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The 5 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Albany

Updated: October 10, 2022

Want to know where to find the best Katsu and teriyaki in Albany? 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. Indulge with chilled sake and delicious tempura at these fantastic Japanese gems in Albany.

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Ramen Shop

Japanese, $$$, OaklandJapanese, $$$Oakland, Rockridge
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Zagat

    Best Japanese in Oakland/Berkeley

    Zagat
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Best Japanese Food in San Francisco/Bay Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

Kiraku

Japanese, $$$, BerkeleyJapanese, $$$Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline

    The 5 best Japanese spots in Berkeley

    Hoodline
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Japanese Restaurants in Berkeley

    Three Best Rated

Marufuku Ramen - Oakland

Japanese, $$, OaklandJapanese, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline

    Superlative Slurps: The 4 Best Spots To Score Ramen In Oakland

    Hoodline
  • Eater

    Where to Eat and Drink in Temescal

    Eater

Shinmai

Japanese, $$, OaklandJapanese, $$Oakland, San Pablo Gateway
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline

    Superlative Slurps: The 4 Best Spots To Score Ramen In Oakland

    Hoodline
  • Eater

    Where to Eat and Drink in Uptown Oakland

    Eater

Nikko Sushi

Japanese, $$, BerkeleyJapanese, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Why these restaurants?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. For these results, 3104661 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 28999 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 2955 lists and articles from Eater and Hoodline and others were carefully reviewed by boam. For example, we considered Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Uptown Oakland, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Temescal and Hoodline - Superlative Slurps: The 4 Best Spots To Score Ramen In Oakland as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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