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  • Japanese, Sushi
  • 358 W Ontario St, Chicago IL60610 41.893218 -87.63781
  • (At N Orleans St)
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  • (312) 335-9888
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Lunch

Monday-Friday 11:30am-5pm.

Appetizers

Ebi Fry panko battered fried shrimp   5.00
Harumaki japanese vegetarian spring rolls   4.00
Gyoza pork and vegetable dumplings   4.00
Ebi Shumai shrimp and vegetable dumplings   4.00
Chicken Kara Age japanese style popcorn chicken   4.00
Cheese Spring Rolls fried spring rolls filled with mozzarella cheese and spinach   4.00
Tako Yaki balls of breaded octopus with kewpie   4.00

Soups & Salads

Miso Soup    3.50
Kabocha Corn Soup creamy japanese pumpkin and corn soup topped w/ chives   4.50
Edamame steamed soybean pods   4.50
House Salad mixed greens topped w/ ginger- carrot dressing   3.50
Seaweed Salad assorted wakame seaweed, tofu served w/ vinaigrette dressing   5.50
Sunomono Moriawase shrimp, octopus, whitefish w/ dashi vinaigrette sauce   10.50
Goma Ae blanched spinach served cold w/ black and white sesame dressing   5.50

Noodles

Tanuki Udon udon noodles served w/ shiitake, green onion, mitsuba, kamaboko, inari age, & tempura crunch   9.50
Organic Vegetarian Cha Soba organic cha soba noodles with mixed vegetables with a konbu broth   9.50
Nabeyaki Udon japanese style beef strips & egg over udon noodles   10.50

Entrees-Sushi Moriawase $18.95

Served With Miso Soup & Green Tea Ice Cream. Choice

Spicy Tuna tuna, chives, ra-yu   
California crab, avocado, cucumber along with 10 pieces of chef’s choice nigiri.   

Lunch Entrees - Donburi

Rice Bowls

Tuna Don assorted cuts of tuna served over a bed of kampyo, gari, unagi, seasoned sushi rice   13.50
Chirashi Sushi tuna, octopus, salmon, whitefish, hamachi, kampyo, gari, unagi seasoned sushi rice   14.50
Unagi Don cooked freshwater eel served over kampyo, gari and unagi seasoned steamed rice   15.00

Maki Moriawase $13.95

Choice Of Any Two Of The Following Maki

Alaskan king salmon , avocado   
Philadelphia smoked salmon, cream cheese, cucumber   
Spicy Tuna tuna, chives, ra-yu   
Negi Hama yellowtail, scallions   
Spicy Tempura Ebi shrimp tempura, green onion   
California crab, avocado, cucumber   
Hawaiian tuna, avocado   
Garden carrots, asparagus, shiitake, spinach   
Salmon Skin smoked salmon skin toasted, kaiware, cucumber, yamagobo   
Tropical avocado, mango   
Cream Sake fresh salmon, cream cheese   
Firecracker spicy tuna, jalapeno, tempura crunch   

Bento Boxes

Featured In Crain’s Magazine As Most Business Worthy Lunch & Best Stocked Bento: All Bento Boxes Come With A Side Of House Salad With Ginger Dressing, 2 Pieces Of Spicy Tuna Maki, Edamame, Mashed Japanese Sweet Potato, Seaweed Salad, Ebi Shumai, And Japanese Vegetarian Egg Rolls

Chicken Teriyaki chicken w/ sautéed broccoli, teriyaki sauce   13.50
Salmon Teriyaki walnut & rosemary encrusted norwegian salmon with teriyaki sauce   13.50
Honey Miso Steak grilled new york strip steak served with homemade honey miso sauce   15.00

Signature Maki

Madai Ceviche avocado & cucumber topped w/ japanese sea bream, ceviche sauce, cilantro & togarashi   12.50
Rainbow Spicy Walnut Tuna spicy tuna w/ walnuts & rosemary topped w/ assorted seafood   12.50
Dragon shrimp tempura & tamago topped w/ slices of unagi & avocado   12.95

