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59 Top Japanese Restaurants Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Restaurants companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Restaurants industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Japanese Restaurants Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

TakeMe Co., Ltd.

TakeMe Co., Ltd.

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TakeMe offers an “All-in-One” payment platform for our pre- and post- pay value added services for merchants to digitally transform quickly

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Retty is a social gourmet site where users can write reviews about restaurants and diners.

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GINKAN

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A Tokyo based startup focused on mobile app development & management. Runs SynchroLife, the app loved by eaters!

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TableCheck

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TableCheck is a world-class reservation platform that centralizes reservations from third-party reservation sites.

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Toreta

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Toreta develops tools specializing in reservation and customer ledger systems for restaurants.

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Pocket Concierge

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Pocket Concierge is an online reservation and payment service for selected restaurants.

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Saint Marc

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Saint Marc manages restaurants and cafe businesses through its subsidiaries and associated companies.

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Hachimenroppi

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Hachimenroppi provides a fish delivery service for restaurants.

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KitchHike

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KitchHike is an online service that connects cooks and hikers in kitchens all over the world.

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NOT A HOTEL

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NOT A HOTEL is an in-house hotel brand developement company.

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EBILAB

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EBILAB provides sales data analysis and data visualization system for restaurants.

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Spice Code

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Spice Code enables digital transformation in the food production and supply network industry through central kitchen services.

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BrightTable

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BrightTable provides an app that is developed to automate table reservation process.

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Shikomel

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Shikomel is an app service for restaurants that enables preparation of food provided at the store.

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KYSHOW

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KYSHOW operates high-quality fresh fish stores.

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Aplaca.Lab

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Aplaca.Lab is a platform that matches restaurants and business owners to driving agencies.

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DAICHI

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Daichi is a company that operates restaurants.

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United & Collective

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United & Collective is a Restaurant management company.

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G-Factory

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G-Factory provides administrative support services for restaurants.

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GURUNAVI

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Gurunavi provides an online platform that enables users to find restaurants in Japan.

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umami.me

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The restaurant mobile app for foreign visitors under the same name

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Ghost Kitchens

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Ghost Kitchens is a restaurant that provides online food delivery services.

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Timeout

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Timeout is a publishing company

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Skylark

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Skylark is a Japanese casual dining restaurant chains.

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CLOUD FRANCHISE

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CLOUD FRANCHISE is a cloud kitchen model that aims to maximize the kitchen occupancy rate of restaurants.

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Cookpy

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Cookpy allows anyone to open their own restaurant from a single day.

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Pizza Hut Japan

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Pizza Hut Japan is a privately held company owns and operates pizza restaurants.

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Zensho Holdings

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Zensho Holdings is a Japanese company which owns several chains of restaurants.

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CRISP SALAD WORKS

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CRISP SALAD WORKS is Tokyo-based fast casual restaurant chain.

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GENDA SEGA Entertainment

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GENDA SEGA Entertainment engages in the planning and operation of amusement and restaurant facilities.

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GYRO HOLDINGS

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GYRO HOLDINGS is a food innovation company that specializes in the business development of hotels and restaurants.

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Ikyu Corp.

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Ikyu Corporation is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the provision of reservation services for hotels and restaurants.

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Ikyu

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Ikyu is an online travel and restaurant reservation platform in Japan

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Sazaby League

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Sazaby League is an online store that sells clothing, apparel goods, beauty accessories, household goods, food and restaurant products.

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Coca-Cola West

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Coca-Cola West produces, processes, and sells soft drinks in Japan.

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OPENSAUCE

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Opensauce is a company to create a future where all people can eat healthy, delicious, and enjoyable food.

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Sushiro Global Holdings

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Sushiro Global Holdings operates as a sushi restaurant management.

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Monteroza

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Monteroza operates entertainment facilities such as night clubs, restaurants, cafe shops, and nail salons.

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HUB

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HUB is a pub chain company.

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Marche

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Marche engages in the food and beverages business.

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RIDE ON EXPRESS HOLDINGS Japan

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Finedyne is a restaurant delivery service that delivers freshly cooked local restaurant food to your home or office.

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Pepper Lunch

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Pepper Lunch which serves sizzling platters of meat-based dishes with sauces.

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Naciel Holdings

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Naciel Holdings engages in the development of comprehensive support services for restaurants, retailers, and service industries.

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Yoshinoya

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Yoshinoya operates a fast food restaurant chain.

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ROI Japan

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ROI is a an Operation of a cover survey service “Fan Kuru” specialized for restaurants

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Kachiri

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Empower restaurants to focus on personal customer service through offering self-order kiosk, mobile orders, payments, and CRM programs.

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Wendy’s Japan LLC

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Wendy’s Japan is the real choice in fast food.

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Jc Comsa Corporation

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JC Comsa Corporation is a food & beverage firm that manufactures, processes & sells healthy food products & offers restaurant business.

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Sprout Investment

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Sprout Investment is a Live fish and fresh fish wholesale business.

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McDonald’s Holdings Company (Japan), Ltd.

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McDonald’s Holdings Company (Japan), Ltd. engaged in the operation of hamburger restaurants.

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Porme

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Porme is a group of restaurant brands from Shibuya, Tokyo, that provide meals to make people’s lives healthier.

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TKG

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TKG is a wholesale trading company for kitchens, hotels and restaurants.

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Torikizoku

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Torikizoku is a food and beverages company offers grilled chicken skewers.

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GIFT

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GIFT is a restaurant management company.

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Akindo Sushiro

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Akindo Sushiro is operates sushi restaurants in Japan.

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Toridoll

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Toridoll operates and manages of restaurant businesses.

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redish

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redish is the most convenient and rewarding restaurant reservation.

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Guruyaku Co., Ltd.

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Guruyaku Co., Ltd. is an online registration platform that provide a service that allows you to reserve online overseas restaurants.

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SubLime

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SubLime is restaurant management and restaurant consulting business.

Written by Mark Fitz

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