Do you love sushi? Is your middle name Sashimi (or Nigiri or Maki)? Is sushi the way you ‘roll’ (get it)? Well then today’s the day you celebrate all the times you’ve sent your palate to another dimension with a little extra wasabi – it’s International Sushi Day! We’re not making this up; today’s date legit honors the popular Japanese delicacy. So, what are you still waiting for? Grab your sushi squad and head on over to these 25 Japanese restaurants in Delhi to treat yourself to a sushi-ful meal today.
En – The Japanese Restaurant
H-5/1, Ambawatta One, Kalkadas Marg, Mehrauli, Delhi | 011 33105772
Step up your Japanese game at En. The restaurant lays out an extensive Japanese spread complete with a Sunday Sushi Brunch, Miso Soup, and authentic sushi.
9, Pandara Road Market, Delhi-03 | 011 33105503
This place has been standing tall for years together now and is still allied with unmatched delicacies from the Far East.
JW Marriott New Delhi, Asset Area 4, Hospitality District, Aerocity, New Delhi | 011 33105088
Situated in the blossoming Aerocity, Akira Back serves authentic, derived from seasonal produce and artisanal sourced ingredients.
Yum Yum Cha
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A quirky little space, Yum Yum Cha has done wonders with the décor and food. This place is a must visit for people looking the dig into some sizzling noodles, tempura and sushi.
Tian – Asian Cuisine Studio
ITC Maurya, Diplomatic Enclave, Sardar Patel Marg, New Delhi | 011 46215152; 011 26112233
Treat yourself to traditional Japanese chows set in a breathtaking décor and calming ambiance complete with exemplary service.
MEGU – The Leela Palace
The Leela Palace, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, Delhi-21 | 011 39331234
If there is one place that can instantly transport you to Japan, it’s Megu. Set in the lush Leela Palace, this restaurant gets its fare spot on every time.
Shahpur Jat, Delhi-49 | 9015665555; 011 33105799
Get your culinary kimono on at Asia Central. The place is the closes Delhi can get to Japan on a plate. Simply delicious.
Chew – Pan Asian Café
First Floor, M-16, Outer Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 33105491
If you want to stuff yourself with delicious and authentic Pan Asian cuisine, simply head over to Chew. The place has an exhaustive menu complete with delicacies from the Far East. The ambiance is lively, service crisp, and food delightful. What more do you need?
Wasabi by Morimoto
The Taj Mahal Hotel, 1, Mansingh Road, Delhi-03 | 011 66513585
Famous for its authentic Japanese cuisine, Wasabi by Marimoto serves up some of Delhi’s best sushi, sashimi, and sake.
T.K’s Oriental Grill
Hyatt Regency, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi | 011 26791234
T.K’s specializes in Japanese and Thai cuisines and the food is prepared on a live grill. You can pick your vegetables, meats, and sauces right from the counter and request the chef to cook them the way you desire!
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A mark of exceptional Southeast Asian food, Side Wok is a favorite of Oriental food fanatics. The place hardly (read, never) disappoints with its vast selection of Japanese foods.
Fuji Japanese Restaurant
M-41/2, Speedbird House, Middle Circle, Connaught Place, Delhi-01 | 011 33107682
It cannot get more authentic than Fuji when it comes to Japanese food. The place offers a thorough experience complete with mouthwatering delicacies, on-point ambiance, and a traditional low-seating arrangement.
Guppy by Ai
28, Main Market, Lodhi Colony, New Delhi-03 | 011 33107928
Enjoy lip-smacking Japanese cuisine at this award-winning restaurant in the capital. Their lip-smacking tempura, salads and rice dishes will send you into Japanese food coma.
27, Cross Road, Main Nathupur Road, DLF Phase 3, Gurgaon-122002 | +91 9958919191
Get your Pan-Asian fix at Wokamama with their extensive Thai, Japanese, Asian and Chinese spread. The restaurant comprises a comfy indoor and a picturesque alfresco seating for when you want to embrace the Capital’s weather.
The Ashok, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-21 | 011 30146033
Dive into elegance and decadence brought together in one beautiful culinary spread at The Ashok’s Japanese Restaurant, Stellar.
R 5, Lower Ground Floor, Epicuria Food Mall, Nehru Place Metro Station, Nehru Place, New Delhi-19 | 011 26488884; 011 26488885
Indulge in the groundbreaking Japanese grubs prepared live in front of you at Benihana. The place puts together lip-smacking delicacies from Japan and does an excellent job at it. So while you’re at it, binge.
KOA – Kitchens of Asia
Shop 106-107, Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon-122001 | 0124 4909361
Kitchen of Asia is a culinary delight for authentic Asian food lovers. And by authentic Asian, we mean everything but soy-doused Hakka noodles, crispy honey potato, and chicken chili.
Pan Asian – Sheraton
Sheraton New Delhi Hotel, District Centre, Saket, New Delhi-17 | 011 42661206; 011 42661207
Achieve gastronomical Zen with the exemplary food at Sheraton’s Pan Asian. The restaurant menu boasts of delicacies from a hoard of Pan-Asian cuisines, but you have to try the Yaki Udon & Miso Chicken Steak.
The Yum Yum Tree
1st Floor, Community Center, New Friends Colony, Delhi | 011 42602020; +91 9810002993
Gorge on exquisitely prepared Asian delicacies from Japan and China. Japanese food-lovers must try out the sushi- especially the Nigiri Sushi Tree and YYT Rolls (just pick any, all of them will blow you away).
EEST – The Westin
The Westin Hotel, Sector 29, Gurgaon – 122002 I 0124 4977777; 0124 4977823
The place with its calm and relaxing ambiance, minimalistic and clean set up, is in every a true reflection of what Japanese (and other Pan-Asian) eateries are.
16/6, H Block, DLF Phase 1, Gurgaon – 122002 | +91 9555800100
Asian Haus is famous for its wide-ranging variety of Pan Asian cuisines that includes Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Malaysian and Vietnamese. The place, which is essentially a takeaway, does an excellent job at putting together regional Asian favorites.
1st Floor, Time Tower, MG Road, Gurgaon | 0124 4200950; 0124 4200951
Take your love for Japanese food a notch higher at Sakura. The restaurant is located in Time Tower, which is speckled with a majority of Japanese offices, a fact that doesn’t give this restaurant even the slightest of scope for hiccups. Good for us!
Big Wong XL
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It’s not just Big Wong, it’s Big Wong XL, which gives you a fair idea of how great the food on this Japanese restaurant’s menu is going to be. Although more famous for its Chines and Thai, Head over to this place just to treat yourself to some drool-some sushi platters.
1st Floor, Select Citywalk Mall, Near Barista, Saket, Rasvilas, Saket District Centre, Delhi-17 | 093124 44086
Although we’re speaking of ‘restaurants’, it’d be unfair to leave out Sushiya as the place is equally – if not more – good when it comes to rolling up decadent sushi.
16/6, H Block, DLF Phase 1, Gurgaon-122001 | +91 9555400100
How does fresh sushi in the comfort of your couch and pajamas sound? Dream-like, right? Well, Sushi Haus makes that dream come true with its berserk range of authentic vegetarian and non-vegetarian that you can take away or have delivered at your crib.
Could I BE craving any more sushi?