14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi

Publish-date: Feb 19 2019 Update-date: Mar 04 2019
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14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi

Even within Tokyo, foodies flock to Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi to indulge in the delicious restaurants here. Here are 14 high quality sushi restaurants that you can enjoy in the city!

1. Sakamoto (Akasaka-mitsuke)

1. Sakamoto (Akasaka-mitsuke)
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
"Sakamoto" is the restaurant to go to if you want to enjoy authentic nigiri zushi (hand-formed sushi) prepared by sushi chefs. This restaurant serves Ezomae sushi (traditional northern Japan-style sushi), which uses fresh seafood directly delivered from Hokkaido, and Edomae sushi (traditional Tokyo-style sushi), which uses ingredients procured from Tsukiji. Their [Specialty Nigiri] is a superb dish that is made with carefully selected ingredients like rice from Tome, Miyagi, and wasabi from Gotemba, Shizuoka. The [Sushi Kaiseki] (from 10,000 JPY), a kaiseki (traditional Japanese course cuisine) style meal in which each item is prepared with the utmost care, is also a must-try. Within the restaurant's Japanese-style interior, there are counter seats as well as fully private rooms perfect for small groups and reception parties. Make your experience more luxurious with sake (Japanese alcohol) specially chosen by a sushi chef.

Sakamoto

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday] 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: 15,000 JPY
Address: B1F, Daini Taisuikan Bldg., 3-10-19, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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2. Sushi Takehan Wakatsuki (Ebisu)

2. Sushi Takehan Wakatsuki (Ebisu)
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
"Sushi Takehan Wakatsuki" has been widely popular since its establishment in 1995. The owner himself goes to Toyosu to procure top-quality seafood from trusted tuna shops and shrimp shops. The restaurant takes pride in their 7 delicacies from Lake Shinji, which includes ingredients such as Shijimi clams and giant mottled eels directly delivered from the lake. Aside from their exquisite [Nigiri Zushi], which uses rice mixed with akazu (red vinegar), their [Shijimi Clam Soup], made with boiled Shijimi clams from the brackish waters of Lake Shinji, is also a must-try. The [Steamed Abalone with Liver Sauce] is an excellent dish of large Japanese abalone dressed with a rich, thick liver sauce, which is eaten with sea urchin rice. The restaurant is also popular not only for their sake, but also for their wine and champagne, which go well with tuna.

Sushi Takehan Wakatsuki

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday] 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: 16,000 JPY
Address: 2F, Hagiwara Bldg. 7, 1-16-7, Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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3. Sushiya Ono (Ebisu)

3. Sushiya Ono (Ebisu)
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
At "Sushiya Ono", you can savor Edomae sushi at their comfortable Japanese cypress counter. They have confidence in their nigiri zushi and snacks having a flavor you can't have just anywhere. For example, they have a dish in which gelatin made with kombu dashi (kelp broth) is concealed with sea urchin and served on a spoon! The chef's choice dinners start from 16,000 JPY. Among these, an item you absolutely have to try is their [Ono Special], which is broiled fatty tuna rolled with minced small onions called pecoross. It is so delicious that you won't be able to stop eating even if you think you're full. Dishing out sushi in an exquisite space, the restaurant's popularity also comes from the great service of the kind owner. Enjoy a new frontier of sushi interwoven with fresh seasonal fish.

Sushiya Ono

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Dinner: 18:00 - 00:00
Closed: Sundays
Average price: [Dinner] 15,000 JPY
Access: 3-minute walk from JR Ebisu Station East Exit
Address: B1F, 4-11-8, Ebisu , Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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4. Sushi Takehan KARUME (Ebisu)

4. Sushi Takehan KARUME (Ebisu)
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
"Sushi Takehan KARUME" was born from the concept at "Sushi Takehan Wakatsuki" to serve Edomae sushi that can be incorporated into people's lifestyles. Apart from having the same attention to detail as Wakatsuki, KARUME allows you to enjoy Edomae sushi tailored to your needs. Their superb nigiri zushi uses a vinegar made by combining rice that was cultivated from soil that was fermented for 10 years with 3 types of vinegar: oyster vinegar, rice vinegar, and akazu. Get a taste of this at dinner in their [Chef's Choice] (from 8,000 JPY). The stylish presentation of their sushi will surely blow away the image you have of Edomae sushi. Within its warm, wooden interior, this restaurant offers counter seats, table seats, and private rooms, making it perfect for every situation.

