Craft Sake
Japanese Tapas.

We are here for the experience.


We are here for the good vibes.

We are here for the community.


Wednesday - Saturday

6:00pm to 10:00pm

(Takeout 5:30 - 8pm)​

(Closed on national holidays)


Bar Uerukamu is your neighborhood sake & tapas bar. You can enjoy unique Japanese tapas, nigiri sushi, and carefully selected Japanese craft sake.

Our sake list offers the opportunity to try a variety of craft sake from all over Japan, many of which aren't available at many other places in LA. Whether you are trying sake for the first time, or you are a sake connoisseurs, we are here for you to find your next favorite you didn't even know existed.

We are proudly a "I just came back from a long day at work, and had a quick shower and came for a drink or two" type of joint. If you're ready to have a good time, our door is always open.


Do you take reservations?

Yes we do! As a very small restaurant, reservation is always encouraged so you don't have to drive (or Lyft) for nothing. Please call us and leave us a message with details of your reservation, and we will call back. We also welcome walk-ins as long as there are available seats.

Do you have parking?

We are located in a big plaza, and there is a PLENTY of parking space in the evenings. We also encourage our patrons to use lyft/uber to fully enjoy our sake experience.

Do you have vegan dishes?

We'll be honest here -- Japanese cuisine traditionally use many "non vegan-friendly" ingredients, such as fish broth. You will find a few dishes, but not many. Just want to be honest upfront. ..But did you know Sake is vegan (AND gluten-free AND sulfite-free)?

I don't know much about Sake. Will I be able to enjoy?

Of course! That's even more fun and that's what we are here for. Feel free to ask us any question or recommendation for sake. No judgement. If Sake is not your thing, don't worry at all. We have Japanese beer on tap, Japanese craft beer, wine, Shochu, chu-hi and more. And of course, some hot green tea to sober up.

Do you offer delivery or takeouts?

Since we focus more on in-person dining experience, we do not offer any delivery or takeouts.

UPDATE 3/17/20: During the closure due to COVID-19, we are offering takeouts with altered menu. Please find more details HERE.

Can I purchase gift cards?

Thank you for your interest! You can purchase them at the restaurant in-person or online here.



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Any inquiries?

Feel free to drop a note at

17633 Sherman Way, Lake Balboa, CA 91406 [MAP]

818.578.3999  :::

[Temporary hours]

Wednesday to Saturday

Patio Dining 6:00pm to 10:00pm  :::  Takeout 5:30pm to 8:00pm

To make a reservation, please call 818.578.3999.

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