The range of Japanese food available to the sushi and sashimi set of Hong Kong is vast, and one of the finest places to pick up your fishy fix is Taiyoken in Yau Ma Tei. Situated on Wai Ching Street, near both Austin and Jordan Metro stops, it is well placed for visitors from all over Kowloon, and the menu is an example of the best of Japanese cuisine, from the obvious fresh seafood options to Wagyu beef and tempura-style dishes.
From sashimi, nigiri and sushi to set menus with lobster and seafood, from Wagyu beef and fried rice to soups and skewers, Japanese food is nothing if not varied. Hong Kong is filled with restaurants that display the full diversity of the cuisine, and at Taiyoken on Wai Ching Street in Yau Ma Tei, there is a menu that shows them all. Head down to Austin or Jordan stations on the Metro to get stuck into the sushi.
A meal at Taiyoken begins, as most Japanese food does, with a palate-cleansing soup. Miso soup, boiled clams in Sake or Seafood soup with black truffles are followed by a selection of tempura dishes – seafood, vegetables or chicken breast – or some kashiyaki, grilled meats on skewers. Visitors down to the Kay Point Building on Wai Ching Street in Yau Ma Tei are sure to be delighted by the options available – so if you are looking for great Japanese food in Hong Kong, book a table now.