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The 15 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Lakewood

Updated: July 27, 2022

Want to know who serves the tastiest sashimi or soba in Lakewood? These are our best Japanese spots. To give you only the top Japanese options we scrutinized millions of reviews and top sites for this list. So head to these Japanese eateries for the nicest shabu shabu and Japanese beer in Lakewood.

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Hako

Japanese, $$, LakewoodJapanese, $$Lakewood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

If you travel further

Ginko Restaurant

Japanese, $$$, ClevelandJapanese, $$$Cleveland, Tremont
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Cleveland's top 5 Japanese spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best spots to score sushi in Cleveland

    Hoodline, 2019

Otani Noodle - Downtown

Asian, $$, ClevelandAsian, $$Cleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Cleveland's top 5 Japanese spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Jonesing for ramen? Check out Cleveland's top 3 spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Sung's House

Japanese, $$, ClevelandJapanese, $$Cleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Cleveland's top 5 Japanese spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best spots to score sushi in Cleveland

    Hoodline, 2019

Yuzu King Japanese Cuisine

Japanese, $$, WestlakeJapanese, $$Westlake
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Sakana Sushi Bar and Lounge

Asian, $$, Rocky RiverAsian, $$Rocky River
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Blue Sushi Sake Grill

Asian, $$, WestlakeAsian, $$Westlake
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Pacific East

Japanese, $$, WestlakeJapanese, $$Westlake
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Goma

Japanese, $$$, ClevelandJapanese, $$$Cleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Wasabi Express

Japanese, $$, Fairview ParkJapanese, $$Fairview Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Ohashi Sushi

Japanese, $$, North OlmstedJapanese, $$North Olmsted
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Ha Ahn Korean Restaurant

Korean, $$, ClevelandKorean, $$Cleveland, Goodrich-Kirkland Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

SASA

Japanese, $$$, ClevelandJapanese, $$$Cleveland, Buckeye Shaker
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Bar Oni Izakaya

Japanese, $$, ClevelandJapanese, $$Cleveland, Tremont
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Shinano Sushi Bar & Japanese Cuisine

Japanese, $$, ClevelandJapanese, $$Cleveland
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

Finding the best Japanese restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 5547 spots across Lakewood, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 209 lists and articles from the likes of Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These spots have been featured in Hoodline - Jonesing for ramen? Check out Cleveland's top 3 spots, Hoodline - The 4 best spots to score sushi in Cleveland and Hoodline - Here are Cleveland's top 5 Japanese spots. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. 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

Hako is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant for take-out in Lakewood.

Hako is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant for delivery in Lakewood.

There are 1 Japanese restaurants in Lakewood.

The highest-rated late-night Japanese spot is Hako in Lakewood.

Hako is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant that serves breakfast in Lakewood.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take siu bao to the next level

    Experts recommend pairing a siu bao with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • Pair Rose with wu tao go

    When considering what goes best with wu tao go, we recommend a glass of Rose, it truly complements the dish as it carries the flavours of the dish.


  • Pair Pinot Gris with dumplings and chilli

    A nice aromatic drink is what you should be having with your dumplings and chilli. To balance this dish, try sipping some Pinot Gris as it tones down the sweetness of the wine. This white wine will go along well with your food.

Did you know?

  • A perfect match: green tea & sushi

    If you’re gonna be eating sushi, then we’d advise washing it down with a nice green tea.

  • The most lavish nigiri

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

  • sushi history

    sushi was first made in 1700s in the country of Japan.

Parking in the area

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. 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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