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[Noto Peninsula/Nanao City] 7 recommended Noto-mae sushi restaurants

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Nanao City is located in the center of the Noto Peninsula. What impresses tourists here is the abundance of seafood caught in Nanao Bay, which is also known as a good natural harbor. We will introduce you to local sushi restaurants where you can enjoy delicious food in all seasons.

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Nanao City is located in the center of the Noto Peninsula. Nanao Bay, which stretches out in front of you, is home to a wide variety of seafood, so diverse that it has been nicknamed the ``natural fish tank,'' and the market is stocked with fresh seafood throughout the year. This is because the blessings of the tidal border off the coast of Nanao, where warm and cold currents collide, and the mineral-rich groundwater flowing from the Tateyama Mountain Range create high-quality fishing grounds. Why not enjoy sushi made with fresh local ingredients to your heart's content in Nanao? In this article, we will introduce restaurants where you can enjoy Nanao City's famous sushi, ``Noto-mae sushi,'' which uses ``local seasonal ingredients'' and ``rice grown in Noto's Satoyama.''

What is Noto-mae Sushi Shito?

Definition of Noto-mae sushi

The definition of Noto-mae sushi is: 1. It uses local, seasonal ingredients. 2. It uses rice grown in Noto's Satoyama. 3. It comes with soup. All of these are served for a flat rate of 2,750 yen (tax included). There are many sushi restaurants where you can enjoy Nanao fish in the downtown area of ​​Nanao and around Wakura Onsen, which is visited by tourists from all over the country. Each store has different flavors, so it's a good idea to enjoy comparing them.

◎Noto Sushinosho Nobuzushi

Shinsushi is located about 5 minutes by car from Wakura Onsen Station. You can enjoy delicious fish, including fish from Noto, in a relaxed atmosphere. The meal goes well with the special dashi soy sauce that brings out the flavor of the seafood. We recommend taking a seat at the counter where you can see the beautiful garden. Whether you're entertaining guests, gathering with your family, or having dinner with your loved ones, you can enjoy a luxurious time with the best space and the best sushi.

Address: 3-120-1 Hibari, Wakura-cho, Nanao City

Phone number/0767-62-2019

Business hours: 11:00-14:00 17:00-21:00

Closed: Every Wednesday, 1st and 3rd Thursday (However, open on event days, Golden Week, and Obon)

Number of seats: 53 seats (counter: 10 seats, private counter: 5 seats, tables: for 16 people, 2 for 8 people [up to 16 people by connecting tables] Tatami room: for 6 people) Private rooms / 5 rooms

Parking lot: 25 spaces, 2 large buses available

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"Kisushi" is located near Wakura Onsen, which is crowded with tourists. There are many regular customers in the restaurant, which has a luxurious atmosphere, and you can enjoy seasonal dishes such as seasonal Noto fish, exquisite live fish, and wild vegetables. There are many sashimi and a la carte dishes available, so why not enjoy the delicate flavors prepared with skill? We recommend sitting at the counter, where you can enjoy your meal while looking out at the garden.

Address: 31 Koyodai, Nanao City

Phone number/0767-62-3456

Business hours/17:00-24:00

Closed on Tuesdays

Number of seats: 35 seats (counter: 7 seats, small raised area: for 4 people x 2 [up to 10 people by connecting tables] Tatami room: for 8 people, 12 people) Private room: small raised area, tatami room size

Parking lot/7 cars

Please feel free to contact us for details on our cuisine, including banquet course meals that require reservations and recommended special dishes.

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◎Taisho Sushi

"Taisho Sushi" is located in a bar district about 5 minutes walk from Nanao Station. The owner himself buys his own fish from Nanao's fixed nets in Kawadoshima, and offers the taste of Nanao to his customers. The steamed sushi with Akanishi shellfish, Noto blowfish, and sweet shrimp is exquisite. The weekday service lunch (1,200 yen, limited to 10 meals) is also popular and has a large portion, so be sure to give it a try. Please note that reservations are recommended and there is no parking lot at the store, so we recommend using a nearby parking lot.

Address: 112 Otemachi, Nanao City

Phone number/0767-52-1356

Business hours: 11:30-14:00 17:00-22:00

Regular holidays / Irregular holidays Number of seats / 19 seats (counter: 9 seats, tatami room: 10 people)

Parking: Please use the Minacle Parking Lot (1 minute walk, free for 3 hours).

