Kaname Izakaya and Shochu Bar
Seattle, WA 98104
Seattle Weekly's Description
Attractive, lodge-like Kaname's long menu includes all the dishes Americans expect to find in a Japanese restaurant (sushi, sukiyaki, tempura, katsu), as well as the smaller drinking snacks that you'd find at izakayas, or Japanese pubs. That's a lot of dishes to master, and the results are uneven, but one of the reliable successes is Kaname's ramen. Owner Todd Kuniyuki trained with a Japanese chef to learn his Kyushu-style tonkotsu broth, which smells like pureed bacon but is light enough to sip a bowl's worth.
Tips from foursquare
Has an evening happy hour, when its hedonistic Japanese fried food costs around $3. Croquettes and gyozas, beer and shochu (similar to vodka). Aims for those on a budget. Happy hour 5-6:30
Scarlet lanterns reading “Izakaya” light up the doorways of Tokyo snack bars, beckoning wary workers with early-evening belts and bites
They have a great happy hour, Monday thru Saturday 5pm - 630pm.
Service is incredibly slow; food took 50 minutes to arrive.
Happy hour until 6:30
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