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Japanese Restaurants in Berkeley



4.6 - 230 votes

Hours: Closed today

2566B Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
(510) 848-2758


Overall, everything tasted great; the raw fish was fresh. I loved the agedashi tofu and the somen noodles. The ramen also stood out as it was different--... More reviews

4.7 - 114 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 7PM

2055 Center St A, Berkeley
(510) 647-9370

Tamon Tea

Every time I’ve visited Tamon Tea, they have been wonderful and super kind. The staff is really friendly and you can tell that everything they sell is ve... More reviews



4.3 - 180 votes

Hours: Closed today

2100 Ward St, Berkeley
(510) 549-3486


We loved the food. Sushi, beef teriyaki, and scallop were all delicious. We were also very happy with the service and the environment. More reviews

4.2 - 201 votes

Hours: 12 - 2:30PM

1830 Fourth St, Berkeley
(510) 845-8100


The service was amazing and the food was as good as advertised. The whole experience was perfect. Our server was professional and attentive and explain... More reviews

4.3 - 173 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2PM

2399 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 704-8224

Nikko Sushi

Good food. But the wait takes foreverrrrrr. People for the most part are nice. But I do not recommend going there if you're in a rush. More reviews



4.5 - 128 votes

Hours: 12 - 8PM

1686 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 981-1213


Amazing food!!!!!!!! Nice, friendly service and a great selection of food. Lot of options but they are all solid. I love this place and so does my family. More reviews

4.3 - 159 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

2395 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
(510) 962-5652

KoJa Kitchen

Every time I come, you guys are closed. Website says you close at 9, yet doors/gated are closed at 3pm More reviews

4.5 - 123 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2PM

2235 Milvia St, Berkeley
(510) 529-4885


My Fiance and I love Sushinista for many reasons. First, he used to work here and would tell me about how kind the owners were. Secondly, their food is s... More reviews

4 - 214 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

1695 Solano Ave, Berkeley
(510) 524-1286

AKEMI Japanese Restaurant

exquisite food. highly recommend. wagyu appetizer. sushi deluxe. and miso soup that rises above. one of us ordered an extra bowl! More reviews

4.3 - 151 votes

Hours: Closed today

1400 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 540-5000

Kamado Sushi

The food was ok, just wasn't hitting the mark on flavor. 2 dishes were dry and a little bit to much char from the grill. Service was excellent, so n... More reviews

4.1 - 177 votes

Hours: Closed today

1316 Gilman St, Berkeley
(510) 525-5458

Kiku Sushi

Delicious food, kind and thoughtful service, and really great value for what is offered. Some of the freshest salmon in the bay area, and the best sushi ... More reviews



4.4 - 112 votes

Hours: Closed today

2126 Dwight Way, Berkeley
(510) 843-2017


It's hard to find Japanese restaurants in the U.S. that serve real Japanese food and not American Japanese food. This place is a gem! More reviews

3.9 - 164 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

2485 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
(510) 256-9685

Poke Parlor

Great place to stop for lunch. Gets a little busy but it’s worth the wait! I come in once a week most weeks! More reviews

4.3 - 103 votes

Hours: 4:30 - 9PM

2033 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley
(510) 548-0737

Sushi California

One of my favorite places, with great food, incredible staff and a warm, comfortable vibe. Not pretentious but also not over-priced. The fish is fresh an... More reviews



4.1 - 128 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2PM

2977 College Ave, Berkeley
(510) 848-2536


One of my favorite spots in the east bay to get sushi, always tastes fresh and delicious. The price point is reasonable, ramen is great, and the chirashi... More reviews

4.3 - 97 votes

Hours: 11AM - 7:30PM

1599 Solano Ave, Berkeley
(510) 527-3288

Kyoto Sushi

Literally a mom and pop shop like all the other reviews mentioned. If you miss asian 7/11 where the to go food is bomb, this is the place to go. I wasn&#... More reviews

3.9 - 146 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

1463 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 679-5200

Ijo Izakaya

I can only speak to the customer service because I couldn't get this restaurant to take my money no matter how hard I tried. I wanted to purchase an... More reviews

3.8 - 160 votes

Hours: 11AM - 8PM

1919 Shattuck Ave STE 103, Berkeley
(510) 529-4622

Marugame Udon

Fiancé and I came for dinner tonight. Got here around 6:30, which was perfect because shortly after, the line was out the door and along the sidewalk.FYI... More reviews

4.2 - 107 votes

Hours: 11AM - 3:30PM

2156 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 647-9494

Simply Bowl

I got one of their poke bowls with the seaweed salad and it was good. Definitely could have needed a little bit more sauce but it was good overall. More reviews

4.2 - 103 votes

Hours: 11AM - 8PM

2435 Durant Ave, Berkeley
(510) 529-4040

Riceful Onigiri

I ordered the onigiri with shrimp tempura, spam and egg. I have to be honest and say it was an unusual taste that I had not experienced before. It was no... More reviews



4 - 127 votes

Hours: Closed today

3201 College Ave, Berkeley
(510) 652-6157


I am a bit biased here (I know the owner), but I do recommend this place on its own merits. Their miso-katsu pork and their sushi/sashimi are awesome. ... More reviews

4.1 - 94 votes

Hours: Closed today

1776 Shattuck Ave #1750, Berkeley
(510) 841-1776

Party Sushi

I wish you could give half stars on Yelp. It was an okay place. Not everything was great but I might go again at some point. Ordered dinner through there... More reviews

3.8 - 116 votes

Hours: Closed today

2428 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
(510) 845-1101


love this placeget the pork katsu curry!! the ramen is really really good as welldon't be afraid of the spicy, but also note that the mild is plenty... More reviews

4 - 84 votes

Hours: 11AM - 7PM

1511 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 649-1384

Kirala 2

Excellent fresh sushi so soft for takeout its lovely i absolutely love their futomaki its so hard to find exactly made right anywhere else they have a sp... More reviews

3.8 - 92 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 3PM

2152 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 280-5026

Moe Sushi and Grill

Food was fine, good not great. Had a roll (eel/shrimp tempura avo), gyoza, agedashi tofu (maybe the best thing). Waiter was unaware of the mask order tha... More reviews

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