Best Japanese Restaurants in San Jose

Expert recommended Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in San Jose, 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!


193 Jackson Street, San Jose, CA 95112 Directions

Since 1984

Gombei Japanese Restaurant is located in San Jose. Arguably one of the best food options in Japantown, this place fills up quickly. The menu brims with Teriyaki, udon, tempura, curries, donburi, and sashimi. Taste their Combination Lunch: Chicken Teriyaki and Deep Fried Shrimp for $12.25, Chicken Teriyaki and Tuna Sashimi $17.75 & Chicken Teriyaki and Deep Fried Calamari for $14.50. They serve four locations within California.

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

Price: Starts from $4


Lunch: Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dinner: Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri & Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun Closed

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617 North 6th Street, San Jose, CA 95112 Directions

Since 1980

Minato Japanese Restaurant serves delectable, authentic Japanese food with a focus on udon, donburi, nabe, teriyaki, and steamer baskets. Walk-ins are always welcome. Buy their Special Lunch Box Combinations. Gene's Special: Unagi Don or Mini Chirashi with Tempura Udon for $24.95. Get Minato Dinner Box for $15.99. Reservations, take out, and waiter services are available.

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

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

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211 Jackson Street, San Jose, CA 95112 Directions

Since 2006

Kumako Ramen is the family-owned business in San Jose. It is a compact Japanese noodle shop with a variety of ramen dishes from pork broth to spicy & vegetarian. They voted Best of the Silicon Valley by Metro Magazine for eight consecutive years and voted Best Gyoza in the Silicon Valley by Wave Magazine. Online orders & reservations are available. Buy the Sapporo Draft $6.50, Sapporo Reserve $5.50, Tonkatsu Shoyu $7, Hiyashi Ramen $11.95 & Katsu Curry $10.95.

Appetizers, Gyoza, Edamame, Calamari, 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, Beverage, Vegetable and Tofu, Stir Fry, Duck, Charsu, Mentalko, Sara Udon, Tan Tan, Chilli, Shumai, Karaage, Kaki, Dalkon Salad & Kimchi

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

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