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"Chiyo Sushi" is located a little far from Nanao Station. The owner, who was trained in Tokyo, makes fresh fish from the Noto Peninsula using Edomae techniques. They go to the market every morning and mainly purchase fish caught using fixed nets in the local Nanao area, and they also have a limited menu that you don't see every day. The rice used is ``Emi no Kizuna,'' a special rice for sushi from a contracted farmer in the local Nanao area. In the restaurant's calm atmosphere, you can enjoy carefully selected masterpieces at reasonable prices.

Address: 25-1 Matsumotocho, Nanao City

Phone number/0767-57-5316

Business hours: 11:30-14:00, 17:00-(21:30 last order) *Shortened business hours

Regular holiday/Wednesday

Number of seats: 26 seats (counter: 6 seats, table seats: 4 people x 1, raised area: 2 people x 2, tatami room: max. 12 people) Private room: 8 people

Parking lot/10 spaces

Average budget/Weekday lunch: 1,650 yen ~ Weekends and holidays lunch: 2,500 yen ~ Night: 2,000 yen ~

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◎Matsuno Sushi

``Matsuno Sushi'' is located along the main road along the river from Nanao Station. Established in 1868, it has a long history, and has continued to preserve its traditional taste ever since the first owner presented egg rolls to Tokugawa Iesai, the 11th Shogun of the Edo Shogunate. The soy sauce and vinegar are also made from Ishikawa Prefecture, conveying the taste and charm of Ishikawa. The Noto-mae sushi made with egg rolls, fresh seafood, and Noto rice Koshihikari rice is exquisite. You can enjoy your meal in a relaxed atmosphere with fun conversations happening inside the restaurant.

Address: 220-6 Fuchucho, Nanao City

Phone number/0767-53-0053

Business hours: 11:30-14:00, 17:00-22:00 *Shortened business hours until 2/20 17:00-21:00

Closed on Sundays (open if the next day is a holiday)

Number of seats: 48 seats (counter: 11 seats, small raised area: 4 people x 2, tatami room: 8 people x 2 [up to 25 people by connecting tables], 4 people) Private rooms: 5 rooms Parking: 7 spaces

Average budget / [Lunch] 1,500 yen to 2,500 yen [Night] 3,000 yen to 6,000 yen

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"Chaka Sushi" is located right next to Nanao City Hall, about a 5-minute walk from Nanao Station. It's a hidden spot where you can enjoy sushi parties for a large number of people at a low price in a warm interior. Feel free to relax in the friendly owner and homely atmosphere. Major business hotels are nearby and it is easily accessible from the station. You can enjoy delicious sushi made with local Nanao fish at a family-friendly price range.

Address: 67 Kawaramachi, Nanao City

Phone number/0767-52-4443

Business hours: 11:30-14:00 17:30-23:00 *Shortened business hours until 2/20 17:30-21:00

Regular holiday/Monday

Number of seats: 52 seats (counter: 10 seats, small raised area: 6 people, 4 people x 1, tatami room: 28 people)Private rooms: small raised area (3 rooms), tatami room (1 room)

Parking lot: 2 cars (1 car in front of the store, 1 car nearby)

Average budget / [Lunch] 2,300 yen ~ [Night] 2,500 yen ~ 3,000 yen

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"Sushiichi" is located about 10 minutes walk from Nanao Station. Decorated with Ishikawa Prefecture's prefectural tree (Hinoki), the interior of the store feels clean and has a very calming atmosphere. It's crowded with local regulars, and you can sit at the counter and enjoy a conversation with the friendly and kind-hearted owner and the kind proprietress. The sushi made with seasonal fish is exquisite, and the individual dishes are all delicious and recommended. I want to enjoy it with local sake.

Address: 28-1 Honfuchucho Mo, Nanao City

Phone number/0767-53-2588

Business hours: 12:00-14:00 16:30-21:00

Closed: Mondays, New Year's Day (1/1)

Number of seats: 26 seats (counter: 12 seats, small raised area: 4 people x 2, tatami room: 6 people x 3 [maximum 18 people by connecting tables]) Private room / detached tatami room available

Parking lot/4 cars

Average budget / [Lunch] 2,000 yen to 3,000 yen [Night] 3,000 yen to 6,000 yen

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Great coupons on sale

Coupons are also available to enjoy Noto-mae sushi made with fresh Nanao seafood at a great price. It comes with an exchange ticket for sweets offered at five sweets shops in Nanao City, so be sure to check it out.

List of coupon sales locations

■Nanao Station Tourist Information Center

■Hotel Alivio

■Hotel Route Inn Nanao Ekihigashi

■Wakura Onsen Station Tourist Information Center

■Bride Norenkan

■Noto food festival market information

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