Itani is the ideal spot for a fun and reasonably priced large party in Oakland! Our private event space, the Genki Room, is outfitted with lanterns and a private bar. We do our best to accommodate all dietary restrictions - everyone is welcome! Scroll down to view our private dining options and sample menus.

Let's plan something awesome:

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CAPACITY: Genki Room: 26 seated, 30 standing

Full Buy-Out: 125 standing reception

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CUSTOMIZED EXPERIENCES

Event experiences start at $25 per person. A 20% service fee and taxes are additional. For private events, a minimum room fee may apply. All of these experiences are available throughout the day, for either sit down events or standing receptions.

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$25 PER PERSON

Host’s choice of (3) family style appetizers
Guest’s choice: bowl of ramen or rice bowl

Sample $25pp Menu

  • Spicy Tuna Handrolls
  • Kakuni Pork Belly
  • Eggplant Kushi Katsu Skewers

+ Bowl of ramen or rice bowl - guest’s choice

$33 PER PERSON

Host's choice of (5) family style appetizers
Guest's choice: bowl of ramen or rice bowl

Sample $33pp Menu

  • Oysters, ponzu, daikon oroshi, green onion
  • Salmon Poke, cucumber canapes or wonton skins
  • Edamame, garlic soy or sea salt
  • Soft Shell Crab Tenpura - skewered passed appetizer or a plated salad
  • Buta Kim - Kimchi and Chashu Pork belly simmered with runny egg*

+ Bowl of ramen or rice bowl - guest's choice

$40 PER PERSON

Host's choice of (5) family style appetizers
Chirashi - impressive presentation of sushi rice 'scattered' with seafood, vegetables, and Chef's choice toppings; vegetarian option available.
Guest's choice: bowl of ramen or rice bowl

Sample $40pp Menu

  • Veggie Gyoza, yaki style
  • Grilled Salmon Skewers
  • Beef Tataki, carrot/daikon/kaiware roulades
  • Kakiage Vegetable Tenpura
  • Kara'age Fried Chicken Bites

+ Chirashi
+ Bowl of ramen or rice bowl - guest's choice

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MAKE IT BOOZY

Our cocktail program is the best value in Oakland and curated to pair well with ramen and Japanese food. Our signature house cocktails start at just $7 for full 2oz pours of your favorite spirits. We also have a large selection of sake, beer, and shochu.

Sample Appetizers

Raw

  • Oysters, ponzu, daikon oroshi, green onion
  • Oysters, kimchi snow*
  • Beef Tataki, carrot/daikon/kaiware roulades
  • Spicy Tuna Hand Rolls
  • Hamachi Poke
  • Salmon Poke
  • Tuna Poke
 

* Best served as buffet or table stations

Vegetable

  • Veggie Gyoza, sloppy style
  • Veggie Gyoza, yaki style
  • Roasted Kabocha Squash, tare, sesame
  • Nasu Dengaku, miso broiled eggplant
  • Edamame, garlic soy or sea salt
  • Kakiage Vegetable Tenpura
  • Eggplant Kushi Katsu Skewers
  • Cukes n’ Kimchi (contains shellfish)
  • Little Gem Salad
  • Ohitashi of Spinach and Asparagus, Ponzu and Walnut Tofu dressings*
  • Agedashi Tofu, Tenpura Avocado, Vegetarian Tentsuyu*
  • Griddled Bok Choy and Cabbage, black bean sauce*

Cooked Meat & Seafood

  • Pork Gyoza, sloppy style
  • Pork Gyoza, yaki style
  • Shrimp Tenpura
  • Kakiage Scallop Tenpura
  • Soft Shell Crab Tenpura
  • Kara’age Fried Chicken Bites
  • Grilled Salmon Skewers
  • Crispy Pig Ears, lime, shichimi
  • Thistle Meats Yuzu Pepper Chorizo
  • Kakuni Pork Belly
  • Garlic Shrimp in Butter Lettuce Cups
  • Chashu Pork Belly Skewers
  • Sizzling Petrale Sole, Shichimi Butter*
  • Buta Kim – Kimchi and Chashu Pork belly simmered with runny egg*
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Sample Ramen

Includes: noodles, 1/2 egg, spinach and green onions

  • Miso Pork Ramen – chashu pork belly, bean sprouts, nori
  • Veggie Miso Ramen – corn, roasted broccoli rabe, bean sprouts
  • Shoyu Chicken Ramen – ground ginger chicken, corn, daikon sprouts
  • Scallop Fritter Ramen – wakame seaweed, fish cake
  • Oxtail Ramen – garlic chives, sweet potato, ground sesame

Sample Donburi Rice Bowls

  • Chicken Katsu (panko ‘n’ fried) – cabbage, spicy mustard, 1/2 egg
  • Negi Chashu (braised minced pork) – green onions, salad, sesame, 1/2 egg
  • Eggplant Kushi Katsu (panko ‘n’ fried) – avocado, spinach, pickles, watercress
  • Salmon 3 Way – sliced sashimi, grilled, roe, salad

Sample Chirashi

Impressive presentation of sushi rice ‘scattered’ with seafood, vegetables, and Chef’s choice toppings; vegetarian option available.
Includes:
Rice, Tare, Green Onions, Kizami Nori, Kaiware, Pickled Ginger

Small: 8-10 people as a self-serve appetizer
Large: 40-50 people as a self-serve appetizer

$60 / $300

Sashimi Chirashi

Salmon, Maguro Tuna, Hamachi, Ikura, Hokkaido Scallops, Tako, Unagi

$45 / $225

Seafood Chirashi

Salmon, Maguro Tuna, Hamachi, Ikura, Hokkaido Scallops, Tako, Unagi

$40 / $200

Meat Chirashi

Ground Chicken Soboro or Negi Chashu Pork Belly, Corn, Spinach

$40 / $200

Veggie Chirashi

Fried Inari Tofu Skins, Miso Eggplant, Broccoli Rabe, Corn, Spinach, Bean Sprouts, Watercress

Better than a Photo Booth…

Add on a Poke Bar

Includes: Crispy Gyoza Wrappers, Nori Seaweed Wraps, Butter Lettuce Cups, Tobiko, Green Onions, Kaiware Daikon Sprouts

1 Fish Selection:

$4 per person

2 Fish Selections:

$7 per person

3 Fish Selection:

$9 per person

Fish options

  • Spicy Maguro Tuna, chili, mayo
  • Kanpachi, tosaka seaweed, shoyu
  • Lomi Lomi Salmon, tomatoes, onions
  • Maui Onion Maguro, shoyu, sweet onions
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To learn more about hosting events at Itani Ramen or to start customizing your experience, just holler: