There is a variety of international cuisines you can enjoy in Japan, but you won’t find sushi more authentic anywhere else. We promise you an unforgettable dining experience at these five sushi restaurants in Tokyo where you can make reservations through Pocket Concierge.
Walk through the bustle of Ebisu, Tokyo and you will find a quiet, relaxing hideaway in Kuriyagawa. The intricate preparation of traditional Edo-style sushi is enhanced by the owner’s playfulness in creating innovative dishes. The small portions allow you to savor the various seafood in season, including rare specialities such as the best toro (fatty tuna) sushi in Japan.
B1 floor of Hillside Residence, 4-23-10 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
The owner started Sushi MASUDA in 2014 after training for nine years at Sukiyabashi Jiro, the Michelin three-starred restaurant that gained worldwide fame through the 2011 documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi. MASUDA has also been recognized by Michelin, boasting its precision in preparing ingredients by controlling every detail such as the optimal temperature for each fish topping and the tenderness of the rice.
Sushi MASUDA (鮨 ます田)
B1 floor of BC Minamiaoyama Property, 5-8-11 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Irifunesushi is dedicated to serving fresh high-quality sushi for 365 days a year. Every single day, people flock from all over the country to devour Irifunesushi’s sushi, topped with fresh Pacific bluefin tuna and other seafood in season. In the warm, welcoming atmosphere of the restaurant, savor the tuna in different styles, including roasted tuna along with a mouth-watering garlic soy sauce.
3-31-7 Okusawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
Sushi ICHIKAWA earned a Michelin star in a quiet residential neighborhood. The owner prepares the sushi rice to best match the tuna, drawing from his training of seven years in Kyo Ryori (traditional Kyoto cuisine) and four years in sushi-making. Enjoy traditional Edo-style sushi along with special drinks selected by the owner to match the food.
Sushi ICHIKAWA (いちかわ)
1st floor of Kaminoge Little Town, 4-27-1 Nakamachi, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
Experience exceptional Edo-style sushi in an elegant, luxurious environment situated in a residential area. At Shirokane Taira, high-quality charcoal is used to bring out the best flavor in roasted foods, and different types of vinegar are selected to make the best sushi rice to match the fish. The kinmedai battera (pressed golden-eye snapper sushi) has a unique flavor that you cannot enjoy anywhere else.
Shirokane Taira (白金 鯛良)
1st floor of Barbizon 91, 5-11-3 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo
We hope you enjoyed our list! You can make reservations at exceptional sushi restaurants in Tokyo along with other high-quality cuisine through Pocket Concierge.