Japanese & Sushi

Scroll down for Japanese and Sushi restaurants in Melbourne and suburbs.

View Event: Akachochin
33 South Wharf Promenade South Wharf
Named after the red paper lanterns that hang outside traditional Japanese izakaya's, Akachochin is an elegant and modern Tokyo-style bar. Head Chef Kengo Hiromatsu combines quality ingredients and ..

View Event: Atami
418 Bell Street Pascoe Vale South
Atami offer delicious Japanese Cuisine served with gracious hospitality in an attractive, cosy and traditional setting. Located Shop 9, 418 Bell Street Pascoe Vale South , Vic. ..

View Event: Aya Japanese Restaurant
Aya Japanese Restaurant
1193 High Street Armadale
If you're after a quintessential Japanese dining experience in a specially crafted Tatami Room, then Aya Japanese Restaurant is for you. But be prepared to take off your shoes and show off your perfec ..

View Event: Best Teppanyaki in Melbourne
Best Teppanyaki in Melbourne
We love teppanyaki! There, we said it. What's not to like.. good food, cooked in front of you, some say "open kitchens", entertaining, an enjoyable night out. Teppanyaki (鉄板ġ ..

View Event: Chocolate Buddha
Chocolate Buddha
Flinders Street and St Kilda Road Melbourne
Traditional organic Japanese cuisine, specialising in rice, udon and soba noodle dishes. Chocolate Buddha is a Japanese inspired communal dining room, serving the two most staple foods eaten in Ja ..

View Event: eat drink bento
eat drink bento
115 Hardware Lane Melbourne
eat drink bento features traditional Japanese as well as other Asian favourites (such as Peking duck and Thai beef salad), served in Japanese lacquered bento or "lunch" boxes. The "bento" culture i ..

View Event: Edomae Japanese Restaurant
Edomae Japanese Restaurant
940 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill
Edomae Japanese Restaurant in Box Hill, has the longest sushi train in Melbourne. Owner Kevin Kuai, wanted to establish a restaurant that served not only traditional sushi and traditional Japanese ..

View Event: Eis Japanese Restaurant
Eis Japanese Restaurant
188 Birdport Street Albert Park
Offering a fusion of quality Asian and Australian cuisine, Eis Japanese Restaurant is located on Albert Park's Bridport Street. Offering mains like salmon teriyaki steak or roast duck in red wine a ..

View Event: ezard
187 Flinders Lane Melbourne
ezard is one of Melbourne's leading restaurants located in Flinders Lane at the base of the Adelphi Hotel. Owner/Executive Chef, Teage Ezard, offers "Australian free-style cuisine" with the primary in ..

View Event: Gaijin Japanese Fusion
Gaijin Japanese Fusion
135 Commercial Road South Yarra
Gaijin Japanese Fusion offers a refreshing contemporary Japanese cuisine. With a sophisticated twist from a traditional Japanese sushi, your GAIJIN dining experience will make you want to come back ..

View Event: Ginza Teppanyaki
Ginza Teppanyaki
139 Little Bourke Street Melbourne
The art of Teppanyaki orginates in Osaka 200 years ago and has become extremely popular with gourmets around the world Teppanyaki, which is Japanese barbeque style seafoods, quality fillet,etc - prese ..

View Event: Hako Japanese Restaurant and Bar
Hako Japanese Restaurant and Bar
310 Flinders Lane Melbourne
Though it is quite small and can often get noisy when full, Hako Japanese Restaurant and Bar is full for a reason. Chef Masahiro Hori (ex-Kuni's) menu far surpasses lunchtime bento boxes. Offeri ..

View Event: Hanabishi
187 King Street Melbourne
Hanabishi Japanese Restaurant is Melbourne's most renowned Japanese restaurant offering its visitors an authentic and traditional dining experience. To owner and Chef, Akio Soga, nothing is more im ..

View Event: Ichi Ni Izakaya
Ichi Ni Izakaya
12 The Esplanade St Kilda
Ichi Ni Izakaya is a broad dining room divided into several levels, with booths and a big sushi bar with stools as you enter. Perfect for groups with an amazing authentic Asia atmosphere, couples h ..

