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Craving Asian food? Look no further than these 10 top Japanese restaurants in Johannesburg. From the best sushi in town to takeaway treats, the City of Gold has it all.
Since opening in 2000, Yamitsuki in Bedfordview has gained popularity and continues to impress patrons. The menu includes all kinds of noodles, as well as yakitori grilled chicken kebabs and a large teppanyaki grill selection.
Japanese-trained chef Hajime Kikuchi opened Japa in 1998, and the offering is nothing short of amazing. From the osui mono soup and the su udon, to the wide range of rice dishes and sushi, Kikuchi whips up some of the tastiest food in Johannesburg.
Everyone in Johannesburg is familiar with the food scene in Norwood; when looking for a tasty bite to eat in a bustling neighbourhood, this is the area to go. Hokkaido serves traditional sushi and tempura, as well as a wide variety of lesser known and exotic dishes, including soups, salads and teppanyaki.
At this restaurant-slash-spa-slash-beauty-salon, visitors can book a massage and enjoy an authentic Japanese meal all in one go. The colourful décor includes wallpaper displaying Asian landscapes and bamboo trees scattered all over. The menu is large and includes a variety of rice options, as well as six tasty (and complimentary) table sauces to accompany your meal. Try the salmon sushi doughnut with avocado and cucumber—it won’t disappoint.