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3 Best Japanese Restaurants in Charlotte, NC

Expert recommended Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in Charlotte, North Carolina. All of our japanese restaurants actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!

FUTO BUTA

222 East Bland Street, Charlotte, NC 28203 Directions

Since 2015

Here’s The Deal:
Futo Buta is a modern izakaya with a bar and outdoor seating for creative ramen & other unique Japanese eats. The handsome, wood-paneled digs feature communal tables, a bar overlooking an open kitchen, and patio seating out front. Futo Buta serves a unique blend of the best Asian-inspired fare flavors to those visiting the Charlotte district of Charlotte. Children are more than welcome to dine at this restaurant, where there's something for everyone on the menu. Outdoor seating is available when the weather is warm. Gift cards available for purchase. You can savor their shishito peppers, tori kara age & roasted beets and organic greens.

SPECIALTY:
Pickled Carrots, Chizu, Fried Red Miso Tofu Skewers, Salmon Belly Nigiri, Buta Bowl, Hamachi Crudo, Duck Confit, the Little Noodle, Low Country Smoked Pork Belly, Miso, Vegan/Spicy Tuna/Duck Confit Donburi, Niwa, Tonkotsu, Shoyu, Genshu Flight, Dragon God, Ocean Breeze, Single Flame, Dancing Goblin & Labyrinth

Price: Buns Starts from $10
Donburi Starts from $9
Ramen Starts from $14
Izakaya Starts from $10

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Sun - Thu: 11am - 9pm
Fri - Sat: 11am - 10pm

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TOYAMA EXPRESS

2130 East Arbors Drive, #200, Charlotte, NC 28262 Directions

Since 2006

Here’s The Deal:
Toyama Express Japanese Restaurant is a modest restaurant preparing chicken, steak seafood hibachi, entrees, and noodle dishes. It is no-frills, and retains a clean and bright atmosphere. Toyama Express is an excellent Japanese spot to relax and enjoy Japanese cuisine. The restaurant is located in the University Area, Charlotte. They also serve miso soup, vegetable spring roll, teriyaki wings, tempura sampler, tempura jumbo shrimp & house salad. Get the combination plate and substitute the carrots for broccoli; the 4 oz shrimp sauce is on the house.

SPECIALTY:
Tempura Sampler, Pork and Shrimp Egg Roll, Vegetable Medley, Teriyaki Chicken, Hibachi Chicken, Mushrooms, Hibachi Steak, Broccoli, Salmon Fillet, Scallops, Zucchini and Onions, Sweet Carrots, Sauteed Mushrooms, Noodles: Vegetable, Chicken, Steak, Shrimp & Jumbo Shrimp

Price: Appetizers Starts from $1.07
Noodles Starts from $5.96
Entrees Starts from $5.83
Combination Plates Starts from $6.81
Side Order Starts from $1.65

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Mon-Thu: 11am - 9pm
Fri & Sat: 11am - 9:30pm
Sun: Closed

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BAKU RESTAURANT

4515 Sharon Road, Charlotte, NC 28211 Directions

Since 2013

Here’s The Deal:
Baku Restaurant is a stylish Japanese eatery that features innovative grilled fare & sushi rolls prepared in an open kitchen. It is situated in the middle of the Southpark area in Charlotte. The Japanese cuisine is prepared in the open kitchen on Robata and Yakitori grills. The Baku restaurant has an extensive array of premium sakes. In addition to cocktails, the wine list is all hand-selected by their sommelier–to pair perfectly with the cuisine. It is a Japanese Robata-style eatery that showcases outstanding sushi and innovative Robata and Yakatori cuisine. The restaurant spotlights creative Japanese comfort meals meant to be shared around the table. The bar on the second floor, BAKU Lounge features signature cocktails and a hip, late-night venue for Southpark.

SPECIALTY:
Maki Rolls, Gokujo Tuna, Yellowtail, Soft Shell Crab, Forbidden, Avocado, Mushroom, Steamed Rice, Baby Bella Mushrooms, Sweet Potato, Kurobuta Pork Belly, Robata Seafood, Sashimi, Small Plates, Rice, Vegetables, Robata Skewers, Omakase, Crispy Calamari, Wagyu Beef Tataki, Platter, Asparagus, Tempura & Robata Meats

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Mon-Sat: 5pm - 10pm
Sun: Closed

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