chu toro (bluefin medium fatty tuna belly), o toro (bluefin fatty tuna belly), maguro (bluefin tuna back) sashimi

Matsumi – Amazing Japanese restaurant in Hamburg

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Matsumi is among the best Japanese restaurants I have ever been to. It is not only the most amazing restaurant in Hamburg but maybe even Europe. For decades it has been catering to guests from all around the world with its unique and authentic atmosphere, interior design and exceptionally outstanding sushi bar that offers more than 50 varieties of sushi and …

o toro (bluefin fatty tuna belly), chu toro (bluefin medium fatty tuna belly), maguro (bluefin tuna back) sashimi

Matsumi – Superior Japanese Restaurant serving guests since 1982

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Matsumi is the go to address for superior Japanese cuisine in Hamburg, Germany or even Europe. The traditional restaurant has been around for decades and caters to locals, tourists and members of the Japanese community since 1982. It feels truly authentic with its timeless wooden interior and traditional Japanese tatami room. The sushi bar serves over 50 different types of sushi …

sake (salmon), hamachi (yellowtail), toro (bluefin fatty tuna belly) nigiri, sake (salmon) maki (roll), maguro (bluefin tuna back), sake (salmon), suzuki (sea bass) sashimi plate

Hotel Nikko – Sushi in Japanese Hotel

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Hotel Nikko is an upscale hotel in the Japanese quarter in Düsseldorf, Germany. The area is home to the largest Japanese community in Germany and has many sushi restaurants to chose from. The hotel also hosts the infamous and authentic Benkay Teppanyaki restaurant, but I was only there for one night and there were no seats available. Therefore I decided to try …

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 …

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 …

maguro (bluefin tuna back), sake (salmon), ama ebi (sweet shrimp), ika (squid), hamachi (yellowtai), chu toro (bluefin medium fatty tuna belly), akamutsu (seaperch) sashimi

Matsumi – The Japanese restaurant of choice

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Matsumi, the Japanese restaurant of choice in Hamburg, Germany, is located within the Alster Colonnaden close to the Alster river in the heart of Hamburg’s central business district. The uniquely designed Japanese restaurant provides a most authentic atmosphere and is open for lunch and dinner from Tuesday to Saturday. As it has been infamous for many years, reservations are in order.

sake (salmon) sashimi

ManThei Sushi – Restaurant and Sushitaxi in Duesseldorf

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ManThei is a small sushi restaurant in Düsseldorf that also offers both catering and delivery options. Delivery seems to be a major part of the business as they advertise themselves as the sushi taxi. Despite usual scepticism about sushi delivery services, I tried them out because of their very good reputation among the fierce competition of Japanese restaurants in Düsseldorf.

ika (squid), ama ebi (sweet shrimp) sashimi

Matsumi in Hamburg – One of the best Japanese restaurants around

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Matsumi is considered to be one of the very best Japanese restaurants around. Ever since the early 1980ies it has been catering not only to the Japanese community in Hamburg but to patrons from all around the world. The infamous sushi bar offers close to 50 different varieties of sushi and sashimi dishes and is absolutely one of its kind.

maguro (tuna) with kappa (cucumber) maki inside out

Dox at Hyatt Regency Düsseldorf

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DOX is the in-house restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Düsseldorf, Germany. The upscale 5-star hotel is located in the city’s vibrant media harbour and offers not only one of the best places to stay in the city but an alternative to the many Japanese restaurants in town. With the largest Japanese community in Germany calling Düsseldorf their home, …