About Us

We provide the authentic Japanese BBQ YAKINIKU dining experience where customers share premium meats over a flaming grill, while sipping on Japanese sake, shochu, and frosty cold beers.

Here, the customer is also the chef! with the an exquisite collaboration between our premium ingredients, signature dipping sauces, the radiant heat of grill, and our highly trained chefs and servers. You will always have the tastiest authentic YAKINIKU experience at SHIMOFURI.

Spend and Enjoy the finest YAKINIKU with friends & family at SHIMOFURI!


YAKINIKU means “barbecue” in Japanese! Our mission is expanding more locations to spread represent the “YAKINIKU culture” around the world to make it a household name – akin to that of Sushi.

Cooking Beef by using tongs
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About Chef

SHIMOFURI Japanese BBQ "YAKINIKU" Dining is founded by Owner Chef KENT TAKAI who is trained many years for YAKINIKU. He grew up in Tokyo, Japan where his passion and love of YAKINIKU originated.

The Guide of Beef Cuts

Coming soon!

We are accepting Take-out and Delivery for special take-out menus at Milpitas and Santa Clara Pop-Up location.

Milpitas POP-Up location is at:
260 S Abel St, Milpitas, CA 95035

Santa Clara POP-Up location is at:
3590 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA 95051

We are also accepting order for uncooked special seasoned US PRIME / American WAGYU Beef for BBQ at your home with our Special sauces.

Pick up order via ChowNow, our Instagram, or our Facebook page.

Delivery order via DoorDash(Milpitas) DoorDash(Santa Clara).

For uncooked meats orders, you may order via Instagram DM or over the phone.

Thank you again to all our loyal customers.
You really are the best!
Eat well and stay healthy!

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