RAMEN SHOP & IZAKAYA IN DOWNTOWN DURHAM
Dashi is a Japanese ramen shop and izakaya (Japanese pub) in Downtown Durham, North Carolina. Centering on exquisite ramen noodle bowls, our menu also features innovative small plates and a unique sake and shochu list. Enjoy steaming noodle bowls in our first floor ramen shop, or small plates upstairs in the izakaya!
Soon after we opened in February, Indy Week readers voted Dashi Best Japanese Restaurant in Durham and Best New Restaurant in Durham, and Dashi was runner up for Best New Business in Durham and received an honorable mention for Best Late Night Meal in Durham!
Thursday, December 24th
Friday, December 25th
Saturday, December 26th
Sunday, DECEMBER 27th
We open again on Monday, December 28th!
OPEN REGULAR HOURS +
New Year's EvE OmakasE
IZAKAYA 5 course meal
By reservation only
Visit our EVENTS page for more information
NEW YEAR'S DAY:
FRIDAY, JANUARY 1st
We open again on Saturday, January 2nd!
R a m e n S h o p
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:30pm
Grab a stool at the open kitchen in our dining room, or take a seat at a table! We've got ice cold beer on tap, and steaming bowls of ramen!
I z a k a y a
5:00pm - 10:30pm
Dashi’s bar is located on the second story of the restaurant, and is accessible by the stairs located to the right of the restaurant entryway. In the evenings, the bar is a perfect place to enjoy drinks and small plates!
L a t e N i g h t
Monday - THURSDAY
10:30pm - MIDNIGHT
FRIDAY & SATURDAY
10:30PM - 1:00AM
Tuck into our izakaya and stay for a while - we have a special late night menu until we close!
WEEKLY HAPPENINGS IN THE IZAKAYA
Head upstairs to the izakaya for delicious small plates, Japanese whisky, cocktails, shochu, and more!
Have you had a chance to sample our various yakimono? Mondays are the perfect day to savor grilled skewered treats! Try our seasonal skewers, or old favorites: local okra, shishito peppers, pork tongue, and more!
Handfolded gyoza with local ingredients are featured every week - and only offered on Tuesdays in the izakaya! Stop by next Tuesday to check out our feature!
Records & rares
We're cracking open limited & specialty large format beers for you to enjoy by the glass! Vinyl selections by Ryah, with soulful music ranging from jazz, soul and beyond.