Japanese Cuisine in the Cayman Islands

If you're a big fan of Japanese food, don't miss out on an opportunity to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, you can still find a few places in the Cayman Islands offering this type of food.

With options including everything from the informal backdrop at Karma Restaurant & Lounge to the tempting dinner service at Taikun, there is a choice for every guest and for that special evening you're planning too.

Below, you can preview the small collection of Japanese eateries that you may come across during your stay. Click on one of the options to learn more about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Karma Restaurant & Lounge

Seven Mile Beach | (345) 946-5276

Karma Restaurant & Lounge, a part of West Shore Plaza, is located in the heart of Seven Mile Beach, on Grand Cayman. Determined not to be a "stale" choice, not only does this place offer Japanese goodies, which yes, includes seafood, but we shouldn't forget they're also fawned-over for another favorite, sushi.

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.

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).

Thai Orchid

Georgetown | (345) 949-7955

Located in the northern outskirts of Georgetown, Thai Orchid is on the same premises as Queen's Court Plaza. Guests who are in the mood for sushi will particularly enjoy stopping here during a visit to Georgetown.

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.

Yoshi Sushi

Seven Mile Beach | (345) 943-9674

Set in Seven Mile Beach, fairly close to Georgetown, Yoshi Sushi is a smart choice for guests who are going to explore this section of Grand Cayman. It's 3.1 miles south of West Bay. Here's one sure-fire reason to visit Seven Mile Beach if you love Japanese food, but especially crave sushi.

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.


Seven Mile Beach | (345) 943-9000

Located 3.3 miles north of Georgetown, Taikun is located at Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman, and is a good option for guests who are going to explore this area of Grand Cayman. It is 3.2 miles south of West Bay. You certainly don't want to pass up Seven Mile Beach when you're feeling like a knock-out serving of sushi.

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.

Similar Food

For something different in the same ballpark, there are more options from this same flavor palette at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Blue Cilantro (345) 945-4372 Asian Fusion 2.6 mi. North of Central Georgetown
Wok-N-Roll (345) 949-0168 Asian 3.2 mi. North of Central Georgetown
Mizu Asian Bistro (345) 640-0001 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 1.8 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown
Mandarin Buffett (345) 946-9328 Chinese 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Paradise Restaurant by the Sea (345) 945-1444 Asian 0.3 mi. South West of Downtown Georgetown
Canton Chinese Restaurant (345) 945-3536 Chinese 3.1 mi. North of Central Georgetown
China Village (345) 945-3490 Chinese 1.6 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown
Lemongrass (345) 946-1818 Asian 0.9 mi. East of Downtown Georgetown
Popo Jeb's Pizza (345) 917-0940 Chinese 0.3 mi. West of Central West End
Asian Express Restaurant (345) 946-0303 Asian 6.1 mi. North of Central Georgetown

Also, for yet another take on this theme, try a specialty like the sushi served at Wine Down And Gourmet Market.

Sometimes, the most exciting kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in the Cayman Islands are the ones you stumble upon as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. However, writing down the contact info for at least two intriguing establishments on your itinerary, might save you in a pinch. To find out even more about the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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