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The 15 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Vancouver

Updated: October 10, 2022

Want to know who serves the tastiest sashimi or soba in Vancouver? These are our best Japanese spots. This ultimate list of Japanese venues was created after analyzing top sites and reviews to bring you only the best. Indulge with chilled sake and delicious tempura at these fantastic Japanese gems in Vancouver.

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Sushi Mo

Japanese, $$, VancouverJapanese, $$Vancouver, Esther Short
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Kenji's Ramen & Grill

Asian, $$, VancouverAsian, $$Vancouver, Fircrest
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Mio Sushi

Japanese, $$, VancouverJapanese, $$Vancouver, Fishers Landing East
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Kyoto Sushi Steakhouse

Japanese, $$, VancouverJapanese, $$Vancouver, Bennington
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Makoto Japanese Buffet

Japanese, $$, VancouverJapanese, $$Vancouver, Cascade Highlands
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Eastland Sushi & Asian Cuisine

Asian, $$, VancouverAsian, $$Vancouver, Fishers Landing East
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Sushi Mioga

Asian, $$, VancouverAsian, $$Vancouver
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Mirakutei Sushi & Ramen

Japanese, $$, PortlandJapanese, $$Portland, Buckman
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Murata Restaurant

Japanese, $$$, PortlandJapanese, $$$Portland, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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AFURI IZAKAYA

Japanese, $$$, PortlandJapanese, $$$Portland, Buckman
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Yama Sushi & Izakaya

Japanese, $$, PortlandJapanese, $$Portland, Hosford-Abernethy
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2022

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Bamboo Sushi

Asian, $$, PortlandAsian, $$Portland, Northwest
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

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  • Eater, 2021

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Nimblefish

Asian, $$$, PortlandAsian, $$$Portland, Hosford-Abernethy
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Takahashi Restaurant

Japanese, $$, PortlandJapanese, $$Portland, Lents
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

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Yama Sushi & Sake Bar

Japanese, $$, PortlandJapanese, $$Portland, Pearl District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

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  • Trip 101, 2019

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Why is this list better than others?

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 9087 Vancouver restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 717 top lists and articles from the likes of Eater, Female Foodie and Trip 101. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Lents, Female Foodie - The 40 Best Portland Restaurants (2021 UPDATE) and Trip 101 - Top 10 Sushi Restaurants In Portland, Oregon. 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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