Standard Maki

Salmon Skin smoked salmon skin toasted, kaiware, cucumber, yamagobo   6.50
Alaskan king salmon , avocado   6.50
Philadelphia smoked salmon, cream cheese, cucumber   6.50
Cream Sake king salmon , cream cheese   6.50
Firecracker tuna spiced with chives & ra-yu, jalapeno, tempura crunch   6.50
Spicy Tuna tuna, chives, ra-yu   6.50
Hawaiian tuna, avocado   6.50
Negi Toro fatty tuna, scallions   8.50
Negi Hama yellowtail, scallions   6.50
Rainbow our california maki topped with assorted seafood   10.50
Spider soft shell crab tempura, cucumber, avocado, scallion, ohba, spicy mayo drizzled w/ eel mayo   10.50
Scorpion fried calamari, kaiware, cucumber, roe, chili sauce   9.50
Spicy Tempura Ebi shrimp tempura, green onion   7.50
California crab, avocado, cucumber   7.50
Futomaki shrimp, eel, tamago, spinach, roe, kampyo, shiitake   10.50
Garden carrots, asparagus, shiitake, spinach   6.50
Tropical mango , avocado   6.50
Tempura Satsumaimo sweet potato tempura   6.50
Tempura Shiitake shiitake tempura   6.50
Unagi Cucumber freshwater eel, cucumber   8.50
Unagi Sushi Tempura tempura sushi w/ freshwater eel, tamago, yamagobo, spinach   8.50

Drinks

Ramune japanese soft drink   3.50
Ai Sangria ai's twist on this popular, refreshing drink   5.00
Japanese Import Beers asahi, kirin ichiban, kirin light, sapporo, sapporo light   5.00
Hot Sake    5.00
Pinot Noir 2010 sea glass, santa barbara, california   10.00
Cabernet Sauvignon la terre, woodridge, california   9.00
Pinot Grigio 2008 anterra, delle venezie, italy   9.00
Sauvingnon Blanc 2008 clifford bay, marlborough, new zealand   10.00

Weekly Dinner Specials

Monday ½ priced bottles of wine & sake   
Wednesday martinis   5.00
Thursday sapporo, sapporo light, sapporo draft, and hot sake   3.00
Sunday up to 70 items to choose from including nigiri! all you can eat for   31.95

 

Lunch - Nigiri & Sashimi

Flights

Salmon taste cuts of salmon   12.50
White Fish taste cuts of white fish   18.00
Tuna taste cuts of tuna   36.00
Toro taste cuts of toro   39.00
Roe array of infused tobiko   12.00

Whitefish

Hamachi yellowtail   2.50
Spicy Hamachi Toro fatty yellowtail with japanese yuzu pepper   4.00
Hirame fluke   2.50
Madai japanese sea bream snapper   4.00
Shima Aji striped jack   4.00
Shime Saba marinated mackerel   3.50

Salmon

Sake salmon   2.50
Zuke Sake marinated salmon   3.00
Kunsei Sake smoked salmon   3.50
Beni Toro fatty salmon   3.50

Tuna

Akami Tuna lean tuna   2.50
Super White Tuna escolar   3.00
Kappa Negi-Toro chopped fatty tuna served gunkkan wrapped in cucumber topped w/ negi   4.50
Chu-Toro medium fatty tuna   6.50
O-Toro premium fatty tuna   8.00
Aburi Toro torched fatty tuna   8.50
Tuna Avocado tuna topped with avocado and wasabi mayo   3.50

Shellfish

Hotate hokkaido scallop   3.00
Kani crab   4.00
O-Ebi tiger prawn   2.50
Botan Ebi botan shrimp, head served fried   4.00
Botan Ebi Mayo botan shrimp w/ torched mayo, head served fried   4.50
Uni sea urchin   
Spicy Hotate 2 pieces of spicy scallop nigiri topped with avocado & wrapped with seaweed   6.95

