A Guide To The Michelin-Starred Restaurants In Japan!

Japan is the country with the most Michelin-star awarded cities! In fact, there are 21 in Nara, 117 in Osaka, 135 in Kyoto and 304 in Tokyo!! As a base of comparison, Paris, comes in in 3rd place, after Tokyo and Kyoto, with 134 stars! If you want fine dining, you're in the right country!

A Guide To The Michelin-Starred Restaurants In Japan!

Michelin-Rated Restaurants in Osaka You Don't Want to Miss!

Honestly, many of Osaka's best bites are unlikely to ever find their way into the prestigious Michelin Guide. However, if you're curious to try a Michelin-rated restaurant, here is a list of some of the best in Osaka. The brief list includes 3, 2, and 1-star picks, as well as Osaka Specialties.

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The Quintessential Japanese Three-Star Michelin Restaurant Guide in Tokyo [Reservation & Info]

We narrowed down for you the 5 must-try Japanese three-star Michelin restaurants in Tokyo so you don't have to!

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The Tokyo Ultimate Guide to Michelin-Starred Japanese Restaurants on the Cheap!!

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!

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Lili Wanderlust

Couldn't Reserve at Kyubey? Try These Fantastic Sushi Shops Instead

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.

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Famous Sushi Shops of Ginza: Sushi Kanesaka

Sushi Kanesaka is a Michelin starred sushi restaurant with 2 locations in Ginza, and Ootemachi, Tokyo. For a reliably outstanding and delicious sushi experience, this restaurant is a must.

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Sushi Isshin: Superb Michelin Starred Sushi In Asakusa, Tokyo

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.

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Sapporo Sushi Superstar: Sushi Dokoro Arima

One of the best sushi restaurants in Hokkaido, Arima should be on everyone's Hokkaido hit-list. The majority of the fish used are locally sourced from Hokkaido, providing a sushi experience that can't be found elsewhere in Japan.

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Tomoki: 2 Michelin Star Sushi In Ginza (Beautiful Decor Too!)

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!

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Grab a Tissue; This Tempura Just Might Bring You to Tears

Located in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Tempura Araki (天ぷら あら木)is one of the top tempura restaurants in Japan. Only 18 guests per day can enjoy the magical, scrumptious tempura served here by master chef Yoshiyuki Araki. Make a trip to Japan's northern island and try it out for yourself!

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