Great to know! 5 Recommended All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Spots in Tokyo
There are many places in Tokyo where you can eat as much sushi as you like. Here are five recommended all-you-can-eat sushi restaurants in Tokyo.
1. Kagurazaka Sushi Academy
Kagurazaka Sushi Academy is an all-you-can-eat sushi place that is currently drawing great attention in Tokyo. It is operated as a sushi restaurant that also doubles as a training ground for students enrolled at the Tokyo Sushi Academy, a vocational institution for aspiring sushi chefs, so it is able to control its personnel overhead expenses and offer its customers sushi with excellent value for your money. Here, the all-you-can-eat sushi for 90 minutes costs 3,218 JPY (incl. tax), which you can pair with the all-you-can-drink service for an additional cost of 1,782 JPY (incl. tax). Every day, this restaurant uses ingredients fresh from the market that its chefs have carefully selected with their discerning eyes, so customers get to enjoy an assortment of more than 50 kinds of sushi, starting with chutoro (medium-fatty tuna), 20 or more ala carte dishes, and a variety of desserts. This restaurant is a popular spot, so it may be difficult to make a reservation, but you should try eating here at least once. Also, note that you may get fined for leftovers, so beware about ordering too much.
2. Midori Souhonten Umegaoka Honkan
This sushi restaurant chain, which mainly operates in Tokyo, offers all-you-can-eat sushi at its Umegaoka Honkan store every Monday, except on holidays. Popular for their delicious sushi, such as sushi that use seasonal and high-class toppings delivered directly from Tsukiji Market, this restaurant is recommended for those who want to eat delicious sushi to their heart’s content. Here, you can enjoy more than 100 items, including ala carte dishes and various kinds of sushi with toppings like anago (conger eel), one of their hit sushi items, and ootoro (fatty tuna), chutoro, uni (sea urchin) and awabi (abalone). The 90-minute all-you-can-eat service is priced at 3,600 JPY (excl. tax) for men and 3,000 JPY (excl. tax) for women. Add 1,200 JPY (excl. tax) and you can get an all-you-can-drink service, too. This restaurant does not accept reservations and you have to be willing to wait for 2-3 hours just to get seated. Despite that, though, you should check out this sushi joint.
3. Kizunasushi Shinjuku Kabukicho Branch
Kizunasushi is open 24 hours a day (*all-you-can-eat sushi is only available from 11:00 am to 9:30 pm). It offers all-you-can-eat sushi service with 100 dishes, including various types of sushi that use the freshest ingredients that are delivered directly from Tateyama Port, as well non-sushi ala carte dishes such as edamame (steamed green soybeans) and deep-fried tuna neck. Among the wide array of sushi available, the uni and chutoro are especially famous. All-you-can-eat sushi for 120 minutes here costs 3,980 JPY (excl. tax) for men and 3,480 JPY (excl. tax) for women, with two or more adults required to be able to order the service. You can add all-you-can-drink service at an additional cost of 1,500 JPY (excl. tax), while groups that are only comprised of women and children get free soft drinks. They also have menus in English, Chinese (simplified) and Korean, so this restaurant is recommended to those who want to relax while savoring high-class sushi.
4. Hina Sushi Nishi-Ginza Branch
If you are looking for an all-you-can-eat restaurant in the Ginza area, then Hina Sushi is it! Here, you can enjoy the all-you-can-eat sushi service for 120 minutes at the price of 3,990 JPY (excl. tax). They have about 60 kinds of sushi hand-rolled by first-rate sushi chefs, from the staple sushi items such as uni, toro (tuna) and ikura (salted salmon roe), up to the seasonal sushi items that are characterized by their extraordinarily fresh toppings that are delivered directly from the port. The chefs only put a small amount of vinegared rice on the sushi, so you can try and enjoy various kinds of sushi. There is an English menu and staff who can speak Chinese, thereby making ordering smooth. So, after shopping in Ginza, how about indulging in a luxurious break by relishing high-class sushi?
5. Tsukiji Tamasushi Ginza Core Branch
Tsukiji Tamasushi is a sushi restaurant in Tokyo that is famous for its high-class all-you-can-eat sushi service, but you’d probably be surprised to know that they do not have a time limit for the buffet sushi. They have a unique pair service rates of 9,000 JPY for two men, 7,000 JPY for two women and 8,000 JPY for a man-and-woman pair. If there are more people in your party, you can just add 4,500 JPY for each man and 3,500 JPY for each woman (all prices are excluding taxes), so two or more guests are more than welcome here. There are more than 30 kinds of sushi that use ingredients delivered directly from Tsukiji Market and are rolled by the expert skills of its chefs. The most famous toppings here are ootoro, awabi and snow crab! Sushi with grilled toppings are also recommended. Tsukiji Tamasushi is a restaurant where you can enjoy extraordinary sushi without watching the clock.
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If you’re traveling through Tokyo, then you should try eating sushi! When having all-you-can-eat sushi, though, the acceptable etiquette is to order only what you can eat, so try not to order too much.
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