Hokkaido is known for having some of the best seafood in Japan. If you're planning a trip to the northern island and wondering where to go for the best sushi, look no further than this guide to our top 5 sushi picks!
We loved the Dassai Sake Pairing Course at the world-famous Gonpachi restaurant in Nishi-Azabu. Whether you're a sake connoisseur or just curious to try some truly high-grade sake, we recommend you check it out, too!
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!
Kyubey is notoriously difficult to get a reservation at due to its storied history and excellent sushi. However, this is Tokyo! There are so many fantastic alternatives that will give you an equally amazing sushi experience. Here is a quick list of 5 alternatives.
Arguably one of the best sushi bars in Tokyo is Sushi Isshin in Asakusa. It boasts a Michelin star! The sushi chef has a special way of making his rice and the toppings are always incredibly fresh.
We narrowed down for you the 5 must-try Japanese three-star Michelin restaurants in Tokyo so you don't have to!
Manten Sushi is a bright, popular Edomae sushi restaurant with locations in Marunouchi and Nihonbashi. The sushi is solidly delicious, and the price is as low at just ¥3,000 if you go on a weekday for lunch. This might be THE perfect lunch spot in Tokyo!
This creative sushi restaurant in Tokyo's Funamachi area offers outstanding yet affordable sushi that was good enough to earn Michelin's Bib Gourmand award (for great food that is affordable). If you're on a budget and looking for fantastic sushi that won't break the bank, this is a surefire option.