Japanese Cuisine in the Cayman Islands

If you've got a hankering for Japanese food, don't miss a chance to satisfy your hunger. Though not terribly plentiful, there are a few places in the Cayman Islands where you can sample some.

With so much to try, from the informal setting of Karma Restaurant & Lounge to the much anticipated dinner service at Taikun, it really is possible to find the dish worthy of multiple plates-full.

Below, you can preview the few Japanese eateries that you may be referred to while vacationing nearby. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to see the full article about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Karma Restaurant & Lounge

Seven Mile Beach | (345) 946-5276

Karma Restaurant & Lounge, which is part of West Shore Plaza, is located in the heart of Seven Mile Beach, on Grand Cayman. Pleasantly surprising, this dining destination is not just Japanese food and seafood, but we shouldn't forget they're also known for putting out great 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).

Yoshi Sushi

Seven Mile Beach | (345) 943-9674

Yoshi Sushi is situated close to Georgetown; it is a short distance away to the south of West Bay. Don't overlook Seven Mile Beach when you just can't help your cravings for sushi.

Yoshi is a funky upbeat sushi restaurant that is beautifully decorated with an Asian theme and featuring a warm, welcoming ambiance. They have 16 tables in addition to a sushi bar.

Thai Orchid

Georgetown | (345) 949-7955

Thai Orchid, which is part of Queen's Court Plaza, is situated in the northern outskirts of Georgetown. Here's one sure-fire reason to visit Georgetown for an unforgettable experience with the special: sushi.

Thai Orchid's decor is Asian inspired, and features the paintings of owner and head chef Suladda.


Seven Mile Beach | (345) 943-9000

Set 3.3 miles north of Georgetown, Taikun is located at Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman. If you're wondering, West Bay is approximately three miles (approximately five kilometers) to the north. Patrons that are compelled to eat sushi will especially enjoy eating here during a visit to Seven Mile Beach.

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, you will find similar ingredients and influences at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Canton Chinese Restaurant (345) 945-3536 Chinese 3.1 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman
China Village (345) 945-3490 Chinese 1.6 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman
Thai House Restaurant (345) 949-6141 Asian 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman
Mizu Asian Bistro (345) 640-0001 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 1.8 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman
Blue Cilantro (345) 945-4372 Asian Fusion 2.6 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman
Popo Jeb's Pizza (345) 917-0940 Chinese 0.3 mi. West of Central West End Cayman Brac
Wok-N-Roll (345) 949-0168 Asian 3.2 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman

Also, if you're still looking for that special something, find a signature dish, such as the sushi featured at Wine Down And Gourmet Market.

Some of the best dining destinations in the Cayman Islands are the ones that you run into naturally as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. But, writing down the important details of a few viable options in your travel plans, will make life easier when no one can decide. To find out more details about the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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