3 Best Sushi in Tsukiji 2019

High-Quality yet Affordable, Best Sushi Restaurants in Tsukiji Market, Tokyo

Tsukiji Fish Market has been relocated to Toyosu now, but there are still numbers of great restaurants. At Tsukiji Jogai Market (Tsukiji Outer Market), restaurants and shops remain at the same location and run their business same as before relocation. Tsukiji is still the best area to taste the fresh and high quality seafood products, especially Sushi and Donburi (seafood on rice bowl) dishes. Today, I have picked best Sushi restaurants in Tsukiji area, serving amazing quality Sushi dishes, but pretty affordable (under $30 (3,000 yen)), but offer amazing quality.


1. Sushi Zanmai, Honten Tsukiji

The most famous Sushi restaurant, Sushi Zanmai (すしざんまい) has numbers of stores across the country, and a few in Tsukiji area, Tokyo. Sushi Zanmai Honten (main branch) is located at Tsukiji Outer Market, and it’s the very first Sushi Zanmai store opened in Japan back in 1990. Sushi Zanmai offers a huge choice on their menu including a la carte and set meal Sushi, and Kaisen Don (Sashimi Rice Bowl). Sushi set meals can be enjoyed around 2,000 yen. This foreign-friendly Sushi restaurant has an English menu as well as instructions showing how to correctly eat Sushi and Donburi dishes.

Map: http://bit.ly/2JqFpBv

Access: 3 mins walk from Tsukiji Station

Hours: 24 hours

Budget: 1,500 yen~

Harenohi Shokudo

Hare no hi Shokudo (ハレの日食堂) is a Kaiden Don (Sashimi rice bowl) restaurant located in a heart of Tsukiji Outer Market (Tsukiji Jogai Shijo). Various kinds of Kaisen Don dishes as well as a set meal of assorted Sushi are available around 2,000~3,000 yen. The meals are served with fresh and seasonal seafood ingredients such as Tuna, Sea Urchin, Salmon, Prawns, etc. The restaurant is located off the main street of Tsukiji Outer Market, which is a great location to avoid crowds.

Map: http://bit.ly/2D97kWi

Access: 5 mins walk from Tsukiji Shijo Station

Hours: 7:00~17:00

Budget: 1,500 yen~

Sushi Dai

Sushi Dai (すし大) is one of the most popular Sushi restaurants in Tsukiji area , offering the top-notch quality Sushi dishes made with selected fresh seafood ingredients brought from Toyosu Fish Market freshly every morning. The Sushi set meal is available around 2,000~3,000 yen. Comparing to many other high-quality Sushi restaurants in the neighbourhood, Sushi Dai is definitely one of the best Sushi restaurants offering excellent value for the price.

Sushi Dai is always crowded during lunch and dinner time, and usually there is a long waiting queue. If you want to avoid the busiest time, it’s recommended to go there between 2pm to 5pm during week.

Map: http://bit.ly/2AuQr5y

Access: 5 mins walk from Tsukiji Station

Hours: 10:30~4:00 next day (Mon to Sat)/11:00~22:00 (Sun&Holiday)

Budget: 2,000 yen~



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