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Explore Brisbane's Top 15 Japanese Restaurants for an Exquisite Dining Experience

If there is one thing our team at Today’s Dentistry love, it’s Japanese food! We have put together a  comprehensive […]

If there is one thing our team at Today’s Dentistry love, it’s Japanese food! We have put together a  comprehensive guide of the best Japanese restaurants in Brissy for you. Some of these restaurants we have personally been to, others are on our to do list.

  1. Sono Japanese Restaurant

39 Hercules St, Hamilton QLD 4007, Australia

Sono Japanese Restaurant is renowned not only as the most awarded Japanese restaurant in Brisbane but also for its exceptional offerings such as sashimi and tempura scallop rolls. Picture yourself indulging in these delectable dishes while overlooking the riverfront.

Fun fact - Did you know, one of Dr David Kerr’s favorite dishes is tempura scallop rolls!

“The interior design is thoughtful and obviously has Japanese influence, which really adds to the dining experience. The service staff were very attentive and kind - it almost made me forget that in Australia it’s not customary to tip your servers!”
Jenay Brown - Google review

2. KatsuCo 

            Shop 4/699 Sherwood Rd, Sherwood QLD 4075, Australia

KatsuCo presents a modern and refined Japanese dining experience. Their specialty lies in crafting premium Katsu dishes, drawing inspiration from contemporary Japanese cuisine.

“I wish I could come here weekly. Having had katsu sets in Japan, this brings us back to when we were sitting in restaurants in Osaka or Tokyo. The quality, flavour, presentation, everything tastes exactly the same as you’d get over there.” 

Phoebe Fifi -Google Review

3. Oishii Sushi Bar

70 Pinelands Rd, Sunnybank Hills QLD 4109, Australia

Oishii Sushi Bar maintains a consistent standard of excellence every time. If there's one thing you do, treat yourself here. The presentation is amazing, and the flavor is even better.

“We enjoyed everything that we ordered Japanese curry rice, sushi, sashimi and udon noodles! I am very impressed by how they recreate the wooden chopsticks for kids! So innovative!!!” Shyvonne Lee – Google Review

4. Yoko Dining

2/5 Boundary St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia Yoko Dining is a fantastic spot right in the heart of Brisbane with a great vibe. The food is innovative and exciting, and the service is exceptionally friendly. The dishes are amazing, making it the perfect choice for anyone seeking something a bit different from the usual Japanese offerings.

“From the moment I arrived at the restaurant, I felt the warm reception of the waiter. The food level is high and delicious. The night view is also very good, with a view of the city.” Rob Jamieson - Google review

5. Yuzu & Co Japanese Resto

20 Park Rd, Milton QLD 4064, Australia

Yuzu & Co Japanese Resto discover the hidden gem of Yuzu & Co Japanese Resto on Park Road, Milton, Brisbane. With a delightful ambiance and top-notch service, it's the perfect spot for an affordable Japanese dining experience in Brisbane.

“Was good! I loved the scallops and oysters. The dishes are really filling and great. I got a cocktail and it was really yummy! I’ll definitely bring others to come try here too!” 

Amanda - google review

One of our Oral Health Therapists Caitlin loves this restaurant! It was her top pick. 

6. Kadoya Japanese Resto 

73 Mary St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia

Kadoya Japanese Resto offers affordable dining with top-notch food and service. Don't miss out on the Deluxe Bento – it's the perfect choice for a delightful experience!

“A very nice Japanese restaurant in City centre. Highly recommended! The pork katsu was great!” Jeffrey Yuen - google review 

7. Bird's Nest Brisbane

Shop 4/702 Ann St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia

Experience the best Japanese outside of Japan. Don't miss the yakitori! Enjoy super-fast, friendly service, or try the handy app for easy ordering. A must-try that's definitely worth it.

“The plum cocktail quickly became a favourite! The cherry garnish is delicious! Staff 

were really nice and attentive. A great dining experience overall (:” Sadye Butler -google review from

8. Bishamon Japanese Restaurant 

500 Boundary St, Spring Hill QLD 4000, Australia

A cozy spot in Brisbane with a must-try menu featuring Gyoza, Tempura Prawns, and Karaage Chicken. Plus, they're vegan-friendly. Check it out!

“The food is amazing, being authentic Japanese, the food is so fresh and tasty.” Emma Singleton -google review

9. Hosokawa Japanese Resto

3/53 Racecourse Rd, Hamiltn QLD 4007, Australia

The sashimi chef at this restaurant truly respects the quality of his fish. Don't miss the chance to experience a tuna cutting event. The Japanese cuisine is of exceptional quality, and the service is excellent.

“The food exceeded our expectations. Amazing service first of all. We ordered Wagyu Yakiniku, Wagyu Fat Potato and Rainbow Roll. It was amazing!” -  a google review from Glecevir Medrano

10. Sushi Room 

G7-9 The Calile Hotel, 48 James St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia 

Get ready for an amazing sushi and sashimi experience served just right, meeting and even exceeding your expectations. Don't miss out on trying their sushi rice – it's a game-changer, and you won't get enough of it. Plus, you'll receive a warm welcome from the friendly staff as soon as you step in. You won't be disappointed!

“Overall service, plating, dishes were awesome! Can’t go wrong with the toothfish dish! I love that they serve fresh wasabi too!” a google review from John P

11. Taros Ramen

L2/480 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia

Taros Ramen is sure to warm your soul with its excellent variety of ramen. The rich-flavored broth is simply irresistible, and the Fire Ramen is a must-try if you're up for some real heat.

“Delicious ramen! Really good. Noodles very nice texture and the broth is tasty. Atmosphere is so-so” - a google review from Tanya Detloff 

12. Uncle Don 

Shop 3/21 Nash St, Paddington QLD 4064, Australia 

Uncle Don offers a bunch of vegan choices for you to explore. It's a smoothly operated place with excellent communication between the kitchen and staff. This results in serving tasty and satisfying Japanese dishes. The careful preparation ensures not only great taste but also consistent and efficient service.

“Impressed with the smiling, welcoming and enthusiastic service. The restaurant was clean and well managed. We had a spicy pork don, a chicken teriyaki don and a chicken katsu curry. All meals were lovely presented and tasted nice'' - a google review from Foodista

13. Shizen Japanese Cuisine

1/4 Martha St, Camp Hill QLD 4152, Australia 

Shizen Japanese Cuisine is a real find in Brisbane. They're super friendly to low FODMAP diets and provide top-notch food at reasonable prices. The menu features a variety of options, from tempura and wagyu to sushi. You won't be disappointed.

“Very Fresh sashimi, very tasty and  flavour udon, and really really soft and juicy pork katsu bento. It was best pork katsu I have had in Australia,” - a google review from Emily Hello

14. Honto

Alden St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia 

Brace yourself for a unique entrance through a dark back alley that feels like stepping into Narnia. The tasting menu is not only delicious but also generous

“Dark and moody atmosphere with unique seating arrangements. Food was delicious and the service was excellent. Very attentive staff who were lovely to deal with” a google review from Sheree

15. Okuman Karaage & Ramen Bar 

 6/220 Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia 

Despite the bustling crowd, their food quality and service are exceptional. If you're seeking a place that offers a genuine Japanese experience with traditional food and cultural atmosphere, this is the spot for you.

“The food was outstanding! We loved the Okonomiyaki, Ramen, and fried chicken. The miso soup was also exceptional, and the salmon avocado hand roll was incredibly fresh. We're looking forward to coming back on our next trip to Brisbane.” - a google review from Brandon Custodio

So not only does Brisbane have the best, award winning Dental practice (Today’s Dentistry of course!) It also has some pretty amazing Japanese food options. Next time you are in the area, be sure to have a meal at one of the above restaurants and your teeth cleaned after with us! 



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