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Japanese Restaurants in Irvine



4.4 - 226 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2PM

8683 Irvine Center Dr, Irvine
(949) 341-0111


Hands down best new discovery for me. One of those spots that have a different thing to try everyday you come by. Will be a regular More reviews

4.3 - 221 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2PM

14775 Jeffrey Rd, Irvine
(949) 559-7190

Taiko Japanese Restaurant

not a good place, as it used to be. the quality of food was poor, adamame not fresh, chicken over burned, sushi did not taste fresh. however the service ... More reviews

4.3 - 218 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2PM

2222 Michelson Dr #246, Irvine
(949) 222-0688

Ootoro Sushi

The best sushi in town. The fish is fresh and the best! I wouldn't go anymore else. They are sooo friendly too with each table that comes. More reviews

4.5 - 155 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 10PM

14041 Jeffrey Rd, Irvine
(949) 451-0011


What more can you ask for? We ordered the meal for two which came with everything you see here including the beautiful displays of different meats you ca... More reviews

4 - 248 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

6731 Quail Hill Pkwy, Irvine
(949) 748-1896

O Fine Japanese Cuisine-Irvine

Friday afternoon, need to wait for one and half hours to be seated? Are you kidding?? And take-out needs to wait for 45minutes?? More reviews



4.2 - 179 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

4790 Irvine Blvd # 103, Irvine
(714) 389-4202


The spicy tuna don salad was pretty good. Veggie roll, rainbow roll were ok. Good service. Booths inside and two outdoor tables More reviews

4.2 - 166 votes

Hours: 12 - 10:30PM

5394 Walnut Ave SUITE A, Irvine
(949) 654-9400

House Of Shabu Shabu

1st time visit, try there À la cart choice of meat. That's comes with a plate of veggie and noodle . First , u pick the choice of soup base. Soup ba... More reviews

3.9 - 223 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 5PM

1818 Main St, Irvine
(949) 724-1204


Restaurant will not honor the price they advertise on their website. When I asked them to, I was told the manager would come speak to me. They did not.... More reviews

3.9 - 216 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 9PM

14191 Jeffrey Rd, Irvine
(949) 786-9888

Tomikawa Sushi Bar Restaurant

First time here, wonderful sushi and reasonably priced.. I will return. I recommend the Dynamite California roll... More reviews

4 - 192 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 10PM

5365 Alton Pkwy, Irvine
(949) 551-3599

Crazy Rock'n Sushi

I love this place. It definitely my favorite sushi restaurant in the Orange County. Clean, yummy and fresh food More reviews

4.1 - 170 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2PM

3957 Irvine Blvd, Irvine
(714) 389-7999

Kiyo Sushi & Sake

Made a stop at Kiyo to try their food after reading Van D's review. I elected to go for their deluxe chirashi bowl ($38). In front of the establishm... More reviews

4.4 - 113 votes

Hours: 10AM - 3PM

17300 Red Hill Ave #190, Irvine
(949) 932-0897

Maka Poke & Teriyaki

Fantastic, fresh poke spot close to my work! This place is kind of hidden in a business complex, but totally worth it! To beat the lines and lunch crowd,... More reviews



4.2 - 143 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2PM

3923 Portola Pkwy #200D, Irvine
(714) 544-2800


I'm pretty sure this is as close as it gets. The food was delicious!! Was recommended to me from a friend that is only in town for business here and... More reviews

3.8 - 211 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

2750 Alton Pkwy ste 101, Irvine
(949) 387-6290

Pepper Lunch

My nieceI is at thee restaurant right this moment June 29, 5 pm. She was eating and felt a hard thing in her mouth. She throw up and found a syringe. She... More reviews

3.8 - 192 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2PM

2710 Alton Pkwy #101, Irvine
(949) 263-0000


Currently closed and reportedly changing owners, but there was lots of activity going on inside so we're hoping for the best! Cozy seating... Great... More reviews

3.8 - 189 votes

Hours: 11AM - 3PM

6404 Irvine Blvd, Irvine
(949) 596-7036

Shin-Sen-Gumi – Irvine

Used to like to Shin-Sen-Gumi a lot but quality definitely went down and it's now really overpriced for what you're actually getting. The Hakat... More reviews

4.1 - 139 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 10PM

5623 Alton Pkwy, Irvine
(949) 551-6802

Maizuru Sushi Bar & Japanese Restaurant

My friend suggested this location for sushi and I was not disappointed. Service was very quick & I was attended to frequently ensuring that I was sat... More reviews

4.4 - 96 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

15435 Jeffrey Rd #119, Irvine
(949) 551-0200

Miyabi Shabu

I gave a two instead of one is because I only tried their grill. I don’t know if it’s the COVID or something else, my food doesn’t look like the other po... More reviews

4.7 - 63 votes

Hours: 8AM - 3PM

17779 Main St, Irvine
(949) 418-7023

Lagu Cafe

I wanted to find a place that sold iced lattes so I could have a treated before I startedmy chores for the day and I came across this cafe on google maps... More reviews

3.7 - 185 votes

Hours: 11AM - 8:30PM

13262 Jamboree Rd, Irvine
(714) 544-0066

H2O Poke & Grill

It would be a 4 because the food is so great but the music is so loud and its rap music. I dont know what market theyre trying to target. You cant even t... More reviews

3.9 - 154 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 9PM

926 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine
(949) 536-5064

Robata Wasa

Food is okay. Atmosphere is okay. It took 1 hour to get our 3 sushi rolls. They blamed it on a large order before us. But 1 hour for sushi is crazy. They... More reviews

3.9 - 150 votes

Hours: 12PM - 12AM

4249 Campus Dr #B146, Irvine
(949) 324-7171


Wanted sushi after 10pm and found this little hole in the wall that's only 10min away from my crib . For my first time and for being in Irvine it�... More reviews

4.1 - 119 votes

Hours: 10AM - 3PM

10 McLaren, Irvine
(949) 699-0808

Wow Bento

They give you very little food here, they didn't fill up a bowl maybe just half. I was still hungry after I finished my bowl. Fish is ok, sauce is ... More reviews

4.4 - 84 votes

Hours: 5:30 - 9PM

2453 Park Ave, Irvine
(714) 549-1432

Joon Shabu 2

Great 1st time visit. Super fast and friendly service. Food was of great quality and plentiful portions. Right next to the AMC theatre. We were in and ou... More reviews



3.8 - 133 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2PM

3850 Barranca Pkwy Suite B, Irvine
(949) 857-8030


My Japanese hair stylist recommended this place to me! The food here is very interesting, unique, authentic and fresh. Some of the dishes you won't ... More reviews

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