Below is a list of the top and leading Japanese Restaurants in Honolulu. To help you find the best Japanese Restaurants located near you in Honolulu, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Honolulu’s Best Japanese Restaurants:
The top-rated Japanese Restaurants in Honolulu, HI are:
- Yohei Sushi Restaurant – welcomes its customers to an authentic Japanese dining
- Imanas Tei Restaurant – boasts an impressive selection of premium Japanese dishes paired with rich-tasting drinks
- Do-ne – homey Japanese restaurant serving the finest set meals
- Shokudo – shares its love and passion for Japanese culture
- Mr Ojisan Neo Bar & Sushi – serves the finest Japanese dish favorites
Yohei Sushi Restaurant
Yohei Sushi Restaurant welcomes its customers to authentic Japanese dining. They bring their respected techniques of Edomae to all their customers. Their omakase course is also one of the highly-rated menus of customers. Furthermore, they take pride in being able to provide customers with a unique menu of Japanese dishes. In addition, they offer an authentic and traditional Japanese dining experience.
The restaurant features a wide variety of tasty Japanese food. Moreover, they serve sushi maki, Hamachi sashimi, and soba noodles. They also have tempura and butterfish specialty dishes available.
ramen, sushi, Japanese dishes
Address: McCully Shopping Center 2nd Floor #209, 1960 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96826
Phone: (808) 955-7779
”Great food and service. Our first visit, ordered the Butterfish Misoyaki, the Hamachi Sashimi, and the soba noodle tempura combination all good. Returning visit ordered the Tempura and Udon and the Sashimi Tataki and of course the Butterfish Misoyaki.” – Kai’ula
Imanas Tei Restaurant
Imanas Tei Restaurant boasts an impressive selection of premium Japanese dishes paired with rich-tasting drinks. The restaurant is home to over 5 Japanese-dish specialty chefs. In addition, they are specialists with over 20 years of experience in the food industry. They hold one of the best sushi dishes that are served in an accommodating atmosphere. The team is also delighted to cook for their clients physically. Furthermore, the restaurant is open for any catering needs.
They create and serve a broad selection of premium Japanese food. Moreover, they serve Unagi rice, Chicken Katsu, and Chicken and Lobster dynamite. They also service Teriyaki salmon salad.
Address: 2626 S King St, Honolulu, HI 96826
Phone: (808) 941-2626
”Authentic Japanese venue with a wide spectrum of menu items to choose from. Sashi, sushi, and sukiyaki are all prepared quite well. Service is polite and cordial as one would expect.” – Mike H
Do-ne is a homey Japanese restaurant serving the finest set meals. They are the perfect place for their valued customers to dine and enjoy traditional Japanese-style dishes. Their dishes are also derived from the culture of Kyushu, the Southern side of Japan. Furthermore, their dishes are made with the freshest set of ingredients and fresh seafood meat. They take pride in serving only the best to all their customers. In addition, they are a locally-owned and operated Japanese bento restaurant.
The restaurant serves a variety of simple and quality Japanese dishes. These include assorted tempura, Char Sui Pork, and udon noodles. Moreover, they also serve sushi pizza and Teriyaki salmon.
Japanese food, sake, drinks
Address: 614 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96826
Phone: (808) 626-5782
“Owner was really nice and helpful. Loved the fish and eel bentos! Wasn’t even that hungry and we ended up finishing both.” – Jing Li
Shokudo shares its love and passion for Japanese culture. The restaurant features an impressive menu of over 60 different dishes. They also boast a fully stocked bar offering a range of soft drinks, sake, and Shochu. In addition, their casual and comfortable setting shares a serine and contemporary Japanese ambiance. They are also happy to share special occasions in their private function rooms. Moreover, they aim to share their love for an unexpected twist of ambiance and Japanese fusion.
They enjoy serving a variety of authentic Japanese cuisine. These include Karaage chicken, Agedashi Tofu bento, and Teri Chicken dishes. Furthermore, they also have tempura and grilled saba options.
tuna maki, sushi maki, Japanese cuisine
Address: 1585 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: (808) 941-3701
”The deep fried spicy tuna roll was deemed delicious by all at the table (we shared everything). Wife enjoyed her mermaid roll and drank all of my lychee sake. My buddy rated the sushi pizza 6/10. 4/5 stars for the lack of cocktails. Overall we would come back for the great food and friendly service.” – Christopher Wheeler
Mr Ojisan Neo Bar & Sushi
Mr. Ojisan Neo Bar & Sushi serves the finest Japanese dish favorites. They take pride in serving the best quality sushi at reasonable prices with a Neo twist. In addition, their staff is happy to share the unique culture of Japan with all their customers. They have been open for business since 1989. They share delicious Japanese dishes using the freshest ingredients. Moreover, they pour heart and soul into all their dishes.
The restaurant provides a variety of premium sushi rolls. Furthermore, they serve salmon hosomaki, Kappa sushi roll, and Natto roll. They also serve Chirashi sushi and Salmon Illkura Don.
Address: 1785 S King St, Honolulu, HI 96826
Phone: (808) 735-4455
”Great atmosphere. Filled with music and conversation. Open space with a sushi bar and drinks. Wait staff was great. Recommend reservations. Parking on the street and in the rear of the restaurant.” – Garrett-Michael Lee
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