Service: Very friendly and informative.
Equipment & facilities: old but very clean. Traditional but clean Japanese washroom
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 for 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!
Address: Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Abeguchi Shinden, 517-5
Working hours: indefinite. Better call and reserve first as the place tends to be crowded!
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Must-see tasting websites:
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-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
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