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About Miso Izakaya
Izakaya literally means "stay sake shop." They were traditionally down-to-earth places where men drank sake and beer after work--essentially a Japanese-style tavern. As in Japan, we offer a comfortable style of dining centered around sharable plates and a variety of drinks, including sake, shochu, beer and cocktails. Our food changes seasonally, adhering to fundamentals of Japanese food while offering a unique take on traditional dishes. Enjoy yourself, relax, and linger with good friends, good food and good drinks.
Atlanta, GA 30312
Japanese, Tapas / Small Plates, Sushi
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm; Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 12:00am
*Dining area last seating is at 9:30 pm. Last call for food and drinks in the dining area is at 9:30 pm on Mon and 10:00 pm Tues - Sat. Any guest that comes in after 9:30 pm will be seated in the bar area. Last call for hot food is at 10:30 pm and last call for sushi and drinks is at 11:30 pm.
Thank you for choosing Miso Izakaya. Please be advise when making a reservation through Open Table: in order to maximize and accommodate all guests we reserve the right to assign any available seats in the restaurant. Seating area includes: dining tables, sushi bar and the communal table. Any requests will be considered, but not guaranteed. Seating at the bar is first come, first serve. **RESERVATIONS WILL BE RELEASED AFTER 10 MINUTES OF YOUR INITIAL RESERVATION IF NO ONE CALLS OR SHOWS UP**. Should your plans change, please let us know. We look forward to serving you.
Edgewood and Randolph St
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Parking lot is located to the right of the building. There are also street parking in front of the restaurant.
Marta: We are located between the Inman Park and King Memorial (blue or green line) train stop. It will be an appoximately a mile walk from either station.
Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wine
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Miso Izakaya Ratings and Reviews
tasty food, but poor service. Restaurant was almost completely empty when we arrived for our 6pm reservation, but the hostess still acted a little put out when we asked for a table other than the one right by her podium. Also the food for the four of us arrived at different times, even though we asked for it to come out together. I was done with all of my food and our two guests were almost completely done too before my wife's seared tuna arrived at the table.
Given the poor service, this place is not worth the price.
This was the third time I've eaten at Miso Izkaya with friends. We shared a number of small plates and sushi. The sushi was excellent, the yellowtail collar was incredible and the cocktails and sake selection were great. This is a place to go with friends to have a meal in a restaurant that has very nice ambience.
Great food, great service, great table for our surprise birthday dinner for our friend. The final great is that it's a short walk from the neighborhood. Would it be unkind to hope that not too many more people find out about it ? I would hate to lose it to long lines and loud phone conversations..
We've dined at Miso Izakaya many times in the past and returned for Valentine's Day. We had a large sampling of the cooked small plates as well as a few items from the sushi bar. Everything was excellent and even with 2 drinks each, the bill was extremely reasonable. This really is one of the most consistently great restaurants in the area.
Miso Izakaya has been a long-time favorite for years now - but something's changed, not for the better. We went on Valentine's Day for the first time in a few months. Immediately we were warned that we should go ahead and order sushi because it would probably take 20-30 minutes - no big deal, we're laid back folks, and like their drinks. So we scramble together our Sushi order, and grab a couple of other items to tie us over - edamame, steamed buns (which are awesome), and some Ramen for my wife. The ramen comes out in like 2 minutes! Excellent! And then the buns, so I've got something to put in my belly while I'm waiting on sushi. No edamame, which they apparently forgot. No big deal.
And then...well, it took about an hour and 15 minutes for our sushi to come out. It wasn't even that busy, plenty of open tables - we didn't order any specialty rolls, nothing fancy (mostly nigiri and a yellowtail roll) and not even a lot of stuff. When it finally came out, I was so hungry I would've eaten anything. And it was *pretty good.* Not great, which is what we've gotten used to there. None of it was on our server, who you could tell was stressing (and we felt bad for her when we heard other tables asking about how long it was taking.) So all in all - it's different, not for the better, and not worth the wait IMO. Sure was good while it lasted, though.
This was our first time here, and we had a bizarre service experience. I made a reservation for 4 people. When I arrived and stated my name and reservation, the hostess, who was reading text messages on her phone, told me to let her know when the rest of the party arrived so we could be seated. I moved over to the side and waited for my party for about 10 minutes - only to realize they were already there and seated! My friends just happened to see me standing there and came and retrieved me! They indicated that the hostess had even been hesitant to seat them initially, though the restaurant was mostly empty.
The table was not set for 4 - I had to ask the waiter for a napkin and chopsticks when he brought my food.
The food was fine but not memorable.
Perfect place for a date, good ambiance and affordable. Waiter was very attentive and confirmed our order. Hand rolls were well made and fairly even throughout. Limited parking on Edgewood so Uber will be good option. Overall, good sushi spot for a Saturday.
Was really looking forward to this meal. Dinner with my son New Years Eve night (in town for Peach Bowl). Was surprisingly quiet at first, but the "vibe" and "energy" picked up throughout our meal. Ambience was great, noise was a non-issue, and we were able to carry on a easy conversation (which can be a precious commodity these days). Had a great 80s soundtrack in the background (music has a big impact for me). Seated immediately, wait staff was pleasant, efficient, and attentive. Extensive Japanese beer and sake menu. Food arrived tapas style. Every single dish we had was excellent, and wished we had the budget and appetite for even more. Miso soup, crab salad, Korean fried chicken, ribs and spicy tuna/salmon tartare all remarkable. Sushi was very good, but the few items we had did not stand out as unique or superior to that we have add at other restaurants. That said, this place has it going on! Would go back in a second.
Nice atmosphere, but waitress seemed a bit lost & failed to initially help w/menu choices & explanations. Had to inquire about dishes w/the hostess (epic FAIL!!!). Main entrée arrived at our table before our appetizers & meal came out one dish at a time. I'm like...HUH????? It actually started to feel more like a tapas bar. Then after all of that, we felt "rushed" to dine until I said something to our waitress about it. All-in-all, food was good, atmosphere was great, but actual dining experience was a fail.
I have been coming here for years. The food is really great. The green beans are a must. This last time it was raining and the last member of our party was late due to the ever faithful rainy day Atlanta traffic. They would not seat us until our whole party was there. This always leaves a bad taste in my mouth especially when you go there often. However, the host did end up seating us before the last person got there. Overall a great experience as usual.
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