A 8-minute walk from Nakameguro Station in Tokyo, “Sushi Tsubomi” is located in a quiet residential area just off the main street. It is a restaurant produced by Takashi Saito, from the famous sushi restaurant “Sushi Saito” in Roppongi, where Makoto Maruyama shows his capability.
Mr. Maruyama was born in Naoetsu, Niigata. His father was a fish wholesaler and he has been in contact with fish since he was young. After graduating from high school, he studied at kaiseki restaurants and sushi restaurants in Tokyo and went to “Sushi Saito”. While studying in the kitchen, he became the sous-chef of “Taka by Sushi Saito” in Malaysia, and in 2018, after he returned to Japan, he was chosen to be in charge of “Sushi Tsubomi”. The interior, ingredients, and dinnerware are all produced by Mr. Saito from “Sushi Saito”. The ingredients are carefully-selected according to the season and the production area, and it follows Mr. Saito's nigiri style. Side dish, on the other hand, are new things created by “Sushi Tsubomi”. Mr. Maruyama, not content with the name of “Sushi Saito”, is humble and does his best without cutting corners. The restaurant only has alcoholic drinks that go well with the sushi of “Sushi Tsubomi”. There are champagne, white and red wine, and 7 seasonal sake. In addition, the restaurant would respond your food preferences as much as possible.
There are only 10 seats at the L-shaped counter made with the Kiso hinoki in the restaurant. The space between the seats is wide so that you can relax comfortably. The dinnerware, mainly Karatsu-ware and those made from artists, are used to match with the cuisine and sometimes the image of the dinnerware is reflected in the cuisine. You will want to enjoy the sushi made by Mr. Maruyama for dinner and dates with family, friends and sushi lovers. It is also recommended for guests from overseas.
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A 8-minute walk from "Nakameguro Station" (Tokyu Toyoko Line)
A 8-minute walk from "Nakameguro Station" (Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line)
A 13-minute walk from "Ikejiriohashi Station" (Den-en-toshi Line)