Where to Find the Best Sushi Place in Macau
by: The Beat Asia
January 27, 2023
Japan’s culinary prowess has won the nod of the global palate, thanks to its fifth flavor known as umami. That’s why it isn’t hard to find a good Japanese restaurant wherever you may be in the world. In Macau, you can find several restaurants that attempt to replicate and bring the authentic Japanese culinary experience to the city.
One staple item that can’t be missing on a Japanese restaurant’s menu is sushi. This traditional dish is made of vinegared rice and filled with a variety of ingredients that strike a balance between taste and texture. Check out our article below if you’re looking for the best sushi in Macau.
Looking for a way to splurge your winnings at the casino? Why not book a table at Mizumi, a Wynn Macau restaurant that boasts several recognitions under its belt including Forbes’ Best Five-Star Restaurants. Its to-die-for sushi omakase is curated by in-house chef and sushi guru Hideki Fujikawa using the finest ingredients to create an explosion of flavors in your mouth.
Mizumi’s interior space is also a sight to behold. It enthralls diners with the stunning dogami sculpture created by American sculptor Gerardo Hacer, who is known for his origami-inspired works.
Location: Mizumi, Wynn Macau, R. Cidade de Sintra, Macau
Operating hours: Thursdays to Sundays, 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Yamazato Japanese Dining
A Michelin-starred restaurant, Yamazato Japanese Dining is Hotel Okura Macau’s best-kept secret. One of its must-haves is the omakase nigiri sushi, which consists of eight mouth-watering bites of nigiri sushi and sushi roll. You can enjoy these along with other signature Japanese dishes such as salmon sashimi and grilled seasonal fish marinated in miso while indulging in the gorgeous view of Macau from the restaurant’s location on the 28th floor.
Location: Yamazato Japanese Dining, 28th floor, Hotel Okura Macau, Avenida Marginal Flor de Lotus, COTAI, Macau
Operating hours: 5:30 PM to 10 PM (open everyday except Mondays)
Another restaurant that offers the best sushi in Macau is Sushimitei, which sources all its ingredients directly from Japan. It uses jeshaole pearl rice from Japan’s Niigata Prefecture, as well as fresh aquatic produce from Tsukiji Market to create its famous sushi. The restaurant even has its own purchasing staff based in Japan who selects the seafood items and sends them to Macau every week.
Location: Sushimitei, Estrada de Cacilhas 93/99, Macau China
Operating hours: Mondays to Sundays, 12 NN to 2:30 PM, 6 PM to 10 PM
Featuring a private sushi bar, Tenmasa is a great place to be if you’re looking to indulge in maki. This posh restaurant flies its ingredients from Japan to Macau five times per week to maintain their freshness. Aside from the sushi, this restaurant is famed for its tempura cooked with fine precision to achieve the perfect crispiness. On top of the impeccable cuisine, diners can also enjoy a 360-degree view of the Macau skyline from Tenmasa.
Location: Tenmasa, Level 11, Altira, F&B Tower
Operating hours: 12 NN to 2:30 PM (Saturdays and Sundays), 6 PM to 10 PM (Thursdays to Sundays)
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