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(sushi nigiriya)

Cost: $$

Nigiriya is a hidden gem located just a two-minute walk from Shinagawa Station in Tokyo. Despite its location in a back alley, this popular sushi restaurant has a constant flow of customers eager to try its delicious menu. As the name suggests, Nigiriya specializes in sushi, but they also offer a full menu of snacks such as sashimi, making it an ideal choice for those who want to try a variety of Japanese cuisine.

Every time we visit Japan, we make it a tradition to meet our parents at Nigiriya for our first dinner together. The moment we step inside the restaurant, we are greeted with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The decor is traditional Japanese, with wooden tables and chairs, paper lanterns, and a sushi bar where you can watch the chefs at work. The restaurant is always bustling with customers, creating a lively and energetic ambiance.

The star of the show at Nigiriya is undoubtedly the sushi. The restaurant uses only the freshest, highest quality fish and seafood, which is expertly prepared by the skilled chefs. The sushi is presented beautifully, with each piece looking like a work of art. From the classic tuna and salmon to more unusual offerings such as sea urchin and octopus, there is something for every palate.

In addition to the sushi, the menu at Nigiriya offers a wide variety of other Japanese dishes, including tempura, grilled fish, and miso soup. Each dish is prepared with the same attention to detail and quality ingredients as the sushi, making it a great option for those who prefer to sample different types of Japanese cuisine.

For us, Nigiriya holds a special place in our hearts, as it’s where we always meet our parents for the first dinner in Japan. Whether you’re a sushi aficionado or just looking to try some authentic Japanese dishes, Nigiriya is the perfect destination. And if you’re lucky enough to snag a seat at the sushi bar, you’ll have a front-row view of the chefs at work, making it an unforgettable dining experience.

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