Japanese Restaurants in White Center

$25 for $40 Worth of Japanese Cuisine at Moshi Moshi Sushi

Moshi Moshi Sushi

Seattle

Japanese cuisine such as golden garden roll with spicy tuna and tempura scallions with mango and scallops, plus nigiri and beef short ribs

$40 $25

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Chef's Omakase Prix Fixe Japanese Dinner for Two at I Love Sushi on Lake Union. Groupon Reservation Required.

I Love Sushi on Lake Union

South-Lake Union

Executive chef Hideaki Taneda crafts a creative and authentic Japanese dinner, including fresh seafood, sushi, and housemade mango pudding

$90 $60

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$30 for $50 Worth of Japanese and Hawaiian Food for Two at 'Ohana

'Ohana

Belltown

Tropical-themed eatery with Hawaiian-style roast pork and curried stew as well as sushi rolls and sashimi

$50 $30

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$30 for $40 Worth of Japanese Izakaya Cuisine for Dinner at Miyabi Tacoma. Groupon Reservation Required.

Miyabi Tacoma

Tacoma

Small Japanese-tapas plates such as beef tongue stew, sushi rolls, bacon-wrapped oysters, Seattle Nabe, and yakitori

$40 $30

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$11 for $20 Worth of Sushi and Japanese Cuisine at N'Joy Sushi

N'Joy Sushi

Mill Creek

Innovative sushi rolls topped with baked scallops or wrapped in spicy jalapeños

$20 $11

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Sushi Meal with Pot Stickers and Hot Sake for Two at Sushi Spott (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Sushi Spott

Mill Creek

Miso soup and pot stickers round out meals of elaborate sushi rolls and nigiri

$20 $12

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$18 for $30 Worth of Korean Cuisine at Blue Mango Bistro

Blue Mango Bistro

Northwest Everett

Korean staples such as bibimba and bulgogi served alongside Pan-Asian dishes such as crispy chicken katsu, and Fried Pacific cod and chips

$30 $18

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Tasting Dinner for Two or Four at Brentwood Bay Resort Dining Room (Up to 49% Off). Two Menus Available.

Brentwood Bay Resort Dining Room

Brentwood Bay

Views of the ocean and Malahat Mountains inspire locally sourced, seasonal meat and fish dishes and sweets

C$88 C$49

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There are many ways to dine at O Sushi & Grill. O Sushi & Grill delivers hot and cold Japanese delights, rolling fresh sushi by hand or sizzling teppanyaki-style meals by way of the griddle. Diners take in a table-side show as experienced chefs prepare teppanyaki, a Japanese style of cuisine prepared atop an iron griddle, in front of their eyes. Hibachi-grilled red snapper, sesame-seed-infused chicken, and tender new york steak emerge from the flames to adorn audiences' plates. Entrees such as the suki yaki steak, which marries thinly sliced beef with homemade sauces, make nearby diners shed tears of joy into their sake bombs. Palates preferring plant-based cuisines can avail themselves of the assorted vegetarian platter, sprouting grilled and seasoned zucchini, broccoli, and carrots.

Guests can grab a seat and a sushi appetizer aside the iron grill for the in-house chefs' eye-catching pyrotechnics display. Alternatively, those in the mood for some flame-free fish-rolling can head straight to the sushi bar, where dinnertime piano performances, brightly colored plates, and scenes of leaping dolphins all aid in crafting a memorable dining experience.

15901 West Valley Highway
Tukwila,
WA
US

When a guest walks into Blue C Sushi, a staff member greets them with a cheerful “Irasshaimase!”—a traditional Japanese salutation that translates literally as “welcome to our store.” That warm welcome isn't the only surprise in store for guests though: a parade of vibrantly colored plates inspired by modern Tokyo subway lines moves past on a modern conveyer belt, dazzling eyes with their delicious and equally colorful contents. Dishes such as cucumber and seaweed salads, or the namesake Blue C sushi roll (with spicy crab, scallions, sliced tuna, tobiko, and shiso) await to be selected directly from the display, and each plate's color corresponds directly to the dish's price and the mood of the chef who prepared it. In this way, guests can build a completely custom meal around any budget, starting with raw or cooked sushi, all the way down to desserts, such as mochi. Of course, the friendly staff members are always on hand to help answer questions about each dish as it ambles past, and to refresh dishes regularly.