Sushi Takehan KARUME

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday] Lunch 11:30 am - 2:00 pm, Dinner 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
 *From February 1. 2019, lunch service will be unavailable for a short period of time. Check the website for recent updates.
Closed: Sundays, National Holidays
Average price: [Dinner] 9,500 JPY / [Lunch] 2,000 JPY
Address: 1F, Dropin Daikanyama, 1-16-8, Ebisu Nishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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5. Wadanoya (Ebisu)

5. Wadanoya (Ebisu)
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
At Wadanoya, they are particular about the type of fish they use. The specially prepared fish are sent directly from Kyushu, and they're popular due to the delicious fermented flavor. This underground restaurant is like a refuge where you can forget the bustling city noise. [Chef's Choice 20-Piece Fermented Sushi Course] (10,000 JPY) is a course that comes with soup and 20 pieces of sushi. They also have the [Chef's Choice with Local Fish and Vegetables from Yufuin] (10,000 JPY), which is served with fermented sushi, sashimi, seasonal vegetable tempura, and savory egg custard. Aside from counter seats, they also have horigotatsu (sunken kotatsu table) seats, which are great for someone you want to impress!

Wadanoya

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed: Sunday
Address: B1F, Echo Daikanyama, Ebisu Nishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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6. Ogino (Ebisu)

6. Ogino (Ebisu)
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
"Ogino" is a place where you can enjoy food and drinks, as well as nigiri zushi that balance creativity with the traditions and flavors of Edomae sushi. You can savor their delicate dishes, including sushi, which is made from carefully selected seafood. They are especially known for their sea urchin. Try the [Select Sea Urchin Assortment and Chef's Premium Nigiri Zushi Course] (15,000 JPY) served with bafun sea urchin and murasaki sea urchin, which is mainly procured from Hokkaido, but also from places like Miyagi and Aomori. Another must-try is their [Chef's Premium Seasonal Nigiri Zushi Course] (13,000 JPY), which lets you enjoy meticulously prepared seasonal dishes. Spend a luxurious time in their refined, modern Japanese interior.

Ogino

Open: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm)
Closed: Irregular
Average price: 10,000 JPY
Address: 4F, Granbell Ebisu Nishi, 1-9-7, Ebisu Nishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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7. Sushi Tatsumi (Roppongi)

7. Sushi Tatsumi (Roppongi)
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
"Sushi Tatsumi" serves nigiri zushi made with fresh fish delivered from the market on their beautiful, plain wood counters. Their special sushi is served in a course meal. Try the [Authentic Edomae Sushi Chef's Course] (13,000 JPY (plus tax)), which was created with the idea of serving a variety of different foods to customers, allows you to savor small servings of nigiri zushi, side dishes, and specialties. The restaurant serves specialties which glimmer with craftsmanship, such as the [Otoro Nigiri], which has a top-class flavor even among tunas, and the [Kobata Nigiri Zushi], which has a fresh texture and characteristic taste. They also serve popular local sake and choice sake. Even if it's your first time or if you're alone, you'll be able to have a comfortable time in the restaurant's relaxing atmosphere.

Sushi Tatsumi

Open: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm)
Closed: None
*Depending on the building's closing days
Average price: 15,000 JPY
Address: 5F, Marusho Kobayashi Rokuchome Bldg., 6-1-4, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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8. Ryuma

8. Ryuma
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
"Ryuma" serves dishes which subtly express each season at the perfect time. Here, you can enjoy delicious sushi made by a skilled sushi chef. At night, only the chef's choice is served. You can indulge yourself in seasonal neta (sushi toppings) for a reasonable price in the [Carefully Selected Neta Sushi Course] (12,000 JPY), with each main nigiri zushi made by chefs who trained at popular restaurants. For only 10,000 JPY, enjoy the [Nodoguro Rice]! It's filled with the umami (Japanese savory taste) of the nodoguro (blackthroat seaperch), which is cooked with ara (sawedged perch) in an earthenware pot. Their interior is a blend of modern Japanese and Western styles with appealing colors. Savor dishes that bring out the best in the ingredients while gazing at the chef's beautiful motions.

