Downtown SushiSep. 27, 2016 UPDATE
Enjoy seasonally fresh sushi at a great price


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Sushi-ina is located within the COCON KARASUMA building, which is directly connected to the Shijo subway station and Hankyu Karasuma stations by way of an underground concourse. Sushi-ina offers delicious sushi and Kyoto-style cuisine that makes use of fresh seasonal ingredients, and it’s all offered at a great price.
Everything from single sushi servings to platters, seafood bowls, and course meals is offered. You are sure to find just the item that meets your dining needs. The shop is clean a...morend bright -- if you have an impression of sushi shops as being difficult to approach, this one is easy to get into. Each menu item clearly lists the price, so this transparent approach is easy on the pocketbook.
Located in central Kyoto, the shop is connected to the Karasuma station and is in an area frequented by travelers -- therefore, the staff are well-accustomed to serving overseas guests. The food is delicious and authentic, and you can enjoy sushi, seafood bowls, and more. If you want to have a go at real sushi on your first visit to Kyoto, this place is perfect.
Our Comments
Average: ★★★★★3.5
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.
The Karasuma area is a business district, so this shop is often busy with people working in the area. The secret to its popularity is the great taste and unbeatable prices.
The English menu has photos and is easy to understand. This is great for trying new sushi that might be new to you!
This is a great destination to try delicious and fresh sushi at great prices! Popular favorites like tuna and salmon are here, as well as more unusual sushi you might have not tried before! Take a seat at the counter if you want to chat with the chefs. The shop is located in the COCON KARASUMA building, which is right off the Karasuma station on the subway. If you’re looking for a dinner destination in this area, this is a must check.
Today's assorted Nigiri Sushi
1Must Eat !
Today's assorted Nigiri Sushi / ¥3,500
A 13-piece combination platter featuring the sushi of the day. Great sushi comes down to the ingredients, so letting the shop select for you is considered the classical way to enjoy. Naturally, you can also order a la carte if you so wish.
Seafood Chirashi Sushi
2Must Eat !
Seafood Chirashi Sushi / ¥2,500
The Seafood Chirashi Sushi contains a range of seasonal seafood like tuna, sea bream, shrimp, scallops, salmon roe, and more. Beneath the seafood are thin strands of cooked egg yolk. This item is quite a bit easier to eat than traditional sushi. Recommended for those who want to sample a range of fish in one dish.
Salmon Roe and Belly Roll
3Let's Try !
Salmon Roe and Belly Roll / ¥1,000
The Salmon Roe and Belly Roll is as beautiful to look at as it is to eat! Salmon belly and cucumber are rolled together to create this popular item that is beloved by travelers to Japan, female patrons, and more.
Assorted Vegetable Tempura
4Let's Try !
Assorted Vegetable Tempura / ¥700
This vegetable tempura is served with a dipping broth and grated radish. In addition to sushi, you will find items like tempura, steamed custard, vinegared items, and more. There is also sake -- why not try some small appetizers and a drink before your sushi?
How to Order & Eat
English menu available. Each sushi item comes with photos and a description in English.
- Order Tips -
The sushi chefs and wait staff speak English, so you can ask them anything you like and order your favorite sushi.
sushiina interior photo
Counter seats let you see the chefs preparing food in front of you.
sushiina interior photo
The shop also has table seats which are great for families.
sushiina appearance photo
Categories Sushi
Phone +81 75-342-0107
Address COCON KARASUMA B1F, 620, Suiginyacho, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 600-8411
Directions ・A few minutes on foot from Shijo Bus Stop
・Directly connected to Exit 2 of Subway Shijo Station.
・Directly connected to Exit 23 and 25 of Hankyu Karasuma Station.
Hours Lunch 11:30am - 2:30pm (L.O.2pm)
Dinner 5pm - 10pm (L.O.9:30pm)
Reservations Accepted
Closed Irregular holidays (Monday)
Price range
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Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, etc.
Good for Solo, Romantic, With Friends, Families with Children
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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They also have a menu with photos of the items and English descriptions. Ordering will be a snap. The staff also speak English, so you shouldn’t hesitate to ask them any questions.
Menu English
Languages spoken Basic English
Number of seats 40 seats
Private dining rooms Nothing
Non smoking / smoking Non smoking
Sushi-ina +81 75-342-0107 -1/3

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