Best Japanese Restaurants in San Diego

Handpicked Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in San Diego, 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!


207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Since 2007

Yellowtail, Shishito Pepper, Crab, Salmon, Grilled Okra, Uni MP, White Fish, Creamy Spicy Jumbo Lump Blue Crab, Beef, Akadashi Red Miso, Scallop, Oyster Shooter, Vegetable Tacos, Lobster, Mushroom Soup, Beef Tenderloin, Tuna, Spicy Seafood Soup, Wagyu, Spicy Edamame, Brussels Sprouts Curry Salt, Aji, Broiled Japanese Eggplant with Miso & Beverage

Take out, catering and waiter service available ● Happy hour menu available ● Available for private parties for partial or evening events ● Serves in multiple locations ● Try the Lobster with Wasabi Pepper $50, Steamed Black Mussels $30 & Ceviche Nobu Style $23

Price: Starts from $4



Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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4681 Convoy Street, Suite I, San Diego, CA 92111

Since 2001

Agedashi Tofu, Takoyaki, Squid Karaage, Crab Poke Bowl, Salmon Poke Bowl, Spicy Tuna Poke Bowl, Tempura, Teriyaki Beef, Creamy Scallop Croquette, Grilled Salmon, Chashu Fried Rice, Kimchi Fried Rice, Beef Bowl, Katsu Don, Omelette Yakisoba, Okonomiyaki, Katsu Curry & Nabeyaki Udon

Their 1,100-sq. foot dining area features a large community table, great for casual dining and meeting new friends, while small private tables allow for a more intimate dining experience ● Serves in 5 locations within San Diego ● Buy Gyoza for $5.50, Umami Bun for $4.50 and Takana Rice for $2 ● Try the Takana Fried Rice for $5, Karaage for $5.50 & Garlic Edamame for $4.50

Price: Starts from $4.50


Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 am

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477 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108

Hibachi Scallops, Lunch Duet, Beef Julienne, Spicy Hibachi Chicken, Yakisoba, Filet Mignon, Hibachi Shrimp, Hibachi Chicken, California Rolls, Spicy Tuna Roll, Shrimp Crunchy Roll, Rainbow Roll, Shrimp Lover’s Roll, Las Vegas Roll, Dragon Roll, Nigiri, Steak, Chicken & Shrimp

Gift certificates available ● Serves in multiple locations ● Register for The Chef’s Table and receive the latest Benihana news, special offers and a complimentary $30 Birthday Certificate during ● Try the Hibachi Salmon, Julienne Steak, Hibachi Chicken, Lunch Boat, Express Lunch Entrees, Express Lunch Combo, Julienne Steak, Hibachi Shrimp & Hibachi Chicken

Price: Starts from $3



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

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