5 Select Restaurants for Lunch at Toyosu Market: Super-Fresh Sushi, Seafood Bowls, and More!
A variety of shops and restaurants are open to the general public at Toyosu Market. This article will tell you all about 5 must-try lunch spots in and around the market!
1. Tsukiji Kaisendon Ooedo
If it's a kaisendon you're craving (which is a rice bowl dish topped with raw seafood), look no further than Tsukiji Kaisendon Ooedo! On this menu that normally features over 30 different dishes, we highly recommend the 4 Item Tuna Bowl (2600 JPY (incl. tax)). Treat your taste buds to this bowl featuring the fatty goodness of chutoro tuna, lean akami tuna with umami flavors, and the even deeper umami flavors of nakaochi (fish meat attached to the fish's spine). English and Chinese (Simplified) menus are also available, as well as English- and Chinese-speaking staff.
2. Ginza Sushimasa THE IMPRESSION Toyosu Market Branch
If you're visiting the market, then you're probably in the mood for some sushi. One of the best spots for chowing down is this shop filled with seasonal nigiri-sushi (hand-formed sushi). Items can be ordered individually in sets of 8 or more, but you'll get a better deal by ordering the Omakase Nigiri Set (4,500 JPY - 7,000 JPY (incl. tax)). This set features 10-11 types of nigiri as well as miso soup. An English menu is available, as are English- and Chinese-speaking staff.
3. Unagi Fukusen
Unagi Fukusen is a popular restaurant features a dish known as Unaju (3,200 - 4,200 JPY (incl. tax)), or a square-shaped bowl filled with rice and unagi that has been coated in sauce and grilled on a skewer. The unagi here is carefully cooked into a plump, juicy dish with none of the fishy smell whatsoever. This store's secret sauce, which has been used since the store's opening, is a tamari soy sauce-based sauce with a deep, rich flavor.
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Marche Mall Edomae Jokamachi is a new shopping facility located a 1-minute walk from Yurikamome Shijo-mae Station, but it will only be open for three years starting in January 2020. All sorts of restaurants offering a taste of Japanese food culture can be found in the food hall, making it a perfect lunch spot. Other shops selling fresh foods and souvenirs are also located here. Open from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
4. Shiroganeya Toyosu Branch
If you do drop by Edomae Jokamachi, then definitely head over to Shiroganeya. The fish here, slowly grilled over a charcoal fire, is jam-packed with savory flavors. There is a wide variety of set meals made using only the finest selections of meat and fish (800 - 1,800 JPY (incl. tax)). You can choose between seven different grilled-fish set meals, including the Three Grilled Meat Set (1,200 JPY (incl. tax)), where you can feast upon hokke (Okhotsk atka mackerel), salmon, and mackerel.
5. Neiroya Toyosu Branch
Neiroya Toyosu can also be found in the food hall. This shop boasts simple ramen that makes the most of its ingredients' flavors. The Special Shoyu Ramen (1,100 JPY (incl. tax)), Special Rich Sea Bream Salt Ramen (1,250 JPY (incl. tax)), and the Special Se-abura Niboshi Ramen (1,200 JPY (incl. tax)) all use a soup that has been well-seasoned with seafood-flavored goodness. All menu items are available for takeout (bowls used for ramen must be returned). Food is ordered via tickets purchased at a vending machine, and an English menu is also available.
Well, what do you think? The tuna auction is also popular at Toyosu Market and is open to the general public. If you come to Tokyo during your visit in Japan, be sure to drop by!
*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.
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