When it comes to Japanese cuisine, options besides sushi, which we are all familiar with, are available in restaurants. Several eateries in Phoenix, Arizona offer Japanese dishes if you are into or curious about the Asian culinary tradition. Here are five of the best Japanese restaurants that you should visit whenever you are in Phoenix.
Roka AkorRoka Akor specializes in cooking anything that you may want over a Robata grill. Get your Japanese delicacies over an open kitchen with an exclusive tiered omakase-style (Chef’s Choice) menu. If you have no problem spending extra cash and love omakase, dining at Roka Akor should be an excellent experience for you.
7299 North Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Although sushi is part of this restaurant’s name, ramen is the main draw to Sushi Ken. If you love a bowl of spicy miso ramen, Sushi Ken will not disappoint. Their noodles come floating in complex broth with a dash of tender roasted pork. Sushi Ken also offers other ramen lunch specials alongside a good mix of other different Japanese delicacies.
4206 E Chandler Blvd Ste 7
Phoenix, AZ 85048
Cherryblossom Noodle Cafe
Cherryblossom is a bit different from the rest in this roundup as it serves Japanese and Italian cuisine at the same time. Their non-Japanese food is delicious, but since we are focusing on Japanese dishes, their ramen stands out, and you are likely to find yourself always going back for more. A bowl of ramen at the restaurant is a must try for anyone even before describing the complexity of their broth.
Nabuo at Teeter House
The regular menu at this eatery offers an assortment of izakaya-style dishes such as okonomiyaki. Besides this menu, the restaurant also has the option of an omakase-style menu. Have a great experience of watching the chef prepare a meal in front of you and enjoy it in their presence.
622 E Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Hana Japanese Eatery
We’re always happy to accommodate take out at Hana. Use the menus to decide what you’d like, and then just give us a call at 602 – 973–1238. Be prepared that our fresh fish availability changes daily, but we usually have most items available.
Try to give us atleast 30 minutes to prepare everything, then just run in to pick up.
5524 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013
602 – 973–1238