Updated: November 07, 2018
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5 Best places to have Sushi in Kawasaki


Here is a list of the best sushi near the Kawasaki station for all kinds of budgets. We've included some sushi train restaurants as well as some high-end establishments. Each of them is among the best in their own price category.

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Nidaime Gurumetei 二代目ぐるめ亭

Nidaime Gurumetei is a top-tier sushi train restaurant. For the price, you get really good quality. If you go there, you can either should probably either have a sushi assortment or a kaisendon (seafood on a bowl of rice). Whatever you choose shouldn't cost you more than ¥1,500. Highly recommended if you're looking for good, affordable sushi!
It's located in the Lazone Plaza, at about a 3-4 minute walk from the Kawasaki station (west exit).

Kaisendokoro Sushitsune 海鮮処 寿し常

This is another top choice for affodable sushi and kaisendon in the Lazona Plaza. Half of the seats are at the counter and the other half is tables seats and a few "tachigui" (standing while eating) spaces. So its the kind of restaurnant you can go alone for a quick lunch or with some people and sit at a table and stay there a while. They serve sake too and shochu too. An assortment of about 12 seasonal nigiri sushi is ¥1,780. They have plenty of a la carte options that start at just ¥100.

Tsukiji Sushi

Tsukiji Sushi in Kawasaki is a place where you can have high-quality sushi in a pretty casual atmosphere. The fish and other ingredients are top quality. You can have a simple plate assortment but if you want something special, you should try a course meal that is around ¥4,000. It comes with a number of special delicacies such as sea urchin (uni) and sashimi from the fatty parts of the tuna. Also, it is served with a chawanmushi (savoury egg custard) and a miso soup. They have a good selection of sake too.
It's located right next to the Kawasaki station, in the Nikko Hotel's basement gourmet street (there are a few small restaurants there).

Sushidokoro Kankuro

For a very high-end sushi experience, Kankuro is probably the best choice in Kawasaki. It can cost over ¥10,000 if you go there but if you select the more affordable options, you can get away and dine there for about ¥6,000. Aside from the sublime sushi, you also get served cooked delicacies as part of the course. You'll be impressed by the presentation of each plate.
Located at a 5-minute walk from the Kawasaki station.

Sakura 鮨匠

The philosophy of Sakura is to keep the traditional methods and to try innovative things. The place only uses ingredients that are produced in Japan and some top quality sashimi. Courses range in price from ¥5,000 to ¥15,000 and include boiled and fried foods as well as sushi and sashimi. You can try the omakase course (chef's selection) at ¥12,000 which will vary depending what are the best seasonal ingredients.
Sakura is located a 5-minute walk from the Kawasaki station.


Kawasaki has some really respectable sushi places that you should check out next time you are there! A good occasion to visit Kawasaki is during its famous penis festival!

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