sake (salmon), suzuki (sea bass), maguro (tuna back), ebi (shrimp), tai (sea bream), sake yaki (grilled salmon) nigiri

Cariño Nikkei – Peruvian Japanese Kitchen in Chiaia, Napoli

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Cariño Nikkei is a Peruvian Japanese Fusion restaurant in the nightlife area of Chiaia in Napoli. It is a truly tiny restaurant with only few seats inside and even less outdoor tables. They offer lunch and dinner menus that differ substantially and cater to the trendy crowd of the neighbourhood. On weekends reservations are in order for dinner, otherwise it is …

tobiuo (flying fish) uramaki (inside out roll)

Fuki Sushi – Amazing Japanese Cuisine in Palo Alto

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Fuki Sushi is an upscale Japanese restaurant in Palo Alto that has been around for decades. It caters to the sushi aficionado with an outstanding menu of specialties and classics. It offers seats at the sushi bar, in tatami rooms and in a regular dining hall. It’s among the best and most authentic sushi restaurants in Silicon Valley. So I …

tobiko (flying fish roe) gunkan, avocado uramaki (inside out roll) with hamachi (yellowtail), ebi (shrimp), ika (squid), aji (mackerel), sake (salmon), maguro (tuna back), tai (sea bream) topping

Ryoko’s Japanese Restaurant – Quick Sushi Bites

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Ryoko’s Sushi Restaurant is a small subterranean restaurant serving sushi bites in downtown San Francisco for decades. The underground sushi joint creates the vibes of a Tokyo sushi bar and claims to serve a fresh fish daily with a distinctive flavour that is hard to find. Also they are open until the middle of the night, so we were able …

otoro (fatty tuna belly) nigiri with maguro (tuna back) tartare topping plate

Otoro81 – Upscale Japanese Cuisine in Chiaia, Napoli

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Otoro81 is among the best Japanese restaurants in Napoli and offers an upscale atmosphere with a cocktail lounge with DJ as well as a premium sushi menu to explore. During the week seats are available for walk-ins, on the weekend reservations are a must. As one of the few reference sushi restaurants in town, I returned once again for another …

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 …

hamachi (yellowtail), maguro (tuna back), sake (salmon) sashimi, maguro (tuna back), sake (salmon), suzuki (sea bass), tai (sea bream) nigiri plate

OMU – Elegant Japanese Restaurant in Santa Lucia, Napoli

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OMU is an elegant Japanese restaurant that opened in Autumn 2018 in Santa Lucia, Napoli. It is located close to the waterfront walk at Via Partenope and is just minutes away from Chiaia, one of the upscale night life areas in town. The restaurant has about 15 tables and offers seated dining only. The interior is dominated by stylish tones …

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 …

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 …

suzuki (sea bass), maguro (tuna back) nigiri

Sushi Sumo – Japanese Cuisine in Vomero, Napoli

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Sushi Sumo is an all you can eat sushi restaurant in Vomero, Napoli. It has a modern and stylish interior and an iPad based ordering system that offers lunch and dinner at fixed prices. I usually don’t like all you can eat restaurants, but as this restaurant seemed to be somewhat like Ristorante Giapponese Samurai in Chiaia with the same competitive pricing, …

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.