Shinbay

The omakase room by Shinji Kurita is a bucket-list dining experience for adventurous epicureans. Reservations required; $225 per person. Hours: Wed-Sun 5:45-10p / closed Mon-Tues Phone: 480-361-1021 Website  

Nobu

Critically acclaimed Japanese chain offers family-style dining adventure with culinary distinction. Reservations Recommended. Hours: Sun-Thurs 5:30-9:45p / Fri-Sat 5:30-10:15p Phone: 480-581-4400 Website  

Kaizen

Meticulously crafted, chef-driven sushi and omakase dishes inspired by Japanese and Latin American cultures. Hours: Tues-Thurs 4-9p / Fri-Sat 4-10p / closed Sun-Mon Phone: 602-432-0752 Website  

Harumi

Number one Japanese restaurant in Arizona. No reservations. Hours: Mon-Thurs 11a-9p / Fri-Sat 11a-10p / Sun noon-8p Phone: 602-258-0131 Website