6 Halal Sushi Restaurants In Tokyo For Your Next Trip


Farah Fazanna •  Jun 22, 2023

Tokyo, renowned as a culinary capital, captivates travellers with its diverse and tantalising food scene. While sushi reigns supreme as a quintessential Japanese delicacy, discovering halal options can be a thrilling and rewarding adventure for Muslim visitors and locals alike. As the demand for halal cuisine grows, Tokyo's dynamic gastronomic landscape has responded with a flourishing selection of halal sushi restaurants. These establishments skillfully combine the artistry of sushi-making with adherence to Islamic dietary laws, granting everyone the opportunity to savour the nuances of Japanese cuisine. Fret not, we're here to make your life easier. Here are 7 Muslim-friendly sushi restaurants. *cue Harry Style's Music For A Sushi Restaurant*

7 Muslim-friendly sushi restaurants in Tokyo, Japan

1. Asakusa Sushi Ken

You can put your worries aside regarding the presence of mirin in the sushi at Asakusa Sushi Ken, as it is the first-ever sushi restaurant in Japan to obtain Halal certification. To get the best value for your money, opt for the lunch sets starting at ¥1,100 (~S$11.20). They offer a satisfying meal option. If you still have room for more, consider ordering a tempura lunch set or some additional items such as fresh oysters. If you're seeking an authentic sushi restaurant experience, it's definitely worth stopping by Asakusa Sushi Ken while exploring the Asakusa area.

#HHWTtip: Reservations are recommended as it is a popular lunch spot for Muslims visiting Asakusa.

Halal status: Halal Certified by Japan Halal Foundation

Price: From ¥1,100 (~S$11.20)

Address:  2-11-4 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032

Opening hours: 12PM – 3PM, 5PM – 10:30PM (closes 10PM on Sun, closed on Wed)

2. Yakiniku Panga

Yakiniku Panga may be known for its halal-certified wagyu, but they also serve sushi! Trust us, Yakiniku Panga is one Japanese eatery you’re not likely to forget. Previously only located at Okachimachi, they have just opened another outlet at Asakusa called Halal Wagyu Dining Panga 585.

Halal Status: Halal-Certified

The average price of main dishes: JPY4900-8500 for wagyu

Halal Wagyu Yakiniku Panga (Okachimachi)

Opening Hours: Tues-Thurs, Sat; 11.30AM-2PM, 5PM-10.30PM, Sun-Mon, Fri; 5PM-10PM

Address: 3 Chome-27-9 Taito, Taito City, Tokyo 110-0016, Japan

Contact: +81 3-3839-8929 or reservations

InstagramP.S. They also have another outlet in Osaka!

3. Saido

Nestled in the vibrant neighbourhood of Jiyugaoka in Meguro-ku, SAIDO presents a visionary approach to Japanese cuisine. What sets SAIDO apart is not only its meat and seafood-free creations but also its commitment to using organic ingredients. The result? A culinary marvel that not only satiates the palate but also nourishes the soul, leaving patrons with a blissful and contented dining experience. Halal vegan sushi is available on request and reservation is a must.

Halal status: Vegan. Serves alcohol, so we recommend you dine at your discretion.

Address: 2 Chome-15-10 Jiyugaoka, Meguro City, Tokyo 152-0035, Japan

Opening hours: 12–2 pm, 6–8 pm. Closed on Wednesday

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4. Uosho

Uosho is a halal sushi restaurant located in Shinagawa, Tokyo. The restaurant is known for its creative and innovative sushi rolls. The chefs at Uosho are always coming up with new and exciting flavours. The restaurant also offers a variety of other Japanese dishes, such as sashimi and donburi.

Halal status: Halal-certified.

Address: 5-10-2 Asakusa Taito-ku, Tokyo

Opening hours: 12pm -2pm, 5pm - 12am. Closed on Monday


5. Umemori Sushi School

A hands-on halal sushi is now open at JR Nara station, where you can make your own sushi and eat them on the spot along with dishes for Muslim travellers! They offer a rare opportunity for eating traditional sushi as well as sushi making the experience all at once. This is certainly a must-do when in Tokyo!

Halal status: Halal-certified.

Address: 1-1-215 Sanjo-Honmachi, Nara-shi, Nara 630-8122

Opening hours: 10am - 8pm


6. Ise Sueyoshi

Ise Sueyoshi is the place to be for halal Japanese traditional cuisine called Kaiseki. Their fantastic concept, known as "heart circulation," ensures that only the finest, handpicked ingredients are sourced directly from dedicated producers. We loved that the ingredients are organic and freshly made every day. There are also sushi and sashimi on the English menu - something we foreigners would appreciate!

Do note that you need to make a reservation for the halal Kaiseki menu.

Halal status: Halal certifed

Address: Mizuno Bldg 3F, 4-2-15 Nishi-Azabu, Minato-kuTokyo

Opening hours: 5.30pm - 11pm. Closed on Sunday


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