Meat Sushi (Niku Sushi) is part of new generation of sushi culture in Japan. If you love sushi, but are interested in trying something new, meat sushi is definitely worth trying! This is a delicacy that is very rare to find anywhere outside of Japan. Here are 3 places to go in Tokyo.
We narrowed down for you the 5 must-try Japanese three-star Michelin restaurants in Tokyo so you don't have to!
Sushi is one of the most well-known dishes in Japanese cuisine. You haven't visited Japan unless you've had sushi! However, sometimes we need to consider our budget and cannot eat as much we crave. Here are some highly recommended affordable all-you-can-eat restaurants which you can enjoy high-quality sushi to your heart´s content.
The area around the Nippori Station is a great place to explore in Tokyo! It has the quaint atmosphere of the "shitamachi" (old neighborhoods of Tokyo) and lots of delicious restaurants to try. Sushi is, of course, one of the cuisine genres many people living in, or visiting Japan like to eat, so here's a guide on where you should have sushi in the Nippori area!
Kaiten sushi is great for a cheap satisfying meal, but when you want to try something authentic and of the best quality, you'd better look for places that have solid reputations of serving sushi made from the finest ingredients and made by the hands of experienced sushi chefs. Near the Shimbashi Station, you will find many of the top-rated sushi restaurants in Tokyo. Although very pricey, these places will bring you to sushi heaven! A must-try at least once in a lifetime.
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.