Venue Info

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Sake

This Downtown spot, which is part of a Japan-based franchise, is all about hidden recesses, from washitsu -- matt-covered rooms where you don slippers and sit on the floor -- to booths with curtains. Try the seared tuna carpaccio with ponzu dressing and spicy mayo or anything from the robata grill, especially the saba (seared mackerel).

Portland

Shigezo Izakaya

MATTIE JOHN BAMMAN/THRILLIST

This Downtown spot, which is part of a Japan-based franchise, is all about hidden recesses, from washitsu -- matt-covered rooms where you don slippers and sit on the floor -- to booths with curtains. Try the seared tuna carpaccio with ponzu dressing and spicy mayo or anything from the robata grill, especially the saba (seared mackerel).