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Daiwa Sushi

5-2-1 Tsukiji | Tsukiji Fish Market Bldg. No.6, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3547-6807
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“omakase” (38 reviews)
“sushi” (246 reviews)
“tuna” (36 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5-2-1 Tsukiji | Tsukiji Fish Market Bldg. No.6, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife & i refuses to wake early (think 5/6am) on a holiday to queue for sushi as much as we loved it. Headed to Tsukiji about 9am on a saturday, walked past the long & windy Dai queue, headed straight to Daiwa (it was...More

Thank Baldwin C
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is Monday morning and our alarm was set at 530am. After a brisk 15-minute walk we arrived at Tsukiji to find no less than 50 people already in line for Sushi Dai; the preeminent purveyor of (what many consider as) the world’s best sushi....More

Thank ECKLKualaLumpur
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waited in line for most of an hour for a meal that didn't last 15 minutes before everyone was hurried out the door. Moreover, the dishes were few and not even special—especially not for ¥3780/USD$35. The hype must have skewed this restaurant's priorities.

Thank KarlitaBlossom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here twice.... we started queuing around 7am to 730am and manage to get seats around 1hr time. We got the Omakase and I ordered several rounds of additional Uni, chutoro & ootoro.... I actually prefer his chutoro as it had good balance of fat...More

Thank JohnNRach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The 45 min queue was worth it, it was the best sushi ever. The Omekaze set had 8 pieces of different sushi, fish slice portion was generous & they were so fresh. Love the sea urchin. We ordered some extra after finishing the set. The...More

Thank Allie5515
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing breakfast for those willing to queue for few hours. You won't get it any better! This place is recommended by Japanese chefs

Thank Monika B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There was a 3 hour wait for Sushi Dai, so we looked up Yelp and found the 4 1/2 star Daiwa Sushi 2 doors down where the wait was less than 30 minutes. Service was very friendly and the sushi as fresh as can be....More

Thank Oski85
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Went around 7am and had to wait an hour but this was sushi created by master chefs in the business for a long time who are truly skilled. Amazingly fresh and perfectly executed sushi. So delicious and great value. A great experience too.

1  Thank Ann B
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We tried our luck go straight to Tsukiji Market on the first day touchdowns Tokyo. It’s around 11am, we waited less than 30 mins as the line moved quite quick than I expected. We were welcomed by the staff serving hot green tea and miso...More

Thank KHCCHEW
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Daiwa Sushi is located inside of the Tsukiji fishmarket. I am worried about what will happen in the future as the fish market moves from Tsukiji to Toyosu. Daiwa sushi, the right side of the shop is father, and the shop on the left is...More

Thank matu4
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Jennifer T
26 October 2016|
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Response from RKimNYC | Reviewed this property |
From my experience, there isn't any space for a baby. The space is very cramped, you sit elbow-to-elbow at the sushi counter, and the space behind your back is about two feet wide and necessarily occupied by servers... More
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whatifoun d
12 December 2015|
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Response from Mdlim24 | Reviewed this property |
It really is the luck of the draw, some days are busier than other days. When I ate here in September the wait was about about 35 minutes at 9am. A party of 5 though, forget-about-it, it's too small. For me personally I had... More
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Js2us2003
29 October 2015|
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Response from Rmkoch | Reviewed this property |
Beer Is available, I don't Know about sake. Have fun in Kyoto.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$28 - US$47
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Friday
5:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-2-1 Tsukiji | Tsukiji Fish Market Bldg. No.6, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chuo>  > Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighbourhood: Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3547-6807
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