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The 5 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Los Gatos

Updated: May 2, 2022

Looking for the best sushi or tonkatsu in Los Gatos? These are the top Japanese venues in town. After analyzing the top sites and incorporating millions of reviews we present this list of great Japanese options. So head to these Japanese eateries for the nicest shabu shabu and Japanese beer in Los Gatos.

Find the perfect spot

Kamakura Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, Los GatosJapanese, $$Los Gatos
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Kaizen Japanese Bar & Grill

Japanese, $$, CampbellJapanese, $$Campbell, Central Campbell
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Sushi Zono

Japanese, $$, CampbellJapanese, $$Campbell, West Campbell
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Kyoto Palace Japanese Steakhouse

Japanese, $$, CampbellJapanese, $$Campbell, Pruneyard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Sushi Confidential - Campbell

Japanese, $$, CampbellJapanese, $$Campbell, Central Campbell
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Los Gatos. We analyzed 1901 lists and articles from top sources like , 28808 Los Gatos restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These top contenders have appeared in . Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

Sushi E, Yokohama, and Kamakura Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants that serve breakfast in Los Gatos.

Yokohama, Kamakura Japanese Restaurant, and Shiroi Sushi are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants for take-out in Los Gatos.

There are 4 Japanese restaurants in Los Gatos.

Sushi E, Yokohama, and Kamakura Japanese Restaurant are some of the highest-rated late-night Japanese spots in Los Gatos.

Sushi E, Yokohama, and Kamakura Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants for a quick lunch in Los Gatos.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to siu bao

    When having siu bao, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • Rose with your wu tao go

    A glass of something that carries the flavours of the dish should be what you pair your wu tao go with. You can’t go wrong pairing your food with a pink wine like Rose.

  • Pinot Gris with your dumplings and chilli

    When considering what goes best with dumplings and chilli, we recommend a glass of Pinot Gris, it truly complements the dish as it tones down the sweetness of the wine.


  • An iconic duo: green tea & sushi

    Surely you’ve tried green tea with your sushi? It’s a classic pairing.

  • Worth the big bucks

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $1,978 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, nigiri?

  • 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 info

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