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The 9 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Castro Valley

Updated: October 6, 2021

Want to know where to find the best Katsu and teriyaki in Castro Valley? 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 Castro Valley.

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Ramen 101

Asian, $$, Castro ValleyAsian, $$Castro Valley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

iSushi

Japanese, $$, Castro ValleyJapanese, $$Castro Valley
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Sushiland

Japanese, $$, HaywardJapanese, $$Hayward
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Sushi in Hayward

    Three Best Rated

Minami Sushi

Japanese, $$, San LeandroJapanese, $$San Leandro, Washington Manor
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Gogo Sushi & BBQ

Japanese, $$, San LeandroJapanese, $$San Leandro, Washington Manor
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Katsuo Sushi & Grill

Japanese, $$, HaywardJapanese, $$Hayward
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Angry Fish Sushi

Japanese, $$, San LeandroJapanese, $$San Leandro
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Sapporo Restaurant

Japanese, $$, HaywardJapanese, $$Hayward
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Naked Fish

Japanese, $$, HaywardJapanese, $$Hayward, Santa Clara
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Japanese Restaurants in Hayward

    Three Best Rated

How did these spots get chosen?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across Castro Valley, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of Three Best Rated – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Don’t bother looking for Three Best Rated - Best Sushi in Hayward and Three Best Rated - Best Japanese Restaurants in Haywardwe’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. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for jasmine tea

    Experts suggest pairing a prawn dumpling with a glass of jasmine tea, a popular tea.


  • Rose and wu tao go


    When considering what goes best with wu tao go, we recommend a glass of Rose, it truly complements the dish as it carries the flavours of the dish.


Fun facts

  • Name a more iconic duo: green tea & sushi

    Did you know that green tea pairs perfectly with sushi? Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!

  • The priciest dish

    Chef Angelito Araneta Jr. made anigiri in 2010 that sold for p$1,978.

  • The world record from Japan

    Would you believe it if someone told you Tamana Otawara Festival Executive Committee made a sushi roll in 2016 that was 9,332 feet 8 inches? Well, it’s true, and it happened in Japan.

Parking in the area

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