Best Japanese Restaurants in Columbus

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


1173 Old Henderson Road, Columbus, OH 43220 Directions

Since 1986

Age Tofu, Yu Tofo, Hiya Yakko, Ohi Tashi, Vegetable Spring Rolls, Hijiki, Wakame, Shige Nasu, Yaki Tori, Chicken Teriyaki, Kara-Age, Tatsuta Age, Teba Shio, Ika Geso, Ika Maruyaki, Ika Shoga, Salmon Teriyaki, Shrimp Shumai Dumplings, Chuka Ika, Sauteed Scallops, Soft Shell Crab, Fried Smelt & Hamachi Kama

Akai Hana initially started as a small restaurant with only 40 seats in 1986 and instantly became known as a great spot to get authentic Japanese food. They became so popular they moved into their present location, which seats 130. Akai Hana now make thousands of loyal customers with a regular destination. Their dining room is warm, comfortable and elegant, with beautiful shades of wood. You can always hear the sound of their guests talking and laughing and enjoying the Akai Hana experience. Sushi Speciality dishes like Veggie Hana Roll $13.50, Tororossa Roll $20.50, New Spider Roll $12.50 & Akai Hana Roll $23.

Price: Starts from $2.10

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Lunch: Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sun Closed
Dinner: Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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1506 Bethel Road, Suite 1506, Columbus, OH 43220 Directions

Since 2014

Crab Taco, Yuzu Soy Mazemen, Meshikou Karaage, Shio Edamame, Enoki Bacon Wrap, Salt and Pepper Chicken Wing, Mango Habanero Wing, Chashu Rice Bowl, Barbecue Chashu Bun, Roasted Sesame Mazemen, Veggie Miso Ramen, Karaage Rice Bowl, Shoyu Chintan Ramen, Kikurage Mushroom & Ajitsuke Tamago

Meshikou is the combination of the Japanese phrase “Meshi-Ikou.” It’s used when friends invite each other to get some good meals. Meshikou is the open kitchen ramen shop, passionate about one thing, to be the ramen hot spot of Columbus, Ohio. It is a perfect place to gather with friends, slurp your noodles while hot, and learn about this Japanese comfort food. Buy Shoyu Paitan Ramen $11, Karaage Ramen $11, Shoyu Chintan Ramen $11, Shio Paitan Ramen $11 & Fireball Paitan Ramen $13.

Price: Starts from $1.50

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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon Closed

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8701 Sancus Boulevard, Columbus, OH 43240 Directions

Since 1998

Edamame, Seaweed, California Roll, Spicy Crab Roll, Spring Roll, Chicken Wings, Gyoza, Sashimi Appetizer, Sushi Appetizer, Filet Mignon, New York Strip Steak, Yaki Vegi, Chicken Yakisoba, Miso Soup, Mushroom, House Salad, Egg Yolk Sauce, Hibachi: Sole Fish, Scallop, Calamari, Lobster & Bean Sprouts

House of Japan was born when its founders, the Chuang family, opened the first eatery in November of 1998 in Dublin, Ohio. House of Japan's well-trained staff is committed to giving the best possible meal, a short show, and offers fast service. The House of Japan has come a long way since the simple concept was conceived. Also, Consumers' Choice Awards has given House of Japan its award of excellence each year for the past number of years. Gift certificates are available. House of Japan's sushi bar serves a large selection of fresh seafood delivered three to four times a week. The sushi bar affords a variety, such as sushi, sashimi, rolls, and hand rolls.

Price: Starts from $2.50



Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 2:00 pm|
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm|
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm|
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm|
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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