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Sushi Tokyo 81 – English friendly sushi bar with urchin comparison

Sushi Tokyo 81 – 五反田寿司 スシ トウキョウ 81

Typically Sushi bar only serve OMAKASE tasting course on the counter, but this restaurant serves both OMAKASE course and fixed course too, so you can check the taste before jump in to the expensive course or choose course depends on occasion.

The restaurant is located on a back alley just working from Gotanda station.

The specialty here is Sea urchin, the course is including comparison for two type of sea urchin; Purple sea urchin(Murasaki uni) and elegant sea urchin(Bafun uni), both urchins are often served at Sushi bar, but typically it is served either urchin so you must have not exactly compared the taste yet.

Comparing with elegant sea urchin, The taste of purple sea urchin is more rich and strong taste, and the taste of elegant sea urchin is more delicate and sweet. You can try and feel the difference between them.

Left one is purple sea urchin and right one is elegant sea urchin

Must order

Sio course – 汐 6050 yen

This course only on 2nd floor, it is good for first time for this restaurant.

Insider tips

  • The owner chef has worked at Onodera in Ginza.
  • The tuna(maguro) is serving by Yamawa(山和)

Restaurant detail

Food rating
Good for drop-in

English menu available, english site is under preparing..
or queue

You can make reservation on toreta or calling, and 1 week advance is better.
Payment byCash and Credit card
Site and SNS Home page
Any other detail Information on Google Map