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Izakaya Mita

  • 1960 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, 60647, United States
  • 15 - 40 USD • Japanese, Gastropub
Take Away

Tempura, sake, and noodles on offer for takeout and delivery for dinner only Wed-Sun.

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MICHELIN Guide Chicago

Izakaya Mita

  • 1960 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, 60647, United States
  • 15 - 40 USD • Japanese, Gastropub
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

This Bucktown favorite is a family-run tavern worth seeking out for its homespun take on izakaya eats and gracious hospitality.

Start with single-serve sake in a jar so cute you’ll want to smuggle it home, or a cocktail inspired by Japanese literature (the Norwegian Wood, a delicious interpretation of the Haruki Murakami novel blends whiskey, Luxardo, sweet vermouth and orange bitters). The array of small plates brims with creativity and flavor: tsukune are coarse-ground, delightfully chewy and achieve a mouthwateringly charred exterior from having been grilled over binchotan; while tako-yaki are as delicious as any found on a Tokyo street cart. Korokke, a panko-crusted potato croquette, comes with tonkatsu sauce for delicious dunking.

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  • The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
  • ò Simple restaurant

Facilities & Services

  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • Counter dining
  • T Air conditioning
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted

Information

+1 773-799-8677
Opening hours
Closed: lunch : Monday-Friday

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