Japanese Cuisine in Puerto Rico

Almost everywhere in Puerto Rico, you'll happen upon a wide range of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. Japanese food lovers should check out the various establishments that always feature it on the menu. Fortunately, there's more than enough restaurants for this cuisine.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the very casual attitude at Sushi Boat Las Pierdras to the much anticipated dinner service at Pool Bar Sushi, there's something for every visitor and every dining expectation.

The list below allows you to pursue the numerous restaurants specializing in Japanese food available in Puerto Rico. For each restaurant, you can click its name to learn more about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Pool Bar Sushi

Rincón | (787) 823-2583

Pool Bar Sushi can be found on the western edge of the island of Puerto Rico; it is approximately two and a half miles (approximately four kilometers) to the north of Rincón. Tourists that desire sushi will especially like stopping here during a visit to Rincón.

Moon Rising Restaurant

Mayagüez | (787) 832-5778

Moon Rising Restaurant is situated near the heart of Mayagüez. Do you just have to have sushi during your visit to Puerto Rico? No matter your expectations for dining, you should think of this place as a permanent plan in your vacation agenda.

Along with a sushi bar and a menu of Asian favorites, a few International dishes like spaghetti have made the cut at Moon Rising.

Ikebana San Juan

San Juan | (787) 782-6901

Located 3.0 miles north-northeast of Guaynabo, Ikebana San Juan is a good option that's worth considering if you're thinking about spending some time visiting this part of the city. In case you're wondering, Old San Juan is approximately five miles (approximately seven and a half kilometers) to the north-northwest. Got sushi on the brain? In any case, you might discover that dining here is a priority on your agenda.

The menu at Ikebana is filled with all of your favorite sushi and sashimi dishes, as well as a few that have been infused with local and creole flavors to add a little spice to your life.

Nigiri Sushi Bar

Hato Rey | (787) 998-0816

Nigiri Sushi Bar can be found near San Juan; it is to the south of Condado District. Out-of-towners that are compelled to eat sushi will fully like stopping here during a visit to Hato Rey.

Nigiri Sushi Bar offers an extensive Japanese menu as well as nearly 100 offerings on their sushi menu.


Condado District | (787) 721-8500

Positioned near the middle of Condado District, Komakai is on the same premises as Renaissance La Concha A Renaissance Resort. People that desire sushi will particularly love stopping here during a trip to Condado District.

Sushi, sashimi, and traditional rolls as well as a handful of other Japanese favorites is what you'll find at Komakai.

Japanese Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Bonsai Restaurant Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico Asian Fusion, Japanese (787) 831-2274
Cherry Blossom 1.1 mi. North of Central San Juan Japanese (787) 723-7300
Daimajin Japanese Cuisine Guaynabo Japanese (787) 287-1785
East Asian Bistro Restaurant Guaynabo Asian, Chinese, Japanese (787) 789-1767
Fu Hou Corozal, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Chinese, Japanese (787) 859-4267
Good Four Seasons 1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese (787) 722-5461
Ikebana San Juan 3.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central Guaynabo Japanese (787) 782-6901
Komakai 1.2 mi. North of Central San Juan Japanese (787) 721-8500
Kyoto Japan 1.3 mi. South of Central San Juan Japanese (787) 759-8862
Moon Rising Restaurant Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico Asian Fusion, Japanese (787) 832-5778
Nagoya Restaurant Carolina, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Japanese (787) 726-5088
Nigiri Sushi Bar 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan Japanese (787) 998-0816
Orient House 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon Japanese, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (787) 626-6887
Osaka Japanese Restaurant 1.4 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan Japanese (787) 723-0020
Pool Bar Sushi 2.6 mi. North of Central Rincón Japanese (787) 823-2583
Restaurant Tokyo Downtown Humacao Chinese, Japanese (787) 852-6327
Sake Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar Bayamon Japanese (787) 797-1727
Sakura Rest Sushi Bar Caguas Chinese, Japanese (787) 746-3300
Sushi Boat Carolina Carolina, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Japanese (787) 762-2051
Sushi Boat Fajardo Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Japanese (787) 863-2225
Sushi Boat Las Pierdras Las Piedras Japanese (787) 616-8808
Tokyo Steak House Bayamon Japanese (787) 269-0909
Umi Japanese Cuisine 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan Japanese (787) 522-8880

Similar Food

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you might like distinctly different, but still related local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Canton Chino (787) 848-3161 Chinese Ponce
Panda Express Rest (787) 708-2743 Chinese Guaynabo
Tropical China Restaurant (787) 884-6469 Chinese Manati, Northern part of Puerto Rico
Palace China (787) 262-1392 Chinese Camuy, Western part of Puerto Rico
Fuwah China (787) 701-9911 Chinese Carolina, Eastern part of Puerto Rico
Big China Restaurant (787) 846-2309 Chinese Barceloneta, Northern part of Puerto Rico
Princesa China (787) 824-0072 Chinese 0.9 mi. North of Central Salinas
Luzbel China (787) 261-1034 Chinese Bayamon
Blossoms (787) 868-0200 Chinese 2.1 mi. Northeast of Central Fajardo
Sabor China (787) 852-3043 Chinese Downtown Humacao

Or for yet another culinary cousin, consider sampling one of the specialties, like the sushi, which is on the menu both at Bj's Bistro and Piccolo Cafe.

Some of the most unique foods in Puerto Rico are those you stumble upon during your daytime travels. At the same time, you can't go wrong when you have a few favorites on the itinerary. To find out even more regarding the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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