The Best Japanese Restaurants in San Jose

Handpicked Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in San Jose, California. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


193 East Jackson Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Since 1984

Spicy Chicken, Beef Teriyaki, Beef Yakiniku, Broiled Mackerel, Salmon Teriyaki, Deep Fried Seafood Mix, Pork Cutlet, Chicken Cutlet, Croquette, Chicken Teriyaki Don, Beef Teriyaki Don, Beef Yakiniku Don, Oyako Don, Beef Don, Pork Cutlet Don, Vegetable Udon, Kitsune Udon, Chicken Udon, Pork Udon, Beef Udon, Shrimp Udon, Fried Tofu & Cold Tofu

Conveniently Serves in Three Locations - Get their Combination Dinner: Chicken Teriyaki and Deep Fried Shrimp for $13.25, Chicken Teriyaki and Tuna Sashimi for $16.50, Chicken Teriyaki & Deep Fried Calamari for $13.25

Price: Starts from $4.50

Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm|5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun Closed


617 North 6th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Since 1980

Hiyayakko, Ohitashi, Kamaboko, Tsukemono, Sunomono, Edamame, Croquettes, Agedashi, Nasu Agedashi, Gyoza, Sashimi, Yu Dofu, Teriyaki Spareribs, Tempura, Chilled Mussels, California Roll, Tekka Roll, Shrimp Tempura Roll, Katsu Don, Oyako Don, Unagi Don, Nabeyaki Udon, Tempura Udon, Plain Udon, Sukiyaki, Tori Mizutaki & Chicken Teriyaki

Buy Their Special Lunch Box Combinations - Try Gene's Special: Unagi Don or Mini Chirashi with Tempura Udon for $24.95 - Get Minato Dinner Box for $15.99

Price: Starts from $1.75

Tue - Thu 11:15 am - 1:45 pm|5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri & Sat 11:15 am - 1:45 pm|5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun & Mon Closed


211 Jackson Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Since 2010

Fried Rice, Mabo Tofu, Crab Curry, Grilled Spicy Pork, Tonkatsu Plate, Kaki Fry, Calamari Entree, Curry Rice, Charsu Rice, Gyudon Combo, Ginger Pork, Miso, Tonkotsu, Tonkotsu Shoyu, Vegetable and Tofu, Stir Fry, Duck, Charsu, Mentalko, Sara Udon, Katsu Curry, Tan Tan, Chilli, Shumai, Karaage, Kaki, Dalkon Salad & Kimchi

Buy Sapporo Draft for $6.50, Sapporo Reserve for $5.50 and Shoyu for $6 - Try Shio for $6, Miso for $6.50 and Tonkatsu for $7 - Provides Tonkatsu Shoyu for $7, Hiyashi Ramen for $11.95 & Katsu Curry for $10.95

Price: Starts from $1.50

Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm|5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm