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The 7 Best Japanese Restaurants Near St. Petersburg

Updated: November 12, 2021

Want to know who serves the tastiest sashimi or soba in St. Petersburg? These are our best Japanese spots. 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 St. Petersburg.

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Rain Japanese Sushi Bar & Thai

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

Sushi Inc

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


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


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

Tsunami Japanese Steakhouse

Japanese, $$, St. PetersburgJapanese, $$St. Petersburg, Tyrone Landing
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

T'asia Sushi Bar & Thai Cuisine

Asian, $$, Pinellas ParkAsian, $$Pinellas Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

How does it work?

Finding the best Japanese restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We analyzed 7903 St. Petersburg restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 St. Petersburg restaurant reviews, and 312 lists and articles – looking closely at what My Area Network had to say – and applied our boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in My Area Network - The Best Asian Food Restaurants in Tampa Bay | Ramen, Pho, Sushi, and More!. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your dumplings and chilli

    When having dumplings and chilli, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Pinot Gris, a popular white wine.


  • A day about ramen

    If you’re in The United States, be ready for April 4. It’s National Ramen Day!

  • The fastest eater

    Are you a fan ofdim sum? The current record for eating the most dim sum is 18 pieces! Do you love dim sum enough to beat this record?

  • Once upon a time

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

Parking tips

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking. 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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