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Kirala

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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DEEP FRIED
17.25
Tempura Dinner
three batter fried shrimp and vegetables
12.75
Vegetable Tempura
batter fried mixed vegetables
16.25
Tonkatsu Dinner
deep fried tenderloin pork with bread crumbs
16.75
Unagi Tenju
eel & vegetables deep fried in light tempura batter over rice
NABEMONO
16.5
Yosenabe Dinner
assorted seafood & vegetables cooked in fish broth
16.25
Sukiyaki Dinner
sliced beef & vegetable cooked in special sauce
10.25
Nabeyaki Udon
hot noodle in soup, topped with poached egg, shrimp tempura & vegetables
SIZZLING
16.95
Ginger Beef
sliced beef cooked with special ginger sauce
13.75
Seafood Yakiudon
sauteed seafood & vegetables over stir fried noodles
GRILL
19.95
Beef Teriyaki
grilled rib eye steak with kirala's teriyaki & ponzu sauce
15.95
Chicken Teriyaki
grilled boneless chicken with kirala's teriyaki sauce
17.25
Salmon Teriyaki
grilled fresh salmon with kirala's special sauce
17.95
Hamachi Teriyaki
grilled yellow tail fillet with kirala's special sauce
15.25
Saba Shioyaki
grilled home marinated mackerel with grated radish
15.95
Unajyu
cooked fresh water eel over rice with special sauce.
SASHIMI
10pcs 19.25
Sashimi
fresh sliced red tuna and albacore tuna
15pcs 25.5
Deluxe Sashimi
five kinds of fresh sliced raw fish tuna, bonito, salmon, albacore, and yellow tail
SUSHI
17.25
Sushi Dinner
seven assorted nigiri sushi and spicy tuna roll
23.25
Deluxe Sushi Dinner
nine assorted nigiri sushi and tekka roll
19.95
Chirashi Sushi Dinner
assorted raw, cooked seafoods & vegetables over rice
19.95
Tekka Don Dinner
sliced raw tuna & vegetables over sushi rice
13
Hosomaki Dinner
three kinds of roll sushi (tekka, kappa, and oshinko)
13
Futomaki Dinner
egg, mushroom, spinach, pickled radish, kanpyo, denbu (mashed & seasoned fish), and eel in a big roll
6pcs 9.25
Inari Dinner
sushi rice stuffed in sweet fired bean curd
PRICE RANGE
$31 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews sushi chawanmushi unagi miso soup albacore scallops seaweed salad skewers robata grill worth the wait minutes before opening place opens busy restaurant restaurant for years berkeley area great lunch bay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had read about Kirala and decided to have a lunch there with my kids. We had seafood udon soup, shrimp & vegetable tempura and grilled chicken in teriyaki sauce. And what a udon soup I had. The best ever. Really. The grilled chicken was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Padenstein
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place stars! However, be aware to arrive roughly 45 minutes before opening. If you don’t get seated in the first round, be prepared to wait for a very long time. I recommend the sushi bar—service is much faster. The udon is amazing and has...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank imagine_hawkfire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went several times and it is a great place. Quality of the food is really good and it is very authentic. Very recommended

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bolicheboliche
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Wow! Who would think that this very large, bustling, sushi restaurant would have a wait list on a week night, and that wait continued from 6 pm when we arrived, to 8 pm when we were leaving. The hostess told us apologetically, that we could...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Richard T
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We visited on a Thursday night with a friend who lives in Orinda and were pleased with the food here. We ordered mostly Sushi and the Sushi was fresh and tasty,. Seaweed Salad was good, Loved the squid skewers and cooked Scallops. Gindara, Hanachi, Albacore,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 965rickn
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This a great place in Berkeley side for fish. Specially tuna is great. It s a bit small and always full. That is the negative thing. But makes sense to go.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Bolicheboliche
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Very fresh sushi, very tasty grill, and good udon. The service is also tentative and very fast given the restaurant was very full. Everyone in our party was very happy after a good meal.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Tina G
Reviewed April 27, 2018

It's been a few years since I've been to Kirala, so I decided to meet a co-worker here for lunch. First, the place opens at 11:30, and you have to be there before it opens because there will be a line before it opens. Once...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Shuweb-com
Reviewed April 12, 2018

People have been telling us about this restaurant for years and on this trip to the Bay Area we finally went tonight. Greeted at the door by the charming owner and manager, Kimiko, we were given a warm we,come and offered a choice of tables....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank CaptainTrips1970
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

I went alone however it was a great experience. Great sashimi with very good quality and great service. Price is fair. I really liked it.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Bolicheboliche
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