15 Must-Visit Sushi Restaurants in Shibuya, Tokyo

Publish-date: Nov 24 2017 Update-date: Nov 17 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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15 Must-Visit Sushi Restaurants in Shibuya, Tokyo

Always bustling with people and activity, Shibuya is home to a large number of shops and restaurants. Read on to discover some of Shibuya's best sushi restaurants!

1. Sushi Nobu

1. Sushi Nobu

Located near Shibuya Station, Sushi Nobu is like a secret getaway at the center of the city with a very relaxing atmosphere. They take great care in preparing their dishes, including their highly recommended [Pacific Bluefin Tuna], which can be served raw so that you can enjoy its exceptional taste. They also serve rare parts like [Tuna Cheek] and  [Tuna Jaw]. They are seasoned with only salt and pepper, but you can taste the original flavor of each ingredient, as the umami taste is locked within each fibre of the grilled tuna meat. In addition, the restaurant has a variety of liquor brands in their menu, so you can also enjoy drinks that complement the current season and the food you order. Diners can definitely enjoy a luxurious time here. Sushi Nobu is recommended for business meetings, events, and even dates!

Sushi Nobu

Open: [Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
[Monday - Wednesday] Lunch 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
[Monday - Wednesday] Dinner 6:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:30 pm)
[Thursday, Friday] Dinner 4:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:30 pm)
Closed: None
Average price: Dinner: 5,000 JPY / Lunch: 1,000 JPY
Access: 3-minute walk from Shibuya Station
Address: 201, Sakuragaoka Bldg., 16-8, Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

2. Sushi Sakaba Omotenashi Aoyama Main Branch

2. Sushi Sakaba Omotenashi Aoyama Main Branch

In Shibuya, this is the place to go to if you wish to enjoy a platter of sushi while drinking. During a date or business meeting, enjoy their seafood appetizers made of fresh, carefully selected ingredients in a luxurious, laid-back dining environment! They also serve lunch, so why not visit the place for a quick break after a stroll?

Sushi Sakaba Omotenashi Aoyama Main Branch

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm)
You can only make course meal reservations for lunch on Saturday.
[Weekdays, Saturday, National Holidays] Dinner 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Closed: Sunday
*End of year break starts from December 30.
Average price: Dinner: 9,000 JPY / Lunch: 1,000 JPY
Access: 6-minute walk from East Exit of Shibuya Station (to Miyamasu-zaka) or Exit B1 of Omotesando Station (to Aoyama Gakuin University)
Address: B1F, Aoyama FM Bldg., 2-8-10, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

3. Kurosaki

3. Kurosaki

Kurosaki is a famous restaurant featuring a black fence on its exterior. It stands in a quiet location near Shibuya Station. They are known for their black interior and plain wooden counter, which looks just like a stage, as well as for their ability to provide a luxurious and relaxing atmosphere for their diners. The restaurant owner's skills were honed over many years of experience in sushi making. You can experience their skills through dishes like the Omakase (chef's picks), a combination of Edomae-style sushi. Kurosaki is truly a restaurant for those who want to enjoy authentic Japanese sushi. Perfect for diners who want to enjoy the taste of the finest sushi in a wonderful dining environment!

Kurosaki

Open: [Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm *Open only for reservations
[Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday] Dinner 6:00 pm - 12:00 am *Open only for reservations
Closed: Wednesday
Access: 7-minute walk from Shibuya Station 10-minute walk from Omotesando Station
Address: 1-5-9, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

4. Sushidokoro Tatsumoto

4. Sushidokoro Tatsumoto

Tatsumoto is known for its Japanese interior design and peaceful, relaxing environment. Relax and have a wonderful time while enjoying the restaurant's dishes, which use exceptionally fresh ingredients. They have a lot of patrons despite being in such a hidden location. Diners can freely drop by for lunch, so try it and see for yourself. You will surely be able to enjoy the taste of the high-caliber dishes here!

Sushidokoro Tatsumoto

Open: 11:30 am - 2:00 pm 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed: Sunday
Access: Shibuya Station
Address: 1F, Sakumoto Bldg., 4-21, Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map)
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

5. Wakazushi

5. Wakazushi

Wakazushi is located in Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya. The restaurant has 3 entrances leading to its L-shaped counter, thus providing an open atmosphere. They specialize in Edomae-style sushi, which is seldom served in sushi restaurants nowadays, and use sushi rice seasoned with red vinegar. Their [Southern Bluefin Tuna] is a must-try! Each and every piece is well-marbled, so it tastes just like Ootoro (fatty tuna). Why not drop by and try it while enjoying a shot of sake (Japanese alcohol)?

