Best japanese restaurants in Sydney

Check out the top japanese restaurants in Sydney, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Toko

1. Toko

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18 local reviews
362 Oxford Street, Paddington
Closed now
(02) 9380 7001
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Natalie
And great japanese restaurant. If you are dining with kids, you can have an outdoor table. I've seen other f…
Gee
This is a great modern Japanese restaurant 5 minutes walk from the house. A must try if you like Japanese food…
Simon & Nicole
Fabulous Japanese Restaurant with a excellent selection of dishes and cocktails!
1. Toko

1. Toko

host-0host-1host-2
18 local reviews
362 Oxford Street, Paddington
Closed now
(02) 9380 7001
Natalie
Natalie
And great japanese restaurant. If you are dining with kids, you can have an outdoor table. I've seen other families do it. We haven't yet…
Gee
Gee
This is a great modern Japanese restaurant 5 minutes walk from the house. A must try if you like Japanese food, my top dish is the scampi ni…
Simon & Nicole
Simon & Nicole
Fabulous Japanese Restaurant with a excellent selection of dishes and cocktails!
2. Kuki Tanuki

2. Kuki Tanuki

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9 local reviews
61 Erskineville Road, Erskineville
Closed now
(02) 8084 7438
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Rebecca
Cute little Japanese restaurant set out in a cafe style layout. Really delicious meals, great staff and great …
James
Like an underground spot ripped out of a side alley in Tokyo, anime graffiti graces the walls of this funky sa…
Joe
Fantastic Japanese restaurant and bar. Hint: get in early and try their pork Gyoza dumplings and Wagyu beef ta…
2. Kuki Tanuki

2. Kuki Tanuki

host-0host-1host-2
9 local reviews
61 Erskineville Road, Erskineville
Closed now
(02) 8084 7438
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cute little Japanese restaurant set out in a cafe style layout. Really delicious meals, great staff and great extensive Saki menu! Hot or co…
James
James
Like an underground spot ripped out of a side alley in Tokyo, anime graffiti graces the walls of this funky sake bar and Japanese restaurant…
Joe
Joe
Fantastic Japanese restaurant and bar. Hint: get in early and try their pork Gyoza dumplings and Wagyu beef tataki.
3. Busshari Authentic Japanese Restaurant

3. Busshari Authentic Japanese Restaurant

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9 local reviews
119 Macleay Street, Potts Point
Closed now
(02) 9357 4555
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Merrilee
This is just the best Japanese restaurant! But make sure you book.
Paul
Long established Japanese restaurant. The eggplant and sashimi salads are a must.
Troy
Our favourite Japanese restaurant in the area. It's great to sit at the sushi bar and watch the sushi chef. Sp…
3. Busshari Authentic Japanese Restaurant

3. Busshari Authentic Japanese Restaurant

host-0host-1host-2
9 local reviews
119 Macleay Street, Potts Point
Closed now
(02) 9357 4555
Merrilee
Merrilee
This is just the best Japanese restaurant! But make sure you book.
Paul
Paul
Long established Japanese restaurant. The eggplant and sashimi salads are a must.
Troy
Troy
Our favourite Japanese restaurant in the area. It's great to sit at the sushi bar and watch the sushi chef. Spider roll and the wagyu beef s…
4. SOY Japanese Restaurant

4. SOY Japanese Restaurant

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8 local reviews
38 Campbell Parade, Sydney
Closed now
(02) 9130 2266
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Paul
Good Japanese restaurant. Extend menu and reasonable price.
Nick & Ivana
We love this little Japanese restaurant with friendly service and authentic food!
Nick & Ivana
We love this little Japanese restaurant with friendly service and authentic food!
4. SOY Japanese Restaurant

4. SOY Japanese Restaurant

host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
38 Campbell Parade, Sydney
Closed now
(02) 9130 2266
Paul
Paul
Good Japanese restaurant. Extend menu and reasonable price.
Nick & Ivana
Nick & Ivana
We love this little Japanese restaurant with friendly service and authentic food!
Nick & Ivana
Nick & Ivana
We love this little Japanese restaurant with friendly service and authentic food!
5. Izakaya Fujiyama

5. Izakaya Fujiyama

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5 local reviews
52 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills
Closed now
(02) 9698 2797
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Jasmine
2nd best Japanese restaurant in Surry Hills
Tsachi & Jeff
Our favourite Japanese restaurant with great food and lively atmosphere.
Jasmine
2nd best Japanese restaurant in Surry Hills
5. Izakaya Fujiyama

5. Izakaya Fujiyama

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5 local reviews
52 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills
Closed now
(02) 9698 2797
Jasmine
Jasmine
2nd best Japanese restaurant in Surry Hills
Tsachi & Jeff
Tsachi & Jeff
Our favourite Japanese restaurant with great food and lively atmosphere.
Jasmine
Jasmine
2nd best Japanese restaurant in Surry Hills
6. Ninja Japanese Restaurant

6. Ninja Japanese Restaurant

host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
11-13 Avalon Parade, Avalon
Closed now
(02) 9918 9963
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
sharon
Local Japanese restaurant - good service, friendly and the food is nice, child friendly
Kirsty
One of my favourite Japanese restaurants in Sydney!
Karen
Good Japanese restaurant in Avalon Village - open evenings
6. Ninja Japanese Restaurant

6. Ninja Japanese Restaurant

host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
11-13 Avalon Parade, Avalon
Closed now
(02) 9918 9963
sharon
sharon
Local Japanese restaurant - good service, friendly and the food is nice, child friendly
Kirsty
Kirsty
One of my favourite Japanese restaurants in Sydney!
Karen
Karen
Good Japanese restaurant in Avalon Village - open evenings
7. Japanese Kitchen SAKAE

