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The 6 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Pasadena

Updated: May 2, 2022

Want to know who serves the tastiest sashimi or soba in Pasadena? 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. Slurp down the tastiest ramen and udon in town at these Japanese -inspired eateries in Pasadena

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Passion & Asian Bistro

Asian, $$, PasadenaAsian, $$Pasadena
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Sushi Q3

Japanese, $$, MillersvilleJapanese, $$Millersville
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Yama Sushi Bar

Japanese, $$, Glen BurnieJapanese, $$Glen Burnie
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

General House Asian Cuisine and Sushi

Asian, $$, Glen BurnieAsian, $$Glen Burnie
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

East Moon Asian Bistro

Asian, $$, Glen BurnieAsian, $$Glen Burnie
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Sake Japanese Steakhouse

Japanese, $$, Glen BurnieJapanese, $$Glen Burnie
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Picking the right Japanese restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 5440 Pasadena restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 127 top lists and articles from the likes of . Don’t bother looking for we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

The highest-rated late-night Japanese spot is Passion & Asian Bistro in Pasadena.

There are 1 Japanese restaurants in Pasadena.

Passion & Asian Bistro is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant that serves breakfast in Pasadena.

Passion & Asian Bistro is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant for delivery in Pasadena.

Passion & Asian Bistro is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant for a quick lunch in Pasadena.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for dumplings and chilli

    When having dumplings and chilli, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Pinot Gris, a popular white wine.


  • All in a day’s work

    Peter Czerwinski knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 10 dumpling in a limited time,setting a world record in the process!

  • The world record from Vietnam

    The 55 chefs of holds the world record for making the noodle soup, an impressive feat considering its weight of 2,996 pounds 1 ounce.

  • September = Japanese festival

    New York City, The United States is the proud home of the annual NYC Dumpling Festival, held every September to celebrate everything that is good about Japanese.

Parking in the area

Pasadenais notorious for tricky parking. 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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