Japanese Cuisine in the Cayman Islands

If you're a big fan of Japanese cuisine, you might find yourself with a chance to satisfy your hunger. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a couple of restaurants in the Cayman Islands serving this type of food.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the fine dining setting of Taikun to the expertly prepared brunch, dinner and lunch at Thai Orchid, there's something in store for each person in your party and every mood.

Below, read up on the small collection of Japanese eateries you could be curious about as you're out on the town. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to see more important info about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Karma Restaurant & Lounge

Seven Mile Beach | (345) 946-5276

Karma Restaurant & Lounge is on the same premises as West Shore Plaza. Sure to please everyone, Karma Restaurant & Lounge isn't just Japanese goodies, which yes, includes seafood, but here they're also fawned-over for another favorite, sushi. <p>Karma focuses on using only the freshest ingredients. Their sushi, sashimi and signature dishes consistently delivers innovative elements and flavor profiles from around the world. Favorite dishes include Sushi, Fish Tacos, Korean Ribs with Kimichi, Grilled Steaks, Lobster and the Fresh Catch of the Day.</p> <p>You'll also want to make sure to check out their nightly specials. Industry Monday: Industry night at Karmaas Lounge with a late night Happy Hour from 9:00 p.m. to 1;00 a.m. Amazing drink specials and Caymanas hottest DJs. Tuesday Lobster Lovers Dream: a delectable five-course lobster tasting dinner for $39.99. Wednesday KarmaSutra: $5 sushi rolls and $5(USD) martinis. Different rolls are featured each week from 5:00 p.m. to close. There is also live entertainment featuring local DJs. Thursday and Sunday is Select Your Steak Night: Choose your cut from their selection of mouth-watering, certified Angus Beef steaks which their chef will then grill to perfection. Complimentary cocktail or glass of wine and special dessert included. Friday Champagne, Cocktails & Connections: Caymans hottest Friday happy hour followed by Ultra Friday with Local DJs. All You Can Eat Sushi Saturday: unlimited nigiri, maki rolls and uramaki rolls. Dinner also includes a glass of wine, beer or well drink for $35(USD).</p>

Yoshi Sushi

Seven Mile Beach | (345) 943-9674

Set within the northern part of Seven Mile Beach, in the same vicinity as Georgetown, Yoshi Sushi is on West Bay Road. From the restaurant, West Bay is a short distance away to the north. Looking for Japanese food, but sushi in particular? If this describes your cravings, you should think of this place as the easiest decision you'll make all day. <p>Yoshi Sushi specializes in sushi. They have a number of specialty rolls in addition to their cooked food, and some popular selling menu offerings include ginger beef on crispy noodles, scallop and shitake mushroom appetizers. The Perfect 10 and the Caterpillar are two of the most popular rolls.</p>


Seven Mile Beach | (345) 943-9000

Taikun, which is on the premises of Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman, is found near Georgetown; it is approximately three miles (approximately five kilometers) to the south of West Bay. Guests that are in the mood for sushi will wholly like dining here during a visit to Seven Mile Beach. <p>You can always expect to be served the freshest products at Taikun. One thing that sets Taikun apart is that real wasabi is grated table side for each meal.</p>

Thai Orchid

Georgetown | (345) 949-7955

Thai Orchid, which is part of Queen's Court Plaza, can be found toward the northern outskirts of Georgetown. Travelers who want sushi will especially like dining here during a visit to Georgetown. <p>Not only is Thai Orchid fantastic at creating Thai specialties, but the menu also consists of sushi, and a few favorites borrowed some other Asian nations. A vegetarian menu is available, and desserts include dark and white chocolate mousse cake, bread pudding, and Thai pandan cake.</p>

Similar Food

For something different in the same ballpark, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Mandarin Buffett (345) 946-9328 Chinese 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Asian Express Restaurant (345) 946-0303 Asian 6.1 mi. North of Central Georgetown
Thai House Restaurant (345) 949-6141 Thai 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Canton Chinese Restaurant (345) 945-3536 Chinese 3.1 mi. North of Central Georgetown
Paradise Restaurant by the Sea (345) 945-1444 Asian 0.3 mi. South West of Downtown Georgetown
Popo Jeb's Pizza (345) 917-0940 Chinese 0.3 mi. West of Central West End
Mizu Asian Bistro (345) 640-0001 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 1.8 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown
Lemongrass (345) 946-1818 Asian 0.9 mi. East of Downtown Georgetown
China Village (345) 945-3490 Chinese 1.6 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown
Dragon Garden Restaurant (345) 947-1166 Chinese 2.0 mi. West of Central Bodden Town

Or for yet another take on this theme, seek out a local specialty like the sushi offered at Wine Down And Gourmet Market.

Sometimes, the most satisfying culinary offerings in the Cayman Islands are the ones that you stumble upon while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. Then again, that doesn't mean you can't learn about dining in a particular region in advance. To discover even more concerning the types of food available to you, check out this page.


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