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Yamazaki

#4 of 7,349 Restaurants in Chuo
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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5-2-1 Tsukiji | Tsukiji Market Building 6, Chuo 104-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3541-1105
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5:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After waiting 3 hours to attend the tuna auction on our first morning in Tokyo it was hard to imagine waiting another 4 hours to hit sushi dai or daiwa. Luckily a hidden gem exists in the middle of the two "known" places - Sushi Yamasaki. The line was significantly shorter at Yamasaki which many people think is due to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fresh sushi with all its tasty and subtle flavors was life-changing to me. You should definitely visit this or some other sushi place at the market, if you're even slightly into sushi. Our chef was very kind and inviting (he even spoke english) and the menu was easily adjusted due to my crustacean-allergy. We waited for 30 min (not... More 

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Thank Jasmin R
Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though we live in Tokyo, this was my first visit to Tsukiji and the excuse came with a guest arriving from the US. Not surprisingly the choice of sushi in Tokyo is mindblowingly large and even at Tsukiji there are so many restaurants that it is difficult to know where to go, so we relied a little on trip... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh, rich, and tasty, a great way to start the morning at the fish market. Green tea was hot, the sashimi platter was top shelf, great toro, creamy uni, but the prize went to the surf clam sushi. Serv d fresh out of the shell, it was well prepared and a treat. It does not get any better. Worth the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very delicious but have to wait around 1 hour 25 minutes, if not wait too long, I will definitely come back again, a little pricey compare to other areas..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

This tiny restaurant probably only seats ten maybe twelve along a bar in a narrow shop in an alley in this huge fish market. Nevertheless there are two sushi chefs and two waiting staff. As we were a party of five we decided to split into two and three. My wife and daughter went in first and neither are sushi... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We had been recommended by friends and family to get up really early and go to Tsukijii market for either Sushi Dai or Sushi Daiwa. It was 5 AM, and the line for both was already probably ~2-3 HOURS long. My husband and I like our sanity, so we decided to take a chance and wait ~30 min at Yamazaki... More 

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Thank Lindsay S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

easily one of the best restaurants I have been to in my life, the sushis are so fresh, they are all made with best quality ingredients, great service as you can always expect from all Japanese restaurants, please don't miss this restaurant

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Irvine, California, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

I would recommend this sushi restaurant only if you don't have time to stand in line for Sushi Dai or sushi Daiwa (for anyone who can't read the japanese signs this is the store in between sushi dai and sushi daiwa with a much shorter line). If you come here from the US and haven't had the other two then... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Freshest sushi i have had; we wanted to try for Daiwa Sushi but it was sold our; and this was next door with good ratings! So we lined up, waited for 40 minutes and enjoyed every bite!!! Chef and staff were so friendly; apologizing for taking so long; served us tea while we waited. Love the food!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-2-1 Tsukiji | Tsukiji Market Building 6, Chuo 104-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chuo>  > Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighborhood: Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3541-1105

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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's also a downtown area with shops that were founded over a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza. It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels, world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular with anyone looking for a night out.
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