5 Best Sushi Restaurants You Should Try in Sendai
Looking for the best sushi in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture? They have many traditional sushi restaurants in the city so you might have no idea which to go. Here is selected popular sushi restaurants for you that includes from fancy, reasonable, to kaiten sushi (conveyor belt sushi).
1. Sushi Sen-ichi (鮨 仙一 )
They only use the selected rice from local farmer, considering the rice is the most important part for sushi. The seafood is also very fresh and high-quality. There are some sushi set menu ranging from 3000-7000 yen that include seasonal seafood.
2. Kameki Sushi (亀喜寿司)
As it is close to a fish market and coastline, they can serve fresh and seasonal seafood. They cut them into thick pieces and make luxurious sushi. The course menu are from 5000 to 10000 yen. They also serve a variety of rolls and chirashi (a rice bowl topped with various kind of seafood).
3. Arahama (あら浜)
Since they offer high-quality sushi and other seafood dishes reasonably, they are loved by the locals. Sushi set meal is only for 2100 yen. They are also famous for the "harako-meshi", a local food that is a rice bowl covered with a plenty of fish and the roe. It is also worth trying!
Heiroku Sushi (平禄寿司)
They serve in "kaiten sushi" style (also known as conveyor belt sushi) that is very common and popular in Japan. You can pick up your favorite sushi from the conveyor belt which is super fun for both children and adults. Kaiten sushi is usually casual like a fast food. Heiroku's sushi is cheap too (200 yen~), but still very tasty and fresh.
Beko Masamune (べこ政宗)
Sendai is very famous for gyutan. Gyutan is juicy, meaty, and actually healthier than other meat. Usually they grill gyutan to eat, but this restaurant offers gyutan sushi using fatty and tender part of beef tongue. It melts in your mouth. You can try other gyutan dishes from the variety of menu too!
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