The 11 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Rocky River

Updated: July 27, 2022

Want to know who serves the tastiest sashimi or soba in Rocky River? These are our best Japanese spots. After analyzing the top sites and incorporating millions of reviews we present this list of great Japanese options. Indulge with chilled sake and delicious tempura at these fantastic Japanese gems in Rocky River.

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Sakana Sushi Bar and Lounge

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

If you travel further

Yuzu King Japanese Cuisine

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

Umi Sushi

Japanese, $$, Middleburg HeightsJapanese, $$Middleburg Heights
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5


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

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

Kintaro Sushi & Hot Pot

Japanese, $$, Fairview ParkJapanese, $$Fairview Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Osaka Parma

Japanese, $$, Parma HeightsJapanese, $$Parma Heights
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Arashi Japan

Japanese, $$, WestlakeJapanese, $$Westlake
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

How was this list created?

Finding the best Japanese restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 5547 restaurants in Rocky River, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 209 lists and articles from experts at and more. All with some boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in . If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

There are 1 Japanese restaurants in Rocky River.

Sakana Sushi Bar and Lounge is a vegetarian-friendly Japanese restaurant in Rocky River.

Sakana Sushi Bar and Lounge is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant for a quick lunch in Rocky River.

Sakana Sushi Bar and Lounge is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant for delivery in Rocky River.

Sakana Sushi Bar and Lounge is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant that is good for groups in Rocky River.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your wu tao go

    Experts often pair wu tao go with a glass of Rose, a popular pink wine.

Did you know?

  • The record holder

    In Japan, Tamana Otawara Festival Executive Committee made a sushi roll in 2016 that was an outstanding 9,332 feet 8 inches!

  • 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

  • A match made in heaven: green tea & sushi

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

Parking info

Finding parking in Rocky River can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. 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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