There are many sushi bars in Fukuoka, but here are five where you can enjoy all-you-can-eat sushi. The key is that you will be able to enjoy not just sushi, but also ingredients unique to Fukuoka.
This is a restaurant from Thailand that is famous for all-you-can-eat shabu shabu (a Japanese hot pot dish of thinly sliced meat and vegetables boiled in water then dipped in sauce). It is popular in Fukuoka as a restaurant where you can eat as much shabu shabu, dim sum, and sushi as you want at a reasonable price. There are several all-you-can-eat courses, but if you want to enjoy sushi, we recommend the shabu shabu and sushi all-you-can-eat course (lunch is 1,970 JPY for adults, 985 JPY for children, 500 JPY for younger children three and older; dinner is 2,370 JPY for adults, 1,185 JPY for children, 500 JPY for younger children three and older (all excl. tax)) You can eat all you want of the standard 29 ingredients of shabu shabu and 12 types of sushi including tuna, salmon, and shrimp. You can order single sushi pieces so try a variety to find out what your favorite is!
This is a restaurant that is a part of an all-you-can-eat and bottomless drinks chain with locations around the country. It is a restaurant popular among families not only for the reasonably priced all-you-can-eat of more than 130 dishes, including yakiniku, sushi, salad, deli items, and dessert, but also for the fun activities such as cotton candy making and ramen making. They offer a wide selection including about twenty types of sushi and more than forty types of desserts at any given time. The selection changes depending on the time and day of the week. If you want to drop in casually, you should try lunch. It's great for the whole family!
Lunch (90 minutes): Adult 1,124 JPY, elementary school age child 800 JPY, young child (pre-elementary school, three and older) 334 JPY
Weekend and holiday lunch (90 minutes): Adult 1,600 JPY, senior (sixty and older) 1,277 JPY, elementary school age child 934 JPY, young child (pre-elementary school, three and older) 381 JPY
Dinner (90 minutes): Adult 1,886 JPY, senior (sixty and older) 1,277 JPY, elementary school age child 1,277 JPY, young child (pre-elementary school, three and older) 429 JPY
*All excl. tax
This is a restaurant serving sushi, shabu shabu and seasonal Japanese cuisine. They have private rooms so you can have a leisurely meal without worrying about others. There are four all-you-can-eat courses, and among them, we recommend the all-you-can-eat premium sushi, tempura and Japanese Black beef shabu shabu (100 minutes, last order taken 20 minutes before time is up; for adults 3,980 JPY (excl. tax), 500 JPY discount for seniors sixty and older, half price for elementary school children, free for younger children). It's a great deal with a luxurious all-you-can-eat selection of more than thirty types of sushi, such as of salmon roe, crab, tuna and vegetables, shabu shabu of Japanese Black beef, and tempura. Orders are placed using a touchscreen so you don't have to get out of your seat. This is a welcome feature if you are with small children you need to keep an eye on.
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3. Yuzuan Kurumekamitsu Branch
This is a restaurant where you can enjoy an all-you-can-eat course (two hours, 4,000 JPY for women, 4,200 JPY for men, 2,800 JPY for junior high and high school students, 1,600 JPY for elementary school students, 1,000 JPY for pre-elementary school children, free for babies and toddlers under three (all incl. tax)) in a rooftop beer garden throughout the year. It is popular among locals and has a wide selection including yakitori chicken skewers, sashimi, and deep-fried dishes. Even the tempura is all-you-can-eat!
It is managed by the sushi kappou restaurant (a style of Japanese restaurant where the food is prepared and served on site), Sushiko, so the sushi that is made on-site is very authentic! There is a charcoal grill at each table, so you can also feel like you are at a BBQ. Please go and enjoy yourself with everyone!
*It may close depending on the weather, so if it is raining, please check by calling ahead. *The image is for illustrative purposes only
4. Sushi-ko Sky Garden
A conveyor belt sushi restaurant on the eighth floor of the bus terminal in Hakata. Surprisingly, they offer all-you-can-eat. The all-you-can-eat sushi is made using fresh ingredients procured at the market each morning (40 minutes, 1,580 JPY for men, 1,280 JPY for women, discounts for high school students and younger). They also serve deep-fried chicken, salads, and chawanmushi (savory steamed egg custard). It is known for its great location and reasonable prices. Why not stop by between sightseeing when you're feeling like sushi?
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5. Genki Sushi Kurochan
Please find an all-you-can-eat sushi restaurant where you can have your fill of the sushi ingredients you love.
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