Top 20 Japanese restaurants overseas revealed!

 

We came across an interesting ranking of Japanese restaurants OUTSIDE of Japan, compiled from feedback on "Trip Advisor" over the past year.

As sushi and other Japanese food becomes more popular all over the world, what we would call high-end "foreign-style" sushi restaurants are gaining a lot of popularity. That "foreign-style" sushi is now making its way back to Japan and Japanese people here are curious to try it - things like spider roll, volcano roll, spicy tuna roll, etc.

Have you ever been to one of them?

1. Jorudan Sushi Italy/Naples
2. Sushic Fusao Portugal/Almada
3. Sake2Me Sushi USA/Hays, Kansas
4. Sushi Rock USA/Hawaii, Big Island
5. Uchi USA/Austin
6. Kinji Japanese Restaurant New Zealand/Christchurch
7. Koi Sushi Mexico/Cabo San Lucas
8. Kanpai Sushi UK/Edinburgh
9. Wazaaabi Mexico/Cancun
10. Kotaro Chili/Easter Island
11. Oleo Restaurante Spain/Malaga
12. Ikuze UK/Gateshead
13. Raku USA/Las Vegas
14. MIISHI Sushi Club Spain/Tenerife
15. The Park Costa Rica/Playa Grande
16. The Tatami Room Spain/Barcelona
17. Kai Ika Restaurant Niue/Alofi
18. Kaori Japanese Restaurant Italy/Barletta
19. Ganbaranba Australia/Cairns
20. Sakura Japanese Restaurant Saudi Arabia/Jeddah

Are there any other restaurants that should be on the list in your hometown?  Please tell Akihabaranews about a Japanese restaurant in your city that you highly recommend.  We want to know.

Photos by Entabe

Source: 

Related Articles

Editor - October 27, 2014

The Days of Cold Bento Food are Over!
"Bento" is now a common word around the world, so many of you might know that bento box means a Japanese-style lunch box.  Wouldn't it make you happy if you can eat a warm homemade lunch anytime you want without using a microwave oven?



Yesterday, Mos Burger, the Japanese burger chain, released some new items for their famous rice burger series.

One of them surprised us a lot. The Sabamiso Rice Burger might look like a very new concept for those living overseas, but actually it's simple and old - it is just made from the favorite Japanese lunch combination: Makerel cooked in miso based broth with some fine strips of leek as a topping and white rice - and put into a sandwich.

It says American style but REALLY??

Freshness Burger today released a doubtful burger called - Pizzaburg American Style.

Pizzaburg is a burger that looks like a pizza but tastes like a burger, and you eat it with a fork and knife. A beef patty, sunny-side up egg, lettuce, tomato, and cheese are on the fresh focaccia. That's served topped with bacon bits, fried onion and brown sauce.

Editor - October 07, 2014

Sushi-Cat Update! (HD GALLERY) - AkihabaraNews.com

Some New Sushi Cats;
Some Old Sushi Cats

Well, we’ve learned that since our last check-in, there are a few new Sushi Cats in the collection - and it’s always a good day for Sushi Cats (neko-zushi). It’s a particularly good day for Badminton Geronimo over there. Pretty sure we need that on an iPhone case.

You cannot but say Kawaii! when you first meet.

Circle K Sunkus is going to release a steamed bun collaboration for Doraemon's upcoming first 3DCG movie, STAND BY ME Doraemon. It is called Doraemon-man.

This doraemon face-shaped steamed bun filled with sweet custard cream will be out on August 19, and only 400,000 buns will be available.
 

  • Price: 180 yen

 

Häagen-Dazs yesterday started selling new flavored ice cream from their Japanese-themed ice cream series "Japonais". The series is only available in Seven-Eleven stores in Japan.

The new flavor is called "Japonais Vanilla & Kinako Kuromitsu". Kinako means soybean flour, and kuromitsu means Japanese brown sugar syrup in English.

The ice cream consists of 4 layers of the following yumminess:

Editor - August 01, 2014

China's past expiration date chicken issue has been making a lot of noise around the world, and it's well-known that McDonald's in Japan was getting chicken from the problematic Chinese company.

Because of that, recently, McDonald's in Japan has begun selling Tofu Nuggets. It uses a mix of minced Alaska pollack, tofu, carrot, and edamame. Teriyaki-style ginger sauce comes with it.

Yoriko Takahashi - June 23, 2014

Nissin is going to release the first Cup Noodle product that uses Somen noodles - Cup Noodle Light Somen - on July 7.

Somen is a very thin Japanese noodle made of wheat flour, and since it's very simple and easy to eat, Japanese people eat cold Somen noodles a lot especially during summer.

Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:

Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:

We reported about Pikachu Cafe yesterday and lots of our readers seemed to be very excited about its cute dishes. How about My Melody Cafe for those who like Sanrio Company's characters?

Yoriko Takahashi - March 14, 2014

Tokyo Banana is a sweet treat that wraps banana custard cream with a soft sponge cake. It's the most recognizable souvenir from Tokyo for people traveling to other parts of Japan.

Currently, a special spring version is on sale for a limited time only. It's a floral printed Tokyo Banana called Tokyo Banana no Hana, and instead of banana custard cream, it has banana shake flavored cream inside.

Contributor - January 26, 2015

Licking Pikachu in Shibuya (GALLERY) - AkihabaraNews.com
If you have ever wanted to a lick a Pikachu, I can confirm that he/she/[insert your preferred gender here] tastes of mango. Yes, that’s right. If your childhood dreams of catching them all actually involved eating them all, you now can. Except, by all Pokémon, I actually mean mainly Pikachu.

Pages