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Published on January 07, 2020
3 new places to savor Japanese fare in FresnoShobu Japanese Cuisine | Photo: Nicole B./Yelp

So you're hungry — and you're ready for some Japanese cuisine. Good news: We've found the freshest spots to satisfy your appetite. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for Japanese food.

Shobu Japanese Cuisine

6640 N. Blackstone Ave., Hoover

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Shobu Japanese Cuisine is a Japanese spot.

Shobu Japanese Cuisine serves authentic sushi, teriyaki and ramen. There are also bento boxes, shrimp tempura, egg rolls, curry and more. 

Shobu Japanese Cuisine's current Yelp rating of four stars out of 14 reviews indicates positive attention from users.

Yelper Paris K., who reviewed Shobu Japanese Cuisine on December 29, wrote, "This honestly might be the best Japanese restaurant I've ever been to, which is saying a lot. Their teriyaki beef is unrivaled. Their sticky rice on the sushi is incredibly sticky."

Shobu Japanese Cuisine is open from 11 a.m.–9 p.m. daily.

Kikku Kitchen

7785 N. Palm Ave., Suite 101, Bullard

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Kikku Kitchen is a Japanese spot.

This new business offers poke bowls, teriyaki beef, seared ahi, potstickers, miso soup, udon noodles, sake and Japanese beer on tap. 

Kikku Kitchen currently holds four stars out of 20 reviews on Yelp, indicating fair reviews.

Yelper Cassie N., who reviewed Kikku Kitchen on December 31, wrote, "I got the tempura udon, which was delicious—the broth was flavorful, the noodles were cooked perfectly and the shrimp/veggie tempura was served on the side (so it was not soggy!) and was crispy and clearly very fresh."

Kikku Kitchen is open from 11 a.m.–8 p.m. on Monday-Saturday. (It's closed on Sunday.)

Nami Japanese Cuisine

8346 N. Fresno St., Suite 101, Woodward Park

Photo: Nami Japanese Cuisine/Yelp

Nami Japanese Cuisine is a sushi bar and teppanyaki spot, offering conveyor belt sushi and more.

The new restaurant serves up sushi, with menu items ranging from rocky shrimp to a butterfly sashimi roll to vegetable tempura. 

With a three-star Yelp rating out of 157 reviews on Yelp, Nami Japanese Cuisine is still finding its way, but it's early days.

Yelper Chelle Z., who was one of the first users to visit Nami Japanese Cuisine on November 16, wrote, "Miso Soup was light and flavorful—I think it's one of the best I've had in a while. Their salad ressing was tasty, though it was very thin and slightly watery."

Nami Japanese Cuisine is open from 11 a.m.–10 p.m. daily.

Looking for the best of the best when it comes to Japanese places? Check out the most popular Japanese spots in Fresno.

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