Best Japanese Restaurants in Honolulu

Expert recommended Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in Honolulu, Hawaii. 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!


2310 Kuhio Avenue, Suite 124, Honolulu, HI 96815 Directions

Since 2011

Marukame Udon specializes in the authentic Japanese Sanuki Udon, which is distinct in taste and texture from conventional Japanese Udon noodles. They devote themselves to delivering authentic Japanese made-to-order Udon noodles that are everyday freshly kneaded, boiled, and served right in front of you. The restaurant is an revolutionary architecture styled cafeteria with a beautiful open-plan kitchen. Marukame is cheap, exciting and you've never before experienced it. Marugame Udon is fitted with an original, Japanese-imported machine to produce Sanuki Udon noodles that imitate conventional methods to effectively knead the flour daily and on demand. Their recipe continues with a delicate aging cycle, with temperatures controlled, then stored to preserve freshness.

Niku Udon, Assorted Musubi, Nikutama Udon, Spicy Shabu Pork, Curry Udon, Ontama Udon, Kakae Udon, Bukkake Udon, Kamaage Udon, Ontama Bukkake Udon & Zaru Udon

Price: Starts from $3.75

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Mon - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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1585 Kapiolani Boulevard, Suite 905, Honolulu, HI 96814 Directions

Shokudo Japanese Restaurant & Bar is conveniently situated near the Ala Moana Shopping Center on Kapiolani Boulevard. The restaurant is a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere that allows families, couples or large groups to spend an evening in contemporary surroundings. Shokudo is an unusual variation of the Japanese fusion and ambiance. Every dish is shared at the table with everyone to sample their various culinary delights. They deliver dishes that satisfy the locals and tourists alike and excite the palate. They welcome you to be their guest for a wonderful evening of Japanese delights. Their fully stocked bar offers a selection of soft drinks, beer, wine, shochu, sake, and cocktail specialties.

Maguro, Hotate, Ma-Aji, Sake, Shime Saba, Ama Ebi, Tako, Shiro Ika, Hamachi, Shima-Aji, Uni, Tai, Seafood Yuzu Shio Ramen, Shokudo Char Siu Ramen, Spicy Miso Tan Tan Ramen, Japanese Mentaiko Udon, Hot Udon Noodles, Honey Toast-Tini, Banana Flambe, Tempura Bread Pudding, Unagi Rice, Taco Rice, Sukiyaki Bibimbap, Garlic Shrimp Rice & French Fries

Price: Starts from $2.50



Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri & Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am

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2427 Kuhio Avenue, Pacific Monarch Hotel Ground Floor, Honolulu, HI 96815 Directions

Since 2000

Musubi Cafe IYASUME makes (Nigiru) using delicious Koshihikari Rice, and they're all handmade. They serve and distribute Omotenashi (hospitality) to Hawaiian residents and visitors enjoyed by local communities as well as around the globe. Musubi offering quality rice and its consistency hand-made. The restaurant also provides a very wide variety of fresh ingredients and organic brown rice and 10(ten) grain rice. They include the innovative style and original combination of different styles of Spam musubi, such as teriyaki spam of exquisite sweet and salty (Amakara) seasonings. Musubi Cafe serves in 5 places within Hawaii.

Sausage, Eel Bowl, Fried Chicken, Salmon Roe, Kimuchi Beef Bowl, Ume and Bonito, Bento Iyasume, Sea Salt, Makaloa Branch, Potato, Mochiko Chicken, Seaside Branch, Vege Miso Soup, Cucumber Pickles, Musubi and Miso Soup, Salmon Bowl, Spicy Minced Fried Chicken with Mayo, Chicken Bros, Beef Bowl, Teriyaki Spam with Rice, Dried Bonito & Tuna

Price: Starts from $1.78

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Mon - Sun 6:30 am - 9:00 pm

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