Jan 19, 2024 231 views

4 Popular Sushi Restaurants in Himeji|Standing-up-eating sushi, sushi-train, rich sushi dinner, etc

Around Himeji Station, there are a variety of sushi restaurants, including “kaitenzushi” (conveyor-belt sushi) restaurants, “Edomae-style” restaurants where sushi is made by chefs over a counter, and “sushi izakaya” (sushi bars) where local cuisine and sushi can be enjoyed with alcohol. Some sushi restaurants offer local dishes such as “Densuke Anago” (conger eel), “Oyster,” and other sushi using “Maedore no fish” (fish caught in the local fishing port). Be sure to try the seasonal fish that is full of fat.

1.Totoro

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『特上にぎりセット(Special grade sushi set)』2,090 yen
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『タラの白子艦(Shirako sushi)』『のどぐろ炙りにぎり(Nodoguro boiled sushi)』330 yen each
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Totoro, directly connected to JR Himeji Station, is a famous sushi restaurant with a long line of customers every day.

The restaurant is one of the few places in Japan where you can enjoy fresh fish at a reasonable price and in a “stand-up” style, which means you can eat standing up. In addition, you can enjoy “Edomae style” sushi where a sushi chef makes sushi right in front of you.

More than 50 different kinds of sushi items are available every day, offering a wide variety of dishes. You can order your favorite items one by one, but they also recommend the Nigiri Set, which includes a set of popular items for a great price.

The most popular is the “Tokujo Nigiri Set”. This set is the only one in which you can enjoy the “Gokujo Ippon Anago,” a luxurious whole conger eel, a specialty of Himeji! In addition, you can enjoy “Hon maguro ootoro sushi” and “salmon ootoro sushi” and other fatty, melt-in-your-mouth seafood until you are full.

An English menu is also available, and foreigners are welcome. Totoro is a popular sushi restaurant where you will want to wait in line to try the sushi. Enjoy the high quality sushi like that of a high-class sushi restaurant in a casual atmosphere. However, be sure to allow plenty of time for your visit.

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Address
127-1, Minamiekimae-cho, Himeji, Hyogo
Business hours
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Last order 2:00 p.m.)
Dinner: 5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (Last order 9:00 p.m.)
Regular holiday
Sunday
Cash
Cash only
TEL
079-280-6839
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2.Rikimaru

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『特選豪華ランチ(Specially Selected Delaye Lunch)』1,848 yen
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『Fresh Raw Conger Eel』440 yen、『Boiled Large Conger Eel』550 yen
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『Fresh Live Horse Maclevel Sashimi』900 yen
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The appeal of conveyor-belt sushi is that you can freely take and enjoy your favorite ingredients. “Rikimaru” offers more than 70 kinds of ingredients and authentic sushi made by skilled sushi chefs, starting from 110 yen per plate. You can enjoy fresh ingredients caught at “Shikama Fishing Port” and “Mega Fishing Port” near Himeji Station.

Among the five stores in Himeji, the JR Himeji Ekimae Shop is the most popular among tourists due to its easy accessibility. They recommend coming early, as there is often a line out the door around 12:00.

Seven different sushi sets are available for lunch on weekdays only. The most popular is the “Specially Selected Gorgeous Lunch (Tokusen Lunch)”! It includes 10 pieces of popular items such as “Boiled conger eel,” which is made from a whole conger eel, and is very satisfying.

They have exciting live performances, such as cooking fish from the fish tank. The menu also includes locally brewed sake “Shirasagi no Shiro” and local fish “Densuke Anago” (fresh conger eel).

Ordering is possible with tablets available in five languages. Even if you do not understand Japanese, you will be able to enjoy your meal with peace of mind. If you want to enjoy a relaxing meal, visit just after opening or in the afternoon after 1:30 p.m.