7. Japanese Kitchen SAKAE

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4 local reviews
303 Illawarra Road, Marrickville
Closed now
(02) 9559 7873
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Faye
There's only one Japanese restaurant in Marrickville. The place doesn't look like much but why it's so packed?…
Cath
Great affordable Japanese restaurant. Busy little restaurant, a favourite of ours. Always good, friendly atten…
Cath
Great affordable Japanese restaurant. Busy little restaurant, a favourite of ours. Always good, friendly atten…
7. Japanese Kitchen SAKAE

7. Japanese Kitchen SAKAE

host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
303 Illawarra Road, Marrickville
Closed now
(02) 9559 7873
Faye
Faye
There's only one Japanese restaurant in Marrickville. The place doesn't look like much but why it's so packed? Because the prices are great …
Cath
Cath
Great affordable Japanese restaurant. Busy little restaurant, a favourite of ours. Always good, friendly attentive staff, food never disappo…
Cath
Cath
Great affordable Japanese restaurant. Busy little restaurant, a favourite of ours. Always good, friendly attentive staff, food never disappo…
8. Don Don Restaurant

8. Don Don Restaurant

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2 local reviews
80 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst
(02) 9331 3544
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Jack
Great cheap hole-in-the-wall Japanese restaurant.
David
Don Don is a tiny old style Japanese restaurant serving large bowlfulls of food for around $10. Just don't be…
David
Don Don is a tiny old style Japanese restaurant serving large bowlfulls of food for around $10. Just don't be…
8. Don Don Restaurant

8. Don Don Restaurant

host-0host-1host-2
2 local reviews
80 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst
(02) 9331 3544
Jack
Jack
Great cheap hole-in-the-wall Japanese restaurant.
David
David
Don Don is a tiny old style Japanese restaurant serving large bowlfulls of food for around $10. Just don't be surprised if you have to line…
David
David
Don Don is a tiny old style Japanese restaurant serving large bowlfulls of food for around $10. Just don't be surprised if you have to line…
9. Sushi Yachiyo

9. Sushi Yachiyo

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5 local reviews
13 Kirketon Road, Darlinghurst
Closed now
(02) 9331 8107
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Félix
My favourite Japanese restaurant in the area. Always great specials and Sake degustations. Staff give great re…
Ollie
My all time favourite go-to Japanese restaurant. What to eat...everything on the menu is delicious! Its not a …
Sharon And Mal
Divine and quirky Japanese food
9. Sushi Yachiyo

9. Sushi Yachiyo

host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
13 Kirketon Road, Darlinghurst
Closed now
(02) 9331 8107
Félix
Félix
My favourite Japanese restaurant in the area. Always great specials and Sake degustations. Staff give great recommendations for orders. Reas…
Ollie
Ollie
My all time favourite go-to Japanese restaurant. What to eat...everything on the menu is delicious! Its not a huge restaurant so be sure to …
Sharon And Mal
Sharon And Mal
Divine and quirky Japanese food
10. The Pony Room

10. The Pony Room

host-0host-1host-2
22 local reviews
28 Pittwater Rd, Manly
Closed now
0422 964 088
BarEstablishment
Kaitlin
Amazing Japanese restaurant - bookings are a must!
Aaron
Great Modern Japanese Restaurant
Lisa
Great modern Japanese and it is opposite the house
10. The Pony Room

10. The Pony Room

host-0host-1host-2
22 local reviews
28 Pittwater Rd, Manly
Closed now
0422 964 088
Kaitlin
Kaitlin
Amazing Japanese restaurant - bookings are a must!
Aaron
Aaron
Great Modern Japanese Restaurant
Lisa
Lisa
Great modern Japanese and it is opposite the house
11. Makizo

11. Makizo

host-0host-1host-2
3 local reviews
210 New South Head Rd, Edgecliff
Closed now
(02) 9327 7747
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Amy
Fantastic modern Japanese restaurant - not to be missed when saying in Darling Point!
James
Nice little Japanese restaurant. Good food and very close, can get busy at peak times.
Amy
Fantastic modern Japanese restaurant - not to be missed when saying in Darling Point!
11. Makizo

11. Makizo

host-0host-1host-2
3 local reviews
210 New South Head Rd, Edgecliff
Closed now
(02) 9327 7747
Amy
Amy
Fantastic modern Japanese restaurant - not to be missed when saying in Darling Point!
James
James
Nice little Japanese restaurant. Good food and very close, can get busy at peak times.
Amy
Amy
Fantastic modern Japanese restaurant - not to be missed when saying in Darling Point!
12. Toriciya Japanese Restaurant

12. Toriciya Japanese Restaurant

host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
18 Cammeray Rd, Cammeray
Closed now
(02) 9904 2277
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Huajin
Authentic Japanese restaurant with amazing food
Liz & Rod
Amazing little Japanese restaurant. Very authentic, but also extremely popular so you may need to book well in…
James
Great little Japanese Restaurant.
12. Toriciya Japanese Restaurant

12. Toriciya Japanese Restaurant

host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
18 Cammeray Rd, Cammeray
Closed now
(02) 9904 2277
Huajin
Huajin
Authentic Japanese restaurant with amazing food
Liz & Rod
Liz & Rod
Amazing little Japanese restaurant. Very authentic, but also extremely popular so you may need to book well in advance.
James
James
Great little Japanese Restaurant.