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The 15 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Upper Arlington

Updated: July 7, 2022

Looking for the best sushi or tonkatsu in Upper Arlington? These are the top Japanese venues in town. 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 Upper Arlington

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Bonsai

Japanese, $$, Upper ArlingtonJapanese, $$Upper Arlington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Fukuryu Ramen

Japanese, $$, Upper ArlingtonJapanese, $$Upper Arlington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Wild Ginger

Asian, $$, ColumbusAsian, $$Columbus, Hilliard Green
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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The 1126 Restaurant

Asian, $$$, ColumbusAsian, $$$Columbus, Italian Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Akai Hana

Japanese, $$, ColumbusJapanese, $$Columbus, Governours Square
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
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Oshio

Japanese, $$, ColumbusJapanese, $$Columbus, Tri-Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Hibachi Go

Japanese, $$, ColumbusJapanese, $$Columbus, Independence Village
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
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Yoshi Yum

Japanese, $$, ColumbusJapanese, $$Columbus, Weinland Park
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

seafood go

Japanese, $$, ColumbusJapanese, $$Columbus, Olde Orchard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 5.0

Ampersand Asian Supper Club

Asian, $$, ColumbusAsian, $$Columbus, Italian Village
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Sushi Ten

Japanese, $$, ColumbusJapanese, $$Columbus, Governours Square
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Sushi.com

Japanese, $$, DublinJapanese, $$Dublin
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Buckeye Hibachi

Japanese, $$, ColumbusJapanese, $$Columbus, East Broad
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 5.0

Daruma Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi

Japanese, $$, ColumbusJapanese, $$Columbus, Mill Run
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Sakana Sushi Asian Fusion

Japanese, $$, ColumbusJapanese, $$Columbus, East Broad
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Why these restaurants?

Figuring out the best Japanese restaurants can take awhile. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 5530 restaurants in Upper Arlington, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 161 lists and articles from experts at Hoodline and more. All with some boam magic. Don’t bother looking for Hoodline - Check out the 5 most popular spots in Columbus' East Broad neighborhood, Hoodline - Your guide to the 3 most popular spots in Columbus' Independence Village neighborhood and Hoodline - Explore the top 5 spots in the Short Northwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. 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. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

Bonsai and Fukuryu Ramen are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants for take-out in Upper Arlington.

Bonsai and Fukuryu Ramen are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants offering delivery options in Upper Arlington.

There are 2 Japanese restaurants in Upper Arlington.

Bonsai and Fukuryu Ramen are vegetarian-friendly Japanese restaurants in Upper Arlington.

Bonsai and Fukuryu Ramen are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants that is good for groups in Upper Arlington.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your siu bao

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

  • Rose with your wu tao go

    Rose is crisp and this makes it a great drink to have alongside your pairing_Dish_name. The pairing_drink_ingredients in the drink play nicely with the pairing_Dish_flavour_profile flavours in the food.

  • Pinot Gris with your dumplings and chilli

    When considering how to best enjoy your dumplings and chilli, we would highlight how well a glass of Pinot Gris complements the dish as it tones down the sweetness of the wine.


Fun facts

  • 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.

  • A historical dish

    The next time you bite into a deliciousnoodle remember to thank China who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

  • The best day for dim sum

    Do you like dim sum enough to dedicate a day to it? If you answered yes, then you should probably know that June National Dim Sum Week is National Dim Sum Week.

Parking in the area

Parking has always been a challenge in Upper Arlington. 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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