Sushi Mitsukawa in Kanazawa's famous Higashi Chaya district.
Bask in the afterglow of the finest hospitality
as you walk home through the charming streets of Chaya.
Sushi Mitsukawa is a restaurant
in Higashi Chaya,
a well-known and historic district
in castle town Kanazawa.
The stone-paved Higashi Chaya district
located along Asanogawa river
that winds around the foothills of Mt. Utasu,
retains remnants of a bygone era,
with old houses adorned
with beautiful lattice windows called Kimusuko.
Come to the restaurant to enjoy
the charming location and refined Edomae zushi
served with supreme hospitality
in a relaxing and cozy atmosphere.
His sophisticated Edomae spirit breathes fresh new air into Kanazawa.
Customers come from far and wide, drawn to the pleasant personality of the owner.
Born in Yamaguchi Prefecture.
After training at a famous Edomae restaurant in Tokyo, he went to Dusseldorf in Germany to work as a sushi chef.
He is renowned for his careful selection of fish, and his fantastic hospitality with meticulous attention to detail.
He draws in a large number of repeaters with his unpretentious nature. He is passionate about traveling, playing sports, and gourmet food.
A cozy space imbued with the scent of cypress set inside a Machiya-zukuri style exterior that melds
into the Chaya district townscape.
Spend your time enjoying supreme hospitality in an excellent location.
As you make your way through the charming Chaya district townscape, you will reach an old Japanese-style house that has been renovated to create an atmospheric presence.
The warm light streaming out from the beautiful wooden ultra-fine lattice greets you quietly.
As you step inside through the shop curtain at the entrance, you'll see a counter made of 200-year-old cypress wood grown in Tono, Gifu Prefecture, and you'll catch a soothing scent drifting in the air.
The ceiling made of washi paper woven into a wickerwork pattern, and the stone floor made of kanagasoseki stones from Komatsu creates a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere.
Please follow the directions below when coming to our restaurant.
We treat all our customers with the utmost hospitality.
Head northward over the Asanogawa Ohashi bridge straddling the Asano river that flows on the southside of Higashi Chaya district. Turn right at the Higashi-Chayagai-mae intersection. At the third intersection on your right, you'll see Jiyuken restaurant, and on the right in the back you'll see Hakuichi Higashiyama cafe.
From there, go into the narrow alleyway and keep following it.
After a bit, you'll see a sign reading "ひがし" on the right at the end of the alleyway, at which point you will turn right.
After turning right, go straight and you'll see the entrance to the restaurant.
The restaurant will occasionally be closed on days other than our regular closed day.
Please check the restaurant calendar before you make a reservation or come to the restaurant.
We are looking to hire chefs and serving staff at Sushi Mitsukawa and at our other branches.
Please call or e-mail for details.
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