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 …

amaebi (sweet shrimp) sashimi

Osaka Japanese Restaurant – Bites with a Neapolitan Twist

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Osaka Japanese Restaurant is a huge sushi restaurant close to the sea front in Santa Lucia, Napoli. It offers an all you can eat menu for both lunch and dinner with a vast menu to select from. Due to its location it caters to a touristic crowd and is not fully occupied on most week nights. Although I usually skip …

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 …

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 …