Sister city to Yokohama since 1957, San Diego is home to a robust Japanese food scene with Convoy Street in Kearny Mesa a longstanding go-to for some of the region’s most authentic dishes. And, with its often meticulously presented aesthetic, traditional Japanese cuisine doesn’t just taste amazing; it looks fantastic too. From splurge-worthy kaiseki menus and chef’s whim omakase (the Japanese word for entrusting) to old favorite strip mall standbys for sushi, here are 17 stellar spots for Japanese food in San Diego. For a deeper dive into more specific Japanese fare, check out Eater’s dedicated Ramen and Sushi maps.
- Please note map points are listed in North to South order.Read More