From the creamiest salmon sashimi and warming ramen to the highest quality sushi rolls and rich wagyu, these are Canberra’s best Japanese restaurants right now.

 

Raku

No surprises here. Time and time again we find ourselves dining at Raku for their unbelievable oysters, sashimi platters, maki rolls, wagyu and yakitori…just to name a few. With a seafood-heavy menu and talented sushi team creating your favourite rolls and nigiri right in front of you, taste the refined, high-quality and freshness of Japanese cuisine at Raku.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Inka

Mastering the meld of Japanese techniques and Peruvian flavours, see how Japanese cooking is presented at Inka. With a colourful array of maki rolls, sashimi and nigiri, Inka perfectly captures the spirit of Japanese fine dining.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Edo Tori

Go crazy on Japanese snacks at Edo Tori. Offering Japanese fusion that’s fun, loud and delicious, try modern dishes like ponzu salmon, soft shell crab bao, wagyu tataki and katsu sando, with energetic cocktails to match.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Mu

Pushing the boundaries and offering a unique traditional Japanese dining experience to Canberra, if you haven’t already, Mu is definitely worth the visit. Offering ‘Omakase’ style dining, meaning ‘I leave it up to you’, let the talented chefs present to you a range of 10 or more dishes that boast the freshest fish, local seasonal produce and high-quality meat.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Ramen O

Often claimed by locals as Canberra’s best ramen, Ramen O has you guessed it…a lot of ramen. From their signature pork and soy broth to four levels of spicy ramen, get the perfect taste of the Japanese winter warmer.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Rice & Nori

Serving a beautiful and colourful array of sushi rolls and platters to hungry Canberrans on their lunch break, Rice & Nori specialise in creating unique sushi rolls and nigiri. With a menu based on the Japanese philosophy of using seasonal ingredients, create your own personalised roll or enjoy a variety of pre-made fresh boxes.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Maji Japanese

The newest Japanese restaurant to hit Canberra this year, Maji offers a taste of traditional Japanese cuisine. From udon noodles, okonomiyaki pancakes, tempura, grilled fish, and stunning omakase sushi and nigiri boats, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Tenkomori

Offering warming ramen and Japanese curry, Tenkomori’s vibrant restaurant is perfect for weeknight dinners or lunchtime meals. With a huge ramen menu to suit every preference and a unique selection of rice bowls and curry, feel as though you’re in the heart of Japan.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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