Top 10 Japanese Restaurants in Las Vegas

Yellowtail Japanese Restaurant Las Vegas

Every celebration needs food and drink. Here at Las Vegas, restaurants are continually upping the ante with celebrity chefs and unique Japanese and Asian menus that cater for every taste and craving. These cuisines have everything you have heard about from meals you eat while standing, to six-course ones you take in chef’s private dining room. Pack your appetite and let Las Vegas Japanese restaurants do the rest.

In Las Vegas visitors have an overwhelming number of restaurants to choose from when it comes to this fantastic city. While there are dozens of restaurants we love in Las Vegas, we have narrowed down a list to the best 10 (in no particular order). Check out our restaurants listings and review below and pick out your pleasure.

1. Yellowtail Japanese Restaurant & Lounge

Bellagio – 3600 S. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV, 89109

The Yellowtail restaurant features a fine Japanese-inspired menu including fresh sushi, Jidori chicken, baby root vegetables and teriyaki. These can be served with toro sashimi, microgreens, potato puree and many more. There are delicious big eye pizza and Maine lobster Carpaccio made from onions and cilantro.

Yellowtail accommodates 180 guests in a dining room, 30 guests in the lounge area and 30 in a private dining area. It is open from Monday to Sunday (5:00 Pm to 11:00 PM) and accepts various payment types ranging from; AMEX, MASTERCARD, VISA, and CASH.

2. Koi Restaurant

Planet Hollywood – 3667 S. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV, 89109

Koi is inspired by Japanese dishes with California accents. It offers sushi, rolls and sashimi from exotic ingredients flown in cold waters around the world. Signature hot dishes include miso-bronzed black cod with seasonal vegetables, Kobe beef filet and grilled skirt steak with crispy red onions and sesame sauce.

The restaurant is wide open from Monday to Sunday (5:30 Pm -10:30 Pm) and accepts various payment options such as Amex, MasterCard, Visa, JCD, cash, Discovery, Diners and Travelers checks.

3. Andrea’s

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas – 3121. S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV, 89109

Andrea’s at Encore Las Vegas combines contemporary Japanese cuisine with a nightlife experience to create an awesome restaurant. Diners can enjoy dishes including sushi, dim sum pot stickers, shellfish, rolls, dumplings, noodles, scallion pancakes among others. Signature dishes include crispy blue crab, five-spice garlic lobster, and truffled ponzu rock shrimp tempura.

Andrea’s restaurant is open from Monday to Sunday (6:00 Pm – 12:00 Am) and accepts payments from Visa, MasterCard, and Cash.

4. Nobu

Hard Rock Hotel – 4455 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV, 89169

Nobu in the Hard Rock is a par with its older siblings. The restaurant’s interior features bamboo pillars, black river rock wall, seaweed wall and wooden birch trees. There are a variety of sashimi available flavored with garlic, ginger and sesame seeds. There are lobster ceviche and scallops in spicy pepper.

Main hours of operation are Monday (6:00 Pm) to Sunday (10:30 Pm). Reservation is optional, and payment types accepted range from Amex, MasterCard, Visa, Cash and Check.

5. Bar Masa

Aria at City Center – 3730 S. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV, 89109

Bar Masa features traditional Japanese cuisine like sushi with some flairs thrown into it. There are fish options such as rock oyster, live lobster sashimi, beef sashimi and spicy tuna tataki. Salads include spicy cucumber cilantro and warm grilled octopus with onion caper.

Main hours of operation are Monday, 5:00 pm to Sunday, 11:00 pm. They accept payments from Amex, MasterCard, Discover, Visa and Cash.

6. Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar and Grill

3708 Las Vegas Blvd S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar and Grill serves an array of Japanese cuisines and sea foods. The restaurant has alluring spaces with a bustling bar that features playful fabrics touches or animated red-black patterns. There is flavored fried chicken, Oxtail Fried rice and shiitake. There are more than 70 selections of sake available.

7. Kumi Japanese Restaurant and Bar

Mandalay Bay – 3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV, 89119

Kumi features Back’s world’s famous cuisine, a modern Japanese menu with Korean American twist. The 10,000 square foot restaurant offers various dining areas with a capacity of 300 guests. The restaurant is open daily from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm and accepts Amex, Visa, MasterCard and Cash.

8. Nobu Restaurant and Lounge

3570 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, NV 89109

The New Nobu Restaurant and Lounge at Caesars Palace is Chef Nobu Matsuhisa is the largest and most innovative restaurant to date. The restaurant offers sophisticated yet fantastic experience and features a sushi bar, exclusive private dining area and an impressive selection of dishes. Signature collections include Rock Shrimp Tempura, Yellowtail sashimi, and other flavored seafood.

It is open on daily basis from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm. However, on Fridays and Saturday, the closing time is extended up to midnight.

9. Benihama

3000 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-732-5755 / 703-732-5821

Benihama is the first name in exhibition-style Japanese cuisine that offers guests with a genuine feast for the senses. There are a full-range of unique and traditional dishes that are cooked to order. Entrees are all served with a combination of fresh mushrooms, onions, and zucchini and as well as hibachi shrimp. There are delicious, flavorful Hibachi chicken and excellent filet mignon.

Benihama operates daily from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm.

Honorable Mention

10. Mizumi

3131 Las Vegas Blvd S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Mizumi is one of the strip’s most striking new restaurants that offers guests with a taste of ‘new Japan’ courtesy of the rising star chef Devin Hashimoto. There are sushi and sashimi selections with classic entrees. Robatayaki selections are prepared over authentic Japanese charcoal grills and teppanyaki offerings.

The restaurant is open Sunday to Thursday (5:30 pm to 10:00 pm) and Friday to Saturday (5:30 pm -10:30 pm). There is awesome bar/lounge, bar dining and lots of private rooms.

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