Back in Knoxville’s culinary Dark Ages of 1994, Yoshio Takeuchi was one of the first to introduce authentic Japanese sushi as the head sushi chef at Kyoto, now Misaki. Thirteen years later, the trend is a restaurant staple, and Takeuchi’s back with East Japanese Restaurant to deliver more stellar sushi, from a spicy “Knox fashion” roll to an eye-catching caterpillar roll of eel, avocado and cucumber. But that’s not the only draw at this serenely designed teak-and-Feng Shui dining room cradled in Farragut’s Village Green Shopping Center (near Stein Mart and the Fresh Market).

“We have developed combinations for the person who wants to try many items,” explains Takeuchi, and the result is a familiar standard such as chicken teriyaki or sashimi arrayed with tempura, California roll, a green salad Japanese-style and rice and soup, all for a single modest price.

Other attractions include 16-oz. Kirin Ichiban drafts for $3 and Sake Bombs, $2, along with many Japanese touches on the menu: oysters, squid, seaweed, dumplings, and buckwheat noodles, just to name a few. And while Takeuchi likes the neighborhood feeling with his restaurant tucked away in a pleasant shopping center, he hopes people won’t overlook the place. “We’re right here at the corner of Kingston Pike and 40 West,” he says, “easy to reach, easy to park—we’re easy going.”


Restaurant Details

Locally Owned Wifi Patio Live Music Accepts Reservations Party Room (20+)
Kids Menu Delivers Buffet Waterfront Vegetarian Dishes Vegan Dishes

Hours

Day Opens Closes
Monday 11:30 a.m. 2 p.m.
Monday 5 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday 11:30 a.m. 2 p.m.
Tuesday 5 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday 11:30 a.m. 2 p.m.
Wednesday 5 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Thursday 11:30 a.m. 2 p.m.
Thursday 5 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Thursday 5 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Friday 11:30 a.m. 2 p.m.
Friday 5 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 11:30 a.m. 2 p.m.
Saturday 5 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Day Business Hours
Monday 11:30 a.m.
-
2 p.m.
Monday 5 p.m.
-
9:30 p.m.
Tuesday 11:30 a.m.
-
2 p.m.
Tuesday 5 p.m.
-
9:30 p.m.
Wednesday 11:30 a.m.
-
2 p.m.
Wednesday 5 p.m.
-
9:30 p.m.
Thursday 11:30 a.m.
-
2 p.m.
Thursday 5 p.m.
-
9:30 p.m.
Thursday 5 p.m.
-
9:30 p.m.
Friday 11:30 a.m.
-
2 p.m.
Friday 5 p.m.
-
9:30 p.m.
Saturday 11:30 a.m.
-
2 p.m.
Saturday 5 p.m.
-
9:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events for East Japanese Restaurant

Comments » 0

Be the first to post a comment!

Share your thoughts

Comments are the sole responsibility of the person posting them. You agree not to post comments that are off topic, defamatory, obscene, abusive, threatening or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be banned. Click here for our full user agreement.

Comments can be shared on Facebook and Yahoo!. Add both options by connecting your profiles.