Archive for the ‘Japanese’ Category

Sushi Roll Depot

Get your well done, small but cheap hipster sushi here.

Sushi Roll Depot
Caterpillar Roll
4425 Convoy Street San Diego, CA 92111
Sushi Roll Depot on Yelp

Benihana

Good food & great sauces, but you really go here for the show.

Benihana
Hibachi Shrimp
755 Raintree Drive Carlsbad, CA 92011
benihana.com

Tajima Japanese Tapas

This is very close to Tajima 1’s sesame bowl of ramen greatness.

Tajima Japanese Tapas
Spicy Ramen (thin noodles, Tajima sauce and I asked for sesame seeds)
4411 Mercury Street San Diego, CA 92111
TajimaSanDiego.com

Ai Sushi

The only decent ramen I have yet to find in North County.

Ai Sushi
Mixed Seafood Ramen
1910 Shadowridge Drive Vista, CA 92081
Ai Sushi on Yelp

Sushi Yaro

A roll definitely not modeled after a typical Asian person, so I have heard.

Sushi Yaro
WTH Roll
7905 Engineer Road San Diego, CA 92111
SushiYaro.com

Toro Sushi

Portions are large with good prices.  A quick San Diego “go to” sushi joint.

Toro Sushi
Bento Box
6171 Mission Gorge Road San Diego, CA 92120
Toro Sushi on Yelp

Izakaya Sakura

We were the only ones not speaking Japanese.  Always a good sign.

Izakaya Sakura
Bento Box
3904 Convoy Street San Diego, CA 92184
IzakayaSakura.MenuToEat.com

Chopstix Too

As with this dish, their own twist on things. Great prices too.

Chopstix Too
Katsu Don w/ Spicy Mayonnaise
4380 Kearny Mesa Road San Diego, CA 92111
Chopstix Too on Yelp

Chopstix

Cheap & good portions is the consensus here, serving mostly Ramen & Udon.

Chopstix
Chasyu-Men
4633 Convoy Street San Diego, CA 92111
Chopstix on MenuToEat.com

Chiba II

Parking for the Yelp idiots. Almost sushi only, but w/ good prices & service.
*Not all Yelpers are idiots. Just the ones giving one star for lack of parking.

Chiba II
Katsu Don with Pork
10645 Tierrasanta Boulevard San Diego, CA 92124
Chiba II on Yelp