VALENTINES DAY MENU
14.2.20

(Minimum 2 Guests, $165pp, + $80 with Pairing)

Akaiito Zensai
Seasonal Appetizers

’17 Domaine Le Grand Cros L’esprit Rose

SNAPPER
Smoked Tomato, Rice Vinaigrette

’17 Julian Brocard Les Plantes Petit Chablis

SCAMPI
Kombu, Finger Lime, Saffron, Truffle

’16 Louis Max Bourgogne Chardonnay

GREEN LIP ABALONE
Chawanmushi, Smoked Dashi, Ikura

ORA KING SALMON
Ikura, Pea, Apple, Bottarga

’18 Howard Vineyard Gruner Veltliner

Glacier 51 toothfish
Clams, Dashi

DUCK
Plum, Rhubarb

’18 Paringa Estate PE Pinot Noir

WAGYU MB9+ SIRLOIN
Smoked Eggplant, Shimeji, Cavolo Nero

’17 Mount Langi Ghiran ‘Hollows Shiraz’

STRAWBERRY
Raspberry, Lemon Sorbet

“Akaiito”
“The red thread of fate”
Strawberry mousse, honey mascarpone, chocolate soil,
dark chocolate ice-cream

Yogurt Sake

*Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free Menu Available Upon Request

KYOYU DEGUSTATION

(Minimum 2 Guests, $88pp)

UPSTAIRS RESTAURANT DINING ONLY

Akaiito Zensai
Seasonal Appetizers

Wagyu Tartare
Takeda Farm Tri-tip, Smoked Egg Yolk, Shiitake Mushroom, Anchovy Mayo, Crispy Nori

ADD EXTRA
Sashimi (8pcs) + $15pp

Sashimi (8pcs) & Nigiri (4pcs) + $25

Crazy Maki
Chef’s Selection Maki Roll (2 kind)

EBI TEMPURA
Prawn, Smoked Salt, Lime

ROBata Dry Aged Chicken thigh
Yuzu Kosho, Wasabi

Glacier 51 Toothfish
NZ Diamond Clams, Shimeji, Dashi

ROBATA TOOTHFISH
Saikyo Miso Marinade, Native Citrus Caviar, Daikon

WAGYU FRIED RICE

Shiitake Mushroom, Pine Nuts, Spring Onion, Tobiko

Grilled brocolini
Dancing Bonito, Aged Soy

“Akaiito”
“The red thread of fate”
Strawberry mousse, honey mascarpone, chocolate soil,
dark chocolate ice-cream

*Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free Menu Available Upon Request

KOJIN DEGUSTATION

(Minimum 2 Guests, $138pp)

UPSTAIRS RESTAURANT DINING ONLY

Akaiito Zensai
Seasonal Appetizers

HOKKAIDO SCALLOPS
Diakon, Apple, Native Mint

WAgyu Tataki
Wagyu Striploin MB6+, Shredded Leek, Ponzu, Truffle Oil

GREEN LIP ABALONE
Chawanmushi, Blue Swimmer Crab, 

ROBata EBI
Grilled King Prawn, Shio Kombu Butter

Glacier 51 Toothfish
Clam Dashi, Seared Scallops, Snow Pea Kombu Butter

DUCK
Rhubarb, Plum Sauce

MB9 + Wagyu Striploin
Smoked Eggplant, Shimeji, Cavolo Nero, Truffle Jus

STRAWBERRY
Raspberry, Lemon Sorbet

“Akaiito”
“The red thread of fate”
Strawberry mousse, honey mascarpone, chocolate soil,
dark chocolate ice-cream

*Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free Menu Available Upon Request

Sushi & Sashimi

An ever-changing selection of the best seafood of the day

*Individual Sashimi Varieties Available Upon Request

Nigiri omakase

  • 6 pieces $28

Sashimi Omakase

Crazy Maki

  • Tempura $22

    Whiting Tempura, Cucumber, Ikura, Truffle Sauce

  • Unagi $22

    Eel, Cucumber, Shiso Leaf, Kabayaki Sauce

  • Soft Shell Crab $25

    Spicy King Fish Ceviche, Avocado, Cucumber, Black Tobiko

  • Vegan $16

    Carrots, Ginger Yellow Daikon, Green onion

TAPAS

Robatayaki

Robatayaki is a centuries old Japanese grilling method originating in Hokkaido, Japan. Sticking to this northern countryside cooking style, our authentic Japanese Iwata charcoal fired grill offers skewered meats and seafood cooked over extra hot charcoals.

KUSHIAGE

A Japanese dish of deep-fried skewered meat and vegetables. Recommended enjoying with beer…
lots of beer!

Sweet

Lunch Bento Box (12pm-3pm | mon - fri)

  • Sashimi & Sushi $38

    Mixed Nigiri, Sashimi & Maki Roll served with Miso Soup, Chawanmushi (Streamed Custard Egg) And Japanese Pickles

  • CHIRASHI DON $32

    Chef’s Selection of Sashimi Served atop Sushi Rice served with Miso Soup, Chawanmushi (Streamed Custard Egg) and Japanese Pickles

  • SASHIMI & TEMPURA $32

    Mixed Sashimi Platter with Ebi (Prawn) & Vegetable Tempura served with Miso Soup, Chawanmushi (Streamed Custard Egg) And Japanese Pickles

  • UNAGI $38

    Robata Grilled Eel with Sweet Soy Sauce served with Steamed Rice, Miso Soup, Chawanmushi (Streamed Custard Egg) and Japanese Pickles

  • DELUXE TEMPURA $33

    Ebi (Prawn) & Vegetable Tempura served with Steamed Rice, Miso Soup, Chawanmushi (Streamed Custard Egg) and Japanese Pickles

  • MISO GRIILED TOOTHFISH $40

    Robata Grilled Miso Cured Glacier 51 Toothfish served with Steamed Rice, Miso Soup, Chawanmushi (Streamed Custard Egg) and Japanese Pickles

  • AKAIITO SUKIYAKI $40

    Sliced MB6+ Wagyu Beef Cooked in Iron Hotpot with Mixed Vegetables and Tofu served with Udon Noodles, Chawanmushi (Streamed Custard Egg) and Japanese Pickles

  • TERIYAKI CHICKEN $28

    Robata Grilled Dry Aged Chicken Thigh with Tare Dipping Sauce served with Steamed Rice, Miso Soup, Chawanmushi (Streamed Custard Egg) and Japanese Pickles

  • TONKATSU $30

    Deep Fried Kurobuta Pork Cutlet with Japanese Worcestershire Sauce served with Steamed Rice, Miso Soup, Chawanmushi (Streamed Custard Egg) and Japanese Pickles

  • KUSHIYAKI & SASHIMI $36

    Assorted Sashimi Platter and Robata Grilled Kushiyaki (3pcs) served with Steamed Rice, Miso Soup, Chawanmushi (Streamed Custard Egg) and Japanese Pickles

  • WAFU WAGYU STEAK $42

    Robata Grilled MB6+ Wagyu Steak, Radish, Shallot & Wafu Sauce served with Steamed Rice, Miso Soup, Chawanmushi (Streamed Custard Egg) and Japanese Pickles

Bento sides
(12PM-3PM | MON - FRI)

349-351 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
Ph: 03 9620 1343

Mon-Fri
Lunch Service 11:30 – 15:00
Dinner Service 17:30 – Late
Sat-Sun
Dinner Service 17:30 – Late