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Sushi Benkei Umi Ginza Branch Description

Located in the upscale district of Ginza, Sushi Benkei Umi offers a delightful experience of exquisite Edomae sushi at reasonable prices. This renowned sushi restaurant, originally popular in Niigata and Sado, has now made its mark in Ginza, showcasing the evolution of traditional Edomae sushi. With a head chef boasting over 50 years of experience, each piece of sushi is meticulously crafted to perfection, not only visually appealing but also bursting with exceptional flavors. While staying true to classic sushi styles, Sushi Benkei Umi also adds a playful twist by marinating fatty tuna in garlic soy sauce, pickling sea urchin in salt koji, and serving Spanish mackerel and gizzard shad with a hint of basil, creating a fusion of Japanese tradition and innovative flavors that will leave diners amazed.

The restaurant's dedication to perfecting the balance between the fish and rice is evident in their meticulously curated courses, such as the affordable 17-piece course priced at ¥12,000. The intimate dining space allows guests to witness the master chef's precise techniques up close at the counter seats, enhancing the overall dining experience. Whether opting for the popular Omakase Course - Toki in the evening or the Chef's Choice Course during lunch hours, priced at ¥22,000 and ¥11,000 respectively, Sushi Benkei Umi promises a culinary journey like no other. Indulge in a gastronomic adventure where tradition meets innovation, making this sushi haven a standout gem in the heart of Ginza.

Sushi Benkei Umi Ginza Branch Overview


4-chōme-12-1 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-0061


+81 (0) 50-5487-0970


1 minute walk from Higashi-Ginza Station

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 11:30AM-1:00PM, 6:00PM-10:00PM
Tue: 11:30AM-1:00PM, 6:00PM-10:00PM
Wed: 11:30AM-1:00PM, 6:00PM-10:00PM
Thur: 11:30AM-1:00PM, 6:00PM-10:00PM
Fri: 11:30AM-1:00PM, 6:00PM-10:00PM
Sat: 11:30AM-1:00PM, 6:00PM-10:00PM

Payment methods

Cash, Visa, Master Card, AMEX, Diners Club, JCB

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Sake Selection

Stylish Interior

Sushi Benkei Umi Ginza Branch Reviews

Sushi Benkei Umi Ginza Branch Google Average Rating



The best sushi in Tokyo, hands down!


I visited with a friend for the first time the other day, and it was a very comfortable space, and we had a really wonderful time.
The chef's creative ideas came out one after another, and they were all delicious.
I would like to visit you again!


By appointment only. A special private space.
Eating while having a conversation with the chef behind the counter is the best.


My favorite sushi restaurant in Niigata has opened in Ginza, so I went there for lunch with my daughter. The Niigata Furumachi store has a dark and mature atmosphere, but the Ginza store has a bright and sophisticated image. For lunch, you can choose between 10 pieces for 3,000 yen and 15 pieces for 5,000 yen. Even my daughter, who is in the first year of junior high school, could eat 15 pieces in one go, so I definitely recommend the latter. Of course, miso soup comes with it. It's definitely delicious! Of course, the properly prepared toppings are delicious, but the light sushi rice was held in such a gentle manner that I thought, Ah, this is it. This time, I couldn't find sea urchin or salmon roe, but the crunchy abalone and greasy red-throat fish were amazing. Next time I would like to visit you at night. I was also happy that the general remembered my face. It was a feast.

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