Sake, a Japanese drink made from fermented rice, is not difficult to find in Indianapolis. There are multiple options for people who are interested in enjoying sake and sushi in a great atmosphere. The following dining options also offer full meals and appetizers for people who are interested in getting more from the experience.
Red Sake is known for its Saketinis or special martinis made with sake, but it also offer a variety of other sake options. The restaurant and bar uses a combination of Japanese, Thai, Korean and Vietnamese items to offer a full range of entrees for visitors. From fried rice to tempura, the meals vary greatly and include mango tango rolls, cucumber salads and gyoza. The unique beverage combinations always attract a great deal of attention at Red Sake.
Sushi on the Rocks
Sushi on the Rocks has drinks that range from Hakutsuru organic sake to Fuji Hana flavored sake. The Japanese restaurant and bar has a full menu of sushi items with appetizers and entrees. The options vary greatly and include spicy tuna tataki, shrimp rolls, miso soup, squid salad and other choices. In addition, you can find bento boxes, desserts, special rolls, wine and beer. It is recommended that visitors try the Banzai sake martini that includes lime juice and sake among other ingredients.
Sapporo is a Japanese restaurant and bar that offers several sake choices and many sushi options. From vegetarian specials to bento box entrees, it presents visitors with a large menu while keeping the sake flowing at a full bar. There are individual tables with entertainment from chefs at the hibachi grills, and all of the entrees come with appetizers, onion soups, salads, rice and vegetables.
Ichiban offers the popular house sake and TY KU sake that is served as cold or hot depending on the visitor’s preference. Some of the drinks include Coconut Nigori and Junmai Silver at the full bar. However, this restaurant and bar does not stop at beverages and has a full menu. The special rolls are often recommended as top choices, but there are also bento boxes, nigiri sushi combinations, soups and salads. The pleasant atmosphere is often one of the reasons diners keep coming back.