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The 10 Best Japanese Restaurants in Alameda

Updated: February 26, 2021

Want to find the best Japanese spots in Alameda? We created the ultimate list of the top Japanese restaurants in Alameda by assessing the best restaurant and review sites, expert rankings, food blogs and review articles. Find everything you need to know about the finest Japanese restaurants in Alameda below.

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Yojimbo

Japanese · $11 avg. main dish
Alameda, Bronze Coast
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Koharu Japanese Cafe

Japanese
Alameda, Central
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Shirasoni Japanese Restaurant

Japanese
Alameda, West End
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

Sushi Go Go

Japanese
Alameda, West End
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Urban Ka-re House

Japanese
Alameda, South Shore
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Yellowtail Japanese Bistro

Japanese · $22 avg. main dish
Alameda, East End
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Angel Fish Japanese Restaurant

Japanese
Alameda, Harbor Bay Isle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Sushi Valley

Japanese
Alameda, Central
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Yo Sushi

Japanese
Alameda, Marina Village
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Mei Mei Restaurant

Asian
Alameda, Fernside
Google: 3.4
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the right Japanese restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 31320 restaurants in Alameda, 1095134 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1539 lists and articles from experts at Alameda Magazine, SFist and Eater and more. All with some Feastfox magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Alameda Magazine - Best Of Alameda 2019: Best Ramen, SFist - The 12 Best Sushi Spots in Oakland, Berkeley and the East Bay and Eater - The Essential Guide to Eating and Drinking in Alameda. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Sake with soba noodles

    When considering what goes best with soba noodles, we recommend a glass of Sake, it truly complements the dish as it brings out the true flavors of the dish.


  • Go for Chenin Blanc with Wagu beef

    To elevate your Wagu beef experience, we recommend some Chenin Blanc to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this white wine fights the fattiness with acidity.

  • The ideal pairing for flounder sashimi

    When ordering flounder sashimi, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Parking info

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Alameda. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Japanese spot.

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