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The 9 Best Japanese Restaurants Near St. Pete Beach

Updated: May 2, 2022

Want to know who serves the tastiest sashimi or soba in St. Pete Beach? 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 St. Pete Beach.

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Blue Fugu

Japanese, $$, St. Pete BeachJapanese, $$St. Pete Beach
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Rain Japanese Sushi Bar & Thai

Asian, $$, St. PetersburgAsian, $$St. Petersburg
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Kobe Japanese Steakhouse

Japanese, $$, St. PetersburgJapanese, $$St. Petersburg, Holiday Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Sushi Inc

Japanese, $$, St. PetersburgJapanese, $$St. Petersburg, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Oishi

Japanese, $$, St. PetersburgJapanese, $$St. Petersburg
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Ichiban Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Japanese, $$, St. PetersburgJapanese, $$St. Petersburg, Woodlawn Oaks
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Buya

Japanese, $$, St. PetersburgJapanese, $$St. Petersburg
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • My Area Network, 2019

    The Best Asian Food Restaurants in Tampa Bay | Ramen, Pho, Sushi, and More!

    My Area Network, 2019

Mori Sushi

Japanese, $$, St. PetersburgJapanese, $$St. Petersburg
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

The Lemon Grass

Thai, $$, St. PetersburgThai, $$St. Petersburg, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right Japanese restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 7417 St. Pete Beach restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 260 top lists and articles from the likes of My Area Network. The spots that made the cut have been featured in My Area Network - The Best Asian Food Restaurants in Tampa Bay | Ramen, Pho, Sushi, and More!. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

Blue Fugu is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant that serves breakfast in St. Pete Beach.

Blue Fugu is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant that is good for groups in St. Pete Beach.

The highest-rated late-night Japanese spot is Blue Fugu in St. Pete Beach.

Blue Fugu is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant for a date night in St. Pete Beach.

There are 1 Japanese restaurants in St. Pete Beach.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to siu bao


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


  • Rose with your wu tao go

    When considering how to best enjoy your wu tao go, we would highlight how well a glass of Rose complements the dish as it carries the flavours of the dish.


  • Pinot Gris and dumplings and chilli


    A nice aromatic drink is what you should be having with your dumplings and chilli. To balance this dish, try sipping some Pinot Gris as it tones down the sweetness of the wine. This white wine will go along well with your food.

Fun facts

  • Celebrating a love for ramen

    All good things should be celebrated! In The United States they understand this and have chosen to dedicate April, April to celebrating National Ramen Day.

  • History lesson

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

  • Celebrating Japanese

    Ever seen a Chef One Dumpling Eating Contest? Then consider visiting New York City in September for the NYC Dumpling Festival.

Parking information

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in St. Pete Beach. 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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