View Event: Iku Yakitori
Iku Yakitori
139 Sydney Rd Brunswick
Like any other country, Japan also has a more casual and fun side to its culture and this is what Iku Yakitori is all about. Yakitori, chicken skewers barbecued right in front of you, is one of the ..

View Event: Ippudo
Shop 18, Artemis Lane, QV, Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Japanese Wonder to the World. Since its founding, IPPUDO has been focussing on creating a new ramen culture in Japan. Starting with ramen, IPPUDO plans to introduce Japan's beloved gastronom ..

View Event: Ishiya Stonegrill
Ishiya Stonegrill
152 Little Bourke Street Melbourne
The simple perfection of fresh ingredients combined with the ancient art of stone grilling create the sublime / gustatory experience that is uniquely Ishiya Stonegrill. Our chefs use fresh local pr ..

View Event: Ishizuka
B01, Shop 1, 139 Bourke St, Melbourne
Ishizuka is a must. Simple. The best Kaiseki experience I've had. The eatery will specialise in a balanced kaiseki by acclaimed Japanese chef Tomotaka Ishizuka. It's the Japanese fine dining exp ..

View Event: Izakaya Chuji
Izakaya Chuji
165 Lonsdale Street Melbourne
Izakaya Chuji is one of Australia's oldest izakaya-style restaurants. Established in 1989, it represents true izakaya-style dining. Izakayas are an institution in Japan and represent the perfect b ..

View Event: Japanese Teppanyaki Inn
Japanese Teppanyaki Inn
182 Collins St Melbourne
The Japanese Teppanyaki Inn (or simply The Teppanyaki, as many know it) was established in 1975 in Collins Street in Melbourne's CBD and was the first Teppanyaki style restaurant in Australia. It c ..

View Event: Kenzan @ GPO
Kenzan @ GPO
Shop 28G, 350 Bourke Street, Melbourne
A Little Touch of Japan at Kenzan! Review by Monica Although Melbourne boasts myriads of Japanese eateries, Kenzan seems to have built a following of patrons who want more than a California roll ..

View Event: Kobe Jones | Riverside Teppanyaki
Kobe Jones | Riverside Teppanyaki
G16/38 SIDDELEY STREET Melbourne
Japanese like you've never had it before RIVERSIDE TEPPANYAKI Australia's largest teppanyaki table is at Melbourne's WTC Wharf. Featuring 19 cooking stations and seating for up to 44 people, ..

View Event: Koko
Level 3, Crown Towers Southbank
Koko at Crown Melbourne Experience the serene ambience created by internationally renowned designer, Tony Chi amidst the tranquil surrounds of a Japanese water garden at Crown's signature teppanyak ..

View Event: Kumo Izakaya
Kumo Izakaya
152 Lygon Street Brunswick East
Kumo Izakaya is Melbourne's foremost location for Japanese sake, food and culture. An eating place, a drinking place, a meeting place, Kumo is more than a restaurant and bar. An izakaya is not jus ..

View Event: Kuni's Japanese Restaurant
Kuni's Japanese Restaurant
56 Little Bourke Street Melbourne
Thirty years of unbroken service is testimony of 'kuni's' popularity with food lovers of Melbourne. Offering a comprehensive menu of high standard dishes, value for money, friendly and helpful serv ..

View Event: Meshiya Japanese Restaurant
Meshiya Japanese Restaurant
200 Lonsdale Street Melbourne
Meshiya Japanese Restaurant offers casual Japanese dining in Melbourne's CBD, open from lunch to late every day of the week. Located in the QV, Meshiya Japanese Restaurant is a popular restaurant b ..

View Event: Minamishima
4 Lord Street, Richmond
Minamishima is a Japanese restaurant that serves the omakase of Chef Koichi Minamishima. The Chef Patience was the first lesson Chef Koichi Minamishima learnt in a Japanese kitchen. His apprecia ..

View Event: Miyako Japanese Cuisine & Teppanyaki
Miyako Japanese Cuisine & Teppanyaki
3 Southgate Avenue, Southbank
Opened in 1997, MIYAKO JAPANESE CUISINE has courteously served many gourmet Japanese dishes, receiving much praise and support from our valued diners. Our premises feature a remarkable River View ..

