Sushi Den and OTOTO win big in Westword’s “Best of Denver 2016”

We are honored and pleased to announce that SUSHI DEN has been named “BEST SUSHI BAR” in Denver and OTOTO has been named “BEST JAPANESE RESTAURANT” and “BEST JAPANESE HAPPY HOUR” in Denver.

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Year after year, Sushi Den owners Yasu and Toshi Kizaki not only rise to the challenge of serving the freshest fish in town, but they also continue to innovate to exceed customers’ already high expectations. That means serving in-season seafood from coastal and international waters…

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http://www.westword.com/best-of/2016/food-and-drink/best-sushi-bar-7751642

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OTOTO: BEST JAPANESE RESTAURANT

It almost seems unfair, after successes with Sushi Den and Izakaya Den on South Pearl Street, that the Kizaki brothers could score another hit with the resurrected Ototo, which returned last year after a three-year hiatus and a conceptual update that impresses with its traditional, well-defined menu of small plates and robatoyaki — skewers grilled over oak and mesquite coals. Start with simple grilled vegetables and move on to skewered chicken wings, wagyu beef or short ribs…

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http://www.westword.com/best-of/2016/food-and-drink/best-japanese-restaurant-7751626

OTOTO: BEST JAPANESE HAPPY HOUR

While sampling the finest sushi and omakase in Denver, you might not come across many generous happy hours. Ototo, dipping into the tradition of its Pearl Street sisters Sushi Den and Izakaya Den, is a surprising exception. Roaring back from the dead in mid-2015, Ototo immediately released a kaiju-sized happy-hour menu that shows off the restaurant’s eclectic and cozy fare…

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http://www.westword.com/best-of/2016/food-and-drink/best-japanese-happy-hour-7751124