Best Japanese restaurants in Melbourne

Check out the top Japanese restaurants in Melbourne, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Aka Siro
1. Aka Siro
host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
106 Cambridge St, Collingwood
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 3 9417 0886
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Sofia
A local secret and one of my personal favourites. A tiny Japanese restaurant wedged under a residential buildi…
Lisa
This is a gem of a Japanese restaurant off the main track - Japanese food that you would serve in the home. I …
Marc & Aaron
Veery low-key Japanese restaurant off the beaten track. Very traditional, with a twist of rockabilly and surf …
1. Aka Siro
1. Aka Siro
host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
106 Cambridge St, Collingwood
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 3 9417 0886
Sofia
Sofia
A local secret and one of my personal favourites. A tiny Japanese restaurant wedged under a residential building nearby. No sushi here, just…
Lisa
Lisa
This is a gem of a Japanese restaurant off the main track - Japanese food that you would serve in the home. I rate this place highly, it's s…
Marc & Aaron
Marc & Aaron
Veery low-key Japanese restaurant off the beaten track. Very traditional, with a twist of rockabilly and surf rock playing in the background…
2. Saké Restaurant & Bar Hamer Hall
2. Saké Restaurant & Bar Hamer Hall
host-0host-1
17 local reviews
100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 3 8687 0775
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Chloe
Contemporary Japanese restaurant where you will expect soft braised pork belly in a delicate miso broth with a…
Pauline
If you want something special, this Japanese Restaurant is worth it. Everyone I take here loves it even if th…
2. Saké Restaurant & Bar Hamer Hall
2. Saké Restaurant & Bar Hamer Hall
host-0host-1
17 local reviews
100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 3 8687 0775
Chloe
Chloe
Contemporary Japanese restaurant where you will expect soft braised pork belly in a delicate miso broth with a fudgy, slow poached egg, daik…
Pauline
Pauline
If you want something special, this Japanese Restaurant is worth it. Everyone I take here loves it even if they are sceptical of liking Jap…
3. Machi Restaurant & Bar
3. Machi Restaurant & Bar
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
14 Inkerman Street, St Kilda
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
(03) 9534 5000
BarRestaurantFood
Blake(Mybnb)
Fantastic Japanese restaurant located just over St Kilda Rd. Be aware that is a little bit on the pricey side.
Simone
Treat yourself to a fancy dinner out at this beautiful traditional Japanese restaurant.
Blake
Fantastic Japanese restaurant. A little bit expensive, but worth it.
3. Machi Restaurant & Bar
3. Machi Restaurant & Bar
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
14 Inkerman Street, St Kilda
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
(03) 9534 5000
Blake(Mybnb)
Blake(Mybnb)
Fantastic Japanese restaurant located just over St Kilda Rd. Be aware that is a little bit on the pricey side.
Simone
Simone
Treat yourself to a fancy dinner out at this beautiful traditional Japanese restaurant.
Blake
Blake
Fantastic Japanese restaurant. A little bit expensive, but worth it.
4. Mr. Miyagi
4. Mr. Miyagi
host-0host-1host-2
66 local reviews
99 Chapel St, Windsor
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+61 3 9529 5999
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Phil
Mr. Miyagi is a casual but fancy Japanese Restaurant situated in Windsor, alongside Yukie’s snack bar. Booking…
Will
This is our personal favorite Japanese restaurant, it has an AMAZING environment with very good food, drinks a…
Tom, Jess, & Friends
This is our favourite Japanese restaurant in Melbourne, the food is amazing and the vibe is very Chapel St.
4. Mr. Miyagi
4. Mr. Miyagi
host-0host-1host-2
66 local reviews
99 Chapel St, Windsor
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+61 3 9529 5999
Phil
Phil
Mr. Miyagi is a casual but fancy Japanese Restaurant situated in Windsor, alongside Yukie’s snack bar. Bookings for groups of 6 or more are …
Will
Will
This is our personal favorite Japanese restaurant, it has an AMAZING environment with very good food, drinks and music.
Tom, Jess, & Friends
Tom, Jess, & Friends
This is our favourite Japanese restaurant in Melbourne, the food is amazing and the vibe is very Chapel St.
5. Maedaya
5. Maedaya
host-0host-1host-2
25 local reviews
400 Bridge Rd, Richmond
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 3 9428 3918
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Rejuvenate Stays
Japanese restaurant. Ultra fast service, high quality food. Order with iPads
Julia
Maedaya is a great sake and grill Japanese restaurant closeby
Lionel
My 2nd favourite Japanese Restaurant in Melbourne
5. Maedaya
5. Maedaya
host-0host-1host-2
25 local reviews
400 Bridge Rd, Richmond
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 3 9428 3918
Rejuvenate Stays
Rejuvenate Stays
Japanese restaurant. Ultra fast service, high quality food. Order with iPads
Julia
Julia
Maedaya is a great sake and grill Japanese restaurant closeby
Lionel
Lionel
My 2nd favourite Japanese Restaurant in Melbourne
6. Ichi Ni
6. Ichi Ni
host-0host-1host-2
38 local reviews
12 The Esplanade, Saint Kilda
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+61 3 9534 1212
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Berto
Excellent, top of the range Japanese restaurant. Impeccable service (ask Johan the french manager and come fr…
Kyla
My favourite Japanese restaurant in the area and beautiful inside and courtyard overlooking the water
Natalie
Traditional Japanese restaurant.
