Izakaya Sushi Ran calls itself a gastropub, but instead of people bickering about which IPA smells more like a middle school locker room, there’s really good Japanese food, sake, and cocktails. Start your meal off with a mezcal Firebird cocktail or a gin Merman that’s a lot like a martini, and go from there. If you’re here for sushi, y the king salmon sashimi comes in thick slabs with thin slices of citrus on top, but the miso-glazed version from the hot plates section of the menu is the better choice. This place gets pretty packed, so plan ahead and get a reservation if you can.
Izakaya Sushi Ran is permanently closed.
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