Updated: June 12, 2017
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5 Local Sushi Bars Hidden in Asakusa, Tokyo

Asakusa is characterized by a tasteful cityscape that leaves the scent of Edo. Sushi that you get in such an atmosphere will feel more delicious! Here, I will introduce the most famous Edo-style sushi bars which are representative of Asakusa.

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1. Bentenyama Miyakozushi 弁天山 美家古寿司

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The first owner, Kinshichi, was trained under the founder of Edomae sushi, Hanaya Yohe, and since then, Bentenyama Miyakozushi has protected the same delicious taste over 100 years.
About a 5 minute walk from Asakusa station, this restaurant is a must-try. It was established in 1866 and makes Edomae sushi with a traditional method. You can't go wrong with a 5th generation sushi chef!
Their tuna is delicious
A set starts at ¥5,500 and a sushi bowl at ¥3,000.
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Bentenyama Miyakozushi 弁天山 美家古寿司
2-1-16 Asakusa, Daito-ku, Tokyo
Location: 5 min. walk from Asakusa station
Lunch: 11:30~14:30
Dinner: 17:00~22:00
Average cost per person: ¥5,000~

2. Sakaezushi 栄寿司

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You may feel the breathing of Shitamachi (Japanese nostalgic downtown).
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Shining nigiri-sushi carefully made is a work of art! Lunch menu costs from ¥1000.
Sakaezushi 栄寿司
3-21-6 Asakusa, Daito-ku, Tokyo
Location: 11 min. walk from Asakusa station
Lunch: 11:00~14:00
Dinner: 17:00~22:00
[Sun/National Holidays] 11:00~22:00
Buffet cost per person: ¥5,000~

3. Isshin 一新

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You can enjoy full-fledged Edo-style sushi with red vinegar. Isshin is a small shop loved by local people and it has only 10 seats
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Isshin 一新
4-11-3 Asakusa, Daito-ku, Tokyo
Location: 13 min. walk from Asakusa station
Average cost per person: ¥6,000~
*Only cash

4. Sushi Hatsu Sohonten 寿司初總本店

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Sushi Hatsu is a historical sushi bar born in Meiji era. Comparing to other sushi bars, the interior of the shop is spacious so you would be able to relax. There is a special menu for foreign customers.
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Sushi Hatsu Sohonten 寿司初總本店
1-12-10 Asakusai, Daito-ku, Tokyo
Location: 7 min. walk from Asakusa station
Lunch: 11:00~17:00
Dinner: 17:00~2:00
Average cost per person: ¥3,000~

5. 浅草 寿司清 Asakusa Sushikiyo

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Let’s have fun meal with friendly sushi chefs at Sushikiyo. A beautiful sushi lunch special is highly recommended. Sashimi and beer are the best combination to make your dinner luxurious!
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浅草 寿司清 Asakusa Sushikiyo
1-9-8 Asakusa, Daito-ku, Tokyo
Location: 7 min. walk from Asakusa station
Lunch: 11:00~15:00
Dinner: 17:00~22:00
[Weekend] 11:00~21:00
Average cost per person: 3,000~
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