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3 Best Japanese Restaurants in Minneapolis, MN

Expert recommended Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 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!

MOTO-I

2940 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408 DIRECTIONS

Since 2008

Here’s The Deal:
Moto-I is a buzzy outfit offering Japanese noodles & small plates, plus a rooftop patio & on-site sake brewery. It is located in the neighborhood of Lyn-Lake. The decor is very modern, and the space feels like an intimate and cozy place to go with friends or on a date night. It is a great local business to support that actively works to give back and strengthen the community. Moto-i restaurant is an Izakaya serving house-made steamed buns, straight-style noodles from Tokyo, and rotating seasonal specials beautifully matched with their sake. All bookings can be made on their rooftop patio for dining outside. They love more than serving delicious Japanese food from their customer and brewed sake right here on site. Their Classic Ramen includes smoked pork shoulder, pork belly, scallion, chili oil, poached egg and shoyu broth.

SPECIALTY:
Idaho Fries, Shishito Peppers, Rangoon, Sashimi Special, Whole Fish, Crispy Pork Belly Bites, Pork Bun, Yakiudon, Sashimi Rice Bowl, Seasonal Tempura, Mushroom, Bulgogi, Plum Wings, Corn Soup, Drunken Noodles, Bistro Steak, Brussel Sprouts, Okonomiyaki, Pickle Plate, Japanese Fried Chicken, Green Salad, Edamame, Beet Salad, Spicy Chicken & Tuna

Price: Ramen Starts from $15
Noodles & Rice Starts from $11
Steamed Buns Starts from $2.5
Small Plates Starts from $6.5
Veggies & Salad Starts from $2

... More Prices Ramen Starts from $15
Noodles & Rice Starts from $11
Steamed Buns Starts from $2.5
Small Plates Starts from $6.5
Veggies & Salad Starts from $2
Sake Starts from $18

Reservations

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moto-i.com/lunch-dinner

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Mon-Fri: 12pm - 9am
Sat & Sun: Closed

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ZEN BOX IZAKAYA

602 South Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415 DIRECTIONS

Since 2011

Here’s The Deal:
Zen Box Izakaya is an industrial setup restaurant supplying an array of Japanese comfort fare, from ramen to sashimi & stir-fry. It is a small Izakaya-style restaurant with a lot of drink selections and a small menu. Zen Box Izakaya looks forward to bringing back the spirit of Izakaya hospitality and welcoming you with their enthusiastic Irrashaimase into their dining room. Chef John Ng is the zen box izakaya executive chef and co-owner. They plan to continue concentrating on the take-only program with picnic-style tables set up for visitors to enjoy their take-out meals on their patio for the coming weeks. The restaurant may like to allow extra time and effort to reopen their dining room to protect their co-workers and guests with the best interest and thoughtful execution. Their kamikaze sauce with their age gyoza & chicken karaage is so addictive that their customers ask for it by the pint.

SPECIALTY:
Sashimi Kimchi, Veggie Curry, Tonkatsu, Chicken Teriyaki and Nanabai, Tuna Poke, Age Gyoza, Takoyaki, Aburi Salmon, Chicken Kara-Age, Zenbox Short Ribs, Grilled Salmon, Grilled Tofu Skewers, Salmon and Duo Sashimi, Chashu, Tofu Salad, Kakae, Chicken, Katsu Curry, Nitaka Shibazuke, Takuan, Kyuri-Zuke, Donburi & Tsukemono

Price: Snacks Starts from $5.5
Sandwich Starts from $12
Ramen Starts from $14
Bento Starts from $12
Curry & Rice Bowls Starts from $10

... More Prices Snacks Starts from $5.5
Sandwich Starts from $12
Ramen Starts from $14
Bento Starts from $12
Curry & Rice Bowls Starts from $10
Gluten-Free Options Starts from $11
Sweets Starts from $9
Sides & Pantry Starts from $4.5

Online Order

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zenbox.com

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Tue-Sat: 4pm - 8pm
Mon & Sun: Closed

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KYATCHI

3758 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55409 DIRECTIONS

Since 1993

Here’s The Deal:
Kyatchi is a contemporary eatery that serves traditional & creative sushi, Japanese small plates & mains. It is founded in 1993 to supply the freshest and broadest variety of seafood from around the globe and offer it to customers locally who understand and appreciate uncompromising quality. Kyatchi restaurant serves beer, wine, sake, shochu and has a wide collection of Japanese whiskey and many cocktails of specialties. Their strict environment and constant customer-centered practices support fisheries and farming partners' choice and careful processing of entire fish. All kinds of seafood are picked according to the criteria of the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch. They provide plates of sustainable foods, emphasizing sustainable fish and seafood both in traditional Japanese and modern American style.

SPECIALTY:
Kushimomo, Hot Dogs, Hamachi Tataki Roll, Portlandia, Chirashi, Yasai No Barachirashi, Botanebi, Hamachi, Battera, Suzuki, Sake, Avocado, Negihama, Hotate Yuzu, Masunosuke, Oshinko, Bincho, Kinugasa Don, Kinoko Curry, Tsukune Donburi, Tonkatsu, Onigiri, Ramen & Dessert

Price: Soups & Salads Starts from $5.75
Small Plates Starts from $5.50
Hot Dogs Starts from $13.5
Noodles Starts from $13
Rice Starts from $19.75

... More Prices Soups & Salads Starts from $5.75
Small Plates Starts from $5.50
Hot Dogs Starts from $13.5
Noodles Starts from $13
Rice Starts from $19.75
Maki Rolls Starts from $6.75
Nigiri Starts from $4.75

Online Order

[email protected]

kyatchi.com/minneapolis-k...

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Mon-Sun: 4:30pm - 7:30pm

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