Most people think of sushi when they think of Japanese food, but there's plenty of grilling, simmering, steaming and frying going on in Japanese kitchens as well. Think teriyaki, sukiyaki, soy-marinated fish filets, yakitori, ramen, udon, and other distinctive dishes that tend to be low in fat and high in salt. Whether you desire to dine at a counter, a western-style table, or on tatami mats on the floor with your shoes in the corner, here are the 2014 top ten Japanese restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area presented in alphabetical order.
Discover the top restaurants in the San Francisco/Bay Area for various cuisines and categories like sushi, steakhouses, happy hours, romantic dining and even gourmet food trucks. Find the best restaurants in SF here!