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The 10 Best Japanese Restaurants Near La Quinta

Updated: May 2, 2022

Want to know where to find the best Katsu and teriyaki in La Quinta? 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 La Quinta

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Misaki Sushi & Grill

Japanese, $$, La QuintaJapanese, $$La Quinta
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Sawa Sushi

Japanese, $$, La QuintaJapanese, $$La Quinta
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Sams Sushi

Asian, $$, La QuintaAsian, $$La Quinta
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Shabu Shabu Zen and Sake Bar

Japanese, $$$, Rancho MirageJapanese, $$$Rancho Mirage
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Kobe Japanese Steak House

Japanese, $$$, Rancho MirageJapanese, $$$Rancho Mirage
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    10 Best Restaurants in Rancho Mirage for Memorable Dining Experiences

    USA Today

Musashi Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, Palm DesertJapanese, $$Palm Desert
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Joyce's Sushi

Japanese, $$, Rancho MirageJapanese, $$Rancho Mirage
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Venue Sushi Bar & Sake Lounge

Japanese, $$$, Palm DesertJapanese, $$$Palm Desert
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Sushi ON

Japanese, $$, IndioJapanese, $$Indio
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Shogun Restaurant

Japanese, $$, Palm DesertJapanese, $$Palm Desert
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

Picking the right Japanese restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 10624 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in La Quinta and 264 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what USA Today had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Yes, we even looked at USA Today - 10 Best Restaurants in Rancho Mirage for Memorable Dining Experiences to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

FAQ

Pokehana, Misaki Sushi & Grill, and Sawa Sushi are some of the highest-rated late-night Japanese spots in La Quinta.

Pokehana and Sams Sushi are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants offering delivery options in La Quinta.

Pokehana, Misaki Sushi & Grill, and Sawa Sushi are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants that are good for groups in La Quinta.

Pokehana, Misaki Sushi & Grill, and Sawa Sushi are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants that serve breakfast in La Quinta.

Pokehana, Misaki Sushi & Grill, and Sawa Sushi are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants for take-out in La Quinta.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for prawn dumpling

    When ordering prawn dumpling, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of jasmine tea, a popular tea.

Interesting facts

  • September = Japanese festival

    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!

  • An iconic duo: green tea & sushi

    Did you know that green tea pairs perfectly with sushi? Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!

  • A priceless experience

    Chef Angelito Araneta Jr. made anigiri in 2010 that sold for p$1,978.

Parking information

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in La Quinta. 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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