Fresh, Inventive and Delicious: Las Vegas' 10 Best Japanese Restaurants

Las Vegas’ best Japanese restaurants feature fresh seafood that arrives in town just as many visitors do: on an airplane. Some of the world's top sushi chefs call Las Vegas home, giving diners an abundance of delicious options. 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, where 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 Grill, the notable eatery in Chinatown that’s a favorite of local chefs and serious food lovers. Chinatown is located just west of the Strip, and its wide assortment of authentic Asian restaurants draws both locals and tourists.

Along with the noteworthy food, many of the Strip’s Japanese restaurants are designed to deliver a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach. Their elegant interiors featuring waterfalls, gardens and other beautiful backdrops. Dinner at one of these restaurants is an experience you won’t forget.

For more ideas on where to dine, check out our list of the 10 best Japanese restaurants in Las Vegas.



Since its opening in 2013, Yonaka Modern Japanese has steadily gained attention for its innovative dishes. Yonaka serves their dinner dishes tapas style, using traditional Japanese ingredients incorporated with international flavors and...  Read More



Located west of the Strip in Chinatown, Monta Ramen has a devoted following for its distinctive types of ramen. In addition to Shoyu Ramen, which comes with a chicken or vegetable-based broth, Monta serves "Kurume" style Tonkotsu ramen with a...  Read More



Recognized as far abroad as Japan for the quality of its cuisine, family-owned Osaka has been serving local folks since the late 1960s. The quality of the food at Osaka is the reason the restaurant consistently wins the local paper's reader's...  Read More



With its striking Strip views and sumptuous sushi selections, it's no wonder sushi fanatics love Sushi Roku. One bite and it's easy to see why Sushi Roku has such a devoted following. Executive Sushi Chef Haruhiko Takeshita selects only the best...  Read More



Winning rave reviews from diners and critics, Sen of Japan is a local favorite that visitors have started to discover. The expertly prepared food is served in tasteful but comfortable surroundings, and its off-the-Strip location helps keep the...  Read More

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One of the Strip's most striking restaurants, Mizumi offers guests a taste of "new Japan" courtesy of rising star chef Devin Hashimoto. In addition to sushi and sashimi selections, classic entrees, robatayaki selections prepared over authentic...  Read More



Raku Japanese Charcoal Grill in Las Vegas' Chinatown attracts chefs from all over. It's a popular foodie destination, having been on its fair share of travel and food shows. Some of the menu's stars include pork ear, Iberico pork and homemade...  Read More



At its location off the Strip in Las Vegas' Chinatown, Kabuto's speciality is Edomae Sushi, prepared traditionally. This style of sushi originated in the Tokyo area as street food nearly 200 years ago, and has evolved into a refined experience....  Read More



Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi worked with design leader Philippe Starck to create Katsuya at the SLS Las Vegas. The superb food at Katsuya has been drawing attention from critics and foodies since its opening and has earned a loyal following....  Read More

Nobu Restaurant and Lounge
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The new Nobu at Caesars Palace is Chef Nobu Matsuhisa's largest and most innovative restaurant to date. With more than 325 seats, the restaurant offers a sophisticated yet whimsical experience and features a sushi bar, exclusive private dining...  Read More


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