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Daiwa Sushi

#6 of 7,212 Restaurants in Chuo
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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5-2-1 Tsukiji | Tsukiji Fish Market Bldg. No.6, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3547-6807
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5:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very small place and there will be a line but so wirth it. Go when it opens at 9h00AM (yes sushis breakfast :)! Best calamar & mackerel ever, on top of tuna and other fish & seafood. You will pay $37 per person for the tasting and will be full and very happy after your visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Malaise and you will be surprised the chef. Very happy to dine in. Will definitely go again but need to queue and be patience

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Redondo Beach, California
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely the best tasting sushi for the price. Ever. The place is located near the Fish Market, right next to its sister restaurant Sushi Dai. For some reasons, the queue here is only about an hour and half while Sushi Dai's queue is at least 4 hours long. After eating at Daiwa I really doubt if Dai would possibly be... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There sushi was pretty excellent, tasted so good, fatty tuna melts in your mouth. Have to be there early prob around 4-430 am to be able to get seated earlier.

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new york, ny
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

In short, Daiwa is good sushi, but not great sushi. Like many diners, we queued at Daiwa after assessing the line for Sushi Dai. We arrived at Tsukiji just before 5 am and the line at Sushi Dai was already about 50 people deep, easily a two-hour wait. We ended up waiting at Daiwa for about 45 minutes. The seating... More 

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Las Rozas, Spain
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

After the tuna auction at Tsukiji it's the best timeframe to attend to Daiwa. The sushi is great, the fish is fresh direct from the marketplace. Only pint against Daiwa and other restaurants at Tsukiji is that their environment promotes leaving quickly the place after eating.

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Gainesville, Florida
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

A few piece of sushi for $30 and an hour (min) of queue? I was skeptical about the craze even while I was queuing. The queue wasn't too pleasant. But am glad I just queued for it anyway. The chutoro and otoro are my favourites. The sea urchin is so fresh and sweet, unlike the ones I tasted in sydnet... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I arrived at Daiwa at the Tsujiki Market at around 7:30am, where I was told by an employee that the wait was 75 minutes. I actually waited only 45 minutes, and the line seemed to stay at the same length throughout the morning past 9am. Doesn't seem like coming early at 5-6am as others have said to do is necessary,... More 

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Thank Chan K
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I arrived really early in the morning but still had to wait for approximately an hour, however, it was worth waiting! I really enjoy the Omakase menu that the chef offered. The ingredients were very fresh and the chefs were very friendly. The bill was not expensive, especially when comparing with the quality of ingredients.I really recommend this restaurant but... More 

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North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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93 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Every early morning, tourists make a line to enjoy plate of Sushi in this well-known, but small and shabby, restaurant. One morning, my wife and I had also become a part of the line of patience to confirm the reputation of this place. At 6:40 AM, the line was already long enough compelling us to wait 90 mins to be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$28 - $47
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-2-1 Tsukiji | Tsukiji Fish Market Bldg. No.6, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chuo>  > Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighborhood: Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3547-6807

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