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Appetizers

Edamame.......................................................................................$5
Boiled soy bean with a hint of sea salt
Gyoza............................................................................................$7
Japanese pan fried dumplings
Shu Mai..........................................................................................$6
Steamed shrimp shu mai dumpling
*Wasabi Tako.................................................................................$8
Wasabi flavored raw octopus
Yakitori..........................................................................................$7
Grilled chicken skewers with Teriyaki sauce
Korean Style Short Ribs.....................................................................$16
Grilled marinted Korean Style short ribs
Ika Sugatayaki................................................................................$12
Charbroiled squid with teriyaki sauce
Tuna/Beef Tataki............................................................................$13
Thinly-sliced NY strip seared or tuna served with a side of ponzu sauce
Fried Calamari.................................................................................$8
Lightly battered fried calamari rings with spicy aioli
Fried Oyster.................................................................................$9
Panko crusted fried oysters
Tempura Appetizer........................................................................$10
Lightly battered deep fried shrimp and vegetables with sweet dashi
Ankimo........................................................................................$8
Steamed Monkfish liver in ponzu sauce
Yellowtail Serrano Pepper..............................................................$14
Thinly sliced yellowtail top with Serrano pepper in yuzu sauce
Sushi Appetizer............................................................................$10
4 pieces of sushi nigiri
Sashimi Appetizer.........................................................................$11
6 pieces of sashimi
Narudo.......................................................................................$8
Crab, avocado and masago rolled in thin sheet of cucumber
Seafood Suno Mono.....................................................................$11
Assorted fish on a bed of cucumbers drizzled in ponzu sauce
James Island...............................................................................$15
Tuna cubes on top of fresh avocado and daikon radish, drizzled with spicy sauce
Avocado Sashimi........................................................................$5
Sashimi style avocado with sesame seeds on daikon radish


Yama Lunch Special - Bento Box

Bento Box A...........................................................................$14
Teriyaki Chicken, Japanese dumpling, House salad, White rice & side of Miso soup
Bento Box B............................................................................$14
Daily assorted sushi, Japanese dumpling, House salad & side of Miso soup
Bento Box C............................................................................$14
Daily Maki Roll special, Japanese dumpling, House salad & side of Miso soup
Bento Box D...........................................................................$14
Tempura shrimp & vegetable, Japanese dumpling, House salad & side of Miso soup

 

*substitute for brown rice +$1.00

 

Yama Lunch menu — Hibachi

Served with house salad, mix Vegetables and Fried rice

Vegetable...............................................................................$11
Chicken..................................................................................$12
Steak.....................................................................................$13
Shrimp..................................................................................$13
Scallop...................................................................................$14
Filet Mignon...........................................................................$16
Chicken & Steak......................................................................$15
Chicken & Shrimp....................................................................$15
Shrimp & Steak.......................................................................$16
Shrimp & Scallop.....................................................................$16 


*substitute for brown rice +$1.00

Soup & Salad

Miso Soup..............................................................................$3
Soybean soup with cubes of tofu, dried wakame and scallion
Clear Soup.............................................................................$3
Clear onion soup with special seasoning
House Salad...........................................................................$4
Crisp lettuce, cucumber, tomato and carrot with Japanese ginger dressing
Seaweed Salad........................................................................$7
Marinated seaweed tossed with sesame seed and sesame oil
Squid Salad.............................................................................$8
Seasoned squid salad

Hibachi

Served with clear soup, house salad, vegetables and fried rice

Vegetable...............................................................................$14 Chicken..................................................................................$16
Steak.....................................................................................$21
Shrimp...................................................................................$20
Scallop...................................................................................$23
Filet Mignon............................................................................$27
Chicken & Steak......................................................................$21
Chicken & Shrimp....................................................................$21
Chicken & Scallop....................................................................$22
Steak & Shrimp.......................................................................$25
Steak & Scallop.......................................................................$25
Shrimp & Scallop.....................................................................$25

*substitute steak for filet mignon add $4.00

*substitute for brown rice +$1.00

 

