The Ultimate List of Japanese Restaurants in Dubai

Japanese restaurants in Dubai are lauded for both traditional and unconventional food. Here are some of the best ones to try.

Chloe Hoffmann
July 18, 2021 3:03 PM

Japanese restaurants in Dubai are lauded for both traditional and unconventional food. Here are some of the best ones to try. 


A premium grand dining restaurant, Zuma Dubai is renowned for authentic and contemporary Japanese food and impeccable service. Found in the Dubai International Finance Centre, it offers great venues to relax and enjoy delicious food and drinks. The main dining area over two floors and the lounge and premium lounge offers enough spaces for the guests to have good dining experiences. There is also a sushi and robata counter offering a range of delicious sushi and grilled meat. You can make a reservation in advance for Osara brunch and Ebisu lunch offered by the restaurant.

Find out more about Zuma here. 


Situated on the West Side in The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, AKA reveals itself as a cyberpunk-inspired Japanese restaurant. With a range of delectable dishes accentuated with Japanese flavours, live shows from different artists and alluring atmosphere, guests are always pampered here. The elaborate menu offers you an extensive collection of starters, raw, main course, and sashimi and nigari platters. Why not try Sass & Sushi for AED 400 for two people? It includes a set sushi menu and champagne served from 6 pm to 8 pm every day.

Find out more about AKA here. 


How can you not visit a Japanese restaurant in Dubai? Known to revere its culinary traditions high, Netsu is a Japanese steakhouse that demonstrates the Warayaki-style cooking. You can have succulent grill meats, rolls, special dishes, and delectable sushi and sashmi platters that appeal to your taste buds. Netsu welcomes its guests with splendid interiors, welcoming atmosphere and great food and drinks. Other than the main menu, the restaurant offers signature sharing menu for AED 490 and Chef Omakase’s menu for AED 590 per person. 

Find out more about Netsu here. 

Akira Back

There are several reasons to be here at Akira Back Dubai. The one is the special Japanese cuisines accentuated with artisanal ingredients and Korean and international flavours. The others are relaxed and friendly ambience and stunning Dubai skyline views. Some exciting offers include Ni-Ni-Ni (2-2-2) for AED 222 per person, Batafurai Ladies Night for AED 250 per person and Candypants brunch for AED 399, 449 and 599.

Find out more about Akira Back here. 


If you want to experience a fusion of Japanese and international cooking, you should be at the world-renowned Japanese-Peruvian restaurant Nobu. Treat yourself with your choice of crafted cocktails and tapas at the sake lounge or enjoy delicious food on the a la carte menu in the garden. You cannot miss the delectable wagyu beef tacos and sushi in Nobu. The other offers are Omakase menu for AED 475 and 675 for signature and Dubai menus and Nobu brunch for AED 550.

Find out more about Nobu here. 

Mami Umami

Your search for Japanese food inspired by Latin American culture ends at Mami Umami. The izakaya-style dining with a new Latin-American twist gives an unconventional yet a unique gastronomic experience. You can be here for the Mamicita – Ladies Night on Wednesdays, Saturday taco night, or Happy Hour for great offers.

Find out more about Mami Umami here. 

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