6. Ichi Ni
6. Ichi Ni
host-0host-1host-2
38 local reviews
12 The Esplanade, Saint Kilda
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+61 3 9534 1212
Berto
Berto
Excellent, top of the range Japanese restaurant. Impeccable service (ask Johan the french manager and come from me!), this is a fancy Japan…
Kyla
Kyla
My favourite Japanese restaurant in the area and beautiful inside and courtyard overlooking the water
Natalie
Natalie
Traditional Japanese restaurant.
7. Peko Peko
7. Peko Peko
host-0host-1host-2
30 local reviews
199 Smith St, Fitzroy
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 3 9415 9609
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Kate And Has
A Japanese restaurant recommended for dinner. Delicious food, nice atmosphere and not too expensive.
Chris
Great little Japanese restaurant. They do everything well.
Maria
Japanese restaurant! - Delicious :)
7. Peko Peko
7. Peko Peko
host-0host-1host-2
30 local reviews
199 Smith St, Fitzroy
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 3 9415 9609
Kate And Has
Kate And Has
A Japanese restaurant recommended for dinner. Delicious food, nice atmosphere and not too expensive.
Chris
Chris
Great little Japanese restaurant. They do everything well.
Maria
Maria
Japanese restaurant! - Delicious :)
8. Hanabishi Japanese Restaurant
8. Hanabishi Japanese Restaurant
host-0host-1
8 local reviews
187 King St, Melbourne
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+61 3 9670 1167
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Song
One of my favorite Japanese restaurants, very consistent, all their food were made with fresh ingredients, a l…
Duy And Benny
Highly rated Japanese restaurant serving fresh quality seafood. Recommended for lunch/dinner for a special occ…
8. Hanabishi Japanese Restaurant
8. Hanabishi Japanese Restaurant
host-0host-1
8 local reviews
187 King St, Melbourne
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+61 3 9670 1167
Song
Song
One of my favorite Japanese restaurants, very consistent, all their food were made with fresh ingredients, a little expensive but you won't …
Duy And Benny
Duy And Benny
Highly rated Japanese restaurant serving fresh quality seafood. Recommended for lunch/dinner for a special occasion.
9. Akita Japanese Restaurant
9. Akita Japanese Restaurant
host-0
6 local reviews
34 Courtney St, North Melbourne
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 3 9326 5766
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Suzanna
Very nice traditional Japanese Restaurant, has been there for years. Sashimi, tataki and stuffed mushroom are …
9. Akita Japanese Restaurant
9. Akita Japanese Restaurant
host-0
6 local reviews
34 Courtney St, North Melbourne
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 3 9326 5766
Suzanna
Suzanna
Very nice traditional Japanese Restaurant, has been there for years. Sashimi, tataki and stuffed mushroom are recommended.
10. Tookaiya Japanese Cuisine
10. Tookaiya Japanese Cuisine
host-0host-1
3 local reviews
314 Keilor Rd, Niddrie
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+61 3 9374 3099
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Alastair & Jen
Yummy Japanese restaurant. You will need to make a booking.
Angela
A great local Japanese restaurant...
10. Tookaiya Japanese Cuisine
10. Tookaiya Japanese Cuisine
host-0host-1
3 local reviews
314 Keilor Rd, Niddrie
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+61 3 9374 3099
Alastair & Jen
Alastair & Jen
Yummy Japanese restaurant. You will need to make a booking.
Angela
Angela
A great local Japanese restaurant...
11. Kenzan Japanese Restaurant
11. Kenzan Japanese Restaurant
host-0
4 local reviews
45 Collins St, Melbourne
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 3 9654 8933
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Shy & Chris
One of the most authentic, long- standing Japanese restaurants in the Melbourne CBD. A must try!
11. Kenzan Japanese Restaurant
11. Kenzan Japanese Restaurant
host-0
4 local reviews
45 Collins St, Melbourne
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 3 9654 8933
Shy & Chris
Shy & Chris
One of the most authentic, long- standing Japanese restaurants in the Melbourne CBD. A must try!
12. Aka Tombo
12. Aka Tombo
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
205 Greville St, Prahran
+61 3 9510 0577
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Trafford
Traditional Japanese restaurant with outstanding sashimi and sushi
Mary
Favourite Japanese restaurant in the area. Very authentic.
Blake(Mybnb)
Quality and authentic Japanese restaurant.
12. Aka Tombo
12. Aka Tombo
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
205 Greville St, Prahran
+61 3 9510 0577
Trafford
Trafford
Traditional Japanese restaurant with outstanding sashimi and sushi
Mary
Mary
Favourite Japanese restaurant in the area. Very authentic.
Blake(Mybnb)
Blake(Mybnb)
Quality and authentic Japanese restaurant.