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Traditional Yet Trendy Hidden in the heart of Mermaid a Beach is the modish Etsu Izakaya. These guys mission is to serve traditional Japanese cuisine imitating that which you'd find in Japan itself. The dishes range from sushi and sashimi to skewer grilled meats and vegetables. The perfect place for a hot date, Etsu has a romantic and mysterious atmosphere. Their fondness for dark lighting gives the impression that it is candlelit and the restaurant's style is chic and exclusive. If the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, Etsu is the ideal place for a first date as the dishes are both delicious and exotic. After dinner Etsu provides traditional Japanese sake at the bar where you and your partner or date can kick back and relax. There is a choice between traditional Japanese whiskeys and cocktails as well as more Western choices. If you're looking for an exotic experience in an upmarket and modish environment Etsu Izakaya is the perfect place for a meal. Best dish: Crispy teriyaki chicken with orange jam.