Sushi & Sashimi Entree

Served with miso soup and house salad

Sushi Deluxe..........................................................................$27
10 pieces of nigiri with a California Roll
Sashimi Deluxe.......................................................................$29
14 pieces of assorted sashimi
Sushi/Sashimi Combo.............................................................$30
5 pieces of nigiri, 7 pieces of sashimi and a Tuna Roll
Love Boat (for two) ..............................................................$55
Chef’s assortment of sushi, sashimi, and sushi rolls
Chirashi Sushi........................................................................$23
A variety of sashimi over seasoned rice
Tekka Don............................................................................$25
Tuna sashimi over seasoned rice
Unagi Don.............................................................................$25
Eel over seasoned rice with pickled squash and oshinko

*Omakase – Chef’s choice pre-fix menu (Please reserve one week in advance)

Yama Special Rolls

*indicates cooked items

Snow Roll...................................................................................$16
Yellow tail, tuna, salmon, avocado and masago wrapped in soy paper
*Pink Lady Roll...........................................................................$15
Lobster, mango and avocado wrapped in pink soy paper with honey yuzu sauce
Downtown Roll.........................................................................$13
Spicy tuna topped with eel, avocado, masago, scallion & eel sauce
*Uptown Roll.............................................................................$13
Tempura shrimp topped with eel, avocado, masago, scallion & eel sauce
Crazy Tuna Roll..........................................................................$13
Seared tuna with avocado topped with spicy tuna, tempura flakes, masago, scallion & crazy sauce
*Dragon Roll ..............................................................................$13
Eel and cucumber with a layer of thinly slice avocado & masago
Red Hot Roll...............................................................................$14
Tuna, white tuna, salmon & avocado topped with seared tuna drillzed with homemade spicy sauce
Magic Rolll..................................................................................$14
Tempura shrimp with soy paper topped with avocado, masago, tempura flakes, scallion, eel & mild spicy sauce

Boston Roll.................................................................................$12
Spicy salmon topped with seared tuna, scallion, masago & eel sauce

*Big Mike Roll...........................................................................$17

Tempura shrimp inside with layer of crab and seared filet mignon +mid spicy sauce on top

Rainbow Roll.............................................................................$12
Crab, avocado and cucumber topped with a variety of fish & avocado
Lake Norman Roll.......................................................................$12
Tempura shrimp topped with seared tuna, masago, scallion & eel sauce

Kenton Roll ................................................................................$13

Eel & cucumber topped with seared tuna, scallion, masago with eel sauce

H&M Roll...................................................................................$14
Tuna & avocado topped with tuna, tempura flakes, masago & scallion with spicy sauce
Charlotte Roll ............................................................................$12
Tempura salmon topped with tuna & mild spicy sauce
Sunrise Roll ..............................................................................$11
Yellow tail with scallion topped with salmon
Sunset Roll.................................................................................$12
Salmon & avocado with tuna on top
Firecracker Roll..........................................................................11
Tuna and white tuna wrapped in nori, flash fried and serve with spicy sauce on the side
Paul’s Roll ..................................................................................$13
Spicy tuna wrapped in soy paper with layers of avocado and eel sauce on top
*Rock’N Roll ..............................................................................$11
Crab, avocado, cream cheese with tempura white fish on top
*Crunchy Roll ...........................................................................$11
Tempura shrimp with layer of crab with mild spicy sauce
*Morrison Roll ..........................................................................$14
Tempura shrimp topped with seared filet mignon, masago, scallion & spicy sauce
*Crispy Bagel Roll ......................................................................$10
Smoked salmon, cucumber, cream cheese, wrapped with rice and lightly fried
*Spider Roll ..............................................................................$9
Tempura soft shell crab with avocado, cucumber & masago
*Sharon Roll ............................................................................$7
Tempura salmon with mild spicy sauce on top
*Hawaii Roll .............................................................................$8
Tempura scallops, asparagus & masago
*Tempura Roll ..........................................................................$8
Tempura shrimp with avocado, cucumber & masago
*Volcano Roll ............................................................................$7
Tempura tuna with lava sauce on top
*Philly Roll ................................................................................$7
Smoked salmon with cream cheese
Alaska Roll ..............................................................................$7
Salmon, avocado & cucumber

