Best Japanese Restaurants in Perth

Updated 1 month ago


From all-day teishoku spots and fast-casual ramen joints to intimate late-night izakayas – here's where to find the best Japanese food right across Perth.

  • Celebrate the seasons of Japan, authentically.

  • Perth’s original ramen joint is underpinned by perfectionism.

  • A modern-day izakaya that boasts Perth’s biggest range of sake.

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  • A non-traditional ramen restaurant. In a good way.

  • This bijou Japanese diner serves value-packed omakase. Bookings aren’t just essential: they’re fiendishly difficult to score. The 30-seater is also one of Perth’s only fine diners with BYO.

  • An exacting late-night bar with big echoes of Japan. Expect stockpiles of Japanese whisky, easy-drinking highballs and Japanese street food.

  • Hiding in plain sight on Canning Highway, this tiny 14-seat tempura restaurant serves tasting menus that change monthly.

  • Meet the Perth outpost of the world-renowned Japanese restaurant chain. Peruvian flavours are expertly combined with Japanese cuisine in dishes such as yellowtail sashimi with jalapeno and black cod with miso.

  • Japanese takeaway by day; an omakase bargain by night.

  • This pitch-perfect homage to Japanese kissatens (coffee shops) serves homely curries, soups, hotpot and okonomiyaki, plus matcha cheesecakes, hojicha crème caramels, and – best of all – Japanese-style breakfasts.

  • The vast menu at this versatile izakaya leans hard into Japanese comfort dishes, while the equally deep drinks list keeps time with sake, beer and rare Japanese whiskies.

  • At this smart-casual restaurant attached to one of Swan Valley’s best distilleries, you’ll find thoughtfully sourced native ingredients and plenty of Japanese, ferment-heavy flavours. It’s a menu that ticks the boxes for both familiar and adventurous dining.