Kunche was head manager at a thriving sushi and Japanese food restaurant where she faced a glass ceiling because of her gender. Alfonzo was an assistant sushi chef for well over a decade learning from dozens of Japanese sushi chefs, but faced the same glass ceiling because of his race. Teaming up together, they have overcome many obstacles to bring you oba sushi izakaya.

our commitment

We are dedicated to providing great food and attentive service at a reasonable price. Most of the staff have known each other and worked together for many, many years at other restaurants. We are a family. Join our family in the plaza at Glenarm and Marengo.


We offer traditional sushi and sashimi including seasonal selections of fresh fish flown in from Japan. The traditional and fusion menu includes izakaya small dishes, entrees, specialty rolls and lunch specials. We offer some unique imported Japanese beer and a changing selection of premium sake.

Happy hour is 5:30-7pm, Monday-Thursday. Free delivery with a minimum $15 purchase.