Wakazushi

Open: Weekdays
[Monday] 6:30 pm - 12:00 am 
[Tuesday - Friday] 6:00 pm - 12:00 am 
[Saturday] 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed: Irregular
Average price: 6,001 JPY - 7,000 JPY
Access: Shibuya Station
Address: 16-10, Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

6. Shunkashuto Shibuya Branch

6. Shunkashuto Shibuya Branch

Managed by tuna wholesalers at Tsukiji Fish Market, Shunkashuto is well-known for serving exceptionally fresh tuna and other types of seafood. There is a large selection of seasonal ingredients in their menu, which is uncommon in other restaurants. This is the best place to go to for diners who need to satisfy their huge appetite, as each piece of sushi has a generous serving of sushi rice and seafood. They serve lunch and are open until late at night, so diners can take their time in coming here. If you are in Shibuya, why not make this restaurant a part of your itinerary?

Shunkashuto Shibuya Branch

Open: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm) 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm (L.O. 11:00 pm) None (except New Year's holidays)
Closed: None (except New Year's holiday)
Average price: 3,001 JPY - 3,500 JPY
Access: Shibuya Station
Address: 2-6-15, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

7. Hidezushi Shibuya Dogenzaka Main Branch

7. Hidezushi Shibuya Dogenzaka Main Branch

Hidezushi Shibuya Dogenzaka may have been in Shibuya for 23 years, but their specialty remains the same. The restaurant has warm lighting and a very relaxing dining atmosphere. They mainly have counter seating, but they also have 2 tables at the back that can fit 4 people. As for the food, each piece of sushi is exceptionally fresh and delicious. They even have live seafood for those who wish to dine Odorigui-style (to dine on live, moving seafood)! It is highly recommended for those who wish to enjoy sushi or other seafood dishes while drinking.

Hidezushi Shibuya Dogenzaka Main Branch

Open: 5:00 pm - 6:00 am
Closed: None
Average price: 3,001JPY - 3,500 JPY
Access: Shibuya Station
Address: 2-7-4, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

8. Sushi Akashi

8. Sushi Akashi

Known for serving fresh, delicious seafood, Sushi Akashi is also well-loved for their bento (lunch box). Their sweet-tasting, melt-in-your-mouth sea urchin and tender shrimps are must-trys! The restaurant prides itself on serving fresh seafood, so you can expect only the most exquisite taste. Not only can you conveniently order bento, but they also use seasonal ingredients every time! If you are wondering where to go to enjoy sushi in Shibuya, please do consider this restaurant!

Sushi Akashi

Open: [Monday - Friday] 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: 6,001 JPY - 7,000 JPY
Access: Shibuya Station
Address: 1F, 2-20, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

9. Gotoku

9. Gotoku

Gotoku prides itself on being a sushi restaurant that provides a modern dining atmosphere. They have both counters and private rooms - perfect for that lunch or dinner date, and even for gatherings, whether business or private. Also, they take great care in providing customers with great dining experiences. They use 2 types of rice for their sushi assortments - one seasoned with a blend of 2 types of red vinegar and rice vinegar, and another seasoned with just rice vinegar. As for their sea urchin sushi, the sea urchin is served separately to prevent it from making the nori (seaweed) soggy. It can be a truly enjoyable experience to see the [Shirako no Butter Shoyu-yaki] (grilled soft roe basted in butter and soy sauce) being served piping hot. Their fluffy  [Roasted Eggplant Mousse] can also be quite a pleasant surprise! If you want to taste these dishes yourself, include this as one of your dining destinations!

Gotoku

Open: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (L.O.) 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm (L.O.) *Reservations required
Closed: Sunday
Average price: 8,001 JPY - 9,000 JPY
Access: Yoyogi-koen Station
Address: 8-2, Kamiyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

10. Sushi Ouchi

10. Sushi Ouchi

Sushi Ouchi is famed for serving delicious dishes made from fresh, organic ingredients. It is the perfect place to relax and just be yourself - all thanks to its softly lighted environment and the cozy warmth of trees. One of their must-try dish [Ni-ika] is sushi made from boiled squid. The sweetness of the squid boiled in water, the naturally brewed soy sauce, and the tanginess of sushi rice makes it exceptionally delicious. The restaurant has a counter for solo diners and tables for groups, so you can enjoy it in any occasion. Visit the restaurant to experience the flavors of nature through their dishes.

