Best Japanese Restaurants in Des Moines

Expert recommended Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in Des Moines, Iowa. 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!


512 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309 Directions

Since 2007

Appetizers, Soups, Salads, California Roll, Tuna, Sweet Tofu Pocket, Smoked Salmon, Eel, Squid, Asparagus-Cuc Roll, Flying Fish Roe, Yellowtail, Mackerel, Japanese Style Omelet, Crab Stick, Surf Clam, Uni, King Crabmeat, Quail Eggs Topping, Octopus, Mussels, Salmon Caviar, Alligator Roll, Shrimp, Scallops, Salmon, Toro, Iowa Roll & Alaska Roll

Takes reservations, take-out and waiter service available. Try the House Salad $2.95, Seaweed Salad $4.50, Squid Salad $4.95, Miso Soup $2.50, Chicken Soup $2, Hiyayakko $3.95, Tempura Veggie $6.95, Edamame $3.50, Shumai Japanese Dumplings $5.50, Sashimi Lunch $10.95, Oyako-Don $7.95 & Tempura Udon $9.95

Price: Starts from $2

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Lunch: Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dinner: Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri & Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun & Mon Closed

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215 10th Street, Suite 120, Des Moines, IA 50309 Directions

Since 2013

Seared Scallop, Poke, Pulled Pork, Togarashi Shrimp, Scallop Tempura, Buddha Shrimp, Chicken Tempura, Portabello Mushroom Tempura, Zucchini, Dynamite Mussels, BacOn-Wrapped Asparagus, Tuna Cucumber Salad, Shrimp Tempura, Apara Niku Maki, Hamachi Kama, Tropical Salad, Ribeye, Anime Burger, Akebono Salad, Grilled Chicken, Seoul Burger & Yakisoba

Located on the corner of 10th and Mulberry. Good for groups and kids. Take out, catering, parties, waiter service and outdoor seating available. Buy Edamame $4.5, Pork Dumplings $6.5, Akebono Edamame $5.5, Egg Roll $5, Kara-Age Bacon $5, Katsu Donburi $9.5, Agedashi Tofu $6 & Kara-Age Chicken $6

Price: Starts from $2

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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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1014 East 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310 Directions

Since 2015

Ranch, Salad Platter, Crab Rangoons, Beef Roll, Fried Rice, House Dressing, East Roll, Chicken Roll, Steak, Signature Salad Dressing, Lo Mein Noodle, Scarlet Roll, Chicken Egg Roll, Pork Fried Dumplings, Chicken Egg Rolls, Ginger & White Rice

Serves also in Ankeny. Take-out, outdoor seating and wheelchair accessible available. Good for kids and groups. They have a variety of choices to include low fat and gluten free options. Taste Crab Rangoon $4, Fried Dumpling $4, Chicken Egg Roll $4, Steamed Shrimp Dumpling $4, Chicken Katsu $4, Rock Shrimp $5, Chicken Karaage $5 & Vegetable $6.95

Price: Starts from $4

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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sun Closed

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