In the fall of 2012, two young entrepreneurs, Drew and Anna Mains, were presented with an opportunity to buy In The Raw in Bricktown. Since then, they have poured heart and soul into the restaurant revising service standards, food standards and total customer experience. The fruits of their labor are here for you to enjoy! ITR consistently offers one of the best dining experiences in Oklahoma City. With a menu combining traditional and nouveau sushi plus a variety of non-sushi entrees and a vibrant, hip ambience - ITR has become synonymous with great food and a good time.
ITR features traditional and nouveau sushi, sashimi and nigiri creations in addition to a full menu of cooked cuisine. The menu is the creative and ever-evolving centerpiece of the multi-sensory dining experience for which ITR has become known. Their motto is “whatever, whenever”, and their vision is “consistantly fresh, fun and healthy dining in a high-energy atmosphere”.
Located on the Bricktown Canal, ITR sushi serves up sushi, Asian entrees and more. A variety of tasty appetizers is offered including a tuna tower that is out of this world, miso soup, cho-cho beef and pork gyoza. Start off with a spicy tako salad with octopus, the dunwell salad topped with seared tuna or the ITR salad with roasted chicken.
On the lunch menu, try the scrumptious tempura assorted veggies, the pineapple teriyaki rice bowl or cabo tacos. Wraps are also offered for lunch, including the avocado and cheese wrap, chicken club wrap and Philly steak wrap. ITR also features an $8 lunch special on select sushi and offers a bento box.
On the dinner menu, you'll find mouthwatering entrees including a blackened tuna, beef negi maki or the pepper filet served with wasabi mash potatoes and asparagus. For either lunch or dinner, try the fresh sashimi. Choices include halibut, tuna, octopus and salmon.
The specialty at In the Raw Sushi is their assortment of tasty sushi. Rolled sushi choices include creative specialty rolls like the Thunder Roll, the sooner roll, the spicy cowgirl and the pure awesome. They also have classics like California rolls, great sashimi and nigiri. Ramp up the heat and try a spicy roll such as the nirvana roll, spicy tuna roll or volcano roll. Vegetarian rolls are also offered, including the cucumber roll and the
Be sure to save room for dessert - you won't be sorry. Desserts served at ITR include a cheesecake of the day, tempura fried bananas, chocolate gateau, chocolate or vanilla creme brulee and strawberry shortcake. A full bar is available, and specialty drinks including their version of a chocotini and flirtini are offered. Also a large selection of sake or and an extensive wine list will complement your meal.
With the success of ITR, Drew and Anna recently opened a new restaurant, also on the Bricktown Canal. Knucks Wheelhouse is open for lunch, dinner and late night and can satisfy your pizza cravings just about any time, day or night. Knucks is a fun, casual pizza joint with great beer and homemade New York style pies! They use local Coop beer in their crust to give their dough a really unique flavor. Many of the cheeses are made by hand in house as well as all fresh house made sauces and ingredients.
Knucks is open until 10 pm weekdays and 3 am on the weekends. Knucks offers bicycle delivery to all the Bricktown area – including downtown hotels! Definitely a great local restaurant with a lot of personality!
ITR is located at 200 South Oklahoma Suite 130 (next to Harkins Theatre). For more information call 405-702-1325 or visit www.intherawsushi.com.
Knucks is located at street level on the canal between Mickey Mantle Drive and Oklahoma. Phone 405-605-4422.