About Us

Hayashi-ya Japanese Cuisine is a family owned restaurant located in the heart of the Brier Creeks Commons Shopping Center, one of the best shopping centers in the Raleigh/Durham area for best dining experience. It is easily accessible from Hwy 540, Glenwood Avenue (Hwy70), RDU Airport, RTP, and even from the down town Raleigh/Durham area.

Once you walk through the Japanese style gate situated right inside the front entrance, you become part of the Hayashi-ya family, for the name of the restaurant, Yim-No-Ga, as it is pronounced, means “the House of the Hayashi Family”. As a family member, you are first greeted with the “I-ra-sai-ma-se!” (Welcome!) from the warm and friendly staff, who will then pamper you with the utmost Japanese style service, innovative cuisine, and unforgettable serene dining experience. Our dishes are prepared with the freshest and finest ingredients. Our fish is flown in from various locations every day for freshness and skillfully prepared by our master chefs from Japan and Korea for that unforgettable dining experience for everyone to enjoy.

The inside of the Hayashi-ya Japanese Cuisine is a small Japanese village, exclusively decorated by the owner/founder himself , aka Mr. Hayashi, for uniqueness and individuality. From the every corner of the premise, you will feel the authenticity of a Japanese décor, carefully selected and crafted with your enjoyment in mind. Come experience this authentic Japanese Cuisine house, the freshness of the best quality, authentic Japanese cuisine and its tranquil surroundings with true Japanese quality service and the sounds of traditional Japanese music.

Sushi Bar and Dining Room

Sushi bar is available for those sushi devotees while families and large groups can enjoy the relaxed dining at one of our many dining sections including tatami area. All our dining areas are handicap accessible.

Wine/Beer/Sake Bar

To complement our menu, we stock a complete bar with beer, wine and comprehensive list of best Japanese sake selection.

Take Out

To place an order for pick up, call 919-206-4333.

Forms of Payment

We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Cash.

Hours of Operation

Lunch Mon-Fri 11:00 to 2:00, Sat-Sun 12:00 to 4:00

Dinner Mon-Thu, Sun 5:00 to 10:00, Fri-Sat 5:00 to 10:30


Hayashi-ya Japanese Cuisine has no affiliation with the Hayashi Japanese Restaurant located in Wakefield, Raleigh, NC.