Sometimes, the urge to have Japanese food strikes, and nothing satisfies until you get it. When that happens, count on 10Best to point you in the direction of Minneapolis's best Japanese restaurants. We understand the desire to have a great meal, and we work hard to bring you the top places to eat in Minneapolis. We vet restaurants carefully for quality, and when we recommend popular eateries like Ichiban or tell you that Fuji Ya gets good reader feedback, you can believe it. We'll make sure you get - and eat - what's best.


Kikugawa offers excellent Japanese fare and, on occasion, karaoke. Expect to be treated like a long-lost friend, and try to get a table with views of the river. Kikugawa's sushi has loyal fans, and the restaurant tends to get busy on Fridays and...  Read More

Fuji Ya

One of the area's first Japanese restaurants, authentically designed Fuji-Ya is still one of Minneapolis's favorites. Thanks to traditional decor and a menu featuring favorites like chicken and shrimp tempura and Yose Nabe (a medley of seafood,...  Read More

Welcome to Sanctuary Restaurant in downtown Minneapolis, your own dining haven. This fine Minneapolis restaurant welcomes you with an elegant and contemporary ambiance as soon as you walk through the doors. The restaurant's creative menu...  Read More

This Japanese eatery offers first-rate elegance in both food and ambiance. Sushi and sashimi are wonderfully fresh and expertly crafted, and yose-nabe, served in an enormous clay bowl, offers generous portions of noodles, seafood, chicken, and...  Read More