Ryuma

Open: [Weekdays] 5:30 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:30 pm)
[Saturday] 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: 15,000 JPY
Address: 3F, Fusion Bldg., 7-13-8, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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9. Sushi & Bar yon

9. Sushi & Bar yon
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
"Sushi & Bar yon" is a popular sushi and bar restaurant frequented by many regular customers. Upon entering the restaurant, you will see a special space where the chef and the bartender stand side by side. Their [Plum Course] (9,800 JPY (plus tax)) allows you to savor seasonal seafood specialties, sashimi, side dishes, nigiri zushi, and dessert. The contents of the course also change according to the season. For example, the fish used in the course could be a kohada (gizzard shad), which is a popular fish among sushi restaurants. You'll be impressed by the balance between the exquisite flavor of the vinegar and the sushi rice. They also have a [3-Kind Assortment] which includes other top-grade delicacies, but once you eat the chef's [Salmon Roe and Fried Tofu Chazuke], you won't be able to forget about the deliciousness. Aside from sake, you can also drink cocktails and wine to your heart's content. This famous restaurant is the perfect spot for you and your special someone.

Sushi & Bar  yon

Open: [Weekdays] Dinner 6:00 pm - 4:00 am (L.O. 3:00 am )
[Saturday, National Holidays]  Dinner 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Closed: Sunday
Average price: [Dinner] 14,800 JPY
Access: 2 minutes walk from Roppongi Station Exit 5 on Subway Lines
Address: 3F, Goto Bldg., 3-13-14, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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10. Matsuzaki (Roppongi)

10. Matsuzaki (Roppongi)
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
"Matsuzaki" was established in October 2018 by Chef Matsuzaki, who worked as a head chef of a popular restaurant in Roppongi. They offer a wide variety of seasonal dishes which can only be described as the cream of the crop. Sushi is served in between meals of their exquisite Japanese cuisine course, which is served at a special 7-seat counter. At this restaurant, you can enjoy fresh seafood directly delivered from all over Japan. The otoro (fatty tuna), which has the best fat consistency, chewiness, richness of flavor, and firmness, and the nodoguro, which can be eaten fresh all throughout the year, are both highly recommended. For 30,000 JPY, try their [Chef's Course], in which you can thoroughly savor the top-notch ingredients. Enjoy the great service in this exquisite space that will surely satisfy all your senses.

Matsuzaki

Open: 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed: Irregular
Average price: 30,000 JPY
Address: B1F, Tachihara Bldg., 7-13-1, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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11. AOI (Roppongi)

11. AOI (Roppongi)
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
At "AOI", you can eat the finest quality of sushi made by the head chef, who has polished their skills for 15 years at Ginza Kyubey, a well-established restaurant. Their superb sushi is made with the commitment and philosophy of the chef, from procuring and preparing to molding. If you have the [Chef's Nigiri Zushi Cours] (12,000 JPY), besides the day's seasonal nigiri zushi, you can enjoy excellent dishes such as [Savory Egg Custard] and [Grilled Food]. The restaurant takes pride in dishes such as the [Chutoro] and [Otoro], which have the subtle flavors of premium fatty tuna meat and akasu-seasoned sushi rice. There's also the [Flounder Kombu Topped with Golden Cuttlefish and Salted Mullet Roe], which was thoroughly prepared to draw out its beautiful transparency. They also have private tables, but if you want to sit in front of the chef, the private counter seat would be the best spot for you.

