Yokohama is considered as the second largest city in Japan and one of the first regions in Japan who accepted foreign trades. Being a bustling city has its merits, and because of this, various businesses have flourished over the years. In Japan, it’s almost impossible not to find a sushi restaurant in every city. Yokohama has a great collection of sushi restaurants which houses masters with excellent skills and craftsmanship.
Since that is the case, why not stroll around the city looking for hidden gems that bring fortune to whoever is lucky enough to find them. Of course, if you don’t want to wander aimlessly you can also check the recommended sushi restaurants in this article to make things easier for you.
Here are the 10 best sushi restaurants that you’ll find in Yokohama.
1. Sushidokoro Enishi (鮨処 縁)
Not far from Yokohama station is Sushidokoro Enishi. The restaurant is quite clean, and the atmosphere makes you feel at ease. Although they only have limited seats, the quality of their sushi is something worth noting. Making reservations before going there is advisable.
Address: 2 Chome-19 Tsuruyacho Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
Website: http://enishi.exp.jp (Japanese Only)
2. Katsu Yokohama Sky Building (回し寿司 活 横浜スカイビル店)
Katsu Yokohama is located on the 11th floor of Yokohama Sky Building. If you happen to go there for the first time, you might find yourself waiting in line to enter the restaurant. However, there is no need to worry. The service is fast enough, and you would probably wait for less than 30 minutes before you get your turn. The wait will be worth it because the fresh and delicious taste of their sushi will make up for your effort.
Address: 2-19-12 Takashima Nishi-ku Yokohama Kanagawa
Website: http://katumidori.co.jp/yokohama/ (Japanese Only)
3. Sushi Mandai (鮨 万代)
Sushi Mandai offers exquisite Edo-style sushi that is not often found in Yokohama. They even import their ingredients from Hokkaido so you can be assured of the quality of their sushi. Take note that it is not easy to get a reservation at this sushi restaurant so be prepared to make reservations at least a month in advance.
Address: 1-7-5 Tsuruyacho Kanagawa-ku Yokohama Kanagawa
4. Uohama (魚浜)
Uohama is a sushi conveyor restaurant near Yokohama station. You don’t need to do anything, just grab a sushi plate and take a bite. Their sushi is reasonably priced and is what you’ll expect from similar sushi establishments. Order your favorite sake or similar alcoholic drinks and eat till your full.
Address: 2-8-21 Minamisaiwai Nishi-ku Yokohama Kanagawa
Website: http://www.oriental-bussan.com/syakou/index03.html#Shop04 (Japanese Only)
5. Minatozushi (みなと寿司 本店)
Minatozushi in Yokohama is a very popular sushi restaurant. It is often crowded so making reservations in advance should be a priority. Their ¥1,000 – ¥1,500 lunch menu is quite nice, and you will feel that you paid good value for your money.
Address: 1-2-1 Minamisaiwai Nishi-ku Yokohama Kanagawa
6. Hougyo Sogo Yokohama (豊魚 そごう横浜店)
Hougyo is located on the restaurant floor of department store Sogo Yokohama. They have a good selection of Japanese sake for people who prefer to drink them while they eat their sushi. Try your best to get a reservation if you plan to go there with family and friends. They also offer kids Nigiri set menu, and they also have Chirashi Sushi (sashimi rice bowl).
Address: 2-18-1 Takashima Nishi-ku Yokohama Kanagawa
Website: http://www.hougyo.com (Japanese Only)
7. Tsukiji Sushikuro (築地すしくろ)
Tsukiji Sushikuro is a good place to eat sushi at reasonable prices. Although some may think that it is pricier compared to other sushi restaurants in Yokohama, you will understand that you made the right choice after you ate a few of their dishes. The store has a good atmosphere and is perfect for casual dining.
Address: 1-5-1 Minamisaiwai Nishi-ku Yokohama Kanagawa
8. Sushi Tama Lumine Yokohama (すし玉 ルミネ横浜店)
Sushi Tama Lumine Yokohama is all about “eating as much as you can”. They have more than 28 kinds of dishes for you to try and enjoy. The average price for their “sushi buffet” is ¥4,680 for men and ¥3,780 for women. They also have promos for people who come in pairs or group, so you need to keep that in mind as well if you want to get a bit of discount. The all-you-can-eat buffet is good for 120 minutes.
Address: 2-16-1 Takashima Nishi-ku Yokohama Kanagawa
Additional Information about the sushi buffet: http://www.tamasushi.co.jp/english/hp0069/index00540000.html
9. Tsukiji Sushisei (築地寿司清)
Tsukiji Sushisei lunch set come with miso soup and a small rice bowl. For people who want to eat sushi for lunch, this restaurant might suit your taste. It may seem intimidating at first because the store looks high end. However, the taste and their service will satisfy you and your wallet.
Address: 1-3-1 Minamisaiwai Nishi-ku Yokohama Kanagawa
Website: http://www.tsukijisushisay.co.jp (Japanese Only)
10. Kodai Suzumezushi Sushi Man (小鯛雀鮨 すし萬 横浜そごう店)
Located on the 10th floor of the Sogo Yokohama Store, Kodai Suzumezushi Sushi Man is a little gem for those who are lucky enough to enter its doors. Surprisingly, this sushi restaurant is quite popular with the women. Although it is only a small restaurant, the atmosphere is quite nice, and you will appreciate the taste of their sushi.
Address: 2-18-1 Takashima Nishi-ku Yokohama Kanagawa
Website: http://www.sushiman.co.jp (Japanese Only)
All information in this article is as of October 2017
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