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The 9 Best Japanese Restaurants Near San Leandro

Updated: October 6, 2021

Want to know where to find the best Katsu and teriyaki in San Leandro? 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 San Leandro.

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

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

Angry Fish Sushi

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

Makiyaki

Japanese, $$, San LeandroJapanese, $$San Leandro, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Sushi Ichimoto

Japanese, $$, HaywardJapanese, $$Hayward, Longwood-Winton Grove
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Sushi in Hayward

    Three Best Rated

Sushiland

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

    Best Sushi in Hayward

    Three Best Rated

Katsuo Sushi & Grill

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

Ramen 101

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

Sapporo Restaurant

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

How did we curate these results?

Finding the best Japanese restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across San Leandro, 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. These top contenders have appeared in Three Best Rated - Best Sushi in Hayward. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for soba noodles

    Experts often pair soba noodles with a glass of Sake, a popular rice wine.

  • Pair Chenin Blanc with Wagu beef

    When considering what goes best with Wagu beef, we recommend a glass of Chenin Blanc, it truly complements the dish as it fights the fattiness with acidity.


Parking information

Parking in San Leandro 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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