white ebi (shrimp) gunkan (battleship sushi) with green tobiko (flying fish roe)

Tabi Fusion Experience – Japanese Cuisine in Napoli

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Tabi is a Japanese Fusion restaurant in the Santa Lucia area of Naples, close to the Castel dell’Ovo, Piazza del Plebiscito and Chiaia. It caters to the trendy crowd with an upscale menu, ranking among the most expensive sushi restaurants in town. It was recently opened by regionally infamous sushi chefs Stefano Parisio and Ignacio Hidemasa Ito and aims to …

gyoza (dumpling) appertizer

Jap One – A new Japanese Experience in Chiaia, Napoli

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Jap One is among the very best Japanese restaurants in Napoli and one of my personal favourites as well. In late 2018 the restaurant opened at a new location in Via Calabritto n.7 close to Piazza Dei Martiri in Chiaia, Napoli. Previously, I dined at the old location in Vico Santa Maria a Cappella Vecchia, which is just moments away but …

sake (salmon), ika (squid) sashimi

Nori Sushi Bar – Mexican infused Japanese restaurant in Vomero, Napoli

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Nori Sushi Bar is a small Japanese restaurant with about 30 seats in Vomero, Napoli. Although the name might be deceiving, the restaurant offers table dining only. The atmosphere is somewhat stylish and simplistic with a mixture of dark walls and thick wooden tables. Some dishes on the menu are influenced by Mexican cuisine, e.g. sushi tacos, but classical Japanese …

ebi (shrimp) with roe, aji (mackerel) sashimi

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – Upscale Sushi in Chiaia, Napoli

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is one of the many sushi restaurants in Napoli’s posh quarter Chiaia. It is a sister restaurant of Jap One, one of the best Japanese restaurants in town, and caters to the trendy crowd with a chic and modern interior design with a large cocktail bar and a lounge on the lower level. The restaurant servers …

ibodai (butterfish), toro (fatty tuna belly), sake (salmon), tako (octopus) sashimi

IKI Sushi – Contemporary Japanese Cuisine in Quartieri Spagnoli, Napoli

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IKI Sushi is a chic Japanese restaurant with a large vinoteca on the lower level. It advertises itself as serving contemporary Japanese and Asian cuisine for lunch and dinner. Among the various traditional trattorias in the area, it is a rather posh and trendy place with an obvious focus on cocktails and wine in addition to food. So it might …

tori tempura (deep fried chicken)

Marshal Sushi – Neapolitan Japanese cuisine in Chiaia, Napoli

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Marshal Sushi is a simple but competitive all you can eat sushi restaurant in Chiaia, Napoli. Located on Riviera di Chiaia and close to Piazza Vittoria the restaurant caters to both tourists and locals and offers indoor and outdoor seating. The interior is trendy but cool and impersonal and matches the overall experience at the restaurant.

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 …

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 …

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 …

suzuki (sea bass), ibodai (butterfish), sake (salmon) sashimi bowl

Samurai Sushi – Ristorante Giapponese Samurai

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Ristorante Giapponese Samurai is an all you can eat sushi restaurant in Chiaia, Napoli. It is a two story restaurant with stylish interior and iPad based ordering system that offers lunch and dinner at fixed prices. Although usually all you can eat restaurants are not among the better restaurants for sushi, Samurai Sushi is an exception. Considering the competitive pricing, …