List of Notable Japanese Restaurants in Dubai

Dubai’s culinary scene is renowned for its diversity, offering a myriad of international cuisines to satisfy every palate. Among these, Japanese cuisine stands out for its exquisite flavors, fresh ingredients, and meticulous preparation techniques. Whether you’re a sushi aficionado, a lover of hearty ramen bowls, or simply craving authentic Japanese flavors, Dubai boasts a selection of top-notch Japanese restaurants that promise an unforgettable dining experience.

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Zuma Dubai:

Located in the heart of Dubai’s financial district, Zuma is a culinary gem renowned for its contemporary Japanese cuisine and chic ambiance. Boasting a menu curated by award-winning chefs, Zuma offers an extensive selection of sushi, sashimi, robata grill dishes, and delectable desserts. The restaurant’s sleek décor and buzzing atmosphere make it a favorite spot for both locals and tourists alike.

Nobu Dubai:

Nestled within the luxurious Atlantis, The Palm resort, Nobu Dubai is a culinary haven that blends traditional Japanese dishes with Peruvian influences, resulting in a unique and unforgettable dining experience. Led by world-renowned chef Nobu Matsuhisa, this upscale restaurant offers an array of signature dishes, including Black Cod Miso, Yellowtail Jalapeño, and Nobu-style sushi rolls, all served against the backdrop of breathtaking views of the Dubai Marina.

Tomo Japanese Restaurant:

Situated in the bustling neighborhood of Business Bay, Tomo Japanese Restaurant is a hidden gem known for its authentic Japanese flavors and warm hospitality. With a focus on traditional culinary techniques and premium ingredients sourced directly from Japan, Tomo offers an extensive menu featuring sushi, sashimi, tempura, and bento boxes. The restaurant’s minimalist décor and tranquil ambiance provide the perfect setting for a relaxed dining experience.

Akira Back:

Located within the iconic W Dubai – The Palm hotel, Akira Back is a culinary hotspot that fuses Japanese cuisine with Korean influences, resulting in an innovative and eclectic menu. Helmed by celebrity chef Akira Back, this trendy restaurant offers a contemporary dining experience with dishes like Tuna Pizza, AB Tacos, and Wagyu Tacos. Guests can also enjoy stunning views of the Dubai skyline from the restaurant’s stylish rooftop terrace.

Sumo Sushi & Bento:

With multiple locations across Dubai, Sumo Sushi & Bento is a popular choice for casual Japanese dining that doesn’t compromise on quality or flavor. Whether you’re in the mood for fresh sushi rolls, flavorful bento boxes, or comforting ramen bowls, Sumo Sushi & Bento has something to satisfy every craving. The restaurant’s vibrant atmosphere and friendly service make it a favorite destination for families, friends, and solo diners alike.

List of notable restaurants in Japan:

Japanese RestaurantsAddressPhoneFax / Email
Age Mono Japanese RestaurantP.O.Box: 124145, Al Attar Shopping CentreAl Kuwait Street, Karama Second04-335-6584Fax : 971 (4) 341-4088Email:
Benihana - Al Bustan Rotana HotelP.O.Box: 30880, Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Casablanca Street, Al Garhoud, Deira04-282-0000Email:
Creekside RestaurantP.O.Box: 4250, Sheraton Creek Hotel, Baniyas Road, Rega Al Buteen, Deira04-207-1750Fax : 971 (4) 221-3468Email:
ET Sushi - Emirates Towers HotelP.O.Box: 72127, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Shopping Boulevard, Lower Level, Sheikh Zayed Road, Trade Center 204-319-8088Fax : 971 (4) 319-8079Email:
Fuji Yama - Deira City CentreP.O.Box: 27998, Deira City Centre, Level 1, Store D39Baniyas Road, Port Saeed04-295-5627Email:
Fuji Yama - Mall of the EmiratesP.O.Box: 27998, Mall of the Emirates, Level 1, Store 443Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Barshaa First04-341-1727Email:
Fujiyama Restaurant - Burjuman CentreP.O.Box: 8022, BurJuman Centre, Floor 3, Shop 312Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road, Mankhool, Bur Dubai04-351-8484Fax : 971 (4) 530-1831Email:
Hana RestaurantP.O.Box: 1388, Creek Road04-222-2775 
Kiku - Le Meridien DubaiP.O.Box: 10001, Le Meridien - DubaiAirport Road, Al Garhoud, Deira04-282-4040Email:
Miyako Restaurant - Hyatt RegencyP.O.Box: 5588, Hyatt Regency, Lobby LevelAl Musallah Road, Community 111, Deira04-209-6717Fax : 971 (4) 209-1235Email:
Sakura - Crowne Plaza HotelP.O.Box: 23215, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Floor 404-331-1111Email:
Sala ThaiP.O.Box: 52546, Dubai04-352-0465 
Seoul Garden RestaurantP.O.Box: 50432, Zomorodah Complex, Zaabeel RoadAl Karama 304-337-7876Fax : 971 (4) 398-9309
Sho Cho - Dubai Marine Beach Resort & SpaP.O.Box: 5182, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Road, Jumeirah 104-346-1111Fax : 971 (4) 345-1023Email:
Silla Restaurant & KaraokeP.O.Box: 32363, Ramada Continental Hotel, Abu Hail Road, Hor Al Anz East, Deira04-266-7453Fax : 971 (4) 297-7691Email:
Sugoi SushiDeira City Centre, Level 1, Store D36Baniyas Road, Port Saeed04-295-4772 
Sumo Sushi & BentoP.O.Box: 57360, Dubai04-343-5566Fax : 971 (4) 343-5500Email:
Sushi - Grand Hyatt DubaiP.O.Box: 7978, Grand Hyatt DubaiSheikh Rashid Road, Umm Hurair Second, Bur Dubai04-317-2222Fax : 971 (4) 317-2293Email:
Sushi RestaurantP.O.Box: 72127, Emirates Tower04-319-8792 
Sushi Sushi RestaurantP.O.Box: 60806, Century Village
Al Garhoud

Note: The above-mentioned restaurants could have closed or moved to a different location.

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