OTOTO wins “BEST JAPANESE RESTAURANT” and “BEST JAPANESE HAPPY HOUR” in 2016 Westword Awards!
We are honored and pleased to announce that OTOTO has been named “BEST JAPANESE RESTAURANT” and “BEST JAPANESE HAPPY HOUR” in the 2016 Westword “Best of Denver” awards!
OTOTO: BEST JAPANESE RESTAURANT
It almost seems unfair, after successes with Sushi Den and Izakaya Den on South Pearl Street, that the Kizaki brothers could score another hit with the resurrected Ototo, which returned last year after a three-year hiatus and a conceptual update that impresses with its traditional, well-defined menu of small plates and robatoyaki — skewers grilled over oak and mesquite coals. Start with simple grilled vegetables and move on to skewered chicken wings, wagyu beef or short ribs….
OTOTO: BEST JAPANESE HAPPY HOUR
While sampling the finest sushi and omakase in Denver, you might not come across many generous happy hours. Ototo, dipping into the tradition of its Pearl Street sisters Sushi Den and Izakaya Den, is a surprising exception. Roaring back from the dead in mid-2015, Ototo immediately released a kaiju-sized happy-hour menu that shows off the restaurant’s eclectic and cozy fare, served Wednesday and Thursday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 9:30 to 10 p.m. (both end one hour later on weekends)…