We narrowed down for you the 5 must-try Japanese three-star Michelin restaurants in Tokyo so you don't have to!
For 10 days in July, the prestigious Michelin Guide will be hosting a food festival in Yokohama. Restaurants featured in the guide will gather and offer visitors a taste of their signature dishes.
Relatively new to the Ginza sushi scene, Arai is an elite, Michelin-starred sushi restaurant offering some of the best tuna pieces around. On top of that, English speakers are able to talk directly to the chef at the second counter!
Tomoki is a truly outstanding sushi restaurant in Tokyo, and it has 2 Michelin stars to prove it! For a special evening in Ginza, it's a place to consider!
Sukiyabashi Jiro is considered by many the best sushi restaurant in the world. It boasts three Michelin stars and a long list of reservations for people waiting to get in on this convenanted sushi restaurant. Having served some of the world's most elite including President Barack Obama, you know this place would be the experience of a lifetime.
Usukifugu Yamadaya in Nishiazabu Tokyo serves "fugu" (blowfish), which is considered to be one of the world's deadliest ingredients! Are you brave enough to try it? This 3-star Michelin Restaurant is undoubtedly the best possible to try it.
Michelin-Starred Cuisine Starting From ￥380 At TimHoWan in Hibiya! No Wonder There's Always a Line-Up!
In April 2018, TimHoWan, a dim sum restaurant in Hong Kong, called the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant in the world, has made its appearance in Tokyo's Hibiya neighbourhood. We went to see what it is like a little bit after their opening.
Buddhist Cuisine (精進料理) is delicately prepared vegetarian cuisine. It is inspired by the seasons, and most importantly by Buddhist philosophy. The cuisine is simple and fresh and no meat is used. It is a reminder to use mindfulness in your daily life. This restaurant is actually a 2-star Michelin restaurant, so you will be left completely speechless by the presentation and taste of these incredible dishes.
Yakitori 焼き鳥 (grilled skewered chicken) is a must-try in terms of Japanese cuisine. Usually served in small restaurants, you order many different types of skewers that you can share with your friends. In a convivial setting, sharing a few laughs with your neighbours, and having a few beers, yakitori is really a fun experience.