View Event: Nobu
8 Whiteman St Southbank
Melbourne's newest restaurant Nobu opened at Crown last night amidst much hype, glitz and star-pulling power. Noteable attendees included Robert De Niro with wife Grace Hightower, James Packer and w ..

View Event: Ocha Japanese Restaurant
Ocha Japanese Restaurant
156 Pakington Street, Kew
Review by Monica September 2008 Although Ocha has been awarded One Chef's Hat by this year's team at The Age Good Food Guide, their status has definitely not gone to their head. This unassuming, b ..

View Event: Okami Japanese Restaurant
Okami Japanese Restaurant
Okami offer a generous ALL YOU CAN EAT style menu incorporating traditional Japanese dishes including Sashimi, Beef Carpaccio, Seaweed Salad, Squid Salad, Eggplant Salad, Teppanyaki, Prawn Gyoza, Aged ..

View Event: One Plus Piece Cafe
One Plus Piece Cafe
266 Whitehorse Road Balwyn
We're a Japanese American fusion cafe on Whitehorse Road, Balwyn; pushing the boundaries of what's possible on a plate. Inspired by the Japanese manga One Piece, we've created some of the most adv ..

View Event: Orita's Japanese Fusion Cuisine
Orita's Japanese Fusion Cuisine
34 Jackson Street Toorak
Tucked away in a shopping arcade in Toorak village, this restaurant has been transformed into a tranquil slice of Japan. Chef-owner Hikaru Orita has had 43 years experience cooking in and setting up J ..

View Event: Sake Jr - St Collins Lane
Sake Jr - St Collins Lane
260 Collins St Melbourne
Sake Jr's second Melbourne location is the city's newest shopping centre, St Collins Lane. Take the elevator straight to level two to The Aviary to experience the city's newest fast casual food co ..

View Event: Sake Jr.
Sake Jr.
At Sake Jr we believe that healthy food should be honest, sustainable, affordable and convenient - and absolutely packed with flavour. We want to help you make better, healthier eating choices - wi ..

View Event: Sake Restaurant & Bar - Flinders Lane
Sake Restaurant & Bar - Flinders Lane
121 Flinders Lane Melbourne
Melbourne's world-renowned dining destination is now home to Sake Restaurant & Bar's fifth contemporary Japanese restaurant - Sake Flinders Lane. Sprawled over two storeys in Melbourne's famed gast ..

View Event: Sake Restaurant & Bar - Hamer Hall
Sake Restaurant & Bar - Hamer Hall
100 St Kilda Rd Melbourne
Sake Restaurant & Bar can be found in the revitalised Hamer Hall, part of Arts Centre Melbourne. Executive Chef Shaun Presland has teamed up with international star Rose Ang to deliver Sake's renowned ..

View Event: Sash
113 Chapel Street Windsor
Japanese Fusion, Pizza & Cocktails Sash is Melbourne's newest Japanese Restaurant offering a range of Japanese Pizza, Fusion & Cocktails. Our comprehensive menu includes some of the most delici ..

View Event: Shop Ramen
Shop Ramen
329 Smith St Fitzroy
Lunch 12 - 2:30pm/ Dinner 5:30 - 9:30pm 329 Smith St, Fitzroy 143 Plenty Road, Preston Helen Jane January 2018 The best place to eat Ramen in Melbourne. So fresh and delicious. Im sure the no ..

View Event: Shou Sumiyaki
Shou Sumiyaki
160 Little Bourke St Melbourne
Shou Sumiyaki is one of the best Japanese barbecue restaurant in Melbourne CBD, where fresh meat, seafood, and vegetables are cooked directly over the charcoal flame. Shou Sumiyaki introduces Japan ..

View Event: Shoya
25 Market Lane Melbourne
Offering six different levels, Shoya is many venues in one: a function centre, karaoke bar, izakaya, barbecue grillhouse and Japanese fine diner. The lower levels are where you want to head for goo ..

View Event: Sozai Japanese Restaurant
Sozai Japanese Restaurant
1221 High Street Armadale
We are an ordinary suburban Japanese restaurant serving ordinary no-frill Japanese food since 1998. Nothing original, hardly unique. So why is Sozai always busy? Because we go that little bit furth ..

