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Ueno Sakae

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Ueno Sakae Description

Located in the bustling neighborhood of Ueno in Tokyo, Ueno Sakae is a hidden gem that offers an authentic taste of Edo-style sushi. The restaurant prides itself on serving exquisitely crafted sushi that tells a story of the rich and beautiful Japanese seasons. Each piece of sushi is a work of art, showcasing the deep flavors and freshness of the ingredients.

What sets Ueno Sakae apart is its dedication to using seasonal ingredients to bring out the true essence of Japanese cuisine. The menu features a variety of courses, with the Omakase En Course being a favorite among patrons. This course offers a full experience of nigiri and exquisite dishes carefully curated by the chef. Additionally, the restaurant boasts an impressive selection of drinks, including premium sake sourced from various regions across Japan, perfectly complementing the delectable dishes.

Step into Ueno Sakae and immerse yourself in a culinary journey that celebrates the essence of Japanese gastronomy. With a focus on quality, tradition, and innovation, this restaurant promises a dining experience that is not only delicious but also a feast for the eyes. Whether you're a sushi aficionado or simply looking to explore the flavors of Japan, Ueno Sakae is sure to leave a lasting impression with its impeccable cuisine and inviting ambiance.


Ueno Sakae Overview

Address

4-chōme-4-5 Ueno, Taito City, Tokyo 110-0005

Phone

+81 (0) 3-6284-4730

Operating Hours

Sun: 12:00PM-3:00PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM
Mon: 12:00PM-3:00PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM
Tue: 12:00PM-3:00PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM
Wed: 12:00PM-3:00PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM
Thur: 12:00PM-3:00PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM
Fri: 12:00PM-3:00PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM
Sat: 12:00PM-3:00PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM

Payment methods

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

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted

Wine List

Private Dining Room

Sake Selection

Stylish Interior

Ueno Sakae Reviews

Ueno Sakae Google Average Rating

4.1

5

Google
One of the best in Tokyo

5

Google
I chose the most reasonable course in a private room, and each item was delicious! It was a series of ️.

Sushi is certainly delicious, isn't it?

However, I was more impressed by the side dishes and soup than the sushi.

The last sushi is a dried gourd roll, but wouldn't other restaurants serve it the other way around? However, when I actually tasted it, I understood why, and it felt like I was receiving food from a different level.

Promise to come again with your companions.

Thank you for the meal.

5

Google
Located on the 12th floor of a building facing the main street.
Ueno Station, Okachimachi Station, Ueno Hirokoji Station, etc.
It is close to each line station and has good access.
The restaurant has counter seats and multiple private rooms, making it easy for groups to use the restaurant, and the restaurant has also been used for dinner parties.
First of all, let's toast with beer and drink some Japanese sake.
The omakase menu we received is below.

⚫︎Crab chawanmushi
⚫︎ Bluefin tuna medium fatty tuna
⚫︎White squid
⚫︎Shimaji
⚫︎Flour
⚫︎Scallop and Yuba
⚫︎〆Saba
⚫︎Ark shellfish
⚫︎Grilled food, it's cold
⚫︎Red meat pickles
⚫︎Small bowl (Ikura, Kinki, White shrimp)
⚫︎Red shrimp
⚫︎Kinmedai
⚫︎Ootoro grilled
⚫︎Conger eel
⚫︎Bettarazuke
⚫︎Omelette
⚫︎Bean liver Nara-zukemaki
⚫︎Miso soup

The snacks and nigiri are served alternately and are served at a good pace.
The nigiri toppings are large and filling. I could really feel the deliciousness of each ingredient!
The medium fatty tuna that appeared first was melt-in-the-mouth.
My personal favorites are striped horse mackerel and mackerel. The red clams were also large and had a good texture. The golden sea bream has a nice seared skin.
Both the sushi rice and soy sauce had a strong overall flavor, but the toppings were also on par.
It's a sushi restaurant that can be used for a variety of occasions, with a relaxed atmosphere and easy access.

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