The Yakiniku Q (焼肉Q, Yakiniku Kyū) is the favourite Korean, Gyū-Kaku-style yakiniku restaurant of Team Asuma that is located in Konohagakure. Its salted beef tongue with Welsh onion (ネギタン塩, negi tanshio) is a very popular dish in the village. The original Yakiniku Q was destroyed during Pain's invasion.
Asuma Sarutobi first took Shikamaru Nara, Ino Yamanaka, and Chōji Akimichi when they met and continued to be regular customers throughout the Naruto series, only going there when they completed a mission and when they host celebrations, such as when Shikamaru was promoted to chūnin.
The restaurant is large with wide windows, multiple green-seated booths, though some tables allow customers to sit down on the floor with green cushions as their seats, menus plastered on the walls, and due to their Gyū-Kaku-style, each table has a charcoal brazier built in the centre and is equipped with tongs for cooking, since the Gyū-Kaku form of dining is one in which the customers cook their own food after ordering it raw.
In Naruto Shippūden 3: Inheritors of the Will of Fire, Naruto Uzumaki invited the entire Konoha 11 for his and Sai's recovery party, claiming that Shikamaru would pay for them (without getting his consent). In Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden, Ino invited Rock Lee, Neji Hyūga, and Tenten to join her with Shikamaru and Chōji in order to help Lee and Neji's teamwork.