toro (bluefin fatty tuna belly), hamachi (yellowtail), suzuki (sea bass) nigiri

Jap One – Hidden Japanese restaurant with amazing sushi in Chiaia, Napoli

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Jap One is a hidden Japanese restaurant in a small back alley in Chiaia, the posh neighbourhood of Napoli. Remotely situated in a backyard close to Piazza dei Martiri, it caters to the trendy crowd with excellent menu option and a cozy bar. Its unique setup splits the restaurant in a sushi bar with additional table and a cocktail bar …

maguro (bluefin tuna back), sake (salmon), suzuki (sea bass), aji (mackerel), tako (octopus) sashimi plate

Akari – Traditional Japanese Cuisine in Hamburg Uhlenhorst

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Akari is a small and unpretentious Japanese restaurant in Uhlenhorst, Hamburg. It is operated by a Japanese family and is one of the very few authentic classics in town. The restaurant has about ten tables and very few seats at the sushi bar. As the sushi kitchen is very secluded, sitting at the bar is not as much of an …

katsuo (bonito) sashimi

Fuki Sushi – Supreme Japanese Cuisine in Palo Alto, California

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Fuki Sushi is a Japanese restaurant in Palo Alto, California and serves traditional dishes for lunch and dinner. As a sushi restaurant it is among the best in Silicon Valley and a must for any sushi aficionado. It’s authentic atmosphere provides a warm and welcoming setting for small and large groups. Although the restaurant is spacious, the interior setup provides …

kama toro (bluefin extra fatty tuna cheek) sashimi

Matsumi – Tuna sashimi from another world

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Matsumi is my all time favourite sushi restaurant in the world. Every experience I had is benchmarked against the many amazing meals I had at this restaurant. Located in Hamburg, Germany, it is certainly the best Japanese restaurant I have been to in Europe and ranks among the best worldwide. For decades it has been among the go to sushi restaurants …

otoro (bluefin fatty tuna belly) tartare

Otoro81 – Excellent Japanese cuisine in Chiaia, Napoli

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Otoro81 is a newly opened upscale sushi restaurant in Napoli’s nightlife district Chiaia. It features a posh cocktail bar, is highly frequented by the trendy crowd and definitely an must for any sushi aficionado. As the restaurents is very busy on weekends, reservations are in order. Alternatively, on some week nights, it is not so busy.

katsuo (bonito) sashimi

Otoro81 – Superior Japanese Cuisine in Chiaia, Napoli

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Otoro81 is an upscale sushi restaurant and cocktail lounge in Chiaia, Napoli. It opened in early 2018 and caters to the trendy crowd as the most high end sushi restaurant in Napoli. With its stylish interior and strong focus on cocktails and lounge music with live DJs, it certainly is one of its kind in the city. Although it might …

ika (squid) nigiri

Urubamba – Peruvian Japanese Fusion Cuisine in Chiaia, Napoli

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Urubamba is a Peruvian Japanese fusion restaurant close to the Villa Communale in China, Napoli. It opened recently and caters to the upscale clientele in the posh neighbourhood with excellent menu options and a stylish decor with a large windows front, offering nice views over the promenade. Among the many sushi restaurant around, it seems very popular which is why …

maguro (tuna back), hotategai (scallop), sake (salmon), ibodai (butterfish), ebi (shrimp), hamachi (yellowtail) sashimi plate

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – Superior Sushi in Chiaia, Napoli

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a hip and busy sushi restaurant in Napoli’s vibrant quarter Chiaia. With a dark an stylish interior design it caters to the fancy crowd and is well frequented both during the week and on weekends. For desired seating, reservations are in order. Still, since the restaurant is quite large, spontanous guest may also find some …