Japanese cuisine is an art in its own right. Known for its precision and distinct flavors, it is a fast growing favorite among the urban Indian diners. With some of the city’s best restaurants catering to our growing fondness for Japanese fare, it’s a tough choice to make, but we will make it easier for you with our list of Japanese restaurants with the best sushi in town.
Where: Ambience Mall, Gurgaon Asia 7 is a unique restaurant in Delhi that brings together all the major Pan-Asian cuisines under one roof. The food here is authentic and each cuisine stands out in its own way. The Japanese, like all others, is mind blowing with its wide variety of sushi right from salmon to shrimp and a huge selection for vegetarians too. Ichiban
Where: Pandara Road A cozy little Japanese restaurant in the bustling market of Pandara Road, Ichiban is an age-old establishment. The food here is amazing and the service is swift. Their sushi section is exhaustive and it’s worth cramming up in the seats just for the sake of the sushis. Megu
Where: Chanakyapuri Megu is one of the first names that come to mind when you think of Japanese food in Delhi. Popularly called mini-Japan, it stands out for its authenticity and exuberant collection of sake and wine. Indulgent interiors aside, the kitchen churns out excellent Dassai Migaki Sanwari Kyubu, Spicy Salmon Belly, Rock Corn Tempura and Beef Carpaccio. Their lovely array of sushi and sashimi gains them extra brownie points from seafaring foodies. Go here on a special date or a big celebration.
Where: JW Marriot, Aerocity Japanese food is not inexpensive, especially because most of the elaborate ingredients need to be imported, but it’s an indulgence worth its while. With a private dining area, smart outdoor seating and a playful yet modern atmosphere, Akira Back is the perfect pick for corporates and young couples. Offering some delicious Japanese delicacies infused with authentic Korean flavours, the must-have includes their Sushi platter, Shikoku Octopus, Crispy Rice Tuna, Wasabi Pepper Tenderloin and Hokkaido Scallops.
Where: Vasant Kunj This popular Singaporean chain has proved to be one of the best Japanese restaurants in the Capital. A casual vibe, bamboo covered walls and a lovely terrace make it a unique mall eatery. Their California Roll, Chicken Yakitori, Prawn Tempura, Salmon Maki Roll and Pork Gyoza are highly recommended dishes. Wasabi By Morimoto
Where: The Taj Mahal, Mansingh Road A critically acclaimed restaurant, Wasabi by Morimoto is also famous for its star chef Masaharu Morimoto and his signature picks. Although everything on the menu is equally good, do try their Carpaccio of White Fish, Grilled Wagyu, Prawn Tempura, Tofu Cheesecake and Salmon Teppanyanki.