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The 8 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Dublin

Updated: October 6, 2021

Looking for the best sushi or tonkatsu in Dublin? These are the top Japanese venues in town. To give you only the top Japanese options we scrutinized millions of reviews and top sites for this list. Indulge with chilled sake and delicious tempura at these fantastic Japanese gems in Dublin.

Find the perfect spot

Urban Ka-Re House

Japanese, $$, DublinJapanese, $$Dublin
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Amakara

Japanese, $$, DublinJapanese, $$Dublin
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

KoJa Kitchen

Asian, $$, DublinAsian, $$Dublin
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Yanagi Sushi & Grill

Japanese, $$, DublinJapanese, $$Dublin
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Ramen 101

Asian, $$, DublinAsian, $$Dublin
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Ukai Japanese Bistro

Japanese, $$, San RamonJapanese, $$San Ramon
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Wayne's Sushi Bistro

Japanese, $$, PleasantonJapanese, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Senro Sushi

Japanese, $$, San RamonJapanese, $$San Ramon
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 1901 lists and articles from top sources like , 28808 Dublin restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. The spots that made the cut have been featured in . As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for lobster dim sum

    Experts suggest pairing a lobster dim sum with a glass of oolong tea, a popular tea.


  • Rose with your wu tao go

    When considering what goes best with wu tao go, we recommend a glass of Rose, it truly complements the dish as it carries the flavours of the dish.


  • Pair Pinot Gris with dumplings and chilli

    dumplings and chilli, goes very well with a glass of aromatic Pinot Gris, a white winethat tones down the sweetness of the wine.

Interesting facts

  • The record holder

    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.

  • An order for 141pieces of sushi?

    Do you like sushi? Probably not as much as Tim 'Eater X' Janus. They ate a whopping 141 in 6 minutes, A world record!

  • History lesson

    noodle has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from China. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

Parking information

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