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The 9 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Foster City

Updated: October 6, 2021

Want to know who serves the tastiest sashimi or soba in Foster City? 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. Slurp down the tastiest ramen and udon in town at these Japanese -inspired eateries in Foster City

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Dozo Izakaya

Japanese, $$, Foster CityJapanese, $$Foster City, Pilgrim-Triton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Akizu Sushi Bar & Grill

Japanese, $$, Foster CityJapanese, $$Foster City, Fish
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Kobe Japanese Cuisine & Bar

Japanese, $$, Foster CityJapanese, $$Foster City, Bays
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Seiya Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$$, San CarlosJapanese, $$$San Carlos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Kaori Sushi & Sake Bar

Japanese, $$, San MateoJapanese, $$San Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Kemuri Japanese Barú

Asian, $$, Redwood CityAsian, $$Redwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0


Asian, $$, San MateoAsian, $$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Ryoshin Sushi

Japanese, $$, BelmontJapanese, $$Belmont
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0


Japanese, $$, BurlingameJapanese, $$Burlingame
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Japanese restaurants in Foster City. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 Foster City restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 1901 top lists and articles from the likes of Thrillist. The restaurants you see have been featured in Thrillist - The Peninsula's 31 Best Restaurants. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for Wagu beef

    Experts suggest pairing a Wagu beef with a glass of Chenin Blanc, a popular white wine.

  • Sake and soba noodles

    When considering what goes best with soba noodles, we recommend a glass of Sake, it truly complements the dish as it brings out the true flavors of the dish.

Parking in the area

Parking in Foster City can be notoriously tough. 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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