Sushi Shinsuke

27,500 JPY 〜
/ Guest
  • English Speaking Staff

Delicious, delightful Edo-sushi brought to you by an owner with honed language and customer service skills.

Located just a 2-minute walk from Azabu-Juban Station, another restaurant headed by a young sushi chef full of passion was born in December 2017. Shinsuke Mizutani, who became independent at age 34, opened Sushi Shinsuke.

Chef Mizutani fell in love with the work of a chef at a long-established sushi restaurant in his hometown Nagasaki, and made the decision to pursue the life of a sushi chef. At 19 years old he asked to work at the same restaurant, and his training began as he was given the opportunity to work for a month with no pay. Soon after, he was advised to continue his training in Tokyo, and Mizutani departed. There were tough times, like when he went around sushi restaurants in the city and negotiated to work at each one.

However, after 6 years of training at one such famous restaurant, he was motivated to continue at Tsubaki (Ginza), Sushi Ginza Onodera (Hawaii), Sushi Ryusuke (Ginza), and various other sushi restaurants, and at a kaiseki cuisine restaurant in Ginza he even worked as a serviceman. He developed his skills in areas other than sushi such as speaking English, knowledge of Japanese cuisine table manners, and hospitality.

"I can't create a good restaurant with just my own power. I treasure the love for the customers, food, and staff", says Mizutani. His ideal is a sushi restaurant where guests and staff create an atmosphere for delicious food and happiness.

Inside the restaurant, you will find 8 seats at a plain wood counter, stained glass ceiling and decor that create an extraordinary feeling. There is a meeting before opening hours every day without fail, and during operating hours, they aspire to deliver such particular service that the timing for giving details about the food and speaking to the guests is determined by gauging the feel and atmosphere of the guests. The sushi is authentic Edo-sushi, made with particular attention paid to ingredients that are domestic and natural. To go with top quality foods like Tsukiji's Yamayuki tuna is vinegared sushi rice with a deep taste using a blend of Yokoi Jozo's rice vinegar and red vinegar. Sushi Shinsuke's sushi continues to evolve every day as it refuses to be confined to the fixed concept of sushi, while respecting the tradition of Edo-sushi.
* The availability of an English version of this page does not guarantee that the restaurant can provide services in English unless otherwise stated. Please be aware that, even if stated, there may still be days when English speaking staff are unavailable.

■2-minute walk from Tokyo Metro Azabu-Juban Station Exit 4



  • 30's

    Date of Visit: 4/2019
    Absolutely incredible experience. I had the pleasure of dining at Chef Shinsuke's restaurant during Sakura 2019, and it was one of the most memorable experiences in my eating adventures while in Japan. Not only was his sushi superb, but his attitude left a very positive impression on me. We had a full conversation, despite the language barrier. Sometimes, it's /how/ you say something that matters. I could see kindness, passion and compassion emanating from his eyes. I am so grateful for this experience. I wish him the best, and I highly recommend booking a seat at Sushi Shinsuke if you are able to do so. Thank you.
    Number of visits: OnePurpose: Other
  • 50's

    Date of Visit: 7/2019
    素晴らしいネタと芸術的な握り、ここは本当に美味しいと思います(個人的な感想です) 毎度楽しく食事させて頂きありがとうございます!
    Number of visits: OnePurpose: With friend
  • 50's

    Date of Visit: 7/2019
    The food was amazing and the service was impeccable. Every bite was superb. Really a top sushi dinner in Tokyo. The chef was warm, funny and made the evening a wonderful experience. We cannot wait to go back again!
    Number of visits: OnePurpose: Anniversary


27,500 JPY / Guest



Sushi Shinsuke [鮨 薪介]

Cuisine Type


Opening hours

Dinner: 17:00~23:00


No holiday, No fixed holiday


2-19-7, Azabujuban, Minato-ku, Tokyo

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