Akiba Dori, Dubai’s favorite Japanese street-food restaurant that also crafts one-of-a-kind Tokyo-style Neapolitan Pizza is proud to announce the launch of its highly anticipated, international debut in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Located in the newly launched, urban destination, Jeddah City Yard at The House Hotel; foodies, families, and friends are invited to discover Akiba Dori for the first time in Saudi Arabia. The new dining destination presents a modern store-front styled space, with its design inspired by the food-halls of Japan, the space is complemented with the backdrop of neon lights and chill lo-fi hip-hop tunes, that pay tribute to the style and streets of Akihabara, Japan, setting the mood for an excellent laid-back dining experience. The restaurant offers a seating capacity of 130 pax, split between inside and outside, with the terrace space boasting one of the best panoramic views of Jeddah, one could ask for.
From the menu, diners will explore a selection of classic Japanese street-food dishes including a range of sushi, Japanese curries, sando’s, sliders, gyozas, desserts, and more. Each offering on the menu represents the culinary traditions of Japanese street food, reimagined in Akiba Dori-style. Highlights from the street-food menu include signature fan favorites such as the; Akiba Rock Shrimps, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside shrimps, glazed with Akiba’s secret spicy mayo sauce.
From the sushi menu, the Wagyu Truffle Maki offers a top serving of Grade-A wagyu rolled sushi topped with the house sauce. Mains call for the legendary comfort food, Chicken Katsu Curry, plating a generous serving of Akiba’s creamy, rich and aromatic chicken katsu curry with a side of Japanese rice.
To finish, the Lotus Cheesecake will be a must-try; Akiba’s homemade super-soft cheesecake, topped with lotus sauce and lotus crumbs. These dishes among a large selection of other delicious numbers promise to have guests coming back for more from the street-food menu.
For the pizza lovers, Akiba Dori brings its unique Tokyo-style Neapolitan Pizzas, which are prepared in a Japanese wood-fired oven, using Japanese dough, topped with Neapolitan ingredients – blending the two styles to bring diners a true Tokyo-style Neapolitan pizza. Jeddah will also be able to enjoy exclusives with the launch of a new limited-edition pizza that will be available every month.
Founder of Akiba Dori, Samer Hamadeh, goes on to say; “The thought process behind the expansion is to continue to deliver on the promise we made, when we opened our doors in Dubai, three years ago. Our goal was to make Japanese food as accessible as possible to everyone in Dubai and beyond. Akiba Dori is a Japanese restaurant for people who have never been to Japan; purely because our food is comfort food above all else, it is something that everyone can experience, enjoy and celebrate”