Entree

Misoyaki Black Cod................................................................$30
Grilled miso marinated Black Cod served with grilled asparagus and white rice
Panko Crusted Fish Filet........................................................$18
Katsu style fried fish filet with spicy aioli
Teriyaki Salmon.....................................................................$22
Grilled sashimi grade scottish salmon with home-made teriyaki sauce and white rice
Yama Chicken........................................................................$16
Grilled chicken with home-made teriyaki sauce
Katsu Chicken........................................................................$16
Katsu style chicken strips lightly fried with spicy aioli and white rice
Chicken Yaki Udon..................................................................$14
Stir-fry Japanese udon noodles with chicken, shitake mushroom, asparagus, napa and scallion
Seafood Udon.........................................................................$17
Japanese noodle soup with shrimp, scallop, poached egg, shitake mushroom, napa, asparagus & carrot

*substitute for brown rice +$1.00

Dessert

Ice Cream................................................................................$5
Choice of Green Tea, Red Bean, and Vanilla
Tempura Banana......................................................................$7
Lightly fried banana with drizzle of chocolate, honey and served with ice cream
Mochi......................................................................................$7
Three pieces of traditional Japanese ice cream dessert
Chocolate Cake........................................................................$8
5 layers of chocolate decadence
Tempura Ice Cream — Limited..................................................$8
Vanilla ice cream wrapped in pound cake, tempura & drizzled in chocolate

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Sushi/Sashimi 2 Pieces Nigiri or 3 Pieces of Sashimi

Egg (Tomago)..................................$4      White Tuna (Shiro Maguro)..............$5

Crab(Kani)........................................$4      Fluke (Hirame)...............................$6

Mackerel (Saba)................................$4.5      BluefinTuna (Maguro).....................$8

Shrimp (Ebi)....................................$4.5      Striped Bass (Suzuki).......................$6.5

Octopus (Tako)................................ $5      Eel (Unagi).....................................$7

Flying Fish Roe (Tobiko).....................$4.75     Smoke Salmon................................$6

Salmon (Sake)...................................$5.5      Salmon Roe (Ikura).........................$6

Squid (Ika).......................................$5      Sweet Shrimp (Amaebi)....................$8.5

Surf Clam (Hokkigai)..........................$5      Yellow Tail (Hamachi)......................$7

Scallop (Hotategai)............................$7            Sea Urchin (Uni)................................MP

Japanese Snapper (Madai)..................$8.5          Live Scallop (Hotategai)......................MP

Chu - Toro (Fatty Tuna - Med).............MP           Oh - Toro (Best Fatty Tuna).................MP

Hand Roll ( Temaki ) — One piece

California Hand Roll.............................$5.75     Spicy Scallop Hand Roll.................$7

Tuna Hand Roll..................................$7          Salmon Skin Hand Roll..................$6

Eel Hand Roll.....................................$7          Spicy Tuna Hand Roll....................$7

Spicy Salmon Hand Roll.......................$6          Yellow Tail Hand Roll....................$7

Roll ( Maki ) — Cut into 6 pieces

Cucumber Roll....................................$4          Eel Roll......................................$7

Avocado Roll......................................$4.5       Salmon Skin Roll.........................$6

Sweet Potato Roll.................................$5        Spicy Salmon Roll........................$6

Salmon Roll........................................$5.5      Spicy Tuna Roll............................$7

California Roll.................................... $5.75    Yellow Tail Roll.............................$7

Tuna Roll...........................................$7        Negi Toro Roll..............................$13

— A 18% gratuity will be added to bill for parties of 6 or more —

Beer

Bud Light..........................................$3.75
Michelob Ultra..................................$3.75
Asahi..................................................$4.00
Kirin Light...........................................$4.00
Kirin Ichiban........... Small $4.00 Large 7.50
Sapporo................. Small $4.00 Large 7.50
Amstel Light.........................................$4.00
Tsing Tao.............................................$4.00
Orion - Okinawa.......................Large $10.00
Koshihikari Echigo Stout - Niigata...........$9.00
Koshihikari Echigo Rice - Niigata500ml..$12.00
Hitachino Nest- Seasonal.....................$10.00

