Sushisho Masa: Value for money food, could do better with premium cuts - See 70 traveler reviews, 158 candid photos, and great deals for Nishiazabu, Japan, at Tripadvisor. Questions and answers. Apparently they only take reservations from locals so we asked our AirBnB host to reserve for my and my buddy. After all, you're here to eat! Sushisho Masa. 2nd time here. There wasn't anything we ate that we didn't like even tho most of the pieces were something we have never had before. Seating's. 4th Sunday of Advent . Executive Summary English/ Spanish/ Polish. The owner also the sushi chef Masa speaks some English. Based on this I gave up on trying to get reservations and looked into other sushi restaurants such as Sushisho Masa and Sushi Yoshitake. Calling from Las vegas..any help with making reservation…number i dial is 011 81 381 33499 9178. As indicated by the Sushisho name, Chef Oka is a former apprentice of world-renowned sushi master Keiji Nakazawa. Most of the bountiful seafood comes to Sushisho Masa via Tsukiji Market but is also procured directly from Hokkaido’s Hakodate market and the marketplace in Hakata on the south island of Kyushu. Every piece was excellent. It’s not because of some misplaced fear of tourists – it’s to guard against no-shows and rude behaviour, which unfortunately is a problem that many restaurant owners in North America know all too well. Recommendations. Our 3 hour evening flew by so quickly and we thoroughly enjoyed the meal. After about five plates of appetizers, Chef Oka may tease with just one sublime nigiri piece, return to a series of exquisite appetizer dishes and then wow again with nigiri. Online Reservation for Masses, click here. Sushisho, Yotsuya: See 36 unbiased reviews of Sushisho, rated 4.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #4 of 434 restaurants in Yotsuya. Reservation at Exclusive Sushi Restaurant. Sushisho Masa is an intimate seven-seater in the basement of a nondescript building in Nishi-Azabu. Sushisho Masa, Nishiazabu: See 70 unbiased reviews of Sushisho Masa, rated 5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #6 of 706 restaurants in Nishiazabu. Sushisho Masa: Cannot Describe how Fantastic this Meal was! And with just 7 seats, you can be sure of an exclusive dining experience. My foodie friend H (aka the icecream chef) recommended this place after her visit a couple months ago, so I made a reservation for dinner during my recent visit to Tokyo. Chili_Junkie | Jan 12, 2016 02:13 PM 21. Enjoy the slideshow. Sushisho Masa in Nishi Azabu is one that really gets your money's worth. ABOUT. save. His original vinegar blend contains four different types, three of which are akazu red vinegars. Parishioners Reopening Guide for Mass - What to Expect English/ Spanish/ Polish. In peak uni sea urchin season, a meal at Sushisho Masa includes both akauni and murasakiuni, allowing you to compare the umami, sweetness and depth of flavor of these two premium varieties. But as soon as I sat down, the chef started making all these exaggerated movements and gestures, pretending he was choking. Does anyone have a suggestion to help us out? Make your reservation through your hotel concierge, and be aware that a meal here will run 25,000-30,000 JPY, or about $250, per person for food alone. he just kicked me out. While both nigiri sushi and appetizer dishes found in most sushi meals focus on raw ingredients, Oka chooses to take items that are naturally delicious fresh and turn them into masterpieces through grilling, charring, blanching, simmering, steaming and smoking. To offer the best dining experience, only 6 customers are served at the sushi bar with two seating’s per night. Japan's best restaurants. He was attracted to the fun of the world of cuisine from a young age, seeing his father run a yakiniku restaurant. He explains every single piece of sushi to customers, including the seasoning. It wasn't awkward at all because of the great rapport with chefs.We will definitely, 100% revisit Sushisho Masa next time we come to Tokyo. There are only seven seats at Sushisho Masa and also no menu except for the sake list. Upon his return to Tokyo he worked under more senior fellow former apprentices of Nakazawa at Tsukishima’s Sushi Asao and Akasaka’s Sushisho Saito. Sex in my mouth? It’s an unconventional style in modern sushi in which the arrival of nigiri pieces typically signals the end of appetizer courses, made even more unique by the chef’s desire to really please his guests with totally new creations and flavor combinations. With far more seafood varieties than typical sushi restaurants, a peek inside the storage case is a must. Our reservation service will allow you to secure a reservation at Sushi Saito! Posted by 3 years ago. He said that hands down the best meal was at Sushisho Masa. Sushisho Masa, Nishiazabu: "Is there a dress code at this restaurant?" The only reason I'm giving it 4 stars is because I saw that I was being treated differently than the regulars in Japan. 253. The theme of three ways is often also followed for buri yellowtail and anago conger eel, the latter of which typically includes salt-grilled and simmered variations that surprise guests with the very different textures – plump with some bite versus soft, fluffy, and falling apart flesh. I walked down the stairs into Chef Masakatsu Oka's Sushisho Masa restaurant with very high expectation. Sold Out. There are only seven seats, so you will have to make reservations one to two months in advance. INGREDIENTS It is located in the basement of a nondescript building. TABLEALL. Archived. And I had to leave! highly recommended! While I’ve lived in Japan for a year and been fortunate to dine at several excellent sushi bars, my current favorite is Sushisho Masa in Tokyo. Sushisho Masa is an intimate seven-seater in the basement of a nondescript building in Nishi-Azabu. With an untreated timber base and broad glazed cover, the colorful array of ingredients right before your eyes is bound to whet your appetite. It’s not because of some misplaced fear of tourists – it’s to guard against no-shows and rude behaviour, which unfortunately is a problem that many restaurant owners in North America know all too well. TABLEALL offers online restaurant reservations for top-rated and Michelin-starred restaurants in Japan such as Sushisho Saito, Sushi Sugita and CHIUnE - it has never been easier to access the exclusive in Japan. The only thing that would is a visit, in the flesh. The reasons for this are manifold, and Sushisho Masa is certainly a very unique restaurant in Tokyo’s vast sea of top-restaurants. 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