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    Kanazawa Sushi: Yamasan Restaurant (Omicho Market)

    There’s nothing quite like Kanazawa sushi. Yamasan sushi restaurant (山さん寿司 本店) is right inside Kanazawa’s historic Omicho Market. You therefore know the seafood is fresh.

    Yamasan Sushi in Kanazawa (Omicho Market) - Entrance

    Entrance

    Yamasan Sushi in Kanazawa (Omicho Market) - Inside

    Plentiful Seafood at Omicho Market

    Yamasan is at the Northern half of Omicho Market. Locals love this restaurant. If you you visit at an odd hour, you might be seated right away. This was the case with us – no wait.

    Yamasan Sushi in Kanazawa (Omicho Market) - Exterior

    Yamasan Exterior

    Yamasan Sushi in Kanazawa (Omicho Market) - Counter

    Master at Work

    I ordered the Kaisendon, or assorted seafood on top of rice. They’re known for this dish. It’s a lavishly decorated lagoon of fresh uni, scallops, tai, shrimp, etc. It will set you back 2,500 Yen.

    Yamasan Sushi in Kanazawa (Omicho Market) - Kaisen

    Stunning

    They have your standard norimaki sushi as well. Below are the kappa maki (cucumber roll) and shiso maki.

    Yamasan Sushi in Kanazawa (Omicho Market) - Kappa

    Kappamaki

    Yamasan Sushi in Kanazawa (Omicho Market) - Tuna

    Tuna Closeup

    For quality Kanazawa sushi, Yamasan is a reliable source!

    Train Station: Kanazawa
    Shop Hours: 7:30 – 19:00 (Everyday Shufflin’)