Best Japanese Restaurants in San Diego

Expert recommended Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in San Diego, California. 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!


207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 Directions

Since 2007

Yellowtail, Shishito Pepper, Salmon, Grilled Okra, Uni Mp, White Fish, Creamy Spicy Jumbo Lump Blue Crab, Beef, Aka Dashi 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 & Beverages

Nobu San Diego is the world's most recognized Japanese restaurant known for its innovative new-style Japanese Cuisine, launched in November 2007 at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. Nobu San Diego also features new creations from the brick oven. Nobu San Diego is allowable for dinner nightly at the sushi bar or dining room, for drinks at the bar lounge, or for special events in the private dining room. Take out, catering, and waiter services are available. Available for private parties for partial or evening events. Try the Lobster with Wasabi Pepper $50, Steamed Black Mussels $30 & Ceviche Nobu Style $23. They serve in multiple locations around the USA.

Price: Starts from $4


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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 Directions

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

Tajima Convoy has earned a reputation as one of the top Japanese restaurants in San Diego. Owner and entrepreneur, Sam Morikizono, takes pride in delivering an authentic taste of Japan, in a pleasant atmosphere at affordable prices. Their 1,100-square-feet 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. They serve a wide variety of modern and traditional Japanese recipes. Buy Gyoza $5.50, Umami Bun $4.50, Takana Rice $2, Takana Fried Rice for $5, Karaage $5.50 & Garlic Edamame $4.50. Tajima serves in 7 locations within San Diego.

Price: Starts from $4.50

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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 Directions

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

Benihana in San Diego is legendary for its famous showman chefs. The restaurant is situated near the hotel row off the 8 Freeway exit Mission Center Drive. Their large sushi bar and lounge for Happy Hour each Monday through Friday from 4-7 pm with great specials starting at just $3. You can also enjoy sushi and sashimi made by a talented sushi chef and indulge in their famous, award-winning signature hot sake or a specialty cocktail. Gift certificates are available. They serve in multiple locations.

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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