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Best Japanese Restaurants in Brisbane

Top 10 Best Japanese Restaurants in Brisbane, Australia

When it comes to Japanese cuisine, Brisbane has some of the best restaurants in Australia. From traditional sushi and sashimi to more modern Japanese dishes, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Here are the 10 best Japanese restaurants in Brisbane.

 Best Japanese Restaurants in Brisbane

#1 – Kenjin

Introduction: Kenjin is a culinary experience like no other based in the heart of Brisbane. Kenjin invite you to come and experience a new style of dining. Immerse yourself under the Japanese koi walls and cherry blossom trees while enjoying an elevated, modern Japanese cuisine that incorporates culinary components from Japan, Asia and Australia. Pair signature dishes from sea, sky and land with specialty cocktails before heading backstage to the adjoining nightclub ‘Kenjin After Dark’ to dance the night away.

Menu Items:

  • Wagyu Beef Tataki (Price $24)
  • Crispy Pork Belly (Price $32)
  • Duck Breast (Price $34)
  • Katsu Chicken (Price $28)

Location: 247 Brunswick St Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Contact: +61 7 2000 4211 | manager@kenjin.com.au

Website: Website Link Here


#2 – Sono Japanese Restaurant Portside Wharf

Introduction: Sono is recognised as one of Brisbane’s finest Japanese Restaurants – and for good reason. It not only showcases spectacular views of the Brisbane River but an equally impressive selection of mouth-watering dining options, including teppanyaki, a la carte or wine-paired tasting menus. Sono isn’t a dining experience you want to miss.

Menu Items:

  • Sashimi Platter Large 24 pieces (Price $78)
  • Salmon Teriyaki (Price $41)
  • Tempura Moriawase (Price $41)
  • Wagyu Steak MB8-9 180G (Price $15)

Location: Level 1, Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules St, Hamilton QLD 4007 (opposite Dendy Cinemas)

Contact: +61 7 3268 6655 | contact@sonorestaurant.com.au

Website: Website Link Here

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#3 – Kabuki Japanese Restaurant

Introduction: Kabuki Japanese Restaurant* is open for dinner every Tuesday through to Saturday. Includes teppanyaki and a la carte options lead by their masterful chefs! From the sizzling drama of teppanyaki, to traditional a la carte dining, enjoy the authentic tastes and flavours of Japan in the heart of Brisbane.

Take a seat at the teppanyaki grill for an up-close, fun, and thoroughly entertaining good time.  You’ll be captivated by the fiery show from the specialist teppanyaki chefs as they light up the grills and deliver sizzling delights from the fresh, quality Australian produce.

Come in and discover why Brisbane’s Kabuki Japanese Restaurant is the hottest dining experience in town.

Menu Items:

  • Tsubaki (Price $67) – Local Prawns light soy and lemon; Kabuki’s Famous Teriyaki Chicken; Eye Fillet garlic and soy; Vegetable Teppanyaki and Fried Rice
  • Fuji (Price $75) – Teriyaki Chicken; Eye Fillet garlic and soy; Trimmed Lamb Cutlets; Vegetable Teppanyaki and Fried Rice
  • Matsu (Price $127) – Ebi Harumaki (prawn spring roll); Local Prawns; Moreton Bay Bugs creamy miso sauce; Wagyu Beef; Trimmed Lamb Cutlets; Hokkaido Scallops; Vegetable Teppanyaki and Fried Rice

Location: 265 Margaret Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000

Contact: +61 7 3100 5688

Website: Website Link Here



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#4 – Bird’s Nest Restaurant

Introduction: Bringing the Yakitori concept from its native Japan to Australia for the very first time, Birds Nest Restaurant sources high-quality local and international ingredients to create a menu that is bursting with flavorsome and vibrant fare. Think icy-cold draught Asahi with chicken tenderloin skewers cooked over charcoal and served with mayo and crunchy garlic.

Their skewers are prepared in-house daily and cooked over special Binchoutan (white charcoal). While their chefs are known to produce some of the most tasty and succulent meat dishes, both venues also create a range of incredible vegetarian and gluten-free dishes.

Birds Nest Restaurant is passionate about providing diners with a rich, authentic Japanese Yakitori experience and are dedicated to delivering warm and genuine service.

