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The 15 Best Japanese Restaurants In Arlington

Updated: October 10, 2022

Want to know where to find the best Katsu and teriyaki in Arlington? These are the best Japanese spots around! After analyzing the top sites and incorporating millions of reviews we present this list of great Japanese options. Indulge with chilled sake and delicious tempura at these fantastic Japanese gems in Arlington.

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Toryumon Japanese House

Asian, $$, Radnor-Ft Myer HeightsAsian, $$Arlington, Radnor-Ft Myer Heights
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Yume Sushi

Japanese, $$, Arlington-East FallsJapanese, $$Arlington, Arlington-East Falls
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Sushi 2 Go

Japanese, $$, Ballston-Virginia SquareJapanese, $$Arlington, Ballston-Virginia Square
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Sushi-Zen

Japanese, $$, YorktownJapanese, $$Arlington, Yorktown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

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    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

Takeshi Sushi

Japanese, $$, Lyon VillageJapanese, $$Arlington, Lyon Village
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Hanabi Ramen Clarendon

Japanese, $$, Lyon VillageJapanese, $$Arlington, Lyon Village
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Sushi Garden

Japanese, $$, ArlingtonJapanese, $$Arlington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Boru Ramen

Japanese, $$, Arlington HeightsJapanese, $$Arlington, Arlington Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Asahi Japanese Restaurant

Asian, $$, Clarendon-CourthouseAsian, $$Arlington, Clarendon-Courthouse
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Ichiban Sushi & Ramen - Arlington

Japanese, $$, Fairlington-ShirlingtonJapanese, $$Arlington, Fairlington-Shirlington
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Maneki Neko Express

Japanese, $$, CherrydaleJapanese, $$Arlington, Cherrydale
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Gaijin Ramen Shop

Asian, $$, CherrydaleAsian, $$Arlington, Cherrydale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Asia Bistro

Asian, $$, Aurora HighlandsAsian, $$Arlington, Aurora Highlands
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Matsutake Sushi

Japanese, $$, ArlingtonJapanese, $$Arlington
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

Kanpai

Japanese, $$, North RosslynJapanese, $$Arlington, North Rosslyn
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

How was this list created?

Picking the right Japanese restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 16302 spots across Arlington, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 518 lists and articles from the likes of Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Japanese Restaurants in Virginia Suburbs (DC) Area. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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