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Japanese Restaurants in Santa Barbara

4.4 - 219 votes

Hours: 5 - 10PM

1225 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 965-6074

Arigato Sushi

Arigato has gone downhill, sorry to say, the quality of food and service mediocre, used to be a good restaurant. No dice. More reviews

4.5 - 172 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

1134 Chapala St, Santa Barbara
(805) 965-8873

Sushi Bar 29

The sushi was great. The restaurant gave our family a reservation which was nice. Inside I had the sun shining in my face which was annoying. We ordered ... More reviews

4.4 - 187 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2PM

3631 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 845-7720

Sun Sushi

Loved Sun Sushi so much. Incredibly kind and helpful staff and amazingly wonderful food! とても美味しかったです!Not only is Sun Sushi the best sushi pla... More reviews

4.7 - 113 votes

Hours: Closed today

230 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara
(805) 962-6627


Awesome! This place will make any occasion very special. All 7 courses are carefully,thoughtfully crafted. Each course is introduced in detail by server. More reviews

4.1 - 150 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2PM

3232 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 687-1252

Kyoto Japanese Restaurant

I'm not usually a big sushi fan but Kyoto made me a convert. We had the 3 moon and caterpillar rolls w soy paper & nigori cold unfiltered sake a... More reviews

4.1 - 143 votes

Hours: 12 - 2PM

1046 Coast Village Rd K, Santa Barbara
(805) 565-2014

Sakana Sushi Bar & Japanese

Sakana is highly overrated. the establishment used to have a hole in the wall sushi vibe. Now its turned to the perfect example of rich Los Angeles and t... More reviews

4.1 - 138 votes

Hours: 5 - 9:30PM

2710 De La Vina St, Santa Barbara
(805) 687-0210

Edomasa Sushi Bar & Restaurant

Genuinely disappointed with the food.Ordered after seeing the high ratingsWe ordered the followingShumai - was an open faced one with no flavorSushi comb... More reviews

3.8 - 183 votes

Hours: 5:30 - 9PM

502 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 966-6607

Hibachi Steak House & Sushi Bar

Finest spot to have something when in a hurry. Their customer service is speedy, pricing is reasonable, awesome ambience. Keep up the good work More reviews

4 - 144 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

1013 Bath St, Santa Barbara
(805) 963-1250

Sushi Teri - Santa Barbara Japanese Restaurant

Great sushi spot. Small but comfortable. Miso soup and spicy edimame may be best I have ever tasted. Polite staff and try the specials. Beer is very cold... More reviews

4.3 - 103 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 3PM

3001 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 898-0177

Shintori Sushi

After 13 years of this being my "neighborhood" sushi place (and always busy), I finally ordered out some sushi. Delicious, fresh, great selecti... More reviews

3.8 - 150 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 8PM

119 Harbor Way B, Santa Barbara
(805) 962-6568

Sushi Go Go

Excellent fresh sushi!! Such a nice surprise! Love the location/view on the harbor. Everything is made fresh to order and it's worth the wait! Love it! More reviews

3.9 - 128 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

1812 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara
(805) 564-7653

Ichiban Sushi

I am in Cottage hospital in the covid ward. My husband delivered sushi and a cucumber salad. Both were almost inedible!! And the irony is....I'm J... More reviews

4.7 - 28 votes

Hours: 5 - 9:30PM

1305 State St, Santa Barbara
(805) 679-5835

Teru Japanese Cuisine

Not sure why this place isn’t busy. The fish is fresh and the staff is so friendly and kind. Would recommend the fiery roll and the toro nigiri ? More reviews

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