Sushi Ouchi

Open: 11:40 am - 1:40 pm (L.O.) 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:30 pm)
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: 5,001 JPY - 6,000 JPY
Access: Shibuya Station
Address: 1F, Sano Bldg., 2-8-4, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

11. Umegaoka Sushi no Midori Sohonten Shibuya Branch

11. Umegaoka Sushi no Midori Sohonten Shibuya Branch

Known across generations of food lovers, Umegaoka Sushi no Midori Sohonten prides itself on serving sushi in generous portions. As a result of being featured multiple times, even on TV, the restaurant kept expanding and reached Shibuya. The restaurant has counters and tables to accommodate both solo diners and groups. Occasionally, they hold fairs where diners can enjoy a variety of seasonal food items. The restaurant is very popular with a lot of regular customers. Why don’t you pay a visit and find out the reason firsthand?

Umegaoka Sushi no Midori Sohonten Shibuya Branch

Open: [Monday - Friday] 11:00 am - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:45 pm)
[Weekends, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 9:00 pm (L.O. 8:30 pm)
Closed:  January 1
Average price: 2,001 JPY - 2,500 JPY
Access: Shibuya Station
Address: 1-12-3, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

12. Shibuya Niku Yokocho Nikuzushi

12. Shibuya Niku Yokocho Nikuzushi

Featured in many magazines, Shibuya Niku Yokocho Nikuzushi is the world's first restaurant to serve the meat of mammals and poultry as sushi. Horse, beef, pork, chicken, duck, pork, beef horumon (offal) - you name it, they have it! They have a wide selection of meats that pair perfectly with rice to make that delicious sushi. You won't forget it once you’ve taken a bite. The meat just melts in your mouth! This place is highly recommended for those who want to enjoy a different kind of sushi.

Shibuya Niku Yokocho Nikuzushi

Open: [Monday - Saturday] 5:00 pm - 5:00 am
[Sunday, National Holidays] 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed: None
Access: Shibuya Station
Address: 2F, Chitose Kaikan, 13-8, Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

13. Uogashi Nihon-Ichi Shibuya Dogenzaka Branch

13. Uogashi Nihon-Ichi Shibuya Dogenzaka Branch

Uogashi Nihon-Ichi is located near Shibuya Station. The restaurant has a luxurious atmosphere. However, diners stand while they eat, as the restaurant has no chairs (only counters). Despite this, they have many regulars, and a lot of people are willing to wait in line just to enjoy a taste of their sushi. They have English menus, so tourists who don't know Japanese can dine without worries. They offer service from lunch until late at night in order to cater to the timing of diners. Do try a quick bite of sushi at this restaurant!

Uogashi Nihon-Ichi Shibuya Dogenzaka Branch

Open: 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Closed: None
Average price: 1,501 JPY - 2,000 JPY
Access: Shibuya Station
Address: 2-9-1, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

14. Maguro Donya Miura-misakiko Megumi Shibuya Hikarie Branch

14. Maguro Donya Miura-misakiko Megumi Shibuya Hikarie Branch

Maguro Donya Miura-misakiko Megumi is located inside Shibuya Hikarie, a shopping and dining complex very close to Shibuya Station. Diners can enjoy watching the sushi being prepared while sitting at the plain wood counter. They also have the latest kaiten-zushi (sushi delivered to customers through a conveyor belt). Thanks to the touch panel at the back of the table, you can place orders quickly, enjoy your sushi, as well as eat and talk with your friends in a nice, relaxing environment. They have a wide variety of dishes that cater people of all genders and ages. Their tuna sushi, otherwise known as their flagship dish, tastes amazing! If you have a huge appetite and are craving for sushi with generous servings, this is the perfect place for you.

Maguro Donya Miura-misakiko Megumi Shibuya Hikarie Branch

Open: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
Closed: Except for Shibuya Hikarie's closing days
Access: 154m from Shibuya Station
Address: 6F, Shibuya Hikarie, 2-21-1, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

15. Sushidokoro Beniike

Sushidokoro Beniike is located in a hidden spot of Shibuya, providing a very relaxing atmosphere for its diners. Unlike other sushi restaurants, they have a unique presentation wherein fish is placed as is, instead of the sliced toppings, inside the sushi display case. The restaurant mainly uses naturally raised whitefish for their sushi, but their specialties are not limited to sushi. They also have a variety of dishes that include boiled and grilled fish, like the Shioyaki (salt-grilled fish).
Their best-seller is Aburi Zushi (lightly seared fish), which is best enjoyed with rock salt. It brings out the sweetness of the meat and tastes divine. If you want to enjoy it, this is the restaurant to visit!

Sushidokoro Beniike

Open: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: Dinner: 10,000 JPY - 14,999 JPY
Access: 4-minute walk from West Exit of Shibuya Station
Address: 1F, Executive Shibuya, 27-1, Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)




Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.
Publish-date: Nov 24 2017 Update-date: Nov 17 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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