Japanese Restaurants in El Mirage

Sushi and Specialty Rolls at Sushi Avenue (Up to 40% Off)

Sushi Avenue

Multiple Locations

Fresh sushi and specialty maki including baked and deep-fried rolls

$30 $18

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$18 for Appetizers, Sake Bomb, and a Special Maki Roll for Two at Ginban Sushi ($31 Value)

Ginban Sushi

Ahwatukee Foothills

Begin sushi dinners with hot miso soups or crisp salads before splitting a chef's specialty maki roll, an order of edamame, and a sake bomb

$31 $18

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Sushi and Sake Meal for Two or Four at Yoshi Bento (Half Off)

Yoshi Bento

Desert View

Meals for two or four with crispy avocado, sushi rolls, and sake

$29.95 $15

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$19 for Sushi Meal for 2 w/ Two Rolls, Edamame, Soup, and Drinks at Iron Chef Japanese Cuisine ($35.50 Value)

Iron Chef Japanese Cusine

Paradise Valley

Prodigiously skilled chef whips up fresh, New York–style sushi and deep-fried rolls matched with sake for tables of two

$35.50 $19

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$30 for $50 Worth of Japanese Steak and Sushi at Roka Akor

Roka Akor

Paradise Valley

Steaks and seafood cooked over oak-charcoal robata grills at an acclaimed Japanese steakhouse; award-winning sushi

$50 $30

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$16.50 for $30 Worth of Sushi and Teppanyaki at I Sushi & Teppan

I Sushi & Teppan

Chandler

Delicious menu of fresh sushi and specialty rolls plus hot teppanyaki entrees, such as filet mignon and calamari

$30 $16.50

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Japanese Cuisine and Teppanyaki at Ninja Japanese Restaurant (Up to 53% Off). Three Options Available.

Ninja Japanese Restaurant

Chandler

Eel, orange clam, and spicy salmon sushi rolls; hibachi-grill artists prepare meals and create culinary spectacles at tableside grills

$30 $14

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$15 for $30 worth of Japanese Cuisine and Sushi at Hon machi Sushi & Cocktail

Hon machi Sushi & Cocktail

Chandler

Dishes such as veggies tempura, salmon teriyaki, boats of sushi and sashimi, and green tea ice cream

$30 $15

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Sushi and Japanese Food at Rock Lobster (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Rock Lobster

Chandler

Japanese dishes include sashimi, specialty sushi rolls, teppanyaki meals of new york strip or scallops, and teriyaki chicken

$30 $15

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Select Local Merchants

Yelpers give Fresh Wasabi an average rating of four stars. Eighty-two percent of Urbanspooners recommend the restaurant:

13732 W Bell Rd
Surprise,
AZ
US

At first glance, Yen Sushi and Sake Bar may seem to be closed—the few signs, minimal lighting, and darkened windows allude to a restaurant long out of business. “Even when you park right out front, it's hard to tell if there are any signs of life here," writes Michele Laudig of the Phoenix New Times. "And yet you walk in the door, and it's buzzing.” And though the menu features such Japanese staples as udon and yakisoba, the element most responsible for this buzz is the extensive collection of sushi. Chefs gently roll seaweed and vinegar-tinged rice around spicy tuna, salmon, and mackerel, and artistically place their careful slices on clean white plates. They may impale rolls with skewers or top them with sauces, jalapenos, or mini umbrellas in case it starts raining.

17037 N 43rd Ave
Glendale,
AZ
US

Before their restaurants open, Sakana Sushi & Grill's chefs can often be found at the airport, eagerly awaiting their next shipment of seafood. Huge cuts of tuna and even whole fish, shipped fresh from such locales as South Asia, Fiji, Spain, Ecuador, and New Zealand, are hauled to Sakana's kitchens and prepared in house by its sushi aficionados. At each location, guests will notice a board displaying the night's dinner specials—white tuna tora, red snapper, salmon bomber—that are based on whatever fresh fish the kitchen happens to have. The chefs then transform entire fish into elegant maki, sashimi, or house specials, such as grilled tuna cheek or calamari ceviche. For diners who are less interested in seafood or overly fond of their childhood goldfish, all four Sakana locations offer entrees such as grilled chicken teriyaki, dumplings, and fried chicken or pork cutlet. At the Ahwatukee eatery, guests in need of some thrilling culinary theatrics to complement their meal have the option of teppanyaki dinners. A mash-up of the Japanese words for griddle (teppan) and grilled (yaki), the stateside version of this cooking style gathers hungry customers around a flattop grill, mere feet from the flames, as a chef sears fresh lobster, scallops, steak, and chicken right in front of them.

20250 N 59th Ave
Glendale,
AZ
US

Sushi Eye’s head chef Richard Cho playfully invents tangles of traditional and unorthodox sushi ingredients that earned the restaurant the Best Sushi title in 2006 and Best Maki award in 2007 from the Phoenix New Times. “Cho's a real maestro of maki and is always adding new ones to his menu, so repeat visits are obligatory,” the writer reported, going on to laud items such as the ASU roll, a bundle of shrimp tempura, spicy tuna, and macadamia nuts. Many of the rolls can be seen topped with Sushi Eye's signature garnish of macadamia nuts and tobiko or drizzled with unagi sauce. Away from the sushi bar, flames lap hungrily at short ribs marinated in a mild sweet sauce, and broiled unagi donburi combines eel with veggies, eggs, and rice.

Sage-green walls and expanses of sleek, dark wood surround diners as they busy their hands with chopsticks, thick morsels of sashimi, or reenactments of famous pickle-jar openings. Playful zephyrs slip through the bar, which bridges the dining room and the covered outdoor patio. Ice jingles in an array of cocktails beneath flat-screen televisions, and heat lamps and fairy lights radiate warmth and luminescence over clusters of cushioned benches. Their wine list features more than 60 bottles along with dozens of craft beers to choose from.

4855 E Warner Rd
Phoenix,
AZ
US

Today's Groupon gets you $10 worth of authentic quick-service Japanese cuisine at Blue Fin, a family-operated restaurant near downtown Phoenix, for $5.“Can’t say I recognize the blonde,” Finn mumbled coolly, “although I wouldn’t mind an introduction.”

1401 N Central Ave
Phoenix,
AZ
US

Bamboo Grille’s culinary craftspeople grill, steam, and sizzle signature entrees that are found on a mouthwatering menu, which showcases authentic dishes from Japan, China, Vietnam, and Korea. Ravenous patrons can coronate a meal with an appetizer, such as edamame ($4) or chicken lettuce wraps with green beans, carrots, and shiitake mushrooms ($9). Discover edible treasure troves such as the flaming pepper steak drizzled in flaming cognac sauce ($17), or the lightly battered walnut shrimp, which utilizes a creamy white sauce and honey-glazed walnuts to enliven incisors with a sense of elation they haven’t felt since they were spared by the tooth fairy ($13). Treat taste buds to an underwater delight with the teriyaki salmon ($15), or revel in the various choices of sushi, such as the spicy crab and yellowtail-packed Rodeo roll ($10.50) or the soft-shell crab tempura roll ($10).

3049 W Agua Fria Fwy
Phoenix,
AZ
US