Menu Items:

  • Charcoal Grilled Chicken Rice (Price $13)
  • Pork Belly Burger with Fries (Price $15)
  • Tare Infused Katsu Curry with Rice (Price $13)
  • Sasami Garlic (Price $12)


West End – Shop 5, 220 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

Fortitude Valley – Shop 4, 702 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley

Toowong – 9 Sherwood Rd 4066, Shop G67A. Toowong Village


West End – (07) 3844 4306 | westend@birdsnestrestaurant.com.au

Fortitude Valley – (07) 3257 2305 | valley@birdsnestrestaurant.com.au

Toowong – (07) 3815 6491 | towong@birdsnestrestaurant.com.au

Website: Website Link Here


#5 – Yoko Dining


Menu Items:

  • Edamame, togarashi, nori (Price $8)
  • Grilled prawns, kombu butter (Price $36)
  • Calamari, davidson plum, umeshu (Price $32)
  • Hojicha jellies & cream (Price $14)

Location: 2/5 Boundary St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia

Contact: +61 7 3236 6582

Website: Website Link Here

#6 – Wagaya Japanese Restaurant

Introduction: Wagaya in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, has a ground floor entrance and once you step into the second floor, the atmosphere changes from the hustle and bustle outside to a Japanese restaurant.

There is a private room for complete privacy and a function room for larger groups and parties.
Even the ordinary seats are private enough for your group. For more information, see the interior gallery page.

Ideal for families with children, groups of friends, dates, lunch meetings and much more!

Menu Items:

  • Inari Sushi (Price $10.10)
  • Salmon Avocado Hand Roll (Price $6.40)
  • Beef Bento Box (Price $17)
  • Wagaya Salad (Price $12.70)

Location: 1 TCB Centre, 315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Contact: +61 7 3252 8888

Website: Website Link Here


#7 – Mizu Japanese Restaurant

Introduction: From 1st June 2022, Mizu has introduced a tablet-based ordering system for their staff – allowing staff to send customer orders immediately to the kitchen.
Faster service, happy customers!

Menu Items:

  • Pork Tonkatsu Bento Box (Price $22.80)
  • Chirashi (Price $29.90)
  • Takoyaki (Price $13.50)
  • Seafood Tempura (Price $39.50)

Location: 2 Macquarie St, Teneriffe QLD 4005, Australia

Contact: +61 7 3254 0488 | teneriffe@mizurestaurant.com.au

Website: Website Link Here


#8 – Sushi Kotobuki

Introduction: Sushi kotobuki started at East Brisbane as a small restaurant. It has been their great pleasure to serve you since 2008 with the highest quality Japanese food and excellent service at the best prices. On the frontier of Japanese fusion restaurants in Brisbane, they are proud of their contemporary and wonderful cuisine which is selected from the freshest ingredients.

Menu Items:

  • Sake (Salmon) Nigiri (Price $4.50)
  • Salmon Avocado Uramaki Roll (Price $4.50)
  • Salmon Sashimi (Price $14)
  • Chirashi Sushi (Price $18)

Location: 3/53 Lytton Rd, East Brisbane QLD 4169, Australia

Contact: +61 7 3392 2301 | info@sushikotobuki.com.au

Website: Website Link Here


#9 – Honto

Introduction: Located in Alden Street, Fortitude Valley, Honto is open Monday-Sunday, 5PM till late. You’ll find them through the black door next to the Lounge Lovers loading dock.

Their menu reimagines Japanese cooking with contemporary nuance and local ingredients. On the menu you will find their interpretation of classic Japanese dishes plus some new favourites to boot. Best enjoyed shared so bring friends and family to enjoy!

Good food and good booze go very much in hand. So, amongst the usual suspects of wine, beer and cocktails you’ll find a bunch of rare and unusual Japanese Whiskey and Sake. Their attentive team is on hand to make some magical matches with your menu choices.

Their dark, moody space is tucked away in the gritty end of the Valley. It is made up of a little bar, called ÔÔ, alongside a raw dining bar and main dining room. Expect to sit alongside friends new and old.

Menu Items:

  • Daily Sashimi Selection (Price $36/ $69)
  • Freshly Shucked Oysters, White Shoyu, Lemon Myrtle (Price $6)
  • Daily White Fish Ceviche, Avocado, Wasabi, Taco Crisp (Price $26)
  • Wagyu Beef Tartare, Negi Miso, Black Sesame, Shoyu Cured Yolk (Price $27)

Location: Alden St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia

Contact: +61 7 3193 7392 | seatme@honto.com.au

Website: Website Link Here

#10 – Harajuku Gyoza

Introduction: You like gyoza? Harajuku Gyoza make them yum and fun in their restaurants. 

Menu Items:

  • Pork Gyoza (Price $9 – 5pcs)
  • Prawn Gyoza (Price $13 – 5pcs)
  • Poached Duck Gyoza (Price $12 – 5pcs)
  • Takoyaki Gyoza (Price $12 – 5pcs)


Albert Lane – 141 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia

South Bank – 184 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia


Albert Lane – +61 7 3210 1231

South Bank – +61 7 3844 5502

Website: Website Link Here


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