Japanese Restaurants in Surry Hills

Cafe Kentaro

Cafe Kentaro is a Japanese fusion caf', which operates from 616 Bourke St, Surry Hills every day of the week, and is famed for its Japanese inspired modern and freshly baked organic pastries. An all day menu was created by chef Kenny and features the Matcha Croffle Waffle: Just go and try one!

616 Bourke St Surry Hills 2010


A casual-chic Japanese ramen bar, the Gogyo venue in Surry Hills is one of six around the world. Boasting a delicious menu with an excellent cocktail list, the airy and modern venue has a friendly and buzzing atmosphere and is always full of happy patrons.

52-54 Albion St Surry Hills 2010

Izakaya Fujiyama

An award-winning Japanese restaurant, sake bar and whiskey den, Izakaya Fujiyama is one of the best Japanese restaurants in Surry Hills. A laid-back spot that serves up exceptional sushi and sashimi, be sure to come here for happy hour from 5pm.

38-52 Waterloo St Surry Hills 2010


Offering live jazz every night and an exquisite range of sushi, Jazushi is possibly the cleverest named restaurant in Surry Hills! Featuring exposed brick walls and a lovely covered terrace, the venue is possibly one of Sydney's best-kept secrets.

145 Devonshire St Surry Hills 2010


Offering a unique mix of Japanese & Peruvian fusion style tapas, Nikkei Bar is one of the more innovative Surry Hills restaurants. A sleek and contemporary venue, it specialises in share plates and presents an impressive list of over 40 wines.

216 Commonwealth St Surry Hills 2010

Raita Noda

A tiny Japanese inspired restaurant hidden away from the main drag, Raita Noda is a unique venue that only serves omakase. There is no menu here, or in fact table and chairs, but this cool eatery does have a full open kitchen and enough bar seating for 8 people.

1/222 Riley St Surry Hills 2010

Tokyo Bird

Served within an intimate and industrial-chic space, Tokyo Bird offers a delicious range of Japanese whiskey and sake, as well as a technique-focused approach to cocktails. A relaxed and refined venue, they also offer a great selection of yakitori bites.

Commonwealth St and Belmore Ln Surry Hills 2010


Located in one of the trendiest dining spots in Sydney, Zushi is a popular Japanese inspired restaurant. It is known for its excellent range of craft beers, contemporary sushi, tempura and teriyaki dishes, as well as its craft beer selection.

2A/285A Crown St Surry Hills 2010


An unassuming venue on the corner of Fitzroy Street, Konakara is an intimate family-run restaurant that offers up a delicious range of Japanese comfort food. Their signature dishes include karaage chicken and tempura, which come in hearty portions.

96 Fitzroy St Surry Hills 2010

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Contained within one of Sydney's leading dining precincts, Toko serves up traditional Japanese izakaya cuisine and creative cocktails using the finest and freshest of produce. Boasting a flashy space with ambient lighting, the venue is modern, relaxed, authentic and always really popular.

490 Crown St Surry Hills 2010

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