Others

Tako octopus   3.00
Tamago sweet egg omelet   2.50
Tobiko flying fish roe: black, red, yellow, orange, or wasabi   2.50
Ikura salmon roe   3.50
Anago Shio sea eel, salt   4.00
Anago Tare sea eel, sauce   4.00
Unagi freshwater eel   4.00
Unagi Sansho freshwater eel w/ mountain pepper   4.50
Smoked Duck cherrywood smoked   4.00
Mongo Ika giant squid   2.50
Uni-Ika squid and sea urchin   
Spicy Tako 2 pieces of spicy octopus nigiri wrapped with seaweed   6.95

 

Dinner

Soups, Salads & Appetizers

Miso Soup    3.50
Kabocha Corn Soup creamy japanese pumpkin and corn soup topped w/ chives   4.50
Edamame steamed soybean pods   4.50
House Salad mixed greens topped w/ ginger- carrot dressing   3.50
Seaweed Salad assorted wakame seaweed, tofu & cucumber served w/ vinaigrette dressing   5.50
Ice Sake Ceviche chopped fresh salmon w/ ceviche sauce topped w/ avocado, ikura & sour cream mayo served in an ice bowl w/ satsumaimo chips   6.50
Sunomono Moriawase shrimp, octopus, whitefish w/ dashi vinaigrette dressing   10.50
Goma Ae blanched spinach served w/ black and white sesame dressing   5.50
Chawan Mushi japanese savory egg custard, w/ shiitake, shimeji, & enoki mushrooms   6.50
Hamachi Carpaccio thinly sliced yellowtail topped w/ ceviche, cilantro, & citrus ohba sauce   15.50
Uni Shooters With Saké Shot fresh uni served w/ ponzu sauce, chives & momiji oroshi   10.00
Spicy Tuna Shooters With Saké Shot two spicy tuna, ikura & scallion shots served w/ dashi vinaigrette dressing   6.50
Toro Tartar chopped o-toro tuna served over creamy soft tofu & ceviche sauce, topped w/ avocado & ikura   12.50
Gyu Tataki thinly sliced seared beef with daikon and carrot with chives, radish and kaiware.   9.50
Bagna Cauda shrimp & squid seasoned w/ garlic, olive oil & anchovy   10.50
Crab & Shrimp Cake panko battered shrimp & crab cakes served w/ a house tartar sauce   9.50
Beef And Ebi Tobanyaki slices of new york strip, shrimp, shimeji & enoki mushrooms cooked tableside on a sizzling toban plate   15.50
Kaisen Tobanyaki shrimp, scallop, squid & shiitake mushrooms cooked tableside on a sizzling toban plate   15.50
Tempura Moriawase tempura battered fried shrimp & assorted vegetables   9.50
Mozzarella Cheese Age Dashi tempura mozzarella cheese, red snapper, zucchini with dashi sauce   9.50
Beef Asparagus Maki grilled asparagus wrapped w/ sliced beef topped w/ honey pear sauce & shaved almonds   11.50
Madai Agedashi 2 pieces of tempura fried japanese sea bream snapper w/ fried tofu all in a tempura sauce topped w/ chives & momiji oroshi   7.50
Agedashi Tofu without madai   5.50

Kitchen Entrees

Chicken Teriyaki chicken w/ sautéed broccoli & zucchini, teriyaki sauce in a crispy bowl   12.00
Salmon Teriyaki walnut & rosemary topped scottish salmon garnished w/ fried somen noodles and skewers of zucchini & cherry tomatoes   14.50
Seabass Cartoccio california seabass baked in lemon butter w/ asparagus, shimeji & enoki mushrooms   16.50
Chaliapin Steak new york strip steak with ground onions, togarashi vinegar and ponzu sauce   16.50
Wasabi Filet Mignon wasabi-rubbed 6 oz filet mignon served over japanese sweet potato   21.50
Seafood Hotpot shrimp, squid, octopus, scallop, whitefish, napa, tofu, shiitake & shimeji mushrooms, negi & yuzu in a miso based broth   17.50

Bento Box Entrees

Served With Seasonal White Fish Sunomono In A Japanese Vinaigrette, Seasonal Chef`s Choice Sashimi, Shrimp & Vegetable Tempura, Agedashi Tofu, Miso Soup, Rice.

