Best Japanese Restaurants in Pasadena

Handpicked Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in Pasadena, California. They face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve the best!


3539 East Foothill Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91107

Since 2004

Fresh Oysters on Half Shell, Chicken Fingers, Tuna Tartare, Calamari Rings, Smoked Salmon, Seared Spicy Albacore, Edamame, Fire Cracker, Fresh Tofu, Tuna Tataki, Vegetarian Tofu, Steamed Vegetables, Miso Black Cod, Sweet Potato Fries, Grilled Yellow Tail, Drinks, Tokyo Quesadilla, Sides, Beef Stone Grill, Desserts & Sesame Chicken

Takes reservations, happy hour specials, carry-out, delivery, gift cards, gluten-free options and catering service available ● Serves 12 locations within California ● Taste the Grilled Pork Belly, Steamed Gyoza Dumplings, Soft Shell Crab, Chicken Wing Karaage, Grilled Yellowtail & Steamed Black Mussels

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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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345 South Lake Avenue, Suite 101, Pasadena, CA 91101

Since 2006

Appetizers, Entrees, Curries, Side Order, A La Carte, Beef, Sukiyaki, Tonkotsu, Chicken, Beverages, Deserts, Edamame, Seaweed Salad, Shrimp Tempura, Tokyo Wings, Sweet Potato Fries, Tonkotsu Pork Bone, Japanese Curry, Miso Soup, Banana Tempura Dessert, Chicken Shabu Shabu, Gyoza, Kurobuta Pork, Squid Karaage, Angus Beef Bacon & Jidori Chicken

Takes reservations, happy hour specials, take-out, outdoor seating and catering service available ● Happy Hour Starts at $2.50 ● All you can eat every day $22.99, Lunch Special at $12.99 & Set and Combo Courses Special $60 ● Buy Soft Shell Crab $8.99, Mixed Tempura $8.99, Angus Beef Bacon Cut $17.99, Squid Karaage Kushi $5.99 & Jellyfish Salad $5.99

Price: Starts from $2.99



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

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16 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103

Since 1999

Koku Tonkotsu, Spicy Tonkotsu, Kaedama, Chashu, Dried Seaweed, Bean Sprout, Steamed Rice, Aburi Chashu, Crispy Spicy Chashu Wrap, Miso Soup, Seaweed Salad, Clear Soup, Chashu Bowl, Dessert, Beer, Drink & Jun Tonkotsu

Serves also in Los Angeles ● Take-out, wheelchair, waiter and catering service available ● Buy Jun Tonkotsu $10.30 & Chashu $3.10

Price: Starts from $1.50


Lunch: Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dinner: Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat & Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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