HOUSTON – Here are the Top 12 Japanese restaurants in the Houston area, according to Good Taste.
Listed in alphabetical order:
Akashi Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar
25760 Kuykendahl Rd.
Japanese and Chinese come together in harmony at this Creekside hot spot in Tomball.
1221 W 11th St
Houston, TX 77088
The albacore with yuzu vinaigrette is a winner.
Bloofin Sushi & Bar
6615 N Grand Parkway suite 325
The foie gras with baby eel is sheer decadence.
25701 Interstate 45 N.
The Woodlands, Texas
The best of traditional Japanese, French-Japanese, Korean-Japanese fusion can be found here.
318 Gray St
Try the pork and vegetable dumplings, they are only $6 an order at lunch.
1901 N Shepherd Dr
Truffle Snapper – maidai, mandarin reduction, celery, ponzu, soy tobiko.
Kata Robata Sushi + Grill
3600 Kirby Dr
Chef Hori Manabu of Kata Robata stuns with this fried eggplant dish topped with a sweet miso sauce, sprinkled with sesame seeds and a Japanese chili powder. Simple ingredients, meticulously prepared.
25403 Interstate 45 Suite A
It is said they offer deliciousness and happiness; I would have to agree with this.
Ocean Sushi Grill
3020 Marina Bay Dr Suite A2
League City, Texas
You can't go wrong with their seared tuna salad.
1722 California St
Ramen for the soul, go for the "Ol’Skool," made with a Tokyo-style chicken broth, chashu, ajitama, menma, scallion, white onion, nori and pepper.
4820 Washington Ave Ste A
Go for the Ham N Eggs -- Japanese uni, seared scallop and quail egg with truffle and masaba.
27200 US 290 Ste 150
Beat the heat with a dish of "Kani Nanuto," made with snow crab, avocado and masago infused in a cucumber wrap topped cream sauce.