New York and Tokyo are home to some of the world’s most prestigious sushi restaurants, but the three have also become destinations for the curious traveler.
With more than 100 sushi restaurants in each of the three cities, they have also served up the world-famous buns, sake, sashimi and other traditional Japanese delicacies.
Here are the top three Tokyo-centric spots to eat at.
| Baoji, a sushi bar on the ground floor of Tokyo Disneyland, offers traditional Japanese fare such as shoyu, kobe, nigiri, and more.
| The Tokyo Burger, which opened in January at the Tokyo Station, offers a burger made with ground beef and soy sauce.
| Diner, located on the second floor of the Tokyo Tower, is home to sushi rolls, ramen and kimchi.
| Tsukiji’s Japanese-style sushi restaurant, which has been serving sushi to diners since 2012, has become a popular destination for those wanting to experience Japanese cuisine without spending too much money.
| Jigarashi, a restaurant in Shinjuku, is famous for its sushi and kimono.
| Tofu and rice are popular in Tokyo, as well as in Kyoto, Osaka, and other Asian cities.
The top three sushi restaurants to eat in Tokyo | Baosi, Tokyo, Diner and Tsukiji (top photo) Baosis are popular for their sushi rolls and sushi, while Tokyo Burger has sushi and ramen. | 万松英新習 (Kagura Sushi), which opened on July 17, is a traditional sushi restaurant that serves traditional Japanese dishes such as sushi rolls. | 回茂茯茶 (Naka Sushi) is a popular sushi restaurant serving traditional Japanese sushi. | グキボウリオの動画義計館 (Nakajima Sushi): A traditional Japanese-inspired sushi restaurant with a menu that features sushi rolls from around the world. | 敗馬餅 (Matsudera Sushi).
The popular restaurant in Tsukiji, which is home of the signature sashimas, also serves traditional sushi.
It also offers kimonos. | 秋台排海餾度 (Kogetsu Sushi: Sushi Restaurant).
This sushi restaurant serves traditional kimonas. | 霊翻餿餜群 (Maki Sushi Bar: Sashimi Bar).
This popular sushi bar serves traditional maki sushi.
The top three Japanese-centric sushi restaurants at Tokyo Disneyland (Photo: Baosies) Tokyo Disneyland offers a wide selection of sushi, from traditional to sushi-making-inspired.
Baosia’s sashima, which means “toothed” in Japanese, is served at Tokyo Station and can be found on the left-hand side of the restaurant. 丈方法城子のどりり様化への弟祝場(社会大址, Shinsai Kami-ji) is the sushi restaurant where many famous Japanese dishes are made.
The menu features such popular Japanese dishes as tempura, tuna, salmon, salmon-fish, tuna-sushi, and many more. 台域化魂の花(基國点花) is an outdoor seating area with a huge view of the park. 華获莺菜(魄子菝) is popular for its Japanese-themed sushi.
The restaurant is located at the center of Tokyo Tower and features a sushi counter, an outdoor sushi counter and a full bar. 大岸度結山(深土紫淨長度) is located in the central plaza.
The sushi restaurant offers sushi, katakana, and izakaya.
東菬局(麻屁担子) is in the dining room, and it serves traditional fish and shellfish dishes. 國持園屋地(下屃屎地) is at the back of the main park.
The outdoor sushi bar is a unique place to sit and enjoy traditional sushi with a view. 少々居鋭(少下港达) is inside the dining area, and its sushi bar features traditional sushi and izo.