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Sushi Mizuki - The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

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Sushi Mizuki - The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto
Located right next to Kamo River, Sushi Mizuki is one of the main restaurants in The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto. When you enter this restaurant, friendly staff welcome you with smile and wonderful hospitability. You can have a counter seat so that you may enjoy watching the sushi chefs create their new sushi that you cannot taste anywhere else. What is great about this restaurant other than the delicious taste of sushi is that all the chefs speak English (one of them speaks English, Spanish and French)...more. They can tell you the sushi history, traditions, and customs as they serve you. The rice used in Sushi Mizuki is the one dedicated to Ise-Jingu Shrine, one of the biggest shrines in Japan. All the sushi served in this restaurant are very delicate and sophisticated, so you will enjoy the taste and atmosphere while talking with sushi chef over the counter.
Our Comments
Average: ★★★★★4.5
Popular in Kyoto
Must-visit shops and spots for all first time tourists to Kyoto.
Highly Recommended
Top shops and spots loved by our editors and highly recommended to be listed on your itinerary.
Well Worth a Visit
Less known but widely loved by both tourists and locals. Recommended if your schedule permits.
Good for Fans
Hideaway shops and spots of worthwhile destination. Recommended if you are keen on these genres.
For Enthusiasts
Very popular among enthusiasts on these genres. Not always suitable if you are not particularly interested.
What I loved the most other than the delicate taste of sushi was that the conversation I had with sushi chef over the counter. He told us the history and background of “Edomae-Zushi”, Sushi mainly eaten around Tokyo. It is quite different from the one we have in Kansai area (around Kyoto, Osaka and so on). It was also a great experience of looking at sushi chef making sushi by their hands. You may be satisfied by their hospitability and their delicious Sushi while talking with Sushi chef over th...moree counter.
If you would like enjoy high class but not too formal sushi, we highly recommend that you visit Sushi Mizuki! Each sushi is very beautiful and also tasty. The taste of sushi and the conversation with sushi chef over the counter make you smile. By the passion for the sushi and also for treating their guests, they keep creating new menu.
Rockfish with mascarpone cheese
1Must Eat !
Rockfish with mascarpone cheese
This sushi is their signature dish! On top of the carefully chosen rockfish, there is a mascarpone cheese. As this mascarpone cheese is grilled by charcoal fire for a second, it gives a smoked but also fresh flavor. If you come to Sushi Mizuki, we recommend that you try this as you will enjoy this taste and story behind told by the chef!
Sea urchin
2Must Eat !
Sea urchin
This sea urchin is taken in Hokkaido, a northern island of Japan. It is very fresh and sweet, and will melt in your mouth and mix well with rice. Even if you don’t like or have never tried sea urchin, you may love this taste and it will make you a big fan of sushi sea urchin! Seaweed cut in the shape of “Shippo” which is the symbol of harmony, peace and forever chain is served along with sushi urchin. It would be served in the plate created by Masao Iwasaki who is a famous Japanese potter.
Mackerel Sushi called “Fukin Maki”
3Let's Try !
Mackerel Sushi called “Fukin Maki”
Regular mackerel sushi eaten mainly in Kansai area is usually very hard since rice and Mackerel fish are put into the box to make the shape. However, this Mackerel Sushi is very soft as it is wrapped softly by a cotton cloth. Inside of this Mackerel sushi, there are red caviar and Japanese basil which make this sushi even richer and fresher.
4Let's Try !
Shrimp sushi
What is wonderful about this sushi other than its delicious flavor is that it is cut into small pieces for women. By the consideration of the chef, it is cut so that women don’t need to open their mouths wide. It is interesting to note that soy sauce is applied already before it is served. Shrimp is soft and goes perfectly well with vinegared rice.
How to Order & Eat
Sushi Mizuki How to order & eatIf you visit during the lunch time, you can choose from two course menus (Wakakusa for ¥6,000 or Yamabuki for ¥9,000). All the sushi chefs are very skilled and speak English, so please feel free to ask any questions regarding sushi history, ingredients and so on.
- Order Tips -
If you don’t know specifically what kinds of sushi you want to eat, please just ask the chef about their recommendation. They surely give you a good suggestion!
Sushi Mizuki Interior Photo 1
Appearance Photo Sushi Mizuki The Ritz Carlton Kyoto
Sushi Mizuki - The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto
Categories Sushi
Phone +81 75-746-5522
Address Kamogawa Nijo-Ohashi Hotori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0902 Japan
Directions 3-minute walk from Subway Tozai Line Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Stn.
Hours 11:30am - 2:30pm(L.O.) | 5:30am - 9:30pm(L.O.)
Reservations Yes
Closed Open everyday
Notes Please note that it is better to reserve before you visit there. If you would like to have an experience of making sushi by yourself, you can book the lesson which is held once a month. Please note that it is ONLY for those who stay in The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto. For more information, please ask the front desk.
Price range
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¥6,000 - ¥15,000
Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, etc. / Accepted
Good for Romantic, Families with Children, Business Meeting
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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As all the chefs and most of the staff speak English, please do not hesitate to ask any questions or make a request!
Menu English
Languages spoken English, Spanish and French
Number of seats 12 seats (Counter)
Private dining rooms Nothing
Non smoking / smoking Non smoking
Sushi Mizuki - The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto +81 75-746-5522 ¥6,000 - ¥15,000 3/3

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