Menu

Izakaya’s menu gives you a Nikkei experience in a contemporary and approachable style, with an array of authentic dishes ranging from Peruvian sushi, tiraditos and special robata grills.

We strive to make your dining experience unique and memorable using fresh and seasonal ingredients in addition to some specially flown in from Peru and Japan.

To Share

Soy Edamame

Truffle Parmesan

Spicy Edamame

Truffle Parmesan Fries

Thai Ebi

Ginger marinated shrimp, coconut milk, poro sauce

Ahiru Gyoza

Duck confit, portobello mushroom, huancaína sauce

Rock Shrimp Tempura

Battered shrimp, creamy spicy mayo, truffle oil, green chili

Izakaya Sando

Panko crusted Australian beef tenderloin, pullman bread, sweet mayonnaise, cherry tomato jam

Black Cod Lettuce Wraps

Black cod, iceberg lettuce, char siu sauce, cherry tomato jam, leek chips,
40g per wrap

Omakase

Australian rib eye beef, pita bread, parmesan sauce, truffle oil, togarashi, red chili, sakura sauce

Ebi Tempura

Beet tempura prawns, ponzu, wasabi sauce

Pão Burger

Prime beef sliders, beet infused steamed bun, red chili jam, cheddar, red onion pickles, chili mayo

Maracuya Prawns

Sautéed prawns, green beans, shitake mushroom, passion fruit peanut sauce

Salmon Tacos

Salmon, corn tortilla, avocado tartare, lettuce, shoyu, red onion pickles, wakame tempura

King Crab Tacos

Alaskan king crab tartare, corn tortilla, avocado tartare, Japanese  mayonnaise, red onion pickles, spring onions and wakame tempura

RAW

Tiradito Miso

Salmon sashimi, crispy salmon skin, red chili, sweet miso sauce

Tiradito Nipon

Seabass, tempura prawns, crispy corn, sweet potato chips, chalaquita, coriander coulis

Tiradito Nikkei

Tuna, crispy quinoa, apple chalaquita, Nikkei sauce

Tiradito Classico

Seabass, crispy corn, sweet potato tempura, leche de tigre, lime, passion fruit sauce

Truffle Tataki

Australian beef tenderloin, ponzu, truffle oil, grated ginger & spring onion

Salmon & Tuna Tartare 

Duo of salmon & tuna tartare, black lumpfish caviar, ponzu, grape seed oil

Tuna Tataki

Seared tuna, soy, leche de tigre, crispy corn, sesame oil, lime

Izakaya Ceviche

Seabass, steamed shrimp, fried calamari, citrus ponzu

Ponzu Hamachi

Premium yellowtail tuna, lime, truffle oil, citrus ponzu

Hot Salmon Sashimi

Salmon sashimi, shoyu, green apple, hot sesame oil, passion fruit sauce, crispy filo strip

Soups

Kani Cream

Spicy crab soup, red curry, panca, leeks

Asparagus soup

Cream of roasted asparagus, furikake, truffle oil

from the garden

Crispy Corn Salad

Sweet corn, crispy corn, cherry tomatoes, torched red capsicum, citrus ponzu

Miso Spinach Salad

Baby spinach, cherry tomatoes, mustard miso sauce, dry shiso and tenkatsu flakes

Tomato Ceviche

Cherry tomatoes, red onion pickles, heart of palms, watercress, coriander, leche de tigre, yuzu, tabasco, dry shiso, red chili

robata

Tako

Octopus with panca-miso marinade, yakiniku sauce, apple chalaquita

Ebi

Prawns with spicy chili dressing, eastern bbq marinade, sriracha, sesame oil

King Crab Legs

Alaskan king crab legs, Japanese butter, chargrilled lemon, sakura sauce

Niku

Prime tenderloin, green curry-panca marinade, sesame oil, chalaquita

Tori

Chicken, ají amarrillo-pineapple marinade, teriyaki

Kinoko

Portobello mushroom, panca-sriracha marinade

main courses

Arroz Nikkei

Char siu marinated seabass or salmon shitake mushroom risotto, ají amarillo aioli

