Japanese food with a French-Italian accent
The sushi at Irashiai 2 in Palm Bay is as beautiful as it is tasty.
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Irashiai Shortcake features pound cake layered with jam and pieces of fresh fruit.
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4870 Babcock St. N.E.
Palm Bay, FL 32905
Phone: (321) 312-4540
Tues-Sat: 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Less than 10 minutes from I-95, off the Palm Bay Road exit
The chef at Irashiai 2 is a rare gem, indeed, a Japanese chef with a serious background in French and Northern Italian cuisine, so Irashiai 2 is not your typical Japanese restaurant. Take the Mussels Yaki, for example. The tasty green-lipped mollusks are served as an appetizer on the half shell, topped with creamy sauce and broiled scallions. Another popular app, the Niku Carpaccio, features thinly sliced seared beef topped with a spicy cream sauce, scallions and spicy ponzu. Irashiai's food is as beautiful as it is delicious, especially the fresh, artful sushi. And this is one place where you won't want to skip dessert. Can we recommend the Irashiai Shortcake?