As Tsukiji Market is closed on Sundays many sushi restaurants also take the opportunity to give the staff a day off. That doesn’t mean that sushi isn’t eaten on Sundays in Tokyo.
There are several places to look to for sushi on Sunday and national holidays. Check out hotels, department stores, and large train stations. Here is a shortlist of where to go on Sunday for sushi in Tokyo.
すきやばし次郎 Sukiyabashi Jiro at Nihonbashi Takashimaya is a branch of the famous Michelin 3-star Sukiyabashi Jiro in Ginza. Nigiri or chirashi sets start at 3,150 JPY – a bargain compared to what you will pay in Ginza.
Chuo-ku, Nihonbashi 2-4-1, Nihonbashi Takashimaya Honkan (Main Bldg.) 4F
11:00 – 19:00 (last order at 18:30)
Sukiyabashi Jiro is also at Roppongi Hills.
築地青空三代目 Tsukiji Aozora Sandaime at Ginza Mitsukoshi is a branch of a third generation restaurant from Tsukiji’s outer market.
Chuo-ku, Ginza 4-6-16, Ginza Mitsukoshi 11F
11:00 – 23:00 (last order 22:30)
魯山 Rozan at Shinjuku Isetan
Shinjuku-ku, Shinjuku 3-14-1, Shinjuku Isetan 7F
11:00 – 16:00; 17:00 – 22:00 (last order 21:15)
魚力海鮮寿司 Uoriki Kaisen Sushi at Atre Meguro Station offers value for the price. Uoriki is not only a sushi restaurant but also a retail shop, and therefore purchasing a lot of seafood from Tsukiji Market. Expect good quality for a great price. The popular “ichiba sushi” offers 10 pieces of seasonal seafood with chawanmushi and miso soup for 1,980 JPY.
Shinagawa-ku, Kami-Oosaki 2-16-9, Atre Meguro 1A Bldg. 5F
11:00 – 23:00 (last order 22:00)