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3 Best Japanese Restaurants in Portland, OR

Expert recommended Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in Portland, Oregon. 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!

SHIGEZO IZAKAYA

910 SouthWest Salmon Street, Portland, OR 97205 Directions

Since 2010

Here’s The Deal:
Shigezo Izakaya serves ramen, skewers & other Japanese pub fares, plus sake, in the restaurant with a variety of seating styles. The place offered great seating and options to do it like a Japanese style dining. They serve cutting-edge Japanese pub food with a blend of modern and traditional Japanese dishes. Shigezo Izakaya is a Japanese restaurant in downtown Portland with excellent service, super friendly staff, and good quality sushi for a reasonable price. They feature handmade ramen noodles, sushi-masters, and yakimono (grilled) skewers. They have great options for vegetarians. The food and drinks were exceptional, and the service was fast and friendly. They also have a fine selection of local beers & cocktails.

SPECIALTY:
Bacon-Wrapped Quail Egg, Tokyo Ramen, Ramen Toppings, Salmon Collar, Garlic Butter Edamame, Yakitori Thigh, Zucchini, Eringi, Shishito Pepper, Okura, Vegetable Curry, Yakitori Breast, Squid Legs, Chicken Katsu Curry, Tan-Men Ramen, Pork Belly, Abu Ramen, Flank Steak, Coconut Butter Mochi Cake, Green Tea Brownie & Shiitake Mushroom

Price: Sushi Rolls Starts from $10
Temaki (Hand Roll) Starts from $5.5
Nigiri Starts from $7.5
Gunkan Starts from $6
Hoso-Maki Starts from $4

... More Prices Sushi Rolls Starts from $10
Temaki (Hand Roll) Starts from $5.5
Nigiri Starts from $7.5
Gunkan Starts from $6
Hoso-Maki Starts from $4
Noodle Starts from $13
Rice Dish Starts from $13
Curry Starts from $13

Online Order

[email protected]

shigezo-pdx.com/new-galle...

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Wed-Sun: 12pm-9pm
Mon & Tue: Closed

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AFURI

923 SouthEast 7th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214 Directions

Since 2003

Here’s The Deal:
Afuri Izakaya is a Tokyo-based hot spot featuring creative ramen, sushi & robata in a cool reclaimed warehouse space. It is one of the best eatery in Portland for Ramen. Afuri Izakaya is an authentic Japanese cuisine. They provide delicious dishes by using only the freshest, highest quality ingredients. The specialty is Yuzu (citrus) style ramen, and it is always top-notch. The staff is friendly, and everything is spotless. They have plenty of vegan options, and the menu rotates. They offer both Ramen and Dumpling varieties. The partons can savor their crispy spicy maguro tacos, side kimchi, miso cashew gyoza & spicy tsukemen.

SPECIALTY:
Kaarage, Buta Gyoza, Small Plates, Shishito Age, Kaiso Seaweed Salad, Kakuni Pork Bun, Soft Shell Crab Bun, Crispy Pork Gyoza, Spicy Chicken Bun, Dumplings, Hazelnut Tantanmen, Spicy Gyoza Soup, Yuzu Tsukemen, Ramen, Ebi Spring Roll & Yuzu Shio

Price: Ramen Starts from $15.4
Tsukemen Starts from $16.50
Hot Starts from $6.60
Sushi Rolls Starts from $9
Nigiri and Sashimi Starts from $5.5

Online Order

[email protected]

afuri.us

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Mon - Thu: 4pm-9pm
Fri: 11:30am - 2pm|
4pm - 9pm
Sat - Sun: 11:30am - 9pm

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SHO JAPANESE RESTAURANT

10100 SouthWest Barbur Boulevard, Portland, OR 97219 Directions

Since 2011

Here’s The Deal:
Sho Japanese Restaurant is a warm venue offering sushi & other Japanese staples, plus many sakes, in informal digs with a patio. The resturent is known for its outstanding sushi, friendly environment, delicious specials, and better customer service. Sho Japanese Restaurant is a family-owned restaurant, and they focused on creating authentic Japanese food. They focused on locally sourcing all of their high-quality ingredients as much as possible to offer unmatched taste and freshness. Their extensive menu of traditional Japanese dishes is made from scratch using the best possible ingredients and homemade sauces, soups, dressings, and fresh seasonal vegetables and seafood.

SPECIALTY:
Edamame, Kurobuta Pork Katsu Tamagotoji, Assorted Tempura, Home Made Pork Gyoza, Wild Oregon Salmon Sashimi, Butter Fish Misoyaki, Grilled Wild Salmon, Curry Rice, Jidori Yakitori, House Green Salad, Agedashi Tofu, Chicken Udon, Oregon Wild Salmon Poke, Donburi, Tonkotsu Ramen, Sea Food Dynamite, Udon Noodle, Sushi & Side Orders

Price: Lunch Menu Starts from $3.5
Dinner Menu Starts from $6
Sushi Menu Starts from $2.5
Catering Starts from $70
Kid's Menu Starts from $6

... More Prices Lunch Menu Starts from $3.5
Dinner Menu Starts from $6
Sushi Menu Starts from $2.5
Catering Starts from $70
Kid's Menu Starts from $6
Dessert Menu Starts from $7

Reservations

[email protected]

shorestaurant.com/menu/lunch

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Mon-Fri: 11:30am-2:30pm|
4pm-8:30pm
Sat & Sun: 11:30am - 8:30pm

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