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Address
Piole HIMEJI-3 1F, 222, Tofu-cho, Himeji, Hyogo
Business hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Regular holiday
Jan. 1
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TEL
079-287-2727
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3.Marujousuisan

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『大将の選ぶ日本酒(Sake)』from 660 yen
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『生牡蠣(raw oister)』880yen~
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『マウント寿司(avalanche sushi)』989yen
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『姫路の波音盛り合わせ (Assorted suhi (10piece))』2,199yen
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『おまかせ浜焼き盛り合わせ (Assortment grilled)』1,319yen
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This restaurant is a seafood izakaya located in “Himeji Noren-gai”. Himeji Noren-gai is located in front of Himeji Station and is a gourmet and drinking street with a retro atmosphere like that of old Japan. Marujousuisan offers a variety of sushi, grilled or sashimi styles of fish and shellfish from all over Japan. English menu and Wi-Fi are available. It is popular among both local customers and foreign tourists.

The “Hamayaki Menu,” where fresh seafood is grilled on a net, is noteworthy! The “Omakase Hamayaki Assortment (Assortment grilled),” which includes oysters, shishamo, and other items selected by the restaurant, is the most popular item on the menu, and oysters from Harima caught in nearby waters are sometimes available. Enjoy a barbecue atmosphere with “Hamayaki”.

Sushi, made one by one with care and attention, is also popular. The “Kiwami Sushi,” which is full of originality, is especially popular. For example, “Drinkable Salmon” is cooked at a low temperature to make it soft and tender, and “Boiled Shrimp seasoned with sea urchin sauce” is made with the high-end delicacy of sea urchin. Sushi vinegar based on black vinegar and chin broth has a moderate acidity, making it easy for foreigners to enjoy.

Also check out “Hine pon,” a local Banshu dish of chicken marinated in ponzu vinegar, and “raw oyster”! Another specialty is “avalanche sushi,” which is made with yam, tuna, and salmon roe to resemble a mountain. Enjoy fresh fish dishes and a wide variety of sake from day to night.

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Address
1F Festa Building, 363-1 Ekimaecho, Himeji, Hyogo
Business hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. (Food Last order 10:00 p.m. , Drink Last order 10:30 p.m.)
Regular holiday
Jan. 1
Cash
Cash or credit card (VISA / Mastercard / JCB / Amex / PayPay / Alipay)
TEL
079-222-0158
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4.Sushikappou Syun Hanare Juban

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If you are looking for a hideaway space for those in the know, try Sushikappou Syun Hanare Juban, located in a corner of the area where many fashionable restaurants gather. This counter-style Japanese restaurant serves seasonal seafood imported from the waters around Himeji and from all over Japan, and the chefs prepare it right in front of you. The restaurant is popular with many fans for its reasonably-priced lunch set menus during the day and the owner’s signature dishes in course form at night.

The restaurant incorporates local ingredients into everything from a la carte dishes to sushi, with the emphasis on the desire of customers to “enjoy fresh seafood and local ingredients caught in the Harimanada Sea, which faces Himeji. Known to local customers as “a sushi restaurant offering the best of Harima,” it is used for special occasions and business occasions.

In the evening, the restaurant offers about six different courses (from 8,000 yen) that allow you to fully enjoy Japanese food such as sashimi, chawanmushi, and tempura. You can also order at lunch time upon request. In addition to sake picked up from all over Japan, there is also a wide selection of local sake. Why not take your time to savor meals and sake made with Japanese traditions and techniques in a relaxed Japanese atmosphere?

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Address
107, Nishinikaimachi, Himeji, Hyogo
Business hours
Lunch: 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Food Last order 1:30 p.m., Drink Last order 2:00 p.m.)
Dinner: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Food Last order 9:00 p.m., Drink Last order 9:30 p.m.)
Regular holiday
Monday
Cash
Cash / Mastercard / JCB / Amex / Diners Club
TEL
079-280-4464
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This article is current as of Jan 19, 2024. It may differ from the latest information.

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