Josper Tako

Chargrilled octopus, cauliflower purée, ají amarillo paste, apple with seasonal vegetables

Salmon Teriyaki

Panca-miso and teriyaki, chargrilled salmon, truffle edamame purée, bouquet of asparagus

Wafu Fillet

Prime tenderloin, wok portobello mushroom,  sesame potato purée, wafu sauce 240g

Black Cod

Miso glaze, mustard leaves

Rib Eye

Yakiniku rib eye steak, apple chalaquita, chili jam 220g

Sides

Thai Rice

Basmati rice, capsicum, shitake mushroom, zucchini, wok sauce, sesame seeds, sesame oil, shoyu

Oriental Rice

Japanese rice, toasted pecans, wok sauce, harusami, balsamic reduction

Yasai Itame

Japanese vegetables stir fry, garlic confit, wok sauce

Maki rolls

Ni Salmon

Duo of salmon, avocado, spring onion, citrus sauce

Teri

Salmon, crispy prawn, cream cheese, teriyaki

Karage

Crab tartare, fried calamari, avocado, Japanese butter, crispy quinoa, chalaquita

Ni Tuna

Duo of tuna, avocado, cucumber, quinoa chips, tobiko, Nikkei sauce

Parmesan

Prawn tempura, scallops, seabass, avocado, torched parmesan

Passion

Salmon furai, crispy salmon skin, cream cheese, avocado, teriyaki, passion fruit sauce

Togamaki

Salmon bata yaki, cream cheese, avocado, smoked Japanese butter, harusame chip

Ceviche

Fried calamari, shrimp furai, avocado, lettuce, togarashi, red chili, acevichado sauce

Vegetarian

Avocado, shitake mushroom, lettuce, carrot, cucumber, togarashi, tenkatsu flakes, aioli negra

King Crab

Alaskan king crab tartare, avocado, cucumber, onion tempura, and black lumpfish caviar, leek chips, sakura sauce

Sake Truffle

Salmon, avocado, asparagus, white sesame, truffle oil 

Unagi Foie Gras

Unagi, foie gras, avocado, tenkatsu flakes, orange tobiko, spicy mayo

Niku Ponzu Tartare

Beef tenderloin tartare, avocado, black tenkatsu flakes, chili jam, mushroom truffle sauce


Spicy

Calamari, avocado, tuna tartare, green chili

Hamachi

Premium yellow tail tuna tartare, truffle oil, grilled asparagus, onion tempura

Chidzu

Fried shrimp, salmon, avocado, cream cheese, teriyaki sauce

Izakaya nigiri

Parmesan

Seabass, torched parmesan, shoyu

Tako Nikkei

Octopus, Nikkei sauce

Niku

Tenderloin, yakiniku sauce

Passion

Salmon, chili, passion fruit sauce

Gunkan Kani

Crab meat, chives, togarashi, Japanese mayo

Gunkan Hotate

Scallops, togarashi, chalaquita, acevichado sauce

Tuna Foie Gras

Seared tuna, foie gras, nori jam

Unagi

Flame grilled eel, teriyaki sauce, sesame seeds, spring onion

Sashimi & nigiri

Tuna

Seabass

Salmon

Hamachi

Prawn

Octopus

Sashimi Platter

desserts

Banana Cheesecake

Chocolate sauce, matcha powder, strawberry sorbet

Chocolate Fondant

Dark chocolate, vanilla soy ice cream

Matcha Fondant

White chocolate, green tea, soy ice cream

Sorbets

Lychee, passion fruit, coconut, green tea, coffee rum

Dessert Platter

Chocolate fondant, banana cheesecake, passion crème brûlée, caramelized pecans and seasonal sorbet

Palm Central, Palm Hills, Sheikh Zayed City, Cairo

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reservations@izakayacairo.com