Best Japanese Restaurants in Portland

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


910 SouthWest Salmon Street, Portland, OR 97205 Directions

Since 2010

Shigezo Izakaya is a Japanese restaurant in downtown Portland that has very excellent service, super friendly staff, and good quality sushi for a reasonable price. They serve cutting edge Japanese pub food with a blend of modern and traditional Japanese dishes. 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.

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: Starts from $1

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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 2:30 pm|4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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923 SouthEast 7th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214 Directions

Since 2003

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. Try the Crispy Spicy Maguro Tacos /2pc $9 & Side Kimchi (v) $3, Miso Cashew Gyoza /8Pc $10 & Spicy Tsukemen $14.

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: Starts from $3

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Wed - Sun 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Mon & Tue Closed

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10100 SouthWest Barbur Boulevard, Portland, OR 97219 Directions

Since 2011

Sho Japanese Restaurant is a family-owned restaurant, and they focused on creating truly 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, as well as fresh seasonal vegetables and seafood.

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, Appetizers, Donburi, Tonkotsu Ramen, Sea Food Dynamite, Udon Noodle, Sushi & Side Orders



Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm|4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat & Sun 11:30 am - 8:30 pm

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