25 "Japanese" Restaurants in Boston.
Uni is a flashy Japanese izakaya in Back Bay with a $16 spoon, hot rock wagyu beef, and lots of small plates you won’t want to stop ordering.
Hojoko is a Japanese restaurant in the Fenway that is the opposite of a sensory deprivation tank.
The Laughing Monk Cafe is a Thai-Japanese restaurant in Mission Hill that has some sneakily great sushi.
Basho is a cool and casual Japanese spot in the Fenway with sushi and a big menu of small plates.
Pabu is a sleek izakaya on the second floor of the Millennium Tower downtown.
Sweet Rice is a casual Thai/sushi place Jamaica Plain. It’s a good option for a casual bite if you’re in the neighborhood.
Omari is a fun izakaya in Brookline Village that makes or a good neighborhood option.
Kamakura is a high-end Japanese restaurant downtown with tasting menus in addition to a la carte options.
Oishii in the South End is a great omakase spot that’s perfect for when you can’t get into O Ya.
Momi Nomi is a Japanese-Hawaiian izakaya with a good sake selection, but not so great food.