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[Closed] Sushi-ina- すし稲 -
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.
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Story & Recommendation
Enjoy seasonally fresh sushi at a great price
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 and 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.
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 / ￥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 / ￥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 / ￥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
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.