468 Southcenter Mall
Tukwila,
WA
US

The Three Faces of Sushi Kappo Tamura

Kappo-Style Dining

The Japanese have plenty of words for different styles of dining, from omakase (chef’s selection) to izakaya (a Japanese pub with great food). But kappo might not be on the tip of many tongues. Legendarily rooted in Osaka starting in the 19th century, kappo dining puts the chef on display in the dining room, where diners can watch their meals form before their very eyes. Even better, there are no imaginary lines here between cook and customer: the other distinctive part of kappo are the many close interactions between the diners and chef, making it a learning experience for both parties.

Local Everything, Always

You could say it’s the Japanese way, but here, more than anything it’s the Tamura way: creating a menu based on whatever fresh, local food chefs can obtain that day. With produce plucked from the rooftop garden or shrimp caught in Skagit Bay, chefs create a brand-spankin’-new menu every day. That means you may not have much control over what’s offered, but with the chefs’ degree of skill in the kitchen, that essentially doesn’t matter.

Overachiever

When Seattle Magazine named Sushi Kappo Tamura the Best New Restaurant in 2011, it lauded it’s sushi as the best in Seattle. That might seem like a big enough accomplishment in itself, but it’s not the only trophy in this restaurant’s case. Seattle Magazine readers’ choice voters agreed with the critics, deeming it Best Sushi in 2014. Travel + Leisure called it one of the Best Sushi Restaurants in the States. Maybe it’s the freshness of every ingredient or Kyoto-born chef Taichi Kitamura’s constant strive for perfection, but Sushi Kappo Tamura keeps racking up accolades that leave the rest of the pack lagging behind.

2968 Eastlake Ave E
Seattle,
WA
US

On the sign that denotes the entrance to Rain Modern Japanese Cuisine, twisting neon lights outline a blue fish with a cartoonish grin and an orange umbrella. This colorful introduction extends inside to the dining room, where Rainbow rolls, golden tamago nigiri, and ruby-red salmon roe add pigment to each stark white plate. Sushi dominates the menu, which boasts nigiri by the piece as well as maki wrapped in soy-paper or bundled with tempura and glazed with sauces such as avocado salsa and housemade teriyaki. Chef Takashi Ogasawara and his staff's other handcrafted creations include the namesake Rain roll—shrimp tempura capped with creamy scallops—and the Sasquatch, a meaty morsel of shrimp, tobiko, and tuna nestled in seared salmon. In addition to sushi, diners can sample beef-short-rib appetizers or play cat's cradle with hungry spirit animals via udon and yakisoba noodle dishes.

2208 N 45th St
Seattle,
WA
US

Diners at Shilla Restaurant have a choice: become the masters of their own culinary fate or let the chefs do all the work. At tables inset with Korean barbecue, they can flip slices of bulgogi beef, calamari, pork belly until they're perfectly seared. At the sushi bar, chefs roll more than 30 varieties of maki, while in the kitchen others are busy turning out an expansive menu of steamy Korean cuisine such as bibimbap.

Guests cook or slurp up kimchi in a sleek, monochromatic dining room. Beneath paper lampshades, they can counteract bites of spicy Korean entrees by drinking sips of sake.

2300 8th Ave
Seattle,
WA
US

In Focus: Tengu Sushi

  • How the sushi’s delivered to guests: via conveyer belt
  • Number of vegetarian rolls: 7
  • Land-based roll: pork kalbi
  • Non-sushi option: deep-fried oysters
  • Sweet finish to a meal: green tea cheesecake
  • What to do after dinner: Catch a movie—the restaurant’s located by the Thornton Place theater.
  • Why regulars keep coming back (besides the food): the affordable prices

311 NE Thornton Pl
Seattle,
WA
US