Looking for the best sushi or tonkatsu in San Rafael? 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. Indulge with chilled sake and delicious tempura at these fantastic Japanese gems in San Rafael.
Figuring out the best Japanese restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Marin Magazine and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 28808 San Rafael 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 Marin Magazine - Where To Eat: Mill Valley, Marin Magazine - Where To Eat: San Rafael and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Eating Healthy in Marin County. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.
To elevate your soba noodles experience, we recommend some Sake to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this rice wine brings out the true flavors of the dish.
Experts suggest pairing a chicken yakitori with a glass of Assyrtiko, a popular white wine.
When considering what goes best with Wagu beef, we recommend a glass of Chenin Blanc, it truly complements the dish as it fights the fattiness with acidity.
There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. 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.