Nihon Whisky Lounge - Page 2

From tasty to tastebud-searing, playful izakaya-style small plates complement an extensive whisky selection

Numb your buds on Nihon's lovely whiskies before biting into the fiery Dr. Octopus

Green tea might offer many health benefits, but it's problematic as a dessert player, with a tendency to be pale and bitter at the same time. Green tea ice cream? Wake me up when it's over. So when our attentive, smiling server mentioned green tea cheesecake, I saw a set of lips across the table crinkle with distaste. But the cheesecake ($4 for a slender slice) turned out to be sublime, with the tea's edge wrapped in creaminess and sweetness, like a chef's knife in a handsome leather sheath. Across the way, those skeptical lips smacked with pleasure.


Dinner: Tues.–Sat., 5:30 p.m.–2 a.m.

1779 Folsom, SF

(415) 552-4400

Full bar



Wheelchair accessible


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