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1518 S Pearl St, Denver, CO 80210-2635 (S.Pearl Street and Florida Avenue)
+1 303-777-0691
22:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Wed 22:00 - 17:00
Thu - Fri 23:00 - 11:30
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Larkspur, California
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87 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Enjoyed everything we ate at this trendy, fun place filled with all ages. It is a big restaurant and not sure where the ideal spot to eat is. There's a cool bar area and a large back room. It can be noisy in this back room.

Thank Carrie_clb_111
Denver, Colorado, United States
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Fresh, tasty, and major variety of sushi. I have been here about 25 times now over the past 5 years and definitely call this my go-to sushi place in Denver. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Jonny_P172
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

If there is a special occasion this is a go to. Sitting at the sushi bar will delight you with new fresh fish that are always interesting and/or delightful. I LOVE the lobster ramen!

Thank Megan T
Santa Barbara, California
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

As good as the Den is this is maybe literally a step. World class sushi and one of my all time favorite restaurants in the world.

Thank josephDavis3222
Virgil, New York
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

A vast menu of delights awaits you at Izakaya. The wait staff are superb and make spot on recommendations that will enhance your dining experience so ask them! Pages and pages of unique combinations and of course, old favorites are also there. Happy hour is the best deal around and varies by time of year and day of the week... More 

Thank Corides
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

Excellent, innovative food, beautiful restaurant, fabulous service. Not for those on a strict budget, but great for a special occasion.

1 Thank JillEllen674
San Diego, California
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87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014

Went to a business dinner here on the suggestion of a colleague who lived nearby. Immediately noticed the decor. It's a very cool modern Asian look. Hostess and wait staff were excellent. The sushi was not the best I ever had (that was Sasabune HI) but it was very, very good, and quite creative. My only real complaint was that... More 

1 Thank DLB87
Denver, Colorado
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135 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

The fact that our Mint.com budget has a separate breakout for Izakaya Den says something. We are there almost every Friday. Yes it's expensive but so worth it! We sit upstairs at the bar and enjoy the summers up there even more. Tonight the rooftop and all the walls were totally open. Amazing! The bartender remembers our order from week... More 

2 Thank EZ2JMS
Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

This is the best sushi restaurant we have ever been to, including in Japan. Izakaya and Sushi Den share the same kitchen and Sushi Den is consistently ranked as one of the best sushi restaurants in the US. We prefer Izakaya because the atmosphere is a little more intimate. The second floor roof can be rolled back on nice evenings... More 

Thank Amanda H
Clearwater, FL
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115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Stepping into one of the more talked about Sushi joints in Denver w/o a reservation AND with a music festival going on nearby had us wondering about the........well, we waited less than 5 minutes for a table and were duly impressed by the ambiance, the service (quite attentive.....) and then....THEN.......came the food...... To leave this place without trying the Spicy... More 

Thank F J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
22:00 - 17:00
22:00 - 17:00
22:00 - 17:00
23:00 - 11:30
23:00 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 S Pearl St, Denver, CO 80210-2635
    (S.Pearl Street and Florida Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Izakaya Den is conveniently located a few blocks from Light Rail and a 10 minute drive or taxi ride from downtown Denver and convention sites. A RTD transit stop is on the corner and B Cycle has a pick up and drop off site nearby.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-777-0691

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?