Las Vegas’ best Japanese restaurants feature wonderfully fresh seafood that arrives in town just as many visitors do: on an airplane. Some of the world's top sushi chefs now call Las Vegas home, thanks to the fresh fish that's flown in on a regular basis. Some of the world's best sushi restaurants are finding their way to Las Vegas, including celebrity-favorite Nobu, which has its largest and most innovative restaurant inside Caesars Palace.
While the seafood at these restaurants may be extraordinary, their dishes don’t stop at the sushi. Las Vegas is home to some of the world's top teppanyaki restaurants, including two Benihana locations. The skilled chefs are entertaining and talented, impressing diners with that fancy knife work while creating delicious food.
Several local Japanese restaurants provide guests with authentic experiences, like Raku, the notable eatery in Chinatown that attracted the attention of Anthony Bourdain when he filmed in Las Vegas. Chinatown is located just west of the Strip and includes restaurants serving all types of Asian food and is earning a reputation as a destination for foodies.
Many of the Strip’s Japanese restaurants are designed to be as visually stunning as the food, featuring elegant interiors with waterfalls, gardens and other beautiful backdrops. A meal at one of these restaurants is an experience you won’t forget.
Here's a look at 10 Japanese restaurants in Las Vegas that are sure to please palates of all types.