Izakaya Maíze

Anticipating a moment for a special evening out? Need a place to get away without having to feel pressed about where to go? How about some delicious bites sourced and produced with the upmost quality and care along with a unique cocktail to match?

We are a modern wagyu-focused Izakaya with influences from Japan and throughout Mexico. Chef Nate Horton’s seasonal menu features a wide array of specialty items such as Japanese A5 Wagyu along with seasonal produce sourced locally from throughout San Diego and neighboring counties. We offer a full bar highlighted with a diverse cocktail program, and a variety of Japanese whiskeys and sake.