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The 9 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Pleasanton

Updated: August 7, 2022

Want to know where to find the best Katsu and teriyaki in Pleasanton? These are the best Japanese spots around! To give you only the top Japanese options we scrutinized millions of reviews and top sites for this list. So head to these Japanese eateries for the nicest shabu shabu and Japanese beer in Pleasanton.

Find the perfect spot

Wayne's Sushi Bistro

Japanese, $$, PleasantonJapanese, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Ume Sushi

Japanese, $$, PleasantonJapanese, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Meiko Sushi Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, PleasantonJapanese, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Xushi Bento House

Japanese, $$, PleasantonJapanese, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Senro Sushi

Japanese, $$, PleasantonJapanese, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Kiseki

Japanese, $$, LivermoreJapanese, $$Livermore
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Tommy Katsu

Japanese, $$, LivermoreJapanese, $$Livermore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Urban Ka-Re House

Japanese, $$, DublinJapanese, $$Dublin
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Wasabi Bistro

Japanese, $$, LivermoreJapanese, $$Livermore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

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, 28808 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from and others were carefully reviewed by boam. For example, we considered as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. 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.

FAQ

Pocket Sushi, Wayne's Sushi Bistro, and Sato Japanese Cuisine are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants for a quick lunch in Pleasanton.

Pocket Sushi, Wayne's Sushi Bistro, and Sato Japanese Cuisine are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants for take-out in Pleasanton.

Wayne's Sushi Bistro, Sato Japanese Cuisine, and Sozo Sushi Restaurant are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants that are good for groups in Pleasanton.

Nishiki Sushi is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant for a date night in Pleasanton.

The highest-rated Japanese restaurants for delivery in Pleasanton are Wayne's Sushi Bistro, Go Fish Poke Bar, and KoKoLo Donburi.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for prawn dumpling

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


  • Pair Rose with wu tao go

    Experts recommend pairing wu tao go with a glass of crisp Rose, a pink wine that carries the flavours of the dish.

  • Pinot Gris and 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.


Factoids

  • A tasty first

    The ramen noodle was only thought up in 1900s! We wonder what people ever did without some good ramen noodle in their lives...

  • Ready for some ramen?

    Are you a fan of ramen? The current record for eating the most ramen is 11 pounds! Do you love ramen enough to beat this record?

  • A big feat in 2016

    In 2016, Tamana Otawara Festival Executive Committee from Japan made a 9,332 feet 8 inches long sushi roll.

Parking info

Getting a good parking spot in Pleasanton can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. We’ve partnered with SpotHero, a digital parking reservation system to help make finding parking in Pleasanton quick and easy.

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