Sushi is one of Japan’s luxury foods. It’s almost impossible not to find a sushi restaurant in any part of the country. The Marunouchi area near Tokyo Station is no exemption. Since it is a place where people come and go, there are plenty of sushi restaurants to choose from.
When it comes to sushi, it all goes down to the freshness of the ingredients, and the skill of the sushi chef. Some diners even have high standards and expectations when they visit these restaurants. So be a bit adventurous and try to find the hidden gems that are scattered around the Marunouchi Area.
If you’re not too familiar with the area, you may want to check out these 10 sushi restaurants near Tokyo Station to enjoy great sushi.
1. Sushi Kanesaka Palace Hotel Tokyo (寿司かねさか パレスホテル東京)
Sushi Kanesaka can be found on the 6th floor of the Palace Hotel Tokyo. Since this particular restaurant can get crowded, it is advisable to get a reservation as early as possible. If you prefer to watch the chefs in action, then you can settle for the counter seats. If you prefer a more intimate and casual atmosphere, the private rooms will suit you better. The ingredients are fresh, and you can really taste the difference. One of the best places to enjoy sushi in Marunouchi.
Address: Palace Hotel Tokyo 6F, 1-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
2. Manten Sushi Marunouchi (まんてん鮨 丸の内)
Manten Sushi Marunouchi is a hidden gem found on the basement level of the Marunouchi Brick Square, one of the shopping malls in the Marunouchi area that is near Tokyo station. It is one of those places where you can truly appreciate good sushi at a price that you can afford. The omakase course will make you sing praises for the variety and taste. Dining here in Manten Sushi is truly an enjoyable and delicious experience.
Address: Marunouchi Brick Square B1, 2-6-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://www.manten-sushi.com/marunouti.html (Japanese Only)
3. Sushi Kyotatsu Tokyo Yaesuguchi Branch (すし京辰)
Sushi Kyotatsu Tokyo Yaesuguchi Branch that is found on the basement floor of the Gran Tokyo South Tower gives you a good first impression. They place good care in their food preparation, and the chefs are confident in their art. Their delectable sushi will suit your taste and will gain your nod of approval. A great place to visit if you are craving for sushi.
Address: Gran Tokyo South Tower B1F, 1-9-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
4. Taruzen Shin-Marunouchi (たる善 新丸の内店)
Taruzen Shin-Marunouchi is just a 2-minute walk from the JR Tokyo Station. Just go to the 5th floor of the Shin Marunouchi Building, and dine in one of the most highly recommended sushi restaurants in the city. The luscious and fresh taste of the sushi will make your trip worth it. A great sushi restaurant to enjoy delicious sushi at an affordable price. So invite your friends and enjoy the meal.
Address: Shin Marunouchi Building 5F, 1-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://www.taruzen.com/marunouchi/ (Japanese Only)
5. Ginza Sushiko Honten Marunouchi Building (銀座寿司幸本店 丸ビル店)
Ginza Sushiko Honten is found on the 35th floor of the Marunouchi Building, which is just a minute away from the North Exit of the JR Marunouchi Tokyo Station. The views of the city are great (table seats only), but the sushi is even better. Order your favorites or you can also settle for the omakase experience if you prefer it that way. Although it is a bit expensive, the good variety of dishes will not disappoint you.
Address: Marunouchi Building 35F, 2-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
6. Sushi Ikki Marunouchi (鮨一輝 東京丸の内店)
Sushi Ikki Marunouchi is a popular sushi restaurant for both locals and foreigners alike. Many foreigners frequent this restaurant, and it can get very crowded, especially during lunchtime. The reason? Their sushi is good, and the rates are reasonable as well. In fact, it is one of the best places to enjoy sushi without worrying too much about the price.
Address: Tokyo Bldg. Tokia B1F, 2-7-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://www.g-taste.co.jp/sushi-ikki/ (Japanese Only)
7. Sushi Chikuzan Marunouchi (鮨 竹山 丸の内)
Sushi Chikuzan Marunouchi is a good option for delicious sushi after strolling around Marunouchi Oazo shopping mall. If you can’t settle for anything, you might as well try their sushi set lunch. This is definitely a restaurant with good food and good value.
Address: Marunouchi Oazo 6F, 1-6-4 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://www.tsukijisushisay.co.jp/store/t_maru.html (Japanese Only)
8. Nemuro Hanamaru KITTE Marunouchi (根室花まる KITTE丸の内店)
Nemuro Hanamaru found on the 5th floor of the KITTE Mall in Marunouchi can easily be found if you keep your eyes open for a long queue. While this may sound unnerving, this is a fact. The long line of people waiting to get inside this sushi restaurant just proves how popular it is. This is a sushi conveyor restaurant that will give you a good impression. You’ll be taking plate after plate, and before you know it you will realize that you’ve stacked up a few plates. The wait will test your patience, but once you enter the doors you’ll know that the everything is worth it.
Address: JP Tour (KITTE Marunouchi) 5F, 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
9. Kantaro Tokyo (函太郎Tokyo)
Kantaro Tokyo is another great sushi conveyor restaurant near the train station. Their “sushi go round” has a wide variety of dishes, and you can single out your favorite sushi plates when they arrive at your front. If you are looking for something in particular, you can make an order, and the chefs will have it ready in no time at all. A great place to enjoy great sushi at your leisure.
Address: XA-3, B1, First Avenue Tokyo Station, 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
10. Tachigui Sushi Kantaro (立喰寿司函太郎)
Tachigui Sushi Kantaro is a standing sushi bar found in the basement of Tokyo Station. A highly recommended place if you plan to eat sushi on the go. The sushi is surprisingly good, and the taste is quite fresh. The most important part of all is that the price is very reasonable. If you want to grab a quick bite at the station, this standing sushi bar should be on the top of your list.
Address: Tokyo Station Ichibangai 1F A-7, 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Website: https://www.hk-r.jp/shop/t_kantaro/ (Japanese Only)
Data is as of October 2018
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