Tokyo is the place where the sushi culture started in Japan. There are many excellent sushi restaurants in Tokyo other than the world-renowned Sukiyabashi Jiro. We will introduce our recommendation of the best sushi restaurants in Tokyo raging from high-end to casual sushi restaurants. All are located in central Tokyo such as Shibuya, Shinjuku and Ginza, and very easy to access!
- High-End Sushi Restaurants
- Standard Sushi Restaurant
- Casual Sushi Restaurant
High-End Sushi Restaurants
1. Kyubey @Ginza/ Akasaka
Along with Sukiyabashi Jiro, Kyubey is one of the most famous high-end restaurants in Japan.
Since its opening in 1935, Kyubei attracts many visitors from all over Japan and currently from all over the world. Sushi chefs make your sushi right in front of you so that you can see how they make sushi quickly and beautifully.
[Dinner] Over 20,000 JPY
[Lunch] 8,000-10,000 JPY
2. Sushi Garyu @Yotsuya
This hidden sushi restaurant located in the backstreet of Yotsuya, is a small restaurant with a capacity of around 10 people. They offer some sophisticated sushi and sake, and are often applauded with their beautiful presentation and taste.
[Dinner] 15,000-20,000 JPY
3. Sushi Rosan @Shinjuku
Conveniently located in the famous department store Isetan Shinjuku, it’s easily accessible.
For a break during your shopping at Isetan, have a lunch or dinner at Sushi Rosan!
[Dinner] 10,000-15,000 JPY
[Lunch] 5,000-15,000 JPY
4. Sushi Ishikawa @Shinjuku
Also located in Shinjku, and it’s only 3 minutes away from Shinjuku West Exit.
Order Omakase, and sushi chefs make the best sushi using some fresh seafoods in the season.
■Budget: from 15,000 JPY
5. Sushi Oumi @Shinjuku
At the underground of The Kitano Hotel, you will find Sushi Oumi. The owner of the restaurants used to work at the top-notch restaurant in Ginza. His friendly personality and his art of sushi attract many visitors all year round.
■Budget: 10,000-15,000 JPY
Standard Sushi Restaurant
6. Hinazushi @Ginza
This is a unique sushi restaurant offering good quality sushi with all you can eat style from 3,990 yen (+tax). The time limit is for 2 hours, but you can eat until you get full without calculating the price of sushi!
7. Sushimaru @Shinjuku
One minute away from Shinjuku Sancho-me Station, they serve delicious sushi lunch at an affordable price. Their specialties are seki-saba and seki-aji (mackerel) only caught in Oita prefecture.
■Budget:from 7,500 JPY
8. Midori @Shibuya / Ginza / Umegaoka etc.
It’s one of the most popular sushi restaurants with relatively affordable price in Tokyo, there is always a long line waiting to get in.
Casual Sushi Restaurant
9. Kaisho-zushi@ Shimousa-nakayama
To be precise, it’s not in Tokyo but in Chiba prefecture. It’s popular with their cheap and delicious sushi, but also Kaisendon (sushi bowl) with a good amount is recommended.
10. Uobei@ Shibuya
When you come to Japan, you don’t want to miss a belt conveyor sushi. All the sushi is 105 yen at Uobei! It’s easy to order and comfortable for anyone.
Under 2,000 JPY
Thanks for reading! We hope you have enjoyed our list of 10 best Sushi restaurants in Tokyo!
One of the best areas to indulge delicious Sushi in Tokyo is Tsukiji Outer Market! There are numbers of long-established Sushi restaurants offering fresh seafood ingredients with affordable prices. If you wish to explore Tsukiji Outer Market and its hidden spots, you should definitely take a food walking tour guided by a local expert. Try delicious Sushi in Tsukiji as well as many other street food.
You can also have an unique Sushi experience by joining an authentic Sushi making class and learn how to make Sushi from a professional chef.
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