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The 8 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Kirkland

Updated: October 6, 2021

Want to know where to find the best Katsu and teriyaki in Kirkland? These are the best Japanese spots around! After analyzing the top sites and incorporating millions of reviews we present this list of great Japanese options. Slurp down the tastiest ramen and udon in town at these Japanese -inspired eateries in Kirkland

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Oto Sushi

Japanese, $$, KirklandJapanese, $$Kirkland, South Juanita
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Magazine, 2015

    The Best Sushi Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2015

Kiwami Sushi Bar & Sake House

Japanese, $$, KirklandJapanese, $$Kirkland, Moss Bay
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

aa Sushi

Asian, $$, KirklandAsian, $$Kirkland, South Juanita
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Asian Restaurants in Kirkland


Shibu Ramen

Japanese, $$, KirklandJapanese, $$Kirkland, South Juanita
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Big Fish Sushi

Japanese, $$, BothellJapanese, $$Bothell
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Nakagawa Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, BothellJapanese, $$Bothell
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Sora Sushi Restaurant

Japanese, $$, WoodinvilleJapanese, $$Woodinville, Tourist District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Ikiiki Sushi

Japanese, $$, KenmoreJapanese, $$Kenmore
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best Japanese restaurants can take awhile. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 10951 Kirkland restaurants, 1095134 reviews, and 1286 top lists and articles from the likes of Lyft and Seattle Magazine. Don’t bother looking for Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited Asian Restaurants in Kirkland and Seattle Magazine - The Best Sushi Restaurants in Seattlewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. 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. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for chicken yakitori

    When having chicken yakitori, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Assyrtiko, a popular white wine.

  • Sake and soba noodles

    When considering how to best enjoy your soba noodles, we would highlight how well a glass of Sake complements the dish as it brings out the true flavors of the dish.

  • Enjoy Wagu beef with Chenin Blanc

    For an elevated experience, pair your Wagu beef with Chenin Blanc. This combination works particularly well because this white wine fights the fattiness with acidity.

Parking tips

Parking can be tough around Kirkland 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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