Looking for a mouthwatering Japanese meal near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Japanese spots around Raleigh, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.

1. The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar

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Topping the list is The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar. Located at 4208 Six Forks Road, Suite 100 in Falls of Neuse, the sushi bar and bar, which offers burgers and more, is the most popular Japanese restaurant in Raleigh, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,427 reviews on Yelp.

2. Sushi Mon

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Next up is Wade's Sushi Mon, situated at 105 Friendly Drive, Suite 101 With five stars out of 123 reviews on Yelp, the sushi bar and Japanese spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Ajisai Japanese Fusion

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Glenwood South's Ajisai Japanese Fusion, located at 427 Woodburn Road, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the sushi bar and Japanese spot 4.5 stars out of 448 reviews.

4. O-Ku Raleigh

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O-Ku Raleigh, a sushi bar in Central, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 108 Yelp reviews. Head over to 411 W. Hargett St. to see for yourself.

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