Nihonbashi is one of the cities in Japan where you can find amazing shops that sell unique items that you can only find in this city. There are also plenty of local restaurants that have their specialty dishes that are bound to surprise even the pickiest of eaters.
Sushi is one of Japan’s luxury dishes and most people tend to feast on them during special occasions. Nihonbashi has countless restaurants that serve sushi, and most of them had gained a lot of regular customers over the years. If you want to check a few of them, here are 10 sushi restaurants in Nihonbashi where you can enjoy superb sushi!
1. Yoshinozushi Honten (吉野鮨本店)
Yoshinozushi Honten is a recommended sushi restaurant for those who want to eat reasonably priced sushi without compensating its quality. Although their menu doesn’t have a wide variety, those who want to grab a quick bite prefer to go here instead of the usual conveyor belt sushi restaurants. You would be amazed of the taste and quality of their sushi. One bite and you know that you’ll be coming back for more in your next trip in Nihonbashi.
Address: 3-8-11 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://yoshinozushi.net (Japanese Only)
2. Sushi Sora (鮨そら)
Sushi Sora is a traditional “Edo-mae style” Japanese sushi restaurant that is located on the 38th floor of Mandarin Oriental Tokyo. The views from the 38th floor is just as stunning as the price of your dining experience. What does that mean? It means that you’re going to get your money’s worth of high quality and delicious sushi. The chef is very polite and caring towards his guests. For those who can afford the price, they will surely say that it was all worth it.
Address: 2-1-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
3. Sushi Nihonbashi Saemon (鮨 日本橋 鰤門)
Sushi Nihonbashi Saemon is a place where sushi aficionados need to visit at least once. The quality and freshness of their ingredients are top notches. With a master chef handling the sushi preparations, you are assured that you’re going to have a delicious sushi experience. Like many high-end sushi restaurants expect the rates to be pricey, but don’t let that stop you from going here on special occasions.
Address: COREDO Muromachi 1 Bldg. 4F, 2-2-1 Muromachi, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://www.seamon-nihonbashi.jp (Japanese Only)
4. Manten Sushi Nihonbashi (まんてん鮨 日本橋)
Manten Sushi Nihonbashi is a sushi restaurant worth keeping. You’ll be surprised that for only ¥6,000 you will get to taste delicious sushi that won’t lose to other sushi restaurants with higher rates. Since the restaurant is small, you need to make a reservation in advance in order to secure some seats. It is one of the most highly recommended sushi restaurants in Nihonbashi.
Address: Coredo Muromachi 2 Bldg. 1F, 2-3-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://www.manten-sushi.com/index.html (Japanese Only)
5. Sushi Matsubaya (鮨 松葉屋)
Sushi Matsubaya only has 7 counter seats, and that means that only a few can partake in the sushi feast that is prepared by its master chef. The fresh and seasonal ingredients that came from Tsukiji Market guarantees its quality. They also have a good selection of sake that goes well with the sushi. This is one of the few sushi restaurants that the locals try to get a reservation ahead of time.
Address: Ozawa Honcho Building 1F, 1-3-4 Honcho, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://sushi-matsubaya.com (Japanese Only)
6. Nihonbashi Maishi (日本橋 ま石)
Nihonbashi Maishi is an Edo-mae sushi restaurant where you can enjoy delicious “Nakaochi” at your leisure. Nakaochi is often called “scraped tuna” that usually came from the rib part of the fish. The sushi rice topped with this rare and delicious delicacy is not often found in your typical sushi restaurants. The taste is superb, and it can easily become one of your favorite dishes if you love to eat tuna.
Address: Tokyo Nihonbashi Tower B1, 2-7-1 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://itadori.co.jp/shop/shop_20.html (Japanese Only)
7. Shigenozushi (繁乃鮨)
Shigenozushi is a bright sushi restaurant that gives off a comfortable and calming atmosphere, which is perfect for enjoying sushi. There is a lot of people who love to eat tuna sushi, and this restaurant is a specialist when it comes to that. The prices here are very reasonable, and you will even feel that you’ve gained more than what you’ve paid for. Invite a friend and have lunch in this simply amazing sushi restaurant.
Address: Takaneya Bldg., 1-4-13 Nihonbashi, Honcho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Website: https://www.shigenozushi.tokyo (Japanese Only)
8. Magurobito Betsuan Nihonbashi (まぐろ人別庵 日本橋)
Magurobito Betsuan restaurant in Nihonbashi is a great place to enjoy not only sushi but also a seafood rice bowl. The rice bowl has a right balance of tuna, squid, scallops, eggs and other delicious toppings. They only serve limited number of seafood rice bowl every day, so you better get there early in order to grab one. Their other delicacies are good as well. A great alternative for those who like to have a filling lunch.
Address: COREDO Nihonbashi 4F, 1-4-1 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://www.magurobito.com/index.html (Japanese Only)
9. Nihonbashi Sakurai (日本橋 さくら井)
Nihonbashi Sakurai looks like a classy sushi restaurant. However, after you enter its doors, you’ll find out that the prices here are very affordable. The sushi ingredients are fresh, and the quality is great. It is one of those restaurants that will instantly become your favorite. Although the restaurant is a bit small, you can still enjoy your sushi in a relaxed and calm manner.
Address: BLUE MARK 83 1F, 1-2-16 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo,
10. Uojima (魚じま)
Uojima is found on the basement floor of Yaesu Underground Shopping Center. Prices here are reasonable, and the food is good as well. It feels like a casual restaurant where you can enjoy sushi after you arrived at Tokyo Station. You can go here if you feel like eating casually before going back home.
Address: Yaesu Chikagai B1F and B2F, 2-1 Yaesu, Chuo, Tokyo
Website: http://www.yaechika.com/shop_detail.php?shopid=sp101 (Japanese Only)
English Map: http://www.yaechika.com/english/index.php
Data is as of April 2019
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