Japanese Cuisine in Cancun

During your visit to Cancun, you'll happen upon a tempting spread of restaurants and other dining options. If you're admittedly obsessed with Japanese food, you should take note of the restaurants where it's always on the menu. Lucky for hungry guests, there's quite a broad selection of places that feature it on their menus.

With choices such as the informal ambiance and backdrop at Sushi & Ceviche Bar to the much anticipated dinner service at Sushi Itto Cancun, there's something special waiting for each guest and even for that special night you're planning.

The list below allows you to browse the several restaurants serving Japanese cuisine in Cancun. On each restaurant's name, click to read more about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

Sushi & Ceviche Bar

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 881-0808

Located 6.1 miles southeast of downtown Cancun, Sushi & Ceviche Bar is on the same premises as Ritz-Carlton Cancun, and is a logical choice for travelers thinking about spending some time visiting this neighborhood. If you're curious, Cancun is eight miles (12 and a half kilometers) to the northwest. Visitors that are in the mood for sushi will wholly like stopping here during a trip to Cancun Beach Hotel Zone. <p>Sushi, sashimi, and rolls are the cornerstone of the Japanese side of the bar, while Mexican and Peruvian influenced ceviches fill the South American side. Guests are welcome to fine on both, but the house recommends Hamachi Sashimi or a Mexican Roll.</p>

Mikado Japanese Teppan Yaki

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 881-2000

Mikado Japanese Teppan Yaki, which is on the premises of CasaMagna Marriott Resort Cancun, is located in the vicinity of downtown Cancun; it is 7.9 miles to the southeast of Cancun. Do you just have to have sushi during your visit to Cancun? Actually, either way make this restaurant a priority on your agenda. <p>Classic Japanese dishes and sushi are available at Mikado Japanese Teppan Yaki.</p>

Sushi Itto Cancun

Downtown Cancun | (998) 887-8399

Sushi Itto Cancun is located in downtown Cancun, in the eastern outskirts of Cancun. You certainly don't want to pass up downtown Cancun when you just can't help your cravings for sushi.

Akky Sushi

Downtown Cancun | (998) 884-0322

Akky Sushi is located within downtown Cancun, in the heart of Cancun. This local establishment isn't merely Japanese cooking and their signature staple of salads, but we shouldn't forget they're also fawned-over for another favorite, sushi.


Riviera Cancun | (225) 522-0093

Sensai is located at Ocean Coral & Turquesa Beach Resort, and is a viable choice for people exploring this neighborhood or the surrounding area. It's 2.7 miles north of Puerto Morelos. Fancy and formal is how we'd describe this restaurant, so patrons who are eager to enjoy both an upscale setting and Japanese prepared meals will want to check it out.

Japanese Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Akky Sushi Downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 884-0322
Hanaichi Japanese & Sushi 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Japanese --
Hanaichi Restaurant 5.7 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 883-2783
Irori 1.7 mi. South of Downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 892-3072
K's Japanese Cafe 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Japanese --
K's Japanese Cafe 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Japanese --
Karukay 6.9 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cancun Japanese (998) 898-2432
Katsuya 6.0 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 840-6014
Mikado Japanese Teppan Yaki 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 881-2000
Sensai 2.7 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos Japanese (225) 522-0093
Sushi & Ceviche Bar 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 881-0808
Sushi & Ceviche Bar 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 848-7600
Sushi Itto Cancun Downtown Cancun Japanese (998) 887-8399
Sushi Ken Downtown Cancun Japanese --
Zen 7.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Japanese (855) 744-8371

Similar Food

If you seek even more options in this same genre, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Himitsu (998) 848-7600 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun
Hola Asia -- Asian 0.0 mi. East of Central Puerto Morelos
Almar Lounge -- Asian 3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres
Hong Kong (998) 881-2777 Chinese Downtown Cancun
Asiana -- Asian 5.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun
Hong Kong (998) 884-1871 Chinese Downtown Cancun
Chinachi Wok -- Chinese 5.8 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun
Chi-Thai Dragon (998) 252-2259 Asian 1.8 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cancun
Yin-Yang (998) 892-5710 Chinese 2.8 mi. South West of Central Cancun
Sasi Thai (998) 881-2092 Thai 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun

Or those interested in something specific should seek out one of the specialties, like the sushi offered at Hotel Camino Real Cancun Restaurant.

Some of the most unique food and drink options in Cancun are those that you casually come across while walking the streets near your hotel. Of course, you'll save yourself some stress if you know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To discover even more concerning the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.


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