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Best Japanese Restaurants in West Phoenix


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A photo of Sandfish Sushi and Whiskey restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Downtown Phoenix
Booked 16 times today
Renowned for its superior service and innovative cuisine, Sandfish Sushi and Whiskey has been lauded by customers for its exceptional sushi and whiskey selection. The eatery has garnered a reputation for its unique sushi rolls, rigorously curated fresh seafood offerings, and the top-notch service from knowledgeable staff. Reviewers have highlighted dishes like the hamachi Kama, spicy tuna tostadas, and the braised octopus as standouts, praising both their presentation and taste. Many highlight the restaurant's cocktails as impressive and unique. The experience, though noted as being on the pricey side, is repeatedly labeled as 'worth it', solidifying Sandfish Sushi and Whiskey as a premium destination for sushi lovers.
A photo of Bisutoro at The Biltmore restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Biltmore
Booked 9 times today
Bisutoro at The Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona, has earned acclaim for its excellent Japanese cuisine. Reviewers praise it for its outstanding quality, exotic cocktails, and fun Japanese food, specifically mentioning the soft shell crab rolls. The exceptional service is noted with server Ralph, sushi chef Jio, and other staff members receiving special commendations for their professionalism and knowledge. The meticulous presentation, timing, and portion sizes of the dishes are also highlighted. Specific dishes that draw praise include the miso cod, garlic fried chicken, sushi, and the yuzu yellowtail crudo. Reviewers also comment on the inviting atmosphere and great layout, making it a perfect destination for both casual outings and special occasions.
A photo of Nanaya Japanese Kitchen restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Biltmore
Nanaya Japanese Kitchen, a hidden gem tucked away behind an old strip mall, has elevated authentic Japanese cuisine to a new level. Repeatedly lauded for its excellent food, service, and quaint, authentic ambiance, this restaurant is a treasured find. The menu offers creative spins on traditional dishes, without compromising taste and tradition. The pork belly skewers, takoyaki, and brulee come highly recommended by patrons. Nanaya also excels in their drink offerings, with happy hour specials and cocktails using Japanese liquors to perfection. It's no surprise that customers call it the best Japanese restaurant in town, promising to return for more of its delicious fare.
A photo of Roka Akor - Scottsdale restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Japanese • Central Scottsdale
Booked 62 times today
Roka Akor in Scottsdale is highly regarded for its exceptional Japanese cuisine. From the warm ambiance to the superb service, this restaurant has earned top-notch reviews. Customers praise their diverse offerings, highlighting dishes from the 'Omakase', or chef's selection menu, and noting the Steak Month specials. Reviews also rave about the charred octopus appetizer, along with the assortment of sushi. Many consider it the best Japanese fine dining in Arizona, even likening it to some of New York City's favorites. The restaurant's Ube dessert is a must-try, according to the patrons. With consistent exceptional reviews, Roka Akor undoubtedly attests to its reputation.
A photo of Kyoto Scottsdale restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Old Town Scottsdale
Booked 5 times today
Kyoto Scottsdale is a highly acclaimed destination for Japanese cuisine, resonating a positive culinary impression amongst its patrons. A well-regarded establishment in Scottsdale, the restaurant is prided for treating customers like friends, highlighted in a review stating, "They treated us like friends! The owner himself made our drinks...". Patrons commend its high-quality food, with one review emphasising, "The food will have you saying, 'Beni Who?'". Service is praised, particularly the Teppanyaki chefs who "made the experience as fun, energetic, and enjoyable as possible". This fascinating combination of delectable food and excellent service makes Kyoto Scottsdale a top recommendation for Japanese cuisine.
A photo of RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Scottsdale Old Town, AZ restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • Old Town Scottsdale
Booked 20 times today
RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Scottsdale Old Town, AZ, is highly renowned for its authentic Japanese cuisine. The establishment has garnered glowing 5-star customer service reviews, with patrons extolling the attentiveness and professionalism of the staff. Customers have also singled out the restaurant for offering a wide variety of delicious dishes, with the sushi often being described as beautiful, delicious, and well-constructed. Happy hours from 3-7pm are also popular, featuring a substantial menu. Repeated customers, including those with food allergies, have expressed their satisfaction and gratitude, citing the restaurant's innovative sauces and fresh fish. Others have also appreciated the restaurant's dedication to crafting a memorable dining experience.
