Japanese Cuisine in the Dominican Republic

During your travels through the Dominican Republic, you'll be overwhelmed by the wide range of restaurants, cafes, and places with delicious cocktails. But guests who seek Japanese cuisine in particular should take note of the various establishments known for these fun flavors. Across the Dominican Republic, visitors will find quite a broad selection of dining options that have it on the menu.

With so much to try, from the informal destination known as Yokomo Sushi-Naco to the wonderful dinner service at Etsuko Sushi, you could encounter a dish you'll return for again and again.

Below, read more about the numerous Japanese eateries to be enjoyed. For each restaurant, you can click its name to see the full article about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Jade Teriyaki

Santo Domingo | (809) 979-3473

Jade Teriyaki, which is on the premises of Ágora Mall, is located just beyond the the center of Santo Domingo. Looking for chicken within the Chinese food genre? Even if you're just out for the atmosphere, consider making this fun restaurant the go-to solution that satisfies everyone.

Yokomo Sushi-Los Prados

Santo Domingo | (809) 732-5999

Yokomo Sushi-Los Prados is found along the western outskirts of Santo Domingo, near downtown Santo Domingo. Thinking about Japanese food, and definitely need some sushi? Actually, either way remember the name Yokomo Sushi-Los Prados and make it the one thing everyone will harmonize over.

Gaia Sushi

The Samana Peninsula | (809) 914-1023

Located northwest of Las Terrenas, Gaia Sushi is on the premises of Pueblo de los Pescadores, and is a viable choice for vacationers visiting this part of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. If you're curious, Samana is 15 and a half miles (25 kilometers) to the southeast. Do you just have to have sushi during your visit to the Dominican Republic? If this describes your cravings, consider making this fun restaurant the one thing everyone will harmonize over.

Sushi with a twist is what they serve at this spot, using international and often ingredients to update this raw seafood favorite. Don't worry, the old staples like California Rolls and Unagi are available as well.

Bonsai Sushi

Santo Domingo | (829) 544-7921

Located near the center of Santo Domingo, Bonsai Sushi is on the premises of Ágora Mall, and is a logical choice for vacationers thinking about staying near this part of the city and its environs. Tourists who are compelled to eat sushi will thoroughly enjoy dining here during a visit to Santo Domingo.

While you may find your favorite sushi rolls on the menu, there are a few that break the mold a well, bringing traditional Japanese offerings together with Western flavors for a menu that pops.

Etsuko Sushi

La Vega | (809) 940-2728

Etsuko Sushi can be found in the heart of La Vega. Here's one sure-fire reason to visit La Vega for an unforgettable experience with the special: sushi.

Japanese Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Bonsai Sushi Central the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic Asian Fusion, Japanese (829) 544-7921
Chikyblu La Romana Hispaniola Italian, Japanese (809) 833-0514
Etsuko Sushi 0.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central La Vega the Dominican Republic Japanese (809) 940-2728
Gaia Sushi 0.6 mi. Northwest of Central Las Terrenas Hispaniola Japanese (809) 914-1023
Jade Teriyaki Central the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic Chinese, Japanese (809) 979-3473
Kyoto 3.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Friusa Hispaniola Japanese (809) 476-7777
Oki Sushi 0.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Santiago De Los Caballeros the Dominican Republic Japanese (809) 226-2007
Sushi Ya! 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central Santiago De Los Caballeros the Dominican Republic Japanese (809) 580-1110
Yokomo Sushi-Bella Vista Central the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic Japanese (809) 732-5999
Yokomo Sushi-Gazcue Downtown Santo Domingo the Dominican Republic Japanese (809) 732-5999
Yokomo Sushi-Los Prados Central the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic Japanese (809) 732-5999
Yokomo Sushi-Naco Central the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic Japanese (809) 732-5999
Zen 3.9 mi. Northwest of Central Friusa Hispaniola Chinese, Japanese (809) 731-0000

Similar Food

If you're willing to step just outside the box, maybe you should explore related flavor profiles at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Silk City (809) 221-4646 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 3.8 mi. Northwest of Central El Macao Hispaniola
Jardin Verde (809) 565-2084 Chinese Central the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic
Balicana (829) 898-4479 Asian Fusion 2.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Friusa Hispaniola
Expreso Hong Kong -- Chinese San Pedro De Macoris, Central the Dominican Republic Hispaniola
Chino (809) 571-0972 Chinese Cabarete, Northern part of the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic
Chinos (809) 523-3333 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 4.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana Hispaniola
Naturales Tes -- Asian 2.2 mi. East of Central Santiago De Los Caballeros the Dominican Republic
Romanoff Restaurant (829) 804-6866 Thai 0.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Sosua the Dominican Republic
Wok (809) 562-9191 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 1.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central Juanillo Hispaniola
Bana (809) 687-9923 Asian Fusion 1.1 mi. Northeast of Central Friusa Hispaniola

Plus, you might also be interested in the signature menu items offered at the places below:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location Island
Boca Marina Restaurant & Lounge (809) 523-6702 Sushi Boca Chica, Central the Dominican Republic
Peperoni -- Sushi 4.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana
Al Fresco (809) 320-1137 Sushi 3.2 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata
La Palapa by Eden Rock (809) 469-7593 Sushi 1.7 mi. North of Central Cap Cana
Simon Mansion (809) 754-0094 Sushi 3.9 mi. Northwest of Central Friusa

Some of the best places to grab a bite in the Dominican Republic are the ones you catch sight of - or scent of - during your daytime travels. But of course, it's still a good idea to learn about dining in a particular region in advance. To discover more details about the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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