AJI Bar & Robata
As the day winds down in one of the world’s busiest hubs, the chic energy of an inner-city bar meets the laid-back vibes of “California cool” at AJI Bar and Robata. Sample an inventive intersection of Japanese technique and Peruvian flavor that connect with innovative pairings and our signature cocktails. Grab a seat on a Friday or Saturday for a complete experience featuring live music.
A dining experience like no other in San Jose, AJI Bar and Robata is a welcoming spot to connect and engage with others. Our menu highlights robata, a Japanese grilling technique featured in Nikkei cuisine. Enjoy delicacies, snacks, shareable bites, and unique cocktails with unconventional pairings.
Robata is a Japanese grilling technique ubiquitous in Nikkei cuisine. Binchotan charcoal provides the smoky and umami-filled fuel for the Japanese robata grill, a perfect tool for yakitori, teppanyaki or other skewered bites.
Our innovative cuisine pairs perfectly with our cocktails featuring creative, unexpected pairings such as pisco, sake, and Japanese whiskey. Garnishes like shiso leaves and Sancho peppercorns add the perfect finishing touch.
Head to AJI Bar & Robata on Friday and Saturday nights for an experience to complement your night out. Enjoy a curated music program – from live DJ sets to guitars and keys – featuring local artists and special guests. Come enjoy the life and style of the Bay Area.
- May 5th / Julius Papp
- May 6th / Bennet Roth-Newell Trio
- May 12th / Chalé Brown
- May 13th / Illiance
- May 19th / Wonway Possibul
- May 20th / Brandon Walters Trio
- May 26th / Double Peas + Shea Butter
Hours of Operation
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Everyday
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Sunday to Thursday
4:00 pm – 12:00 am, Friday and Saturday
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Friday and Saturday
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