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The 10 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Emeryville

Updated: May 14, 2021

Finding the best Emeryville restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the top restaurants, we reviewed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours, making your decision easier than ever.

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Yuzu Ramen & Broffee

Japanese · $14 avg. main dish
Emeryville
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Miyozen

Japanese
Emeryville
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

KYU2 Sushi

Asian
Emeryville
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Shiba Ramen

Japanese · $14 avg. main dish
Emeryville
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Ramen Shop

Asian · $16 avg. main dish
Oakland, Rockridge
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Kiraku

Japanese · $15 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Ippuku

Japanese
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Marufuku Ramen - Oakland

Asian
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Yojimbo

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

KoJa Kitchen

Asian · $22 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 28808 Emeryville restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Emeryville restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what Spoon University and Eater had to say – and applied our Feastfox magic. Yes, we even looked at Spoon University - 43 Berkeley Eats You Must Try Before You Graduate, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Temescal and Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Downtown Berkeley to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy Seattle’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for siu bao

    Experts recommend pairing a siu bao with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • Enjoy wu tao go with Rose

    For an elevated experience, pair your wu tao go with Rose. This combination works particularly well because this pink wine carries the flavours of the dish.


  • Pinot Gris with your dumplings and chilli

    When considering how to best enjoy your dumplings and chilli, we would highlight how well a glass of Pinot Gris complements the dish as it tones down the sweetness of the wine.


Factoids

  • The first ever ramen noodle

    The next time you bite into a deliciousramen noodle remember to thank China who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

  • A taste for luxury

    Chef Angelito Araneta Jr. made anigiri in 2010 that sold for p$1,978.

  • A whole lotta sushi

    Are you a fan of sushi? The current record for eating the most sushi is 141 pieces in only 6! Do you love sushi enough to beat this record?

Parking information

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