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The 8 Best Japanese Restaurants Near San Carlos

Updated: May 14, 2021

Finding the best San Carlos restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the finest restaurants, we reviewed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours in one place, and make your decision easier than ever.

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Seiya Japanese Restaurant

Japanese
San Carlos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Shiki Bistro

Japanese · $19 avg. main dish
San Carlos
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Sakura Teppanyaki and Sushi - San Carlos

Japanese
San Carlos
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Dozo Izakaya

Japanese
Foster City, Pilgrim-Triton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Kaori Sushi & Sake Bar

Japanese
San Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Higuma Japanese Restaurant

Japanese · $23 avg. main dish
Redwood City, Sequoia
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Kyosho

Japanese
Menlo Park, Downtown Menlo Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Kemuri Japanese Barú

Asian · $13 avg. main dish
Redwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in San Carlos and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Thrillist had to say, and applied our Feastfox magic sauce. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Thrillist - The Peninsula's 31 Best Restaurants. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for oolong tea

    Experts suggest pairing a lobster dim sum with a glass of oolong tea, a popular tea.


  • Rose with your wu tao go

    When considering how to best enjoy your wu tao go, we would highlight how well a glass of Rose complements the dish as it carries the flavours of the dish.


Factoids

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  • The history of ramen noodle

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  • Up for some sushi?

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