’s cocktail of the day
price varies

House Crafted Mocktails
Yuzu Lime-ade 7
yuzu, lemon, lime, sugar, sparkling water

Eastside Breeze 7
shiso, cucumber, lime, sugar, sparkling water

Pomegranate Spritz 7
pomegranate, lemon, sugar, sparkling water

“Nama”Draft Beer 16oz
Belgian Abbey Ale, Ocean View, Albany CA 8
Little Hill IPA, Elevation 66, El Cerrito CA 8
Ramble Tamble Red Ale, Elevation 66, El Cerrito CA 8
Sapporo Premium 7

Sake Sampler
Dewazakura Oka
Dewazakura Dewasansan
Sohomare Karakuchi
3x50Ml $18

Locally Brewed Small Batch Sake

Den Sake Brewery, Oakland
$9 gl / $48 500mll btl
Rice Grown in Sacramento Valley

Premium Sake Selection


Tedorigawa, Yamahai Junmai
served warm by the 150ml carafe
ishikawa prefecture

Sohomare, Karakuchi, 90Ml gl
crisp, clean, structured, and dry
tochigi prefecture

Miyasaka, Yawaraka, 720Ml btl
smooth and gentle with a hint of wild plum
nagano prefecture

Nanbu Bijin, Tokubetsu Junmai, 720Ml Btl
fresh, fruity and dry
iwate prefecture

Rihaku, Nigori Tokubetsu Junmai
fresh red plums, sweet rice, silky mouthfeel
shimane prefecture

Ama No To, Tokubetsu Junmai, 720Ml btl
subtle aromas of raisins and earthiness, slightly dry
akita prefecture


Dewazakura, Oka, 90ml gl
flowery bouquet with a touch of pear
yamagata prefecture

Dewazakura, DeWasansan, 90ml gl
mellow with a refreshing green apple tartness
yamagata prefecture

Wakatake, Junmai Ginjo, 720Ml btl
flavorful, beautifully rounded silky texture
shizouka prefecture

Kokuryu, JunMai Ginjo, 720Ml btl
hints of ripe fruit and caramel with an umami finish
fukui prefecture


Wakatake, Junmai Daiginjo, 90Ml gl
silky smooth with pineapple & nut aromas
shizouka prefecture

Hoyo, KuranoHana, 500Ml btl
demure with a sweet kiss of anise
miyagi prefecture

Nanbu Bijin, ‘SoutHern Beauty’, 720Ml btl
seasoned fruit, balanced, full-bodied
iwate prefecture

AkitaBare, Suirakuten, 720Ml btl
essence of melon and muscat, delicately aged
akita prefecture

Sake & Shochu from Takara, Berkeley
Junmai Daiginjo 8 gl (90ml) / 64 btl (720ml)
Ikkomon, sweet potato shochu 7 gl (90ml)
Mio, sparkling sake 9 gl (150ml) / 18 btl (300ml)
Nigori, unfiltered dry sake 12 btl (300ml)

Wine On Tap
185ml glass/500ml carafe
‘17 Chardonnay, True Myth, Edna Valley 10/27
‘17 Sauvignon Blanc, Tangent, Edna Valley 11/29

Wine By the Glass/Bottle


NV Prosecco, Fornarina, Italy 11/44
NV Brut Champagne, Lanson, France 15/60
Veuve Fourny & Fils, Brut Grande Reserve, 375ml 39


‘15 Dry Riesling, Kuentz-Bas, Alsace, France
‘17 Bordeaux (Sauv Blanc/Semillion), Ducasse, France
‘16 Chardonnay, Noria, Sonoma Coast CA 14/56
‘17 Chardonnay, Macon-Villages, Drouhin, France
‘17 Chardonnay, Neyers, Sonoma County 16/64
‘16 Chardonnay, Saintsbury, Carneros CA, half btl 375ml 28 ‘16 Grüner, Arndorfer ‘Vorgeschmack’, Austria 12/48
‘17 Gris Rose, Camargue, France 11/44


‘17 Grenache/Cinsault, Dom. d’Aupilhac, Languedoc 13/52
‘16 Nebbiolo/Barbera, Langhe Rosso, Bocchino, Italy 11/44
‘15 Cabernet Sauvignon, James, Yountville 11/44
‘15 Syrah, L’Ecole, No. 41, Columbia Valley OR 16/64
‘15 Cabernet Sauvignon, Trefethen, Oak Knoll, Napa 17/68
‘16 Pinot Noir, Noria, Russian River Valley 18/72

Exclusively at IYASARE, sole US restaurant Mikami Vineyards
Lodi, CA
2016 Zinfandel
ripe red fruit/cinnamon spice/toasty notes glass 18 / bottle 72

corkage is $20 per 750 ml bottle

Looseleaf Tea
Teance, Fourth Street, Berkeley
450ml teapot 4.50 | 700ml teapot 7
Green: Genmaicha (toasty/comforting)
Green: Sencha (marine/viscous/buoyant)
Golden Oolong (sweet/licorice/honeysuckle)
Herbal: Lavender Mint (sensuous/soothing)
Premium Cold Brew: Rose Red (aromatic/cheerful) $4 gl

French Press Coffee
Artís, Fourth Street, Berkeley
small 4 | large 7 | Regular & Decaf

Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Coca~Cola/Diet Coke/Sprite 3.50
Fentimans Ginger Beer 4
Fentimans Mandarin & Seville Orange Soda 4
San Pellegrino Sparkling Water, 750ml 7