The 10 best Japanese restaurants in Dublin

In Dublin, Japanese food is becoming more and more popular and there are quite a lot of Japanese and Asian restaurants here! Either you are an Asian who misses your local soul food or non-Asian who wants to try Asian food, you will find the best place to treat yourself. Here are the 10 best Japanese restaurants in Dublin which are selected by a Japanese person who loves Japanese food.



Yamamori has three places in Dublin City, Yamamori South city / Izakaya sake bar / North city. All of them have a very fancy and relaxed atmosphere so it will be the best place for you to taste stunning Japanese food in a cosy atmosphere. They also have a huge capacity. 

Relatively pricey but worth it! The Bento box for lunch is good value.

 Location: 72 South Great George’s Street, Dublin


Good quality and good value. Their space is neat so you may need to wait in a queue for a while, especially at dinner time.  

Their ramen is amazing. Around €10.50 each with delicious rich soup.

Location: 37 Upper Abbey Street Dublin 1



They have six places in Dublin, one is in Dublin 2, three of them are in Dublin1, and others are located in Sandyford and Blanchardstown. 

Their sushi with fresh fish is worth trying and their staff is friendly. 

Their bowls are also popular.

Location: Unit 2, Burton Hall, Mayor Street Lower, Dublin 1


Opened in April 2022, a newcomer in Dublin. They combine eastern and western flavours using specialised Japanese ingredients.  

They’ve just opened up and are looking forward to adding many more options to the menu.

Location: 4 Charlotte Way, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin


3 places in Dublin,Capel street, Talbot street and Temple bar.

Affordable prices and offering a range of choices. Their  service has a good reputation and they are super friendly.

Location: 11 Capel St, North City, Dublin

Banyi Japanese Dining-Japanese & Sushi restaurant

They are located in Temple Bar. Each portion is huge and great value, and has several vegan options as well, what great news for you. 

Several bento boxes are offered like salmon teriyaki bento, tori kara age..they are quite famous Bento Dishes in Japan as well.

Location: 3-4 Bedford Row, Temple Bar, Dublin 

Tani Japanese restaurant

If you want to try a variety of Japanese cuisine, this restaurant will be recommended. Their chicken katsu curry is really tasty and famous. They also have vegetarian options too.  It takes 20 min from the city by bus and it’s located in one of the cosy areas in Dublin, Terenure.

Even though the space is not so big, it’s nice to enjoy Japanese food with your family or friends.

Location: 93 Terenure Rd N, Terenure, Dublin 6W

Fujiyama Dublin restaurant

Located on one of the biggest and most attractive streets, O’Connell street. The perfect access from every place in Dublin. They have lots of Asian customers which is a really good sign. A good place for a big party.

Location: 11 O’Connell Street Upper, North City, Dublin 1


Three places in Dublin, Wexford Street, Upper & Lower Baggot street.

Friendly and attentive staff and fresh food. They offer a 10% discount for each online order.


Location: 13 Wexford St, Dublin 2, D02 EW95

J2 grill and sushi bar

Probably they have the best view from the river because they are located on Fantastic location, alongside The River Liffey.

Despite their amazing location, their prices are not so expensive. Your fancy night will be ensured once you book your place there.

Location: Unit A,The Campshires, N Wall Quay, Dublin

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