Have you heard of 'Taiko Chaya?' It's an izakaya in Tokyo's Asakusa Bashi that is so popular that there's a ticket system for getting in to enjoy the all-you-can-eat sashimi lunch! It's a unique lunch experience that is worth trying, especially if you are a sashimi lover!
Just a 7 minute walk from Ginza Station, Haneda Ichiba Ginza Chokubaiten is a standing-only restaurant that was started by fish merchant serving high-class restaurants in the area. Here you can eat extremely fresh fish that was caught this morning--from around Japan!
They call it the Tuna Demolition Show! And they have good reason to. Maguro Shoten is a tuna specialty restaurant in downtown Shinjuku, in the very heart of red light district Kabukicho. They offer a daily Tuna dismantling and carving show that will leave you drooling for some fresh tuna. Don't be deterred by the red light district location though, it's the perfect place for some great food and some truly good-fun entertainment! If you love tuna or sashimi, this is the place to be! You definitely won't be disappointed!
Experience the real way of samurai when you're in Tokyo next at Sengoku Buyuden! Here all history buffs and samurai lovers will be able to geek out over some traditional samurai armour, swords, and more! Get down here to discover great food amongst some historical Japanese culture.
Kaikaya by the Sea has become an iconic seafood restaurant in Shibuya. You've read that correctly Shibuya, which is in the western part of downtown Tokyo, not "by the sea" by any stretch of the imagination. One thing is for sure though, Kaikaya has built its reputation on serving outstanding seafood in a comfortable atmosphere. Here is more on this flagship establishment!
I couldn't believe what I had stumbled upon when I went here for the first time! Sushi Koraku Bekkan is a Tokyo local's secret! A charming little restaurant that serves up delectable sushi and sashimi in business district Kojimachi.
Sashimi is a quintessential part of Japanese cuisine. This page will give you a brief history of the iconic dish, as well as introduce you to the most popular types of sashimi in Japan, and how to cut sashimi and the best way to enjoy it.
Sometimes you want to dive beneath the surface and experience a down-to-earth, no-frills style eatery. Something with character, attitude, and energy. Kaikaya by the sea in the back streets of Shibuya bustles with this uncontrollable noise and laughter, and honest meals.
November 2016 marked 80 years since Tsukiji Fish Market began. It has become and been the back bone of Japanese cuisine and food culture for decades and attracted hoards of tourists both domestically and internationally. Said to be the only one its kind, read on to discover the untold story behind it's humble beginnings and stories of those who bring it to life.
If you want squid when in Tokyo head to squid institution, Ika Center. Serving up Tokyo's most delicious deep-fried squid, grilled squid, squid sashimi and more, Ika Center promises you a night of awesome food and a real Japanese seafood experience.