Robata Grill & Sake Bar has been a cornerstone for delicious, authentic Japanese cuisine in Carmel, California for over three decades. The restaurant first opened thirty-eight years and has gained a stellar reputation within the community ever since. Ownership has changed hands multiple times, but today Michael Wan owns the place and continues to keep Robataís legacy alive. It was the restaurantís long history and loyal clientele that convinced Michael to invest in Robata. Michael has preserved the restaurantís menu and great prices, so returning customers can continue to expect the same quality and consistency.Everything at Robata Grill & Sake Bar is made from scratch using the freshest and finest ingredients. The restaurant is a local favorite for their high quality products, competitive prices, and wonderful value. It is often rated the #1 Japanese Restaurant in Carmel. Robata specializes in fresh sushi, traditional grilled entrees, and tempura dishes. One of customersí favorite appetizers is the Nikumaki that is made with thinly sliced ribeye that is wrapped around green onions and asparagus with teriyaki sauce. The Sukiyaki is a traditional Japanese entree that can feed two people. It is cooked classically in a tetsubin with thinly sliced ribeye, tofu, shiitake mushrooms, and vegetables in a special broth. Customers also love the sushi made at Robata Grill & Sake Bar. They have a diverse selection of sashimi and rolls and they even offer some vegetarian options. One of the most popular rolls is the Crunchy Carmel made with salmon, cream cheese, and tempura shrimp with crunchy tempura outside. A spicy favorite is the Fire Roll made with salmon and cucumber topped with a mixture of yellowtail, tuna, garlic, green onion, cerrano pepper, sesame oil, and wasabi tobiko.In addition to their fantastic food, Robata also features a full bar stocked with great drinks and spirits. The restaurant specializes in sake and they look to add to their already impressive list. Robata is in the process of creating a special Sake Cocktail menu that will expand their variety and educate guests on what sake is. Currently Robata offers a great selection of Japanese beers and sakes, specialty cocktails, and a nice wine list. All in all, Robata Grill & Sake Bar is the perfect place to bring family and friends for a relaxing and delicious meal. The atmosphere of the restaurant is warm and cozy and everything inside, from the decor to the furniture, makes you feel as if youíd been transported to Japan. The restaurant is divided into a few different sections including a bar area, dining rooms, and booth section. Thereís even a beautiful outdoor patio with fire pit for guests to enjoy. In total the restaurant can seat about 140 people. The next time youíre in Carmel and craving a delicious, authentic Japanese meal, make sure to stop by Robata Grill & Sake Bar. The food, ambiance, and value will blow you away!
3658 The Barnyard
Carmel, CA 93923