Below is a list of the top and leading Japanese Restaurants in Calgary. To help you find the best Japanese Restaurants located near you in Calgary, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Calgary’s Best Japanese Restaurants:
The top rated Japanese Restaurants in Calgary are:
- Shokunin – Japanese gastropub offering sushi, sashimi, yakitori, cocktails & sake in a stylish setting
- Sushi Ginza Japanese Restaurant – warm eatery with a classic Japanese menu & serene decor, including an indoor waterfall garden
- Ke Charcoal Grill & Sushi – contemporary design sushi & grill restaurant in a former arthouse with a floor for private events
- Taiyo Japanese Restaurant – modern & classic sushi options, grilled meats & sake cocktails elegantly presented in a chic space
- Japanese Cuisine Daruma – the perfect place to explore a new field of authentic Japanese Cuisine
Shokunin was founded on the principle of providing excellent food and drinks in an all-inclusive setting. Their crafted cocktails make room to charred yakitori and small plates that can be shared by friends while sipping sake. To create a genuinely contemporary Japanese dining experience, seasonal and local ingredients are mixed with conventional Japanese techniques and flavor profiles. Their patio hours are 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM, every Wednesday to Sunday, and takeaway hours from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM on the same days.
Address: 2016 4 St SW, Calgary, AB T2S 1W3
Phone: (403) 229 3444
“There is no doubt this restaurant deserves a 10/10! From the throwback music, to the amazing server we had (Krista), and the outstanding choices of food she picked for us! She picked all of our food for the night and we were blown away. We will be coming back for more and definitely telling our friends and family to come and enjoy this experience. Thank you Krista and all of the staff!” – Alex Scott
Sushi Ginza Japanese Restaurant
Sushi Ginza Japanese Restaurant is one of the original floating sushi bars in Calgary. Their Tatami Rooms provide an exclusive semi-private dining experience that includes the luxury of At Kaiten-zushi you will indulge their range of fresh sushi served on the boats here and you can put a menu order and witness their Sushi Chefs make your sushi by hand. western seating in a typical Japanese tatami room. They can host groups from 2 to 18 or more. They are open from Monday to Friday, 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM, Saturday from 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM, and Sunday from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
Address: 276, 10816 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, AB T2J 5N8
Phone: (403) 271 9642
“My favourite sushi place in the city! The fish is very high quality and the service is amazing. Amazing tempura and really great rolls, my favourite is the special yam roll. They also have lots of options for non-sushi eaters. High quality sushi for a really good price!” – Gabriela Kuczynski
Ke Charcoal Grill & Sushi
Ke Charcoal Grill & Sushi is situated in the heart of Downtown Calgary. Their mission is to bring together easy, quality ingredients, followed by excellent service, and make an attempt to taste authentic Japanese cuisine. Chef Terry founded Ke Charcoal because he realized there was an opportunity to make customers happier with healthy food and great service, and he wanted to share his passion and unique outlook on Japanese cuisine with their diverse customer base. They are open from 12:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
Sushi, Sashimi, Oyster/Oshi Sushi, Special Roll, Stone Grill, Ramen, Yakitori, Charcoal Grill, Tempura/Grilled Vegetable/Grilled Seafood
Address: 1501 15 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3C 0Y1
Phone:(403) 283 3288
“One of the must come places in Calgary. The interior design is beautiful and well designed, great service, and a fantastic balcony spot to eat the delicious food and enjoy the food. The menu has some of the most creative and delicious dishes (bacon wrapped quail eggs is a must get), and the sushi is very delicious as well” – Ryan Han
Taiyo Japanese Restaurant
Taiyo Japanese Restaurant provides a genuine service that keeps customers coming back for more. Calgary was greatly impacted when this Sushi Restaurant opened its doors in 2000. This is why they strive to make every aspect of your time with them a memorable one, based on tradition. Aside from that, their dedicated staff works around the clock to have a delectable blend of fresh flavors and an inviting environment. They are open from Tuesday to Thursday, 3:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Friday to Saturday, 2:30 PM to 8:00 PM, and Sunday, 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM.
Address: 12424 Symons Valley Rd NW #23, Calgary, AB T3P 0A3
Phone: (403) 263 8858
“This place was very good and this is no joke. We enjoyed our meals presentation was beautiful sushi tasted fresh. I would recommend this stop to any foodie or just some one who loves food and is open to new flavours.” – Denton Pearce
Japanese Cuisine Daruma
Japanese Cuisine Daruma has been serving their customers since 2012. The Japanese owner-chef, who has over 30 years of experience, prepares all of their dishes. They specialize in delectable Tapas and small plates that are sure to be a welcome change from the typical Japanese cuisine. From the most famous noodles and rice bowls to the chef’s mastered sushi, they have it all. Moreover, the restaurant’s comfortable environment and welcoming employees can provide you with a heartwarming dining experience, while their extensive menu is a must-see.
Address: 630 1 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T2E 5B3
Phone: (587) 352 7568
“I arrive at this superb restaurant often because I enjoy the special atmosphere that is outline this restaurant. The staff is extremely attentive and qualified. The service is very fast. Most important, the food they prepare is first-rate. I came many times and I was always happy. The pay is modest. I highly recommend this restaurant to to everybody.” – Saul Daugherty