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Sushi Ueda Description

Located in Kobe, Japan, Sushi Ueda is a renowned sushi restaurant that offers a unique and unforgettable dining experience. The restaurant has been recognized for its excellence, receiving the prestigious Bronze Award from The Tabelog Awards in 2024 and being selected as one of the top 100 sushi restaurants in Japan by Sushi WEST in 2022.

What sets Sushi Ueda apart is their meticulous attention to detail and dedication to sourcing the finest ingredients. The chef, Masamichi Ueda, goes above and beyond to ensure that every piece of sushi is of the highest quality. From the type of fish to the specific fishing location and even the season in which it was caught, every aspect is carefully considered. This commitment to sourcing and selecting the best ingredients results in a truly remarkable and flavorful sushi experience.

The restaurant's menu showcases a wide variety of sushi options, each expertly crafted and bursting with flavor. Whether you're a fan of traditional favorites like tuna and salmon or looking to try something more adventurous like sea urchin or octopus, Sushi Ueda has something to satisfy every palate. The chef's skillful technique and attention to detail are evident in every bite, making each piece of sushi a work of art.

In addition to the exceptional sushi, Sushi Ueda also offers a beautifully designed dining space. The counter, made from the finest materials including butan cedar, exudes a sense of elegance and sophistication. The restaurant's commitment to creating a refined and inviting atmosphere further enhances the overall dining experience.

For those seeking an extraordinary sushi experience in Kobe, Sushi Ueda is a must-visit. With its dedication to sourcing the best ingredients, expert craftsmanship, and elegant ambiance, this restaurant truly stands out among the rest.

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Sushi Ueda Overview


3-chōme-2-1 Nakayamatedōri, Chuo Ward, Hyogo 650-0004


+81 (0) 78-515-6655


4 minutes walk from Motomachi Station (JR).

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:30AM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-9:00PM
Mon: 11:30AM-2:00PM, 5:00PM-9:00PM
Tue: 11:30AM-2:00PM, 5:00PM-9:00PM
Wed: 11:30AM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-9:00PM
Thur: 11:30AM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-9:00PM
Fri: 11:30AM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-9:00PM
Sat: 11:30AM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-9:00PM

Payment methods

Cash, Visa, Master Card

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted


Sushi Ueda Reviews

Sushi Ueda Google Average Rating



Incredible experience. Chef Ueda made an excellent effort to accommodate us even though we booked vie Instagram last minute and speak no Japanese. We tried many new fish and different preparations of fish we have tried before. Especially good were the Spanish Mackerel and the raw Anago. We counted 23 dishes each one very carefully prepared. The charge was 42000 yen including 2 beers and it was worth every cent.


Hello. I would deeply like to apoliges to the staff at Ueda.
I had made a booking for 3 people for lunch. What I though was Sushi Ueda in Nagoya. So at 12.00 me and my friends were standing outside Sushi Ueda in Nagoya, not Kobe. The owner was very confused, as were we. She was very kind and helped us with calling Ueda in Kobe to make the cancellation knowing that it would take us at least 2 hours to get to the restaurant in Kobe from Nagoya.
It is our mistake fully, and I just really want to apoliges to the staff at Ueda in Kobe.


First, we started with Shirako with bean paste, Sashimi, and Chawanmushi with Gouda cheese, and then moved on to Nigiri.At that point, I was satisfied, and the Akashi sea bream in particular was exquisite.
Each nigiri has a rich flavor, and the mackerel, pickled tuna, and conger eel were especially memorable.
We had a blissful time until the last caramelized omelette.
(Unfortunately, I cannot convey the image in the photo as photography is prohibited inside the store.)

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