Gastronomic Destination : Fukuoka (3): Sushi at Yoshida Fishmonger in Fukuoka City!

Service: very friendly if a bit shy
Equipment: old but clean overall. basic bu clean washroom
Prices: reasonable
Strong points: Traditional Japanese sushi inside fish monger’s shop


One interesting destination in Fukuoka City is a market called Yanagibashi Rengo Ichiba/Yanagi Bridge Cooperative Market near Yanagi Bridge in Chuo Ku.
This is real local and traditional, almost a time-slip into japan of yore.
Go there for lunch.
Yoshida Fishmonger (吉田鮮魚店) is a small two storey-shop but easy to find thanks to the queue of local and foreign customers who are waiting to climb the stairs to the second floor where dishes ordered on the first floor can be enjoyed
The food is cheap and authentic.
Just forget the old setting and try to imagine yourself in a different era!


The prices are really good!
No wonder there were so many Chinese and Taiwanese customers!
The above is a mixed raw fish donburi!


Mentaiko/spicy cod roe and deep-fried fugu/globe fish, both Fukuoka City specialties!


The sushi set was really reasonable: 1340 yen for 10 nigiri!


When you think it included urchin and salmon roe, it would be difficult to imagine such prices in Tokyo or Kyoto, or even in Osaka!


And the local squid/ika was top-class!

Worth looking for!
Great value and authentic!


〒810-0003 Fukuoka City, Chuo Ku, Haruyoshi 1-1-11 (inside Yanagi Bridge Market (Yanagibashi Rengou Ichiba)
Tel.: 092-781-5013 , 092-761-3212
Opening hours: 06:00~18:00
Closed on Sundays and national holidays


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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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