wine

White Wine

                                                 Glass   Bottle

Shelton Reisling........................$9.00 $36.00
North Carolina
Choya Umeshu Plum Wine ........$8.50 $32.00
Japan
Pepi Pinot Grigio...................... $7.50 $28.00
California
Lagaria Pinot Grigio ................ $7.00 $28.00
Italy
Kendall Jackson Chardonnay ..$9.00 $34.00
California
Louis Latour Macon Village.......$9.00 $34.00
France
Napa Cellars Chardonnay ......$11.00 $40.00
Napa
Chateau St. Michelle
Sauvignon Blanc ......................$9.00 $34.00
Horse Heaven Vinyard - Washington
Matua Valley Sauvignon Blanc..$8.00 $30.00
New Zealand
Fiddlehead Sauvignon Blanc ..............$46.00
Santa Rita
Simi Reserve Chardonnay ..................$45.00
Russian River
Merryvale Chardonnay ...................... $55.00
Napa
Cakebread Chardonnay - Napa..........$70.00
Napa

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc................$55.00
New Zealand

RED Wine

                                                   Glass   Bottle

Haras Estate
Cabernet Sauvignon...................$8.50 $32.00
Chile
Silver Palm
Cabernet Sauvignon................. $10.00 $38.00
North Coast
La Linda Malbec .........................$8.50 $32.00
Argentina
J.Lohr -Cypress Vineyard Merlot .... $8.00 $32.00
California
Trinity Oaks Pinot Noir ............... $7.50 $28.00
California
Heron Pinot Noir .........................$8.50 $32.00
Sonoma
Eola Hills Pinot Noir ....................$11.00 $40.00
Oregon
McManis Petite Syrah ..................$8.50 $24.00
California
Ramey Claret ......................................$60.00
Napa
Conn Creek Anthology ..........................$80.00
Napa
Larkmead Cabernet Sauvignon........................................ $90.00
Napa
Chateau Montelena
Cabernet Sauvignon .............................$70.00
Napa
Rodney Strong Reserve
Cabernet Sauvignon .............................$70.00
Alexander Valley
Soter Vineyard Pinot Noir ......................$47.00
Oregon

— $20 Corkage Fee —

Specialty Wine

                                                  Glass   Bottle

Schramsberg Blanc De Blanc (750ml)........$55.00
Califonia
Gerard Bertrand Brut....................$9.00   $34.00
California
Domaine Carneros Brut by Taittinger....... $45.00
Carneros

Vueve Clicquot Brut (750ml) ...................$90.00

France

Vueve Clicquot Brut (375ml)....................$45.00
France

Beverages


Soft Drinks.............................................$2.50
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Pink Lemonade

Dr.Pepper, Sweet Tea, and Unsweet Tea
Juices.....................................................$3.75
Orange, Mango, Guava, Grapefruit,

Cranberry and Pineapple
Green Tea..............................................$2.50
San Pelligineo ...................................... $3.75
Fiji - Mineral Water................................ $3.25

— Private wine & sake selection available — $20 Corkage Fee —

Yama signature cocktails

Gingertini
Muddled Ginger with Domaine de Canton, Smirnoff Vodka, splash of gingerale and garnished with a pickled

Greentini

Grey Goose Vodka matcha green tea with a splash of Midori finish with a lemon twist

Tokyo Spring
Sparkling wine and lemoncello liqueur garnished with fresh raspberry and sugared rim 
Sake-Tini
Simplicity at its best, a marriage of ginjo sake and vodka, served with a slice of cucumber
Shiso-jito
Muddled shiso & lime finished with Bacardi Rum and ginger
Lychee Martini
Level Vodka shaken with lychee juice, splash of grenadine, garnished with lychee fruit and fresh mint
Cherry Blossom
Stoli Strawberry, orange liqueur, lime juice and guava juice
Geisha Martini
Smiroff vodka, orange liqueur and blood orange juice
The Queen
Sparkling wine with hint of St.Germain liqueur garnished with a lemon twist
Red lotus Martini
Muddled Lychee fruit with Grey Goose Pear Vodka, Limoncello liqueur, cranberry juice and garnish with lemon wheel

Yama Izakaya
1324 Central Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
704.910.6387
www.YamaIzakaya.com
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4515 Sharon Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
704.817.7173
http://baku-restaurant.com/
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