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The 13 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Rockville

Updated: September 21, 2022

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

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Gyuzo Japanese BBQ

Asian, $$, RockvilleAsian, $$Rockville, Town Center
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Temari Japanese Cafe

Japanese, $$, RockvilleJapanese, $$Rockville
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best Japanese spots in Rockville

    Hoodline, 2019

Maki

Asian, $$, RockvilleAsian, $$Rockville, Town Center
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best Japanese spots in Rockville

    Hoodline, 2019

Akira Ramen & Izakaya

Japanese, $$, RockvilleJapanese, $$Rockville
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best Japanese spots in Rockville

    Hoodline, 2019

Green Bamboo Asian Bistro

Asian, $$, RockvilleAsian, $$Rockville
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best Japanese spots in Rockville

    Hoodline, 2019

Sushi Oishii

Asian, $$, RockvilleAsian, $$Rockville
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Niwano Hana Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, RockvilleJapanese, $$Rockville, Town Center
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Oishii Bluefin

Japanese, $$, RockvilleJapanese, $$Rockville
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Taipei Tokyo

Asian, $$, RockvilleAsian, $$Rockville
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Moko Sushi

Japanese, $$, RockvilleJapanese, $$Rockville
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Sushi Damo

Japanese, $$, RockvilleJapanese, $$Rockville, Town Center
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Hinode Restaurant

Japanese, $$, RockvilleJapanese, $$Rockville
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Donburi Dojo & Ramen House

Asian, $$, North BethesdaAsian, $$North Bethesda
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

How was this list created?

Finding the best Japanese restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 16302 Rockville restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 518 top lists and articles from the likes of Hoodline. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - The 5 best Japanese spots in Rockville. 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. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

Gyuzo Japanese BBQ, Sushi Oishii, and Temari Japanese Cafe are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants that serve breakfast in Rockville.

Gyuzo Japanese BBQ, Sushi Oishii, and Temari Japanese Cafe are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants for a quick lunch in Rockville.

Maki, Sushi House, and Niwano Hana Japanese Restaurant are vegetarian-friendly Japanese restaurants in Rockville.

Gyuzo Japanese BBQ is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant for dessert in Rockville.

Sushi Damo is the highest-rated upscale Japanese restaurant in Rockville.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for siu bao

    When having siu bao, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • Pair Rose with wu tao go

    having wu tao go and not sure pink wine to drink with it? Go for Rose. Its crispflavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

Factoids

  • Name a more iconic duo: green tea & sushi

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

  • A 2016-record from Japan

    Would you believe it if someone told you Tamana Otawara Festival Executive Committee made a sushi roll in 2016 that was 9,332 feet 8 inches? Well, it’s true, and it happened in Japan.

  • The NOODS NOODS NOODS Festival

    If you’re a big fan of Japanese, then you should definitely consider visiting the NOODS NOODS NOODS Festivale in California, The United States

Parking information

Parking in Rockville can be a challenge. 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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