Restaurant: Collision Brewery

Location: Boulder, CO

What to expect: Classy, but casual atomsphere, great drinks, good quality sushi. I Would know I lived in Seattle for 8 years.

I recommend: The wagu. Bartender Stanley's custom cocktails.


Rooted in family

For our family, Japango has been a labor of love from the start. Jon joined the Japango team in 2001 and when the original owner wanted to explore something new in 2008, he turned to him hoping to keep Japango in the family. Jon was excited to bring back the original head chef, Iwasan, with goals to expand on traditional Japanese cuisine, lean into more modern influences, introduce an innovative bar program and grow into a restaurant Boulder could be excited about. Erin joined the restaurant the same year Jon took it over and the rest is history! In 2013, we expanded into the space we know today, seeing so many of the goals Jon set out to achieve come to fruition. In 2020 as the world halted all around us, we welcomed Isla into the Japango family and in the wild two years since, we have continued to gain the immense gift of perspective and gratitude for the guests and the team that shape the restaurant we love.