7 Japanese Restaurants In Guwahati That Should Be On Your List

Craving authentic Japanese cuisine in Guwahati? We got you covered!

by Ankita Mazumdar
7 Japanese Restaurants In Guwahati That Should Be On Your List

Are you ready to teleport to Japan without a passport and visa? We know an uncomplicated yet practical way. When in the middle of the day, your hunger pangs hit you with cravings for a scrumptious food spread of authentic Japanese food, you have to trust (read follow) your gut, quite literally! Head over to some of the best Japanese restaurants in Guwahati that serve some scrumptious-looking sushi, dim sums, ramen and so much more. Brb, drooling over here while compiling this list for you!

Book A Table At 7 Japanese Restaurants In Guwahati

1. Sunga & Sparta

This is one of the prettiest Japanese restaurants in Guwahati with pink, red, brown and white aesthetics. The adorable flower bed on top of your head is straight out of a Pinterest mood board and the entire ambience exudes Japanese vibes! They have an extensive menu of food and drinks but for authentic Japanese food, you should focus on Ramen, Bibim Guksu and Sushi Appetizer. Pair it with your favoured cocktails.

Where: Heritage Udeshna, GS Rd, Dispur, Bormotoria

When: 12:30 PM – 11 PM 

Cost For Two: ₹1,300

2. Bowlers

If you are dying to gorge on mouthwatering Japanese cuisine at affordable rates in Guwahati, then Bowlers has to be your go-to spot for your next food adventures. This simple yet chic restaurant has food looking straight out of realistic fake-food displays! You can engage in the joy of consuming that gorgeous ramen bowl in real life. Do not waste your time and head over to eat delectable Tempura Bowl, Rame, Sushi and more till you are full to the brim!

Where: Opp. Bakehouse Cafe, Chenikuthi 

When: 12:30 PM – 10:30 PM 

Cost For Two: ₹500

3. Uptown Escape Cafe & Cocktail Bar


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Be ready to escape the lands of Guwahati and skip right to Japan at Uptown Escape Cafe & Cocktail Bar. The vibes completely transform right after the sun sets as it becomes cosier and buzzes with live performances. We hope you are experimental and would love to try some Grilled Octopus Maki, Charisu Pork Bao, Tofu Katsu, Wasabi Prawns and so much more to offer from the menu, paired with great cocktails from the beautiful bar section of the Japanese cuisine serving restaurant in Guwahati.

Where: Anil Plaza, 1, GS Rd, ABC, Near IDBI Bank, Tarun Nagar

When: 10 AM – 12 AM 

Cost For Two: ₹1,500

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4. Umami


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The elegant Vivanta By Taj’s Umami is known for serving authentic Japanese and Chinese cuisine in a lavish setting. Have a tantalising experience with their best-selling Peking Duck and Wasabi Crème Brulee. The preparation here is exceptional and your tastebuds will thank Umami for teleporting you to Japan. You may go for their Sushi, Maki Rolls, Tempura, Dimsum Platter, Ramen and diverse meat options.

Where: Nikita Complex, Vivanta Guwahati, GS Rd 

When: 7 PM – 11 PM 

Cost For Two: ₹3,500

5. Chang Mai

It is a Pan-Asian restaurant in Guwahati and serves delicious Japanese cuisine. The drama of the white and dark brown interiors adds a slice of authentic dining experience in the heart of Assam’s Guwahati. Order for the table some flavourful Uramaki Sushi, Kanom Jeeb Dumplings and Tempura as they never go out of style along with a plethora of condiments that are so drool-worthy. You have to tick this off your list if you haven’t already!

Where: Opp. Government High School, Latasil, Uzan Bazar 

When: 12 PM – 10:30 PM

Cost For Two: ₹1,000

6. The Maroon Room


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Get ready to relish Japanese food with live music performances and electric vibes at this restaurant in Guwahati which was awarded ‘The Restaurant of the Year’ in 2023 by Gplus Guwahati Food Awards. This is another fine dining Pan-Asian restaurant with an appealing bar section and interiors perfectly showcasing Asian elements with detailed murals on the walls. Come here to fill your stomach with sushi, dim sum, bao, ramen and more. Leave with a delightful culinary experience and many more to come.

Where: 5th Floor, Aurus Mall, near Supermarket, Dispur, Sarumotoria

When: 12:30 PM – 12 AM

Cost For Two: ₹2000

7. Kori’s

If you haven’t visited Kori’s yet what are you doing? Kori’s is popular for serving Korean food but also has Japanese food on the menu at their signature wooden huts with a comfortable squatting seating area. Chicken Katsu, Fried Calamari, Chicken Schezwan Mandu, Shin Ramen and Chicken Bibimbap are the best-selling dishes on the menu. Along with this tasty food, Soju is a must! Visiting Kori’s without consuming Soju is kind of a crime, you know!

Where: R.G.B Road, Zoo Rd, Jonali Path

When: 11 AM – 11 PM 

Cost For Two: ₹1,000

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How many dim sums are too many dim sums? When paired with a good crispy chilli oil, they are never enough! 

Happy gorging on Japanese cuisine!

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