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Member Reviews (5)
- Sushi DaiMember ofFoodiesOct 24, 2013
If there is one place as a must go for me in Tokyo this is it. This is the best cheap sushi in Tokyo. It's only open early morning from 5am to 12pm. Get in line around 4:30am, have a beer, and then go to the fish market afterwards. It's the closest you'll come to fresh sushi."
- Sushi DaiMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 1First to ReviewJul 22, 2013
Make good use of your jetlag and get up early (like at 4am) to get to Sushi Dai when they open at 5. Otherwise be prepared to wait up to 4 hours in line. We got there at 5:20 and ONLY had to wait 40 minutes. The sushi is top notch and the omakase is a fairly good deal.
- Sushi DaiMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Mar 17, 2013
Amazing sushi outside the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo. The line to get in there was absolutely ridiculous. The place seats about 12 people total and most people opt for a 12 course omakase tasting menu (~$40). The line at 8am went around the corner and took two hours of waiting in the cold. Not sure how much better this place is than the other sushi spots nearby but it was still really delicious and I'm happy I went.
- Sushi DaiMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Jan 28, 2013
Sushi Dai is located inside of the Tsukiji Fish Market. Believe it or not, they open at 5AM. When we arrived at the restaurant at 5:15AM, there was already a line of people, and we had to wait for the second round of seating which took place about an hour later. Seats are very limited with maybe just 10-12 seats. The staff is nice enough to bring out some hot green tea to keep you warm while you wait outside though. I would recommend going for the omakase, which is where the sushi chef gives you the fresh fish of the day along with a couple of small rolls, steamed egg, and miso soup. Omakase is about $55 USD per person, but you can also opt to order a la carte if you just want the fish you like. The sushi here is extremely fresh and very delicious. It's better than any sushi I've had in the States. The sushi chefs are all very friendly as well. They are accustomed to having foreigners visit the restaurant, so they speak English well enough to tell you what they are giving you and to hold a basic friendly conversation. I would highly recommend getting there early though. As we left the restaurant around 7AM, the line wrapped around the corner and looked like a 3 hour wait. I've heard people waiting even 4 hours to try out this amazing place.