Sometimes, the urge to have Japanese food strikes, and nothing satisfies until you get it. When that happens, count on 10Best to point you in the direction of Honolulu's best Japanese restaurants. We understand the desire to have a great meal, and we work hard to bring you the top places to eat in Honolulu. We vet restaurants carefully for quality, and when we recommend popular eateries like Kobe Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar or tell you that Nobu Waikiki gets good reader feedback, you can believe it. We'll make sure you get – and eat – what's best.
But Japanese food in Honolulu isn't just about sushi. With our guidance, it's not hard to find some of the best home style Japanese eateries serving up classic dishes such as curries, katsus and miso soups. Irifune Home Style Japanese on Kapahulu is one of the town's longest standing family style Japanese restaurants.
Yanagi Sushi is another home style joint serves a lot more than sushi. In it's main dining room as well as it's private rooms, traditional dishes such as shabu shabu and grilled fish and meats are the most sought after in Honolulu. Being that it's open till 2 a.m., you'll get the feel that it's serving those looking for that classic, like home restaurant that will keep you company all night long.