Tsukiji Market / Uogashi Yokocho-Vol. 13 Sushidokoro YAMAZAKI

By Kikki - Last updated: 土曜日, 12月 22, 2012 - Save & Share - Leave a Comment

Enjoy both assorted ‘sashimi’ and ‘chirashi-zushi’

Yamazaki’s signature menu ‘Tokujo-chirashi’ is quite substantial



 Although, Yamazaki’ changed their business style from serving sweets to sushi in April, 2006, long experienced chefs try to cook high quality dishes under the policy that ‘serving traditional Edome-style sushi with using wild fish at reasonable prices’.

Mr. Yamazaki, the proprietor, is a man of ‘Uogashi-yokocho’ who has run a sweets cafe a long period since the time when the fish market was located in Nihonbashi. Long experienced chefs support ‘Yamazaki’, who have worked in the kitchen more than 30 to 40 years.

‘Hikarimono’ or blue skin fish, such as gizzard shad, Pacific saury, and sardine, and very rare seafood, Glass shrimp fromToyama fishing port are arranged in autumn and winter seasons.



Especially, glass shrimp costs over 10,000 yen which is higher than tiger prawn, because it tends to be spoiled easily, so fishermen usually catch them by handwork.

It tastes slightly sweet with sticky biting.



 ‘Tokujo-chirashi 3,150 Japanese yen


Two kinds of dishes; a sashimi consisted of 10 items, such as Alaskan pink shrimp, scallop, and salmon, and a chirashi-zushi (a bowl of vinegared rice with sea urchin roe from ‘Rishiri’ and salmon roe are put on the top) are served together. They arranged for that customer can enjoy eating sashimi as well in the same menu.


‘Okonomi-nigiri’ 3,675 Japanese yen

(Favorite nigiri-zushi set)


9 pieces of nigiri-zushi cooked with selected seasonal high quality seafood.



‘Sakura-nigiri’ 3,150 Japanese yen


8 pieces of nigiri-zushi cooked with selected seasonal high quality seafood.



<Reference materials>

Tsukiji-marukajiri published by the Mainichi

Tsukiji-o-kiwameru published by Aspect co.






For travelers from overseas

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