Yakitori 焼き鳥 (grilled skewered chicken) is a must-try in terms of Japanese cuisine. Usually served in small restaurants, you order many different types of skewers that you can share with your friends. In a convivial setting, sharing a few laughs with your neighbours, and having a few beers, yakitori is really a fun experience.
Usukifugu Yamadaya in Nishiazabu Tokyo serves "fugu" (blowfish), which is considered to be one of the world's deadliest ingredients! Are you brave enough to try it? This 3-star Michelin Restaurant is undoubtedly the best possible to try it.
Buddhist Cuisine (精進料理) is delicately prepared vegetarian cuisine. It is inspired by the seasons, and most importantly by Buddhist philosophy. The cuisine is simple and fresh and no meat is used. It is a reminder to use mindfulness in your daily life. This restaurant is actually a 2-star Michelin restaurant, so you will be left completely speechless by the presentation and taste of these incredible dishes.
Combining sustainability and gastronomy, Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa, owner, and chef of NARISAWA, has pioneered a cuisine that focuses on connecting people with the natural environment. Experience innovative satoyama cuisine at this very exclusive and exquisite at this dining experience in Tokyo.
We narrowed down for you the 5 must-try Japanese three-star Michelin restaurants in Tokyo so you don't have to!
Visiting Tokyo is like going to culinary heaven. Tokyo has 225 restaurants holding at least one Michelin star. But Michelin-starred restaurants aren't exactly synonymous with cheap. In order to make your culinary journey unforgettable, you should try one of these very affordable Michelin-starred restaurants!
For 10 days in July, the prestigious Michelin Guide will be hosting a food festival in Yokohama. Restaurants featured in the guide will gather and offer visitors a taste of their signature dishes.
Relatively new to the Ginza sushi scene, Arai is an elite, Michelin-starred sushi restaurant offering some of the best tuna pieces around. On top of that, English speakers are able to talk directly to the chef at the second counter!
Tomoki is a truly outstanding sushi restaurant in Tokyo, and it has 2 Michelin stars to prove it! For a special evening in Ginza, it's a place to consider!
Sukiyabashi Jiro is considered by many the best sushi restaurant in the world. It boasts three Michelin stars and a long list of reservations for people waiting to get in on this convenanted sushi restaurant. Having served some of the world's most elite including President Barack Obama, you know this place would be the experience of a lifetime.