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The 15 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Knightdale

Updated: June 14, 2022

Want to know where to find the best Katsu and teriyaki in Knightdale? These are the best Japanese spots around! This ultimate list of Japanese venues was created after analyzing top sites and reviews to bring you only the best. Slurp down the tastiest ramen and udon in town at these Japanese -inspired eateries in Knightdale

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

iPho Sushi Kitchen & Bar

Vietnamese, $$, KnightdaleVietnamese, $$Knightdale
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Sushi Mon

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, Glenwood
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best Japanese spots in Raleigh

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best spots to score sushi in Raleigh

    Hoodline, 2019

O-Ku Raleigh

Asian, $$, RaleighAsian, $$Raleigh, Central
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best Japanese spots in Raleigh

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best spots to score sushi in Raleigh

    Hoodline, 2019

Kai Sushi and Sake Bar

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Here are Raleigh's top 4 Japanese spots

    Hoodline, 2020

City Market Sushi

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, Central
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Ktown Market

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Sono Sushi Restaurant Bar

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, Central
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Waraji Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Wral, 2019

    Best sushi: The Triangle's favorite spots

    Wral, 2019

MATSU Hibachi & Sushi

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, Northeast Raleigh
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Koi Grill & Sushi

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, Falls of Neuse
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Mizu

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Hayashi Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

YoHo Hibachi and Sushi Burrito

Asian Fusion, $$, RaleighAsian Fusion, $$Raleigh, Central
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 4.5

Hako Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, Wade
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Sushi Blues Cafe

Asian, $$, RaleighAsian, $$Raleigh, Hillsborough
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0
  • Wral, 2019

    Best sushi: The Triangle's favorite spots

    Wral, 2019

Why is this list better than others?

Picking the right Japanese restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 3295 spots across Knightdale, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 212 lists and articles from the likes of Wral and Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Yes, we even looked at Wral - Best sushi: The Triangle's favorite spots, Hoodline - The 4 best spots to score sushi in Raleigh and Hoodline - Here are Raleigh's top 4 Japanese spots to pull this list together. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

FAQ

Yummy Hibachi & Wings, iPho Sushi Kitchen & Bar, and Kiko Japan Express are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants for a quick lunch in Knightdale.

There are 4 Japanese restaurants in Knightdale.

Yummy Hibachi & Wings, iPho Sushi Kitchen & Bar, and Hibachi K Express are vegetarian-friendly Japanese restaurants in Knightdale.

Yummy Hibachi & Wings, iPho Sushi Kitchen & Bar, and Kiko Japan Express are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants that serve breakfast in Knightdale.

The highest-rated Japanese restaurants for delivery in Knightdale are iPho Sushi Kitchen & Bar, Kiko Japan Express, and Hibachi K Express.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for wu tao go

    Experts recommend pairing a wu tao go with a glass of Rose, a popular pink wine.

Did you know?

  • Celebrating Japanese

    Why don’t you try something new this year and head to the NYC Dumpling Festival in The United States? Take part in the Chef One Dumpling Eating Contest or just enjoy the festival as a whole. We recommend it!

  • A day about ramen

    Grab your ramen to celebrate National Ramen Day! Don’t forget, it’s on April 4.

  • The origin of sushi

    Do you like sushi? It was invented during 1700s in beautiful Japan.

Parking in the area

Parking in Knightdale can be notoriously tough. 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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