Service: Very friendly and informative. Equipment & facilities: old but very clean. Traditional but clean Japanese washroom Prices: Reasonable Strong points: great products, local and from all over japan. Great sake list. in Shizuoka City, you do not need to be near the sea to find great sushi and fish products. The latter probably follow you along your trips! The other day I was invited by a local regular fr dinner at Miyako Sushi on the other side of the Abe River and as far as Abeguchi Shinden, in the middle of the country, not far from the tea fields. Miyako Sushi is what you call a true traditional country sushi restaurant. No pretense here. The marine products a top-class and the selection of sake a discovery! And most customers are local so you know you are coming to a great place, maybe old fashioned but so laid back! Not only sushi,and sashimi but also cooked food await you there! Superlative “Nanbu Bijin” sake from faraway Iwate Prefecture! Check with the staff as the sake list tends to change quickly! O-toshi/snack served with first drink, featuring otaru ika/lucciolla squid! Traditional kappa maki/cucumber roll for the kid among us! first superb sashimi selection! Deep fried kuro hanpene/sardine paste cake and kisu/sillago! A rare sake, Sawa no I for Tokyo of all places! The second superb sashimi selection! Grilled shishamo/literally leaf fish! A typical Japanese specialty! Sushi nigiri galore! And instead of dessert we had Chyawanmushi/Japanese salted hot pudding! Go and explore the country along the Abe River! Surprises await for you there! MIYAKO SUSHI Address: Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Abeguchi Shinden, 517-5 Tel.: 054-296-4171 Working hours: indefinite. Better call and reserve first as the place tends to be crowded! RECOMMENDED RELATED WEBSITES So Good Sushi Restaurant in Nice France Navigating Nagoya by Paige, Shop with Intent by Debbie, BULA KANA in Fiji, Kraemer’s Culinary blog by Frank Kraemer in New York,Tokyo Food File by Robbie Swinnerton, Green Tea Club by Satoshi Nihonyanagi in Shizuoka!, Mind Some by Tina in Taiwan, Le Manger by Camille Oger (French), The Indian Tourist, Masala Herb by Helene Dsouza in Goa, India, Mummy I Can Cook! by Shu Han in London, Pie rre.Cuisine, Francescannotwrite, My White Kitchen, Foodhoe, Chucks Eats, Things that Fizz & Stuff, Five Euro Food by Charles,Red Shallot Kitchen by Priscilla,With a Glass, Nami | Just One Cookbook, Peach Farm Studio, Clumsyfingers by Xethia, PepperBento, Hapabento, Kitchen Cow, Lunch In A Box, Susan at Arkonlite, Vegan Lunch Box; Tokyo Tom Baker, Daily Food Porn/Osaka, Only Nature Food Porn, Happy Little Bento, J-Mama’s Kitchen, Cook, Eat, Play, Repeat, Bento Lunch Blog (German), Adventures In Bento, Anna The Red’s Bento Factory, Ohayo Bento Must-see tasting websites: -Sake: Ichi For The Michi by Rebekah Wilson-Lye in Tokyo, Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World -Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog -Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan! ABRACADABREW, Magical Craftbeer from Japan -Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken -Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery Non gastronomy must-see sites by Shizuoka Residents HIGHOCTANE/HAIOKU by Nick Itoh in Shizuoka City

Service: a bit shy but kind and attentive
Equipment and facilities: Overall very clean if old. Non-smoking at lunch time
Prices: reasonable
Strong points: Mainly local seafood. Great sushi donburi/bowls

The star of the restaurant!

Nice face, isn’t it?

During our last visit to Atami City, at the eastern end of Shizuoka Prefecture, we decided to try Sushi Chu Restaurant, a very traditional place like they don’t do anymore!
It can be a busy place especially on weekends both with Japanese and foreign tourists!

You will be asked if you want to eat lunch in the normal style, for which you will be invited to sit at the counter or if you want to order the sushi donburi/bowls, in which case you will sit at a table.
The donburi sets are great at lunch. We decided to order both!

I ordered the “Jyou Kaisen Don/Superior seafood bowl” which includes local seafood and more from other parts of Japan!

Of course Dragon expected to share that!

From another angle!

As for Dragon, she ordered “Jizakana Kaisen Don/Local fish Bowl”!

From another angle!

All local seafood including shirasu/sardine whiting and Sakuraebi/Cherry Shrimps”!

The servings are big enough to satisfy you without stuffing yourself. The food is authentic and very reasonabkle for the quality!

SUSHI CHU

413-0013, 7-11, Ginza Cho, Atami City, Shizuoka Prefecture
Tel.: 0557-82-3222
Opening hours: 11:00~15:00, 17:00~20:00
Homepage (Japanese)

RECOMMENDED RELATED WEBSITES

So Good Sushi Restaurant in Nice France
Navigating Nagoya by Paige, Shop with Intent by Debbie, BULA KANA in Fiji, Kraemer’s Culinary blog by Frank Kraemer in New York,Tokyo Food File by Robbie Swinnerton, Green Tea Club by Satoshi Nihonyanagi in Shizuoka!, Mind Some by Tina in Taiwan, Le Manger by Camille Oger (French), The Indian Tourist, Masala Herb by Helene Dsouza in Goa, India, Mummy I Can Cook! by Shu Han in London, Pie
rre.Cuisine
, Francescannotwrite, My White Kitchen, Foodhoe, Chucks Eats, Things that Fizz & Stuff, Five Euro Food by Charles,Red Shallot Kitchen by Priscilla,With a Glass, Nami | Just One Cookbook, Peach Farm Studio, Clumsyfingers by Xethia, PepperBento, Hapabento, Kitchen Cow, Lunch In A Box, Susan at Arkonlite, Vegan Lunch Box; Tokyo Tom Baker, Daily Food Porn/Osaka, Only Nature Food Porn, Happy Little Bento, J-Mama’s Kitchen, Cook, Eat, Play, Repeat, Bento Lunch Blog (German), Adventures In Bento, Anna The Red’s Bento Factory, Ohayo Bento

Must-see tasting websites:

-Sake: Ichi For The Michi by Rebekah Wilson-Lye in Tokyo, Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
ABRACADABREW, Magical Craftbeer from Japan
-Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

Non gastronomy must-see sites by Shizuoka Residents

HIGHOCTANE/HAIOKU by Nick Itoh in Shizuoka City

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