Junmai Station, located at 325 N Florida Ave., is a “one-of-a-kind Japanese food kiosk” that focuses on Onigiri—aka stuffed rice balls—that are easy to eat on the go but are still satisfying and healthy.
The menu, so far, is donburi (rice bowls), salads, and small plates such as spicy edamame and another Japanese street food staple takoyaki—fried balls usually filled with octopus, green onion and ginger.
Both Junmai and Ebisu are owned by Akemi Simmons and her husband Ron. In a prior phone call with Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, Ron said Akemi, who is from Kobe, Japan, wanted to open a more traditional Japanese concept less focused on sushi.
Hours for Junmai will be Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday.
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