Best Japanese Restaurants in Pittsburgh

Expert recommended Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 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!


202 38th Street 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 Directions

Since 2016

Umami is an Izakaya or Japanese bar dedicated to umami flavors in Pittsburgh. This place is unique and has some of the best sushi you can find in this area. The restaurant is a snug eatery offering special sushi rolls, bowls of ramen and Japanese kitchen entrees, plus bento boxes. They provide a beautiful mix of textures and flavors that leave you loving the soft, crispy, and mild spicy sushi. The atmosphere is really comfortable, and the menu is enjoyable and exotic.

Salad: Fresh Salmon, Tuna and Albacore Tataki, Mixed Sashimi, Spicy California, Wakame, Spicy Tuna on Crispy Rice, Heart Attack Roll, Kake and Tempura Udon, Whole Squid, Chicken Skin, Bacon Quail Egg, Akami Maguro, Octopus, Chirashi, Edamame, Ramen Noodle and Borth, Yummy Crispy, Tokyo Style Tonkotsu Ramen, Agedashi & Fresh Soft Tofu

Price: Starts from $2

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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun & Mon Closed

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5860 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 Directions

Since 2013

Ramen Bar is a modern Japanese eatery for specialty noodle soups and personalized ramen bowls with different toppings. Their bowl can be personalized, as you mix and match, with over 25 toppings to choose from. This place put so much effort and soul in their soups, gradually simmered with care for more than 8 hours at a time, using the highest quality and best Japanese ingredients. Taste their Vegetable Egg Roll (4 Pcs)$3.50, Kim Chi Tofu $4.50, Edamame for $5, Garlic Edamame $5.50, Seaweed Salad $5.50, Vegetable Gyoza (6 Pcs) $5, Pork Gyoza (6 Pcs) $5.50 & Shrimp Gyoza (6 Pcs) $6.

Appetizers, Salads, Rice Bowl, Takoyaki, Coconut Shrimp, Chicken Karage, House Green Salad, Tofu Salad, Black Pepper Noodle Dry, Jaja Men Dry, Hiyashi Chuka Cold, Hawaiian Pineapple Fried Rice, Mabo Rice, Japanese Curry Rice, Chashu Ramen, Wonton Men, Negi Ramen, Vegetable Ramen, Midori Yasai Ramen, Side Orders, Dessert & Beverages

Price: Starts from $1



Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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636 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15228 Directions

Since 1997

Little Tokyo is one of the most enjoyable Japanese restaurants in Pittsburgh. The restaurant is a vibrant eatery with a varied menu that includes sushi, hibachi plus wine, Japanese beers & sake. They offer a special menu with fresh sushi, tempura, teriyaki, udon noodles, and great food. Reservations, take out, and gift cards are available. Try the Yakiniku $9.95, Butaniku Shogayaki $9.95, Chicken Katsu $9.95, Black Marlin $5, Albacore $5, Osuimono Soup $3.95.

Ika Yaki, Soft Shell Shrimp, Miso Soup, Sansai Yaki, Wakame Salad, Shishito Pepper, Sea Urchin, Surf Clam, Sweet Shrimp, Tuna, Yellow Tail, Norwegian Marcel, Roll: Anniversary, Vegetable, Avocado, American Dream, Boston, California, Chrissie, Cucumber, Daikon, David, Dean, Discovery, Dragon, Eel, First Date, Philly, Rainbow & Shrimp

Price: Starts from $2.95


Lunch: Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat & Sun Closed
Dinner: Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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