Hours

DINNER

SUN-THUR
5 – 9:30 pm

FRI-SAT
5 – 10 pm

LUNCH 

MON-FRI
11.30am – 2.30pm

SAT-SUN
12 pm - 3 pm

 

GET HERE

Half of all trips are 3 miles or less, with 72% of them driven. Private vehicles like cars, pick-up trucks, and SUVs account for 60% of trips of a mile or less. 
  —National Household Travel Survey, 2010.

Three miles (5 kilometers) is a distance widely regarded as bike-able for most adults.

One mile is about a 15-minute walk.

BY FOOT

Hyperlocal? 
Walk on by and introduce yourself, neighbor!
 

BY BIKE

Within biking distance?
Go by bike, save yourself the trouble of parking and save someone else a car parking spot!

FROM THE SOUTH (BERKELEY)

Head north on Milvia Bicycle Boulevard, 
turn left onto Berryman Street for two blocks,
turn right onto MLK/The Alameda,
turn left onto Solano Avenue,
akemi will be on the right side after five blocks.

FROM THE NORTH (ALBANY)

Head south on the Ohlone Greenway,
turn left onto Washington Avenue,
turn right onto Peralta Avenue,
turn left onto Solano Avenue,
akemi will be on the left side after two blocks.

There is a bike parking rack on the crosswalk bulb-out at the Tulare Avenue intersection. Additional bicycle parking is located three blocks up/east at the Colusa Avenue intersection, with a bike corral and a covered bike shelter.

 

BY TRANSIT

BY BART

We are equidistant (about 1.6 miles) from both North Berkeley and El Cerrito BART stations. Walk or bike the last 1.6 miles through the lovely North Berkeley or Albany neighborhoods.

BY BUS

AC Transit Local Line 18 runs along Solano Avenue, with Albany-bound stops on both sides of akemi at Ensenada Avenue and Tacoma Avenue, and Montclair-bound stops across the street from akemi at Ventura Avenue.

AC Transit Transbay Line G makes the same stops.
 

BY CAR

Not-so-local? We're excited you're coming all the way to see us!

On-street car parking on Solano Avenue is diagonal and limited to 90 minutes from 8am–6pm.