AOI

Open: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm)
Closed: None
Average price: 12,000 JPY
Address: 1F, Azabu Empire Bldg., 4-11-28, Nishi Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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12. Zoroku Yuzan (Roppongi)

12. Zoroku Yuzan (Roppongi)
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
"Zoroku Yuzan" is a well-hidden sushi restaurant with only counter seats. If you are someone who sees the counter seats of this restaurant as a challenge, you'll feel better once you have the [Chef's Course] (18,000 JPY), which comes with around 20 different nigiri zushi and side dishes. The restaurant's Chef Odaka states that they commit to making sushi at the best conditions by conducting the necessary work to use ingredients such as fermented otoro and kohada seasoned with salt and vinegar. Through various cooking methods, you can enjoy delicious seasonal ingredients as sashimi, grilled, or simmered. These ingredients are procured from Tsukiji and directly delivered from production areas. They believe that meeting customers and the delicious ingredients of each day are all "once in a lifetime". Try the finest sushi inside this relaxing restaurant with more than 20 different kinds of sake.

Zoroku Yuzan

Open: [Weekdays- Before Holidays] Dinner 6:00pm-3:00am
[Saturday, Holidays] Dinner 6:00pm-10:30pm.
Closed: Irregular
Average price: [Dinner] 15,000 JPY
Access: Three minute walk from Toei Oedo Line Roppongi Station Exit 2
Address: Suzuki Bldg. 2F , 7-18-24 Roppongi , Minato-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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13. Sushi Saito (Roppongi-itchome)

13. Sushi Saito (Roppongi-itchome)
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
"Sushi Saito" is popular restaurant with a 3-star rating in a World-renowned gourmet guide for 6 consecutive years. The manager has a warm and friendly personality, which will allow you to comfortably relax while you're dining here. The use of simple cooking techniques such as boiling, steaming, broiling, and pickling seasonal vegetables, brings out the best in the ingredients. At night, the only item available to order is the [Chef's Course] (21,000 JPY). The course serves dishes such as the [Sea Urchin 3-Kind Assortment], which allows you to enjoy several sea urchin caught in different areas, and the [Pickled Hair Crab], which is hair crab from Uchiura Bay in Hokkaido and crab paste seasoned with vinegar, soy sauce, and mirin. For lunch, you can try [Chef's Nigiri Zushi] for 5,000 JPY. There are private rooms with counter seats that have a very special atmosphere. Aside from carefully selected sake, depending on the season, they also have limited sake, such as the Kokuryu Shizuku.

Sushi Saito

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Lunch 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Dinner From 6:00 pm
Closed: Sunday
Average price: [Dinner] 20,000 JPY / [Lunch] 10,000 JPY
Address: 1F, Ark Hills South Tower, 1-4-5, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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14. Sushi Shokunin Hatano Yoshiki (Azabu-juban)

14. Sushi Shokunin Hatano Yoshiki (Azabu-juban)
14 Top-Tier Sushi Restaurants in Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi
At this restaurant, you'll be able to enjoy dishes made with a combination of Edomae tradition and French and Italian techniques. The head chef claims that the labor and passion they pour into the preparation of dishes are unparalleled. True to his word, the restaurant boasts of several nigiri zushi packed with the umami of aged and smoked ingredients. In addition to nigiri zushi, you can also savor side dishes and delicacies in their [Chef's Course] (12,000 JPY). Their sweet omelette, called [Daigomi], is a very popular souvenir. In addition to reservable private rooms with counter seats, if there are unoccupied seats after 9:00 pm, you can come here for an after party and order a la carte dishes! Their sushi made from carefully selected ingredients and their playful French and Italian-style dishes will surely make your heart skip a beat.

Sushi Shokunin Hatano Yoshiki

Open: [Weekdays and Saturday] Lunch 12:00 - 14:00 Reservations required three days in advance (Please ask for menus.)
[Weekdays] Dinner 18:00 - 00:00 last entry 22:30
[Saturday] Dinner 18:00 - 23:00 last entry 22:00
Closed: Sunday
Average price: [Dinner] 18,000 JPY
Access: Two-minute walk from Exit 7 at Azabu-Juban Station.
Address: 3F Toriizaka Annex, 5-11-25 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Map)
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Akasaka, Ebisu, and Roppongi are crawling with high-class gourmet food. As for sushi, the style and traits of each bite of sushi all differ depending on the chef. Satisfy your senses and spend your time in luxury at these places!
Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.
Publish-date: Feb 19 2019 Update-date: Mar 04 2019
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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