A photo of Bang Bang - Tempe restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Tempe
Booked 35 times today
Bang Bang Tempe is a second location to it’s sister venue in San Diego. Our goal at Bang Bang is to provide an unforgettable dining experience that engages all of your senses. Our Asian fusion cuisine features a delectable range of fresh sushi and warm, flavorful dishes that will satisfy your tastebuds. To complement the culinary journey, live DJs play during dinner hours to transform the ambiance and set the perfect backdrop for a truly ecstatic experience. During the weekends, we encourage our guests to stay with us after dinner and enjoy our nightclub as well.
A photo of Shinbay Omakase Room by Shinji Kurita restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Japanese • Old Town Scottsdale
Booked 9 times today
Shinbay Omakase Room by Shinji Kurita stands out as a culinary haven for any true sushi connoisseur or even anyone missing a proper taste of Japanese cuisine. The restaurant offers an intimate, peaceful, and personal dining experience, accommodating only six diners per seating session. As per the reviews, each dish is impeccably presented, with flavours that are sophisticated, clean and full of honor to the ingredients. The chef is praised as being amazing and his skill is likened to watching an artist create a masterpiece. Seafood, locally sourced fresh daily and made in traditional Japanese style, is a special highlight. The authenticity of the wasabi, sushi, and sashimi is constantly commended by patrons, with the culinary experience described as a 'bucket list' item for sushi lovers. The intimate ambiance, attentive narrative service, and exceptional quality of food make Shinbay a must-visit for those seeking a memorable Japanese dining experience.
A photo of PYRO restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Japanese • Central Phoenix
Booked 98 times today
At Pyro, our obsession goes beyond the flame. With each spark from our wood burning hearth, we ignite the energy that flows through the doors and into your senses. Our diverse menu walks a fine line between Japanese Izakaya and American Bistro, and our chefs prepare dishes using open flame, live-fire cooking that allows the enhanced natural flavors of the ingredients to shine through. A refined yet inviting atmosphere is paralleled with a lush exterior patio, just as an elevated dining experience is matched with an intentionally energetic cocktail bar where the vibe flows through each pour and each beat of music. Flame-licked steaks and intoxicating energy will leave you yearning for a taste of more at Pyro.
A photo of Geisha A GO GO restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • Old Town Scottsdale
Geisha a Go Go - Scottsdale's Premier Sushi Restaurant - An Experience Like No Other Indulge in the finest sushi in old town Scottsdale, Arizona at our top-rated sushi restaurant. Immerse yourself in a world of exquisite flavors, expertly crafted dishes, and unparalleled dining ambiance. When it comes to savoring the art of sushi in Scottsdale, Arizona, one name stands out above the rest - Geisha a Go Go. We invite you to embark on a gastronomic journey like no other, where passion for sushi craftsmanship meets the finest ingredients in an unforgettable dining experience. Our Sushi Menu: At Geisha a Go Go, we take pride in curating an extensive sushi menu that caters to every palate. From traditional favorites like Nigiri and Sashimi to inventive signature rolls, our skilled chefs transform the freshest seafood and premium ingredients into edible masterpieces. Whether you're a sushi connoisseur or a first-time enthusiast, our menu has something to delight your taste buds. Freshness Guaranteed: When it comes to sushi, freshness is paramount. At Geisha a Go Go, we source our seafood from trusted suppliers to ensure the highest quality and freshness. Our dedication to quality and safety is evident in every bite, offering our customers peace of mind with every sushi selection. Exquisite Dining Ambiance: Step into our restaurant and be transported to a world of sophistication and tranquility. Our trendy decor, soft lighting, and attentive staff create the perfect atmosphere for a memorable dining experience. Whether it's a romantic evening for two or a celebration with friends, our ambiance sets the stage for unforgettable moments. Expert Sushi Chefs: Our talented sushi chefs are true artisans, combining traditional techniques with innovative flair. With years of experience and a passion for perfection, they craft each sushi dish with precision and creativity, ensuring every plate is a work of culinary art. Reservations and Private Karaoke: Planning a special occasion or intimate gathering? Geisha a Go Go offers private karaoke options and welcomes reservations to accommodate your needs. Contact us in advance to ensure your singing experience is tailored to perfection. Experience the Best Sushi in Scottsdale: In old town Scottsdale, Arizona, Geisha a Go Go stands as the premier destination for sushi enthusiasts. Join us and experience the epitome of sushi perfection, where taste, quality, and ambiance come together for an unforgettable dining adventure. Make your reservation today and elevate your sushi experience to new heights.
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