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The 10 Best Japanese Restaurants In Bellevue

Updated: October 6, 2021

Want to know where to find the best Katsu and teriyaki in Bellevue? These are the best Japanese spots around! This ultimate list of Japanese venues was created after analyzing top sites and reviews to bring you only the best. Slurp down the tastiest ramen and udon in town at these Japanese -inspired eateries in Bellevue

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

FLO Japanese Sushi Restaurant & Sake Bar

Japanese, $$$, DowntownJapanese, $$$Bellevue, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Japanese Restaurants in Bellevue

    Three Best Rated
  • USA Today

    10Best - East Meets West: Enjoying Delicious Asian Food in Bellevue Eateries

    USA Today

Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya

Asian, $$, Lake HillsAsian, $$Bellevue, Lake Hills
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Magazine, 2018

    5 Best New Ramen Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2018
  • Seattle Times, 2018

    Seattle Ramen Ranking

    Seattle Times, 2018

Japonessa Sushi Cocina

Japanese, $$$, DowntownJapanese, $$$Bellevue, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare

    The 15 Best Places for Sushi in Seattle

    Foursquare
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Sushi in Bellevue

    Three Best Rated

I Love Sushi on Lake Bellevue

Japanese, $$$, OverlakeJapanese, $$$Bellevue, Overlake
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2016

    The Definitive Guide to Finding the Best Sushi in Seattle

    Thrillist, 2016
  • Seattle Magazine, 2015

    The Best Sushi Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2015

Ginza

Japanese, $$, MeydenbauerJapanese, $$Bellevue, Meydenbauer
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Japanese Restaurants in Bellevue

    Three Best Rated
  • Eater, 2013

    An Epic Guide to Readers' Favorite Eastside Dining Spots

    Eater, 2013

JINYA Ramen Bar - Bellevue

Asian, $$, CrossroadsAsian, $$Bellevue, Crossroads
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2019

    8 Elite Ramen Restaurants in Seattle

    Eater, 2019
  • Seattle Times, 2018

    Seattle Ramen Ranking

    Seattle Times, 2018

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

Japanese, $$, OverlakeJapanese, $$Bellevue, Overlake
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2018

    The 14 Best Asian Restaurants Where Bellevue Meets Redmond

    Eater, 2018
  • USA Today

    10Best - East Meets West: Enjoying Delicious Asian Food in Bellevue Eateries

    USA Today

Shabu Shabu Kyoto Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, Lake HillsJapanese, $$Bellevue, Lake Hills
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Teriyaki House

Japanese, $$, Cougar MountainJapanese, $$Bellevue, Cougar Mountain
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Minamoto Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, DowntownJapanese, $$Bellevue, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Japanese Restaurants in Bellevue

    Three Best Rated

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best Japanese restaurants can take awhile. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 10951 restaurants in Bellevue, 1095134 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1286 lists and articles from experts at Eater and USA Today and more. All with some boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Eater - An Epic Guide to Readers' Favorite Eastside Dining Spots, USA Today - 10Best - East Meets West: Enjoying Delicious Asian Food in Bellevue Eateries and Eater - The 14 Best Asian Restaurants Where Bellevue Meets Redmond to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Parking in the area

Finding parking in Bellevue can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. 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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