Tsukiji Fish Market is permanently closed

Tsukiji Fish Market  review image

Tsukiji Fish Market


築地5-2-1, 東京
Earn 3X Points

The Tsukiji Fish market is moving locations, but they keep delaying it - so for now, we insist you make a trip as long as it’s in the original spot. Some people get up at 3am to go watch the famed tuna auctions, but if you’re not that dedicated you can get there anywhere between 7 and 9am. There are two famous sushi spots in particular right next to where the tuna auction takes place - Sushi Dai and Daiwa Sushi. It’s mainly tourists waiting in the inevitable hour-plus lines, but it’s worth doing at least once. The omakase sushi platter and beer you’ll have before 10am will give you a brighter outlook on your day, even if the meal itself only lasts 30 minutes at most.

Tsukiji Fish Market  review image

photo credit: Flickr / Ben Walton

Sign up for our newsletter.

Be the first to get expert restaurant recommendations for every situation right in your inbox.

By signing up, I agree to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Suggested Reading

Imakatsu review image

Katsu (fried chicken or pork) is a traditional Japanese dish, but Imakatsu is one of few places to get it perfectly right.

Ryugin review image

Ryugin is one of the most famous Michelin-starred spots in Tokyo. Prepare to spend at least $400 and eat things like “olive beef."

Gonokami Seisakujo review image

Gonokami Seisakujyo is hard to find, but the perfectly thick tsukemen noodles are worth the effort.

Mawashizushi Katsu review image

Mawashizushi Katsu is our pick for conveyor belt sushi. Don’t let the line intimidate you-it will go quickly.

Infatuation Logo
2023 © The Infatuation Inc. All Rights Reserved.


Get it on Google PlayDownload on the App Store