Reservation for Sushi Umi Gaien-mae in Tokyo

updated: January 16th, 2024

Experience exceptional sushi at Kaiumi, a two Michelin star restaurant in Minato-ku, Tokyo. Be mesmerized by the skilled chefs as they craft nigiri sushi using fresh ingredients from Chiba and Saga-Seki. Don't miss the renowned Maguro from Ooma. Located near Gaienmae Station, Kaiumi is easily accessible.

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    [Store Introduction]Kaiumi is a sushi restaurant located in Minato-ku, Tokyo.
     The interior of the restaurant consists of only counter seats, with a total of 9 seats.
     The business hours are from Tuesday to Sunday, 12:00-14:00 and 17:00-20:00, and the restaurant is closed on Wednesdays and public holidays.
    At this restaurant, apprentices trained by the second-generation head chef have gone on to establish famous sushi restaurants across the country.
     In fact, the second-generation head chef himself has also opened his own sushi restaurant in Minato-ku.
    The restaurant attracts a diverse clientele, including many foreigners, creating an atmosphere reminiscent of renowned sushi establishments.
     Guests can enjoy the cozy ambiance while observing the skills of the chefs up close from the counter seats.
    The cuisine starts with an opening dish of delicious appetizers and separate servings of vinegared rice and caviar.
     Afterwards, meticulously crafted and flavorsome sushi is served.
     Notably, the Kobako (small-scaled red fish), Kuruma Ebi (Japanese imperial prawn), Nodoguro (blackthroat seaperch), and three types of Maguro (tuna) are especially noteworthy for their exceptional taste.
    Furthermore, the restaurant is conveniently located, just a 10-minute walk from Gaienmae Station, making it easily accessible by various means of transportation.
    Kaiumi has been awarded two Michelin stars for ten consecutive years and has also been recognized with the Tabelog Award Bronze and inclusion in the Tokyo's Top 100 Sushi Restaurants.
     The restaurant's dedication to culinary craftsmanship has garnered widespread acclaim.
    [Cuisine Introduction]Kaiumi offers a course lunch menu that includes a variety of dishes, providing a continuous experience of delicious cuisine that reflects the seasons.
    The course starts with appetizers such as grated Hokkaido corn and Hokkaido white asparagus.
     Enjoyments also include brown rice with original caviar and Hyogo Prefecture Awaji Island-raised Hamo (conger eel) with plum jelly.
    The main highlight is the nigiri sushi.
     It features fresh ingredients like Kaneme-dai (red snapper) from Kamogawa, Chiba, and Seki-aji (horse mackerel) from Saga-Seki, Oita.
     Particularly, the maguro (tuna) from Ooma allows you to savor its lean meat, chu-toro (medium fatty tuna), and o-toro (fatty tuna).
    For dessert, they serve seedless persimmons from Nara.
     Overall, the meticulous work that enhances the flavors of the ingredients has received high praise.
    [Chef Introduction]The chefs at Kaiumi, including the second-generation head chef, have undergone training and honed their skills in various renowned sushi establishments across Japan.
     Their expertise and dedication are fully demonstrated at Kaiumi.
    In particular, the second-generation head chef himself has established his own sushi restaurant in Minato-ku.
     The delicious cuisine that arises from the chefs' skills and experiences is what sets Kaiumi apart.
    At Kaiumi, you can enjoy delicious sushi and seasonal dishes crafted by top-notch chefs.
     We invite you to visit and experience it for yourself.




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