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The 10 Best Japanese Restaurants in San Jose

Updated: February 19, 2021

Did someone say Japanese food? To get you the ultimate list of the top Japanese restaurants in San Jose, we reviewed the top review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Check out everything you need to know about the best Japanese restaurants in San Jose below.

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Mizu Sushi Bar & Grill

Asian
San Jose, West San Jose
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Kaita Restaurant

Japanese · $10 avg. main dish
San Jose, Downtown
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.0

Sushi Koya

Japanese · $16 avg. main dish
San Jose, Willow Glen
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Sushi Jae

Japanese · $13 avg. main dish
San Jose, Cambrian Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Minato Japanese Restaurant

Japanese · $12 avg. main dish
San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Yuki Sushi

Japanese
San Jose, Willow Glen
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Ramen Tenma

Japanese
San Jose, West San Jose
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Go Fish Poke Bar

Hawaiian
San Jose, North San Jose
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

House of Teriyaki

Japanese · $14 avg. main dish
San Jose, Berryessa
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Sizzling Lunch

Japanese
San Jose, North Valley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

Figuring out the best Japanese restaurants can take awhile. We used our Feastfox magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 31320 restaurants, and 1539 lists and articles from top sources like CultureTrip and Hoodline. Don’t bother looking for CultureTrip - The Best Japanese Restaurants In San Jose, Hoodline - Craving Ramen? Here Are San Jose's Top 5 Options and Hoodline - 5 Top Spots For Sushi In San Josewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Feastfox gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to Wagu beef


    When ordering Wagu beef, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Chenin Blanc, a popular white wine.

  • Sake with your soba noodles

    When considering how to best enjoy your soba noodles, we would highlight how well a glass of Sake complements the dish as it brings out the true flavors of the dish.


Parking tips

Finding parking in San Jose can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Japanese spot.

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