Chicken Teriyaki chicken w/ sautéed broccoli & zucchini in a teriyaki sauce   23.00
Chicken Katsu panko battered chicken flash fried served w/ a japanese bbq dipping sauce   23.00
Salmon Teriyaki scottish salmon topped w/ walnut & rosemary & teriyaki sauce   24.00
Beef Teriyaki tender cuts of new york strip steak in a teriyaki glaze   25.00
Honey Miso Steak grilled new york strip steak served with our housemade honey miso sauce   26.00

Sushi Entrees

Served W/ Miso Soup

Tuna Don assorted cuts of tuna served over a bed of kampyo, gari, unagi, seasoned sushi rice   20.50
Chirashi Sushi tuna, octopus, salmon, whitefish, hamachi, uni, ikura, kampyo, gari, unagi seasoned sushi rice   28.50
Unagi Don freshwater eel served over kampyo, gari and unagi seasoned steamed rice   20.00
Sashimi Sushi Moriawase chef’s assortment of nigiri served with spicy tuna maki   28.50
Sushi Moriawase chef’s selection of sashimi & nigiri served with spicy tuna maki   29.50

Noodles

Tanuki Udon udon noodles served w/ shiitake, scallions, kamaboko, inari age, & tempura crunch   9.50
Organic Vegetarian Cha Soba organic cha soba noodles with mixed vegetables with a konbu broth   9.50
Nabeyaki Udon japanese style beef strips, shiitake, scallions & egg over udon noodles w/ a side of shrimp & vegetable tempura   15.50

Standard Maki

Salmon Skin smoked salmon skin toasted, kaiware, cucumber, yamagobo   6.50
Alaskan salmon and avocado.   6.50
Philadelphia smoked salmon, cream cheese and cucumber.   6.50
Firecracker spicy tuna, tempura crunch, and jalapeño.   6.95
Spicy Tuna tuna, chives, ra-yu.   6.95
Hawaiian tuna, avocado.   6.50
Negi Toro chopped fatty tuna, scallions   8.50
Negi Hama yellowtail, scallions   6.50
Rainbow california maki topped w/ assorted seafood   10.50
Spider soft shell crab tempura, cucumber, avocado, scallion, ohba, spicy mayo drizzled w/ eel mayo   10.50
Scorpion fried calamari, kaiware, cucumber, roe, chili sauce   9.50
Spicy Tempura Ebi shrimp tempura, spicy mayo, scallion   7.50
California crab, avocado, cucumber   7.50
Futomaki shrimp, eel, tamago, spinach, roe, kampyo, shiitake   10.50
Garden carrots, asparagus, shiitake and spinach.   6.50
Tempura Satsumaimo sweet potato tempura.   6.50
Tempura Shiitake shiitake tempura.   6.50
Unagi Cucumber freshwater eel, cucumber   8.50
Unagi Sushi Tempura tempura sushi w/ freshwater eel, tamago, yamagobo, spinach   8.50