View Event: Supernormal Canteen
Supernormal Canteen
2, 157 Fitzroy St St Kilda
In the summer of 2013/14 Andrew McConnell launched the fun-times test kitchen Supernormal Canteen. The loud and lively eatery was packed nightly and was the free-wheeling precursor to the hugely s ..

View Event: Takumi Japanese Restaurant
Takumi Japanese Restaurant
32 Bourke Street Melbourne
Takumi Japanese Restaurant in Bourke St Melbourne has the largest selection of Waygu prime cuts currently available in Australia. Let your senses take you on a cooking journey as you explore the v ..

View Event: Tao's Restaurant
Tao's Restaurant
201 Bulleen Road Bulleen
A modern fusion of Eastern and Western cuisine mixed with one-off Japanese dishes makes Tao's Restaurant a great dinner option during winter. Meals are served on custom-made pottery plates and the ..

View Event: Toko Melbourne
Toko Melbourne
142 Greville Street, Prahran
Toko Melbourne is the newest addition to the Toko Group whose other outposts include Toko Sydney, Toko Dubai and Tokonoma Sydney. Nestled in the heart of Prahran's bustling Greville street Toko Mel ..

View Event: Tokyo Teppanyaki
Tokyo Teppanyaki
536 Chapel St South Yarra
Located in the heart of South Yarra, Melbourne, Tokyo Teppanyaki is more than just a dining experience - it is a complete night of entertainment! Enjoy high quality Japanese-style fresh seafood a ..

View Event: Tomodachi Sushi Bar
Tomodachi Sushi Bar
Corner La Trobe Street and Swanston Street Melbourne
Melbourne's Best Sushi Train boasts over 40 varieties of traditional and innovative sushi at Melbourne Central. TOMODACHI is famous for sushi and home to Melbourne's best sushi train. A multi- ..

View Event: Wabi Sabi Garden
Wabi Sabi Garden
17 Wellington St St Kilda
Wabi Sabi Garden offers an eclectic mix of rustic Japanese and creative, contemporary interior with a courtyard dining room overlooking a bamboo and pebble garden. Tucked away from the tourist hust ..

View Event: Wabi Sabi Salon
Wabi Sabi Salon
94 Smith St Collingwood
Winner of the 2010 Best Japanese Restaurant in Victoria award, Wabi Sabi Salon is located on Smith St, Collingwood. Stepping into the restaurant, however, and you will forget you're in Australia at ..

View Event: Wood Spoon Kitchen
Wood Spoon Kitchen
88 Smith St Collingwood
Sitting along Collingwood's eclectically cool eat-street, this wholesome modern eatery offers a selection of Japanese accented dishes. The meals on offer include an interesting cheese curry, a cla ..

View Event: Yar Restaurant
Yar Restaurant
2 Queensbridge Sq Southbank
YAR is a Japanese and Korean Restaurant and Bar run by a team of top-class Japanese and Korean chefs, on Queensbridge Sq, Southbank Promenade, next to Freshwater Plc and Crown. Yar is open 7 days. ..

View Event: Yokocho
200 Bourke Street Melbourne,
A modern and eclectic experience of Japanese cuisine. Located in the iconic Mid City Arcade on Bourke Street, the vibrant street culture of Tokyo is reimagined through Yokocho's minimalistic fit o ..

View Event: Yoku Ono Ramen + Sake
Yoku Ono Ramen + Sake
6A Anchor Place Prahran
Yoku Ono is a traditional Ramen & Sake Bar in Prahran. Our large selection of Osozai will perfectly match your choice of Sake. Innovation and expertise from the team at Wabi Sabi Salon, Wabi Sa ..

View Event: Yu-U Japanese Restaurant
Yu-U Japanese Restaurant
137 - 139 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
To be fair, Yu-U Japanese Restaurant is a little camera shy but other than not having a web site, it is hardly one of Melbourne's best kept secrets as reported on one web site. They are busy becaus ..

View Event: Yuriya Japanese Restaurant
Yuriya Japanese Restaurant
172 Little Bourke St Melbourne
Yuriya is a renowned and well established restaurant - operating in Little Bourke Street for over 18 years. Our extensive range of fresh produce mixed with traditional and modern styled cooking all ..

Stay Tuned Melbourne

A free weekly wrap of the very best things to do every Tuesday | *Subscription