Recommended restaurant in Roppongi this time is Sushi Saito.
Sushi Saito is a well-deserved Michelin ⭐️⭐️⭐️ restaurant located at First Floor Ark Hills South Tower, 1-4-5 Roppongi and is owned by Chef Takashi Saito. It gained its 3rd Michelin star last 2009 and named as a “hidden gem” by a famous journalist – editor Kelly Wetherille who is based in Tokyo.
In the Asia-only version of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants by Restaurant magazine, Sushi Saito was ranked 39th in 2013.
This restaurant is also a consistent golden awardee of Tabelog, Japan’s largest restaurant – review website, for 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Sushi Saito｜Feature Reference
|TripAdvisor||Sushi Saito (score：4.5)|
|Hours|| Lunch 12 PM – 2:00 PM|
Dinner 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
|Budget||Lunch: ¥10,000 up|
Dinner: ¥20,000 up
|Address||1-4-5 Roppongi | 1F Ark Hills South Tower, Minato 107-0052, Tokyo|
|Holiday||Sundays and public holidays|
|Card||Credit Cards Accepted|
Access from the Station
Sushi Saito is is just about 5 minutes on foot if you’re coming from Tameike-Sannō Station, and 8 minutes on foot from Toranomon Station.
How to Book
Customers can book a month in advanced depending on the availability of the seats. Booking can be done over the phone.
The outer view looks like a typical building with full glass wall/windows. A very plain sight that can make everyone feels comfortable. Ther are no fancy decors and the them truly contributes to the simplicity of Japanese culture.
The restaurant’s name is in Japanese writings so it’ll be challenging for foreigners to figure out unless one can read and understand the language.
The dining area has 9 counter seats with a great view of the food preparation done by the chefs in this restaurant. It also has a very cozy ambiance with a very minimal noise from the other customers.
It is very convenient when eating alone, with a coworker, or dating. This place is very well known so it is mostly crowded every single day. Different customers paying a visit like foreign travelers and locals.
There’s no specific “must-try” dish in this restaurant because all of its sushi menu deserve every penny you’ll gonna spend because of its tender, flavorful seafood and perfectly seasoned rice.
Private use accommodation from 10 – 20 people.
Course: (¥5,000 – ¥8,000), Course (¥8,000 – ¥10,000), Course (over ¥10,000)
Drinks: Japanese sake (Nihonshu), Japanese spirits (Shochu), Wines
Cons: Secluded restaurant!