Ai Signature Maki

Soft Shell Crab Volcano cucumber, avocado, tempura crunch topped w/ chopped soft shell crab & spicy mayo sauce   14.95
Crazy Jalapeño akami tuna & hamachi wrapped in soy paper w/ avocado, cilantro, jalapeño & wasabi tobiko topped w/ sour cream & cherry tomatoes served over spicy mayo   14.95
Chef Hemmi Spicy Tuna spicy tuna each piece topped w/: spicy tako; avocado, spicy mayo & ikura; walnuts & rosemary; cucumber wrapped tempura flakes w/ wasabi mayo; masago & jalapeño   14.50
Chef Hemmi Veggie garden maki each piece topped w/: cucumber & moro-miso; mango; endive & sansho; avocado & nori paste; oshinko   14.50
Madai Ceviche avocado & cucumber topped w/ japanese sea bream, ceviche sauce, cilantro & togarashi   14.95
Orange Maki shrimp tempura & scallions w/ fresh salmon brushed w/ ponzu, chives, black tobiko, & momiji oroshi   14.95
Dragon shrimp tempura & tamago topped w/ slices of unagi & avocado   14.95
Habanero Lobster tempura fried maine lobster w/ kampyo, ginger, mango & avocado topped w/ habanero ceviche, capers, cilantro & sour cream mayo   15.95
Tropical Mango tuna & avocado topped w/ slices of fresh mango & traditional koshyu grape sauce   14.95
Red Dragon soft shell crab, jalapeno & spicy mayo topped w/ tuna & avocado drizzled w/ unagi sauce & chili sauce   14.95
Hotate Volcano 2 pieces of smoked salmon & cucumber maki crowned w/ spicy scallop & spicy mayo then torched   6.95

 

Dinner - Nigiri & Sashimi

1 Piece Per Order

Flights

Salmon taste cuts of salmon   12.50
White Fish taste cuts of white fish   18.00
Tuna taste cuts of tuna   36.00
Toro taste premium cuts of toro   39.00
Roe array of infused tobiko   12.00

Salmon

Sake salmon   3.00
Zuke Sake marinated salmon   3.00
Kunsei Sake smoked salmon   3.50
Beni Toro fatty salmon   3.50

White Fish

Hamachi yellowtail   3.50
Spicy Hamachi Toro fatty yellowtail w/ japanese yuzu pepper   4.00
Hirame fluke   3.50
Madai japanese sea bream snapper   4.00
Shima Aji striped jack   4.00

Tuna

Akami Tuna lean tuna   3.00
Super White Tuna escolar   3.00
Kappa Negi-Toro chopped fatty tuna served gunkkan wrapped in cucumber topped w/ negi   4.50
Chu-Toro medium fatty tuna   6.50
O-Toro premium fatty tuna   8.00
Aburi Toro torched fatty tuna   8.50
Tuna Avocado tuna topped w/ avocado & wasabi mayo   3.50

Shellfish

Hotate scallop   3.00
Kani crab   4.00
O-Ebi tiger prawn   2.50
Botan Ebi botan shrimp, head served fried   4.00
Botan Ebi Mayo botan shrimp w/ torched mayo, head served fried   4.50
Uni sea urchin   4.50
Uni-Ika squid and sea urchin   4.50
Uni-Hotate torched sea urchin & scallop   4.50
Spicy Hotate 2 pieces of spicy scallop nigiri topped w/ avocado & wrapped w/ seaweed   6.95
Baby Abalone steamed conch w/unagi sauce & chives   3.50

Others

Tako octopus   3.00
Tamago sweet egg omelet   2.50
Tobiko flying fish roe: black, red, yellow, orange, or green   2.50
Ikura salmon roe   3.50
Unagi freshwater eel   4.00
Unagi Sansho freshwater eel w/ mountain pepper   4.50
Anago Shio Or Tare sea eel   4.00
Smoked Duck cherry wood smoked duck   4.00
Yari Ika spear squid   2.50
Spicy Tako 2 pieces of spicy octopus nigiri wrapped w/ seaweed   6.95

 

Late Night

Soups & Salads

Miso Soup    3.50
House Salad greens with ginger dressing   3.50
Seaweed Salad assorted seasoned seaweed, cucumber, tofu   5.00

Sushi $5

Ebi Fry Maki panko battered shrimp, cucumber, spicy mayo   
California Maki crabstick, avocado, cucumber   
Firecracker Maki tuna spiced with rayu, jalapeno, tempura crunch   
Tropical Maki mango, avocado   
Cream Sake Maki fresh salmon, cream cheese   

Cold Plates$5

Tempura Spicy Tuna Salad spicy tuna tempura with mixed greens   
Spicy Tuna Shooters spicy tuna, ikura, ponzu shooters   

Crispy Plates

Ebi Fry panko battered fried shrimp   5.00
Spicy Tuna Rangoon spicy tuna, chives, and cream cheese wrapped in a wonton skin and flash fried   5.00
Satsumaimo Frites japanese sweet potato fries with a yogurt dipping sauce   4.00
Harumaki japanese spring rolls   4.00
Gyoza pork pot stickers, fried   4.00
Ebi Shumai shrimp dumplings, fried   4.00
Chicken Kara Age japanese style popcorn chicken   4.00
Calamari calamari lightly dusted with togarashi and flash fried   5.00
Cheese Spring Rolls fried spring rolls filled with mozzarella cheese   4.00
Croquettes curry potato croquette and satsumaimo croquette with a japanese bbq dipping sauce   4.00

Hot Plates

Edamame soy beans, boiled and lightly salted   4.00
Ai Wings sweet and spicy chicken wings, tokyo style   4.00
Ebi Chawan Mushi steamed savory custard with shrimp   4.00
Tuna Steak tuna steak with togarashi honey sauce and scallions   5.00
Beef Teriyaki beef with teriyaki sauce   5.00
Chicken Katsu panko battered chicken with a japanese bbq dipping sauce   4.00
Tako Yaki balls of breaded octopus with kewpie   4.00

 

Late Night - Weekly Specials

Monday

Industry Night, ½ Priced Bottles Of Wine & Sake    

Tuesday

Industry Night

Martinis    5.00
House Wines    5.00
Hot Sake    3.00
Sapporo    3.00
Sapporo Light    3.00

Wednesday

Industry Night, ½ Priced Bottles Of Wine & Sake    

Thursday

Martinis    5.00
House Wines    5.00
Hot Sake    3.00
Sapporo    3.00
Sapporo Light    3.00

Sunday $31.95

All You Can Eat Up To 70 Items To Choose From Including Nigiri!    

 

Ai's Signature Cocktail

Pumpkin Spice Martini an ai fall favorite made with vanilla vodka house made pumpkin puree, fresh cream, pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg.   11.00
Ai Sangria a unique, refreshing blend of red wine and japanese shochu with pear, cranberry, and orange juice   7.00
Lycheetini an ai signature martini, blending skyy infusions raspberry vodka with house-made lychee puree   10.00
Aloetini a refreshing blend of fresh cucumber infused gin, aloe juice, splash of rose’s lime, topped off with lemon lime sparkling soda for added crispness   10.00
Butterscotch Truffle a sumptuous combination of vodka, butterscotch liqueur, white chocolate liqueur, and fresh cream   10.00
Passiontini liquid fruit blend of skyy infusions passion fruit vodka, peach nectar and a splash of lemon lime sparkling soda   10.00
Pamapolitan the sweet flavor of pomegranate from pama liqueur shaken with polish vodka along with an added splash of orange liqueur, fresh lime juice and cranberry splash   10.00
Dreamsicle a creamy blend of patron citronge, orange juice, and a splash of japanese cream soda   10.00
The Classic Saketini a cool classic combination of crisp japanese sake and your choice of polish rye vod-kaor dry british gin, garnished with a cucumber slice for added crispness   10.00
Ai Lemontini skyy citrus vodka, lemonade and fresh squeezed lemon juice with fresh strawberry puree chilled to perfection for a great summer refresher   10.00
Midori Saketini a traditional combination of crisp japanese sake, triple distilled gin, midori, shaken with aloe juice and fresh lemon juice for a unique, yet complex taste   10.00
Toasted Almond a perfect mixture of patron café xo, amaretto liqueur, and fresh cream for a coffee lover’s dream.   10.00
Ai Tai synonymous with the tiki culture, this wonderful cocktail is a combination of pyrat light rum, triple sec, pineapple juice, orange juice and topped with a splash of grenadine and garnished with a lime wedge.   10.00
Shochu Bloody Mary a savory blend of shochu [a japanese vodka], tomato juice, fresh squeezed lemon and lime juice, ponzu, with wasabi, chili sauce, and togarashi to give it an added kick   8.00

Beers

Sapporo    
Sapporo Light    
Large Sapporo    
Kirin Ichiban    
Asahi    
Morimoto Soba Ale    

Wine By The Glass

Light And Elegant $10

Pinot Noir, 2010 Seaglass santa barbara, california   
Chianti, 2009 Poggio Al Chiuso tuscany, taly   

Medium Bodied And Complex $9

Cabernet Sauvignon, NV La Terre woodridge, california   
Merlot, 2008 Patch Block languedoc-roussillon, france   

Red Wine Flight $15

Three Elegant Red Wines Whose Balance And Complex Ity Make Them Particularly Suited To Japanese Cuisine

Cabernet Sauvignon, NV La Terre woodridge, california   9.00
Pinot Noir, 2010 Seaglass santa barbara, california   10.00
Chianti, 2009 Poggio Al Chiuso tuscany, taly   10.00

Bold, Intense And Rich

Malbec, 2009 Dona Paula Los Cardos mendoza argentina   10.00

 

Lounge

Soups And Salads

Miso Soup    3.50
House Salad mixed greens with ginger dressing   3.50
Seaweed Salad assorted seasoned seaweed, cucumber, tofu   5.00

Sushi $5

Ebi Fry Maki panko battered shrimp, cucumber, spicy mayo   
California Maki crabstick, avocado, cucumber   
Firecracker Spicy Tuna Or Salmon Maki choice of tuna or salmon spiced with rayu, jalapeno, tempura crunch   
Tropical Maki mango, avocado   
Cream Sake Maki fresh salmon, cream cheese   

Cold Plates $5

Tempura Spicy Tuna Salad spicy tuna tempura with mixed greens   
Spicy Tuna Shooters spicy tuna, ikura, ponzu shooters   

Crispy Plates

Ebi Fry panko battered fried shrimp   5.00
Spicy Salmon Rangoon spicy salmon, chives, and cream cheese wrapped in a wonton skin and flash fried   5.00
Satsumaimo Frites japanese sweet potato fries with a yogurt dipping sauce   4.00
Harumaki japanese spring rolls   4.00
Gyoza pork pot stickers, fried   4.00
Ebi Shumai shrimp dumplings, fried   4.00
Chicken Kara Age japanese style popcorn chicken   4.00
Calamari calamari lightly dusted with togarashi and flash fried   5.00
Cheese Spring Rolls fried spring rolls filled with mozzarella cheese   4.00

Hot Plates

Edamame soy beans, boiled and lightly salted   4.00
Ai Wings sweet and spicy chicken wings, tokyo style   4.00
Ebi Chawan Mushi steamed savory custard with shrimp   4.00
Hama Steak hamachi steak with togarashi honey sauce and scallions   5.00
Beef Teriyaki beef with teriyaki sauce   5.00
Chicken Katsu panko battered chicken with a japanese bbq dipping sauce   4.00
Tako Yaki balls of breaded octopus with kewpie   4.00

 

Lounge - Weekly Specials

Monday ½ priced bottles of wine & sake   

Monday

½ Priced Bottles Of Wine & Sake    

Tuesday

Martinis    5.00
House Wines    5.00
Hot Sake    3.00
Sapporo    3.00
Sapporo Light    3.00

Wednesday

½ Priced Bottles Of Wine & Sake    

Thursday

Martinis    5.00
House Wines    3.00
Hot Sake    3.00
Sapporo    3.00
Sapporo Light    3.00

Sunday $31.95

All You Can Eat For, Up To 70 Items To Choose From Including Nigiri

All You Can Eat    

 

Ai Japanese Restaurant & Lounge
358 W Ontario